Key visuals have been released showing the protagonist and antagonist of the upcoming Yakuza stage-play. Hit the jump to check them out.
Don't mess with the elderly, especially when those gray-haired gentlemen aren't gentlemen at all, but rather retired yakuza! Takeshi Kitano writes and directs Ryuzo and the Seven Henchmen, a dark comedy arriving at Japanese theaters in April. Hit the jump to learn more.
If you never got a chance to play Yakuza 4, you'll get to do so for free next month if you're a PlayStation Plus subscriber. The 2010 PlayStation 3 entry is coming along with the next batch of complimentary games, which also includes Supergiant Games' Transistor for PlayStation 4. Hit the jump for more.
Sega's latest Yakuza 0 gameplay video is especially lengthy, offering a look at the game's beginning, starting with the first Kazuma Kiryu story chapter. Next week we'll take a look at the way the other playable character, Majima Goro, starts his story, but for now enjoy over 20 minutes of Kiryu after the jump.
Another week, another Yakuza 0 gameplay walkthrough video from Sega. After taking a look at the world, battle system, women, and money, it's time to focus on both established characters and those new to the series. See some of the folks making an appearance in the upcoming prequel after the jump.
Sega is back with another gameplay walkthrough for Yakuza 0, this time focusing on the ways you can earn and spend money. See Kiryu's Kamurocho Money Island real estate business, Majima's Cabaret Club, and more at work in the video after the jump.
Sega previously released walkthrough gameplay videos showing off Yakuza 0's world and battle system. This week's is all about the ladies, as we take a look at collectible model Telephone Cards, calling women via the Telephone club, gambling on swimsuit-clad Cat Fights, and more. Hit the jump to watch.
Sega is back with another extensive Yakuza 0 walkthrough video, and this time it's all about the prequel's battle system. See the various styles—including Kiryu's Thug, Damage Shop, and Rush styles, as well as Majima's Fight Master, Slugger, and Dancer styles—in action after the jump.
Yakuza 0 footage seems a little more enjoyable now that we know we'll finally be getting Yakuza 5 in the west. The latest gameplay clip for the 1988-set prequel offers up a world view tour through Kamurocho and Soutenburi, with a guest spot by Kazuhiro Nakaya, voice of Akira Nishikiyama. Hit the jump to watch.
At this point the prospect of Yakuza 5 being released outside of Japan seemed unlikely, but Sega and Sony are partnering up to do just that. Fan requests have been pouring in, so Yakuza 5 will be coming to PlayStation 3 in North America and Europe in summer 2015. More after the jump.
Yakuza 0 puts players in control of Kazuma Kiryu and Majima Goro before the events of the original PlayStation 2 Yakuza. Sega offered up a tour of the fictional Kamurocho and Soutenbori locations in all their 1988 glory during this morning's Sega Raw broadcast, and you can stroll along with them in the footage after the jump.
The chances of the next Yakuza game making it to the west remain as slim as ever, but at least we know when to expect it in Japan. As announced during this morning's Sega Raw broadcast, Yakuza 0 hits PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 in Japan on March 12, 2015. More after the jump.
During Tokyo Game Show, Sega revealed a 15-minute story trailer for Yakuza 0. Now you can see the extended preview of its story—which follows a 20-year-old Kazuma Kiryu in a prequel set in December 1988—after the jump.