RPGamer had the chance to interview Sega Localization Producer Scott Strichart. The discussion covered his work on the Yakuza series and the localization for the upcoming Yakuza: Like a Dragon.
As Yakuza: Like a Dragon draws near a western release, Sega is releasing all sorts of interesting trailers. The latest shows off the graphical powers of the Xbox Series X while also displaying some of the more outrageous moments.
Sega showed off plenty of gameplay for Yakuza: Like a Dragon in a two-hour livestream. The stream utilised the game’s Xbox Series X version, which will launch alongside most other platforms this November.
A brand new Yakuza game — complete with new protagonist, location, and combat — hits North America and Europe next month. RPGamer was given the opportunity to check out what lies in store in Yokohama’s Isezaki Ijincho district.
New media for Yakuza: Like a Dragon shows off many of the game’s side content and mini-games. Sega also revealed that, in a first for the series, some of its karaoke songs have been given English renditions.
Sega has updated the western release date for Yakuza: Like a Dragon, aligning most of its platforms to the same date. The publisher also revealed the game’s minimum and recommend PC specs.
Phantasy Star Online 2’s Episode 5 takes on a fantasy flavour. International players will be able to adventure in the Omega dimension when the update launches in a couple of weeks.
Microsoft has announced a cheaper, disc-less version of the Xbox Series X, the Xbox Series S. The reveal of the consoles’ release date was followed swiftly by release date updates for Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, Yakuza: Like a Dragon, and The Falconeer.
Sega has announced the official western release date for Yakuza: Like a Dragon. The date comes with some new media showing off the game’s new job system.
Yakuza Kiwami 2 has arrived on Xbox One and Microsoft’s Windows 10 store. In additiona to being available to purchase digitally, it is also included on the Xbox Game Pass subscription service.
Phantasy Star Online 2 is coming to Steam next week along with the launch of its Episode 4 story content. The Steam release will also let western RPGamers in certain countries outside of North America play the game.
Sega has provided some more details on Phantasy Star Online 2: New Genesis. Both the original game and New Genesis will run concurrently, with certain elements shared between the two.
During the Xbox Games Showcase, Sega announced Phantasy Star Online 2: New Genesis. The release is billed as ‘the latest entry in the PSO2 series’, though it’s not clear what that actually means.
The newest title in the Yakuza series will hit North America and Europe this November, with a PS5 version confirmed to be in development. Sega also announced that the game will come with English and Japanese voice overs.
Another Yakuza game is launching on Xbox One very soon. Yakuza Kiwami 2 will be available on the console and the Xbox Game Pass service at the end of this month.
Sega outlined Phantasy Star Online 2’s content release plans for the rest of the year, with the next update arriving in August. The new story will take players to Earth for the first time.
During the first day of IGN’s Summer of Gaming, Sega showed some English gameplay from Yakuza: Like a Dragon. Senior Localization Producer Scott Strichart joined to talk about the game and its new turn-based combat system.
A cancellation of physical events means that publishers are finding new ways to showcase and reveal upcoming games. Fourteen publishers have announced a joint New Game+ Expo event that will be broadcast live on Twitch next month.
After officially launching on Xbox One in North America last month, Phantasy Star Online 2 is getting ready to hit PC. The free-to-play MMORPG will launch for Windows 10 next week.
The latest Yakuza title is following many of its predecessors by heading to PC and Xbox. Yakuza: Like a Dragon will be available on both Xbox Series X and Xbox One, with a free upgrade to the former for those who initially purchase it on the latter.