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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 […]
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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 […]

Buy Yakuza, Get A Yakuza 6 Demo — In Japan

by Peter Paltridgeon January 14, 2016
Purchasers of Square-Enix’s Yakuza will get a special bonus when the game is first released in Japan: a demo of the upcoming sequel Yakuza 6. The retitled Yakuza: Kiwami will be available in Japanese stores later this month, and will include a code inside to download a preview of Yakuza 6, which will be released […]

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’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 […]
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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 […]