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.
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.
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.
In a new short commercial promoting Yakuza Kiwami that was published online, Yakuza series director Toshiro Nagoshi dresses up like a gangster and poses a question about what people want from their video games. Hit the jump to check it out.
Sega's Yakuza series of melodramatic, crime-themed action-adventure video games is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, and what better way to bring a little underworld style to your life than with a figma action figure of series protagonist Kazuma Kiryu, the 4th chairman of the Tojo clan, from Max Factory? Hit the jump to be like a dragon.
YuruYuri has a game out from Sega this week (crossover rhythm game Miracle Girls Festival). Sega's Yakuza/ Ryū ga Gotoku series is celebrating its 10th anniversary and prepring for next year's #6. So, of course it makes sense for the two to celebrate together! Surprising/wowing fans, this week's Famitsu featured a strange tribute of the latter from Namori, author of the former. Get a look after the jump.
Sega promised a new preview of Yakuza 6 at its Yakuza 10th anniversary commemoration event at the UDX Theater in Tokyo, and that's exactly what we got. See how the PlayStation 4 entry is shaping up in the footage after the jump.