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Classic Arcade Games Are Playable Within Yakuza 6

by Peter Paltridgeon September 6, 2016
For a while, during the fifth generation of consoles (Playstation 2, Gamecube, Dreamcast, the first XBox), there was a trend of hiding older games inside newer ones. Shenmue had Sega’s arcade titles inside. Animal Crossing had several NES games to find. Metroid Prime had the original Metroid unlockable by connecting it with Metroid Fusion. The […]

Sega’s Yakuza 0 Confirmed For January 24, 2017

by Peter Paltridgeon July 27, 2016
Everything you need to know about the American release of Yakuza 0 was revealed by Sega today as they announced the finalized US release date, plus confirmed once and for all a physical release for the game. Yakuza 0 tells the origin stories of Kazuma Kiryu, the rising Dragon of Dojima, and Goro Majima, before […]

E3 2016: Sega’s Yakuza 0 Trailer Brings The Pain

by Peter Paltridgeon June 16, 2016
Sega has published its E3 trailer for the newest installment (to us, anyway) of their long-running Yakuza series. Japan is still one game ahead of us, but at least the translations are still coming. What can we glean about Kazuma Kiryu, the focus character of this installment, from the new trailer? We know he’s really […]
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Yakuza 0 Will Be On Western PS4s In About A Year

by Peter Paltridgeon March 22, 2016
Last December, Sega confirmed Yakuza 0, the prequel game in their long-running Yakuza series, was on track to be published in America. What we didn’t know yet was how long that track was. Today we found out it’s a pretty long track. Yakuza 0 has been announced for “early 2017,” according to Sega. In Japan […]

Eleven Minutes Of Gameplay From Yakuza 6

by Peter Paltridgeon January 26, 2016
Want to see the latest Yakuza? Here’s over ten minutes of Yakuza 6, albeit untranslated. During a special livestream, series director Toshihiro Nagoshi led viewers through eleven minutes of the Japanese crime story, which consumers of the island nation will get to play a demo of on January 28. For the time being, all anyone […]

The First Trailer For Yakuza 6 Is Out

by Peter Paltridgeon December 14, 2015
You could say America is behind when it comes to Sega’s Yakuza series. We just got Yakuza 6, we just had Yakuza 0 (the prequel game that comes after it) confirmed for an English translation, and now here’s a trailer for Yakuza 6 — which, for now, is a Japanese exclusive. Much of the trailer […]

Sega’s Yakuza 0 Coming To North America

by Peter Paltridgeon December 5, 2015
Earlier in the year Sega, with the help of Sony, brought over an English translation of Yakuza 5, their open-world Japanese mob simulator. At the time there hadn’t been an English version of a Yakuza game in some time, but they were willing to take the chance and test the market again. The market must […]
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Sega Offers Up New Yakuza 5 Details

by Peter Paltridgeon October 23, 2015
Here comes Yakuza 5! It may have come out in Japan in 2012, and there may be sequels in development as we speak, but you don’t get to complain when just getting it at all is a miracle. In this particular game, Sega’s organized crime story focuses on FIVE main characters, and they’ve provided a […]

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Sega’s Yakuza 5 Coming Out In America Mid-November

by Peter Paltridgeon October 16, 2015
Good news for Yakuza fans: we now know when, exactly, we’ll be getting the translated English version of Yakuza 5 — a title once presumed to be lost outside Japan. Series creator Toshihiro Nagoshi says the reason we’re getting it is solely due to fan demand: that the decision to localize the game was the […]

More Yakuza Coming From Sega

by Peter Paltridgeon September 15, 2015
No sooner does America finally get a greenlight for their own translation of Yakuza 5, the latest (’til now) title in Sega’s Japanese crime syndicate simulator, than Sega dumps a ton of new content we’ll have to beg for. So the cycle continues. Sega announced today at Tokyo Game Show that they’ll be remastering and […]