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    Saturday October 8, 2016
  • "Yakuza 0" Video Talks Story with the Game's Localization Producer

    Prequel launches in the Americas and Europe on January 24, 2017

    If you want a pretty succinct setup for Yakuza 0's story and the way its two protagonists intertwine, there's probably no one better to talk to (in English) than localization producer Scott Strichart. That's exactly what Sega does in the latest behind the scenes video, so dig in after the jump. 

  • Saturday October 1, 2016
  • "Yakuza 0" Gets An English Gameplay Trailer

    Go back to where it all began.

    Yakuza 0 is coming out in English! In case you forgot, IGN has come to the rescue with 17 full minutes of gameplay showcasing the first time players ever lay eyes upon that Mad Dog of Shimano, Majima Goro. Hit the jump to check it out!

  • Tuesday September 27, 2016
  • "Yakuza 0" Gets to Work with Limited 'The Business Edition' Version

    Prequel launches in the Americas and Europe on January 24, 2017

    Whether you're giving your enemies the business or just straight-up handling your own business, there are plenty of opportunities to throw that word around in the world of Yakuza. Sega is giving us another with the announcement of a special physical edition of Yakuza 0, appropriately called "The Business Edition." Read on for more.

  • Friday September 16, 2016
  • "Yakuza 6" Footage Has Some Fun with Baseball and Other Activities

    Japanese release is lined up for December 8 on PlayStation 4

    The chief attraction of the Yakuza series may be, you know, acting like a tough guy, but there's always been plenty to do on the side. Yakuza 6 is no different, and you can see samples of the extra-curricular fun to be had in the Tokyo Game Show footage after the jump. 

  • Wednesday July 27, 2016
  • "Yakuza 0" Launches in North America and Europe on January 24

    Sega plans digital and physical releases for both regions

    Back in March Sega penciled Yakuza 0's western launch in for early 2017, and they're sticking to it. Sega announced plans to release the prequel outing on PlayStation 4 in North America and Europe on January 24, 2017, with physical and digital versions planned for both regions. More after the jump.

  • Tuesday July 26, 2016
  • "Yakuza 6: Poetry of Life" Hits Japan on December 8, New Teaser Debuts

    Sega gears up for the "final chapter" in the story of Kazuma Kiryu

    Sega revealed the full title and release date for Yakuza 6 during an event at the UDX Theater in Akihabara. Yakuza 6: Poetry of Life will close the book on the legend of Kazuma Kiryu when it hits PlayStation 4 in Japan on December 8, and you can see the latest teaser after the jump. 

  • Tuesday March 22, 2016
  • Sega Pencils "Yakuza 0" in for Early 2017

    European release also confirmed for prequel entry

    Sega lined up a release window for Yakuza 0, setting the PlayStation 4 prequel for an early 2017 launch in the west. A European release has also been confirmed, and Sega has both a physical and digital release planned. Hit the jump for more.

  • Monday January 25, 2016
  • VIDEO: "Yakuza 6" Demo Footage Streamed

    Demo hits PS4 for "Yakuza Kiwami" buyers on January 28

    Those who buy a copy of Yakuza Kiwami on PlayStation 3 or 4 in Japan can look forward to accessing a PlayStation 4 demo for Yakuza 6 on January 28. With the demo coming later this week, Sega hopped on its Sega-Nama Niconico broadcast to show off some footage. Hit the jump for more.

  • Thursday January 14, 2016
  • "Yakuza Kiwami" Inspires Limited Edition PlayStation 4 in Japan

    Jet Black and Glacier White models priced at ¥36,980

    Anyone looking to show their love for the Yakuza series should prepare for the arrival of special PlayStation 4 models themed after the upcoming remake of the first game, Yakuza Kiwami. Sony announced a limited PS4 with a Yakuza Kiwami HDD Bay Cover, available in both Jet Black and Glacier White. Pics and more after the jump.