"Yakuza" Studio's "Fist of the North Star" Game Confirmed for the West

Get ready to A-TA-TA-TA-TAAAAA on October 2

 

Many thanks go out to Sega for officially confirming plans to bring the Yakuza studio's take on Fist of the North Star to the west. Fist of the North Star: Lost Paradise is coming to PS4 in North America and Europe on October 2 with a full English voiceover, dual-track audio, and "extra carnage." Sample the dub along with some intense footage in the new trailer below.

 

 

Features:

 

  • Become the Fist of the North Star - Explore an alternate version of the Fist of the North Star canon; take control of Kenshiro as he searches for his lost love Yuria in a post-apocalyptic wasteland. For anyone unfamiliar with the original story, Lost Paradise can be enjoyed as a completely standalone experience.
  • "You Are Already Dead" or "Omae wa Mou Shindeiru?" Why Not Both? - Lost Paradise features English / Japanese dual-track audio, so you can 'ATATATA!' in the language of your choosing.
  • Master the Hokuto Shinken Style - Kenshiro's ultimate assassination techniques, the Hokuto Shinken, are at your disposal in battle. After building up the Seven Star gauge, you can demolish enemies from the inside out with dozens of brutal and iconic Hokuto Shinken techniques, faithfully recreated from the original manga. More lethal techniques will be available as you progress through the story and battles. Keep your fists up!
  • Explore a Lost Paradise and the Wasteland Surrounding It - Even Kenshiro needs the occasional break from beating up thugs. Luckily, even in the dilapidated city of Eden, there's no shortage of engaging side missions and minigames to take part in. Use the power of Hokuto Shinken to prepare drinks at a bar, manage a struggling nightclub, customize a buggy and race through the barren desert, play retro games at the arcade or your hideout, including the original Fist of the North Star game, and more! Tired of the city? Head out into the wasteland in your buggy to collect materials and complete side missions, but be careful of hidden dangers lurking beyond the dunes!
  • Extra Carnage - Fist of the North Star: Lost Paradise features everything available in the original Japanese version, plus extra carnage for the localized version! For the first time, witness the full effects of Kenshiro's brutal Hokuto Shinken on the lowlifes and thugs of the post-apocalyptic wastes.

 

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Joseph Luster is the Games and Web editor at Otaku USA Magazine. You can read his webcomic, BIG DUMB FIGHTING IDIOTS at subhumanzoids. Follow him on Twitter @Moldilox.

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