With Judgment’s release less than two weeks away, it was only natural that Sega would have a playable demo in its booth. Pascal Tekaia managed to spend some time with it, starting an investigation before naturally getting sidetracked with some of Kamurocho’s many distractions.
In perhaps the most surprising reveal of the Xbox E3 Briefing, Sega announced that Phantasy Star Online 2 is finally coming to North America. At present, the game is only confirmed for Xbox One and is not confirmed for Europe.
Sega and Eden Industries have announced a follow-up to 2015’s Citizens of Earth. Citizens of Space puts players in the role of Ambassador to the Galactic Federation of Planets later this month.
Sega has released a new combat-focused trailer for Yakuza developer Ryū ga Gotoku Studio’s Judgment. Even the lawyers are badasses in Kamurocho.
Three more behind-the-scenes video focus on the English dub for Sega and Ryū ga Gotoku Studio’s Judgment. Actors Matt Yang King, Cripsin Freeman, and Matthew Mercer all talk about the characters they play the game.
Sales for Judgment in Japan will be resuming in a couple of months. The game will be re-released as a “New Price Version” in July, with the Japanese version featuring the same new character voice and model as next month’s western release.
Yakuza Kiwami 2 has joined predecessors Yakuza 0 and Yakuza Kiwami on Steam. There’s a new PC launch trailer, but we are also happy to find any excuse to repost the Majima Construction Anthem.
Famitsu recently interviewed the senior staff for the upcoming revival of the Sakura Wars series. The interview offers some extra tidbits about the game ahead of its planned launch later this year in Japan.
A behind-the-scenes video lets players visit the English actor who will be bringing Judgment’s protagonist to life. Takayuki Yagami will be on the case in Kamurocho this June.
Sega has provided more details on the setting for the recently announced revival of the Sakura Wars series. Fans of the series will also be happy to learn that its LIPS and trust systems return.
Sega is releasing Yakuza Kiwami 2 on PC next month. The game will join Yakuza 0 and Yakuza Kiwami on Steam’s storefront.
Sam Wachter takes a trip down memory lane as she recounts her inability to complete Phantasy Star as a child. Twenty years later, she finds success and completion with the Sega Ages edition for the Nintendo Switch.
While many are already familiar with the Phantom Thieves, for the purposes of Persona Q2 they are brand new. So here’s a short introduction of each of them for the upcoming title.
After announcing that it was working on a new Sakura Wars title last year, Sega has officially unveiled the series’ revival. The new game doesn’t have a title yet, but is planned for release in Japan this year, before coming west in 2020.
Sega has allayed fears that the recent suspension of sales of Judgment will affect the game’s western release. The game is still planned to release on its original June date, though a character is being altered.
Sega and Ryu ga Gotoku Studio have confirmed that a new Yakuza title is in the works. The game will star Yakuza Online’s Ichiban Kasuga, with the developer currently auditioning for his partner.
The Japanese PS4 release date for Yakuza 5 has been revealed. The entire series will available on the console as of June.
The drug-related arrest of actor Pierre Taki has caused Sega to suspend sales of Judgement, aka Judge Eyes, in Japan. It is unclear at this stage whether it will also affect the game’s planned western release in June.
Sega followed up its release date announcement with a new trailer for Ryu ga Gotoku Studio’s newest title. Though players won’t be playing as a Yakuza, it doesn’t mean that they won’t be able to kick many faces.
Sega has announced the date for Judgment’s western release. Those who pre-order will be granted full access to the game a few days beforehand.