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    Monday November 9, 2015
  • "Yakuza" Series to Celebrate Its 10th Anniversary at December 12 Event

    Cast and staff to appear, new footage to debut

    Amazingly, the Yakuza series is already hitting its decade milestone, and Sega plans to commemorate the anniversary with an upcoming event. The Yakuza 10th anniversary commemoration event will take place at the UDX Theater in Tokyo on December 12, with staff and cast on hand to celebrate. More after the jump.

  • Friday November 6, 2015
  • "Yakuza 5" Throws Down with Some English Combat Screens

    Western release coming to PlayStation 3 soon

    Sega still hasn't committed to an official North American release date for Yakuza 5 despite briefly listing it for November, but either way it should be available to download on PlayStation 3 soonish. To tide everyone over, Sega released a big batch of of screenshots focusing on combat and the unique fighting styles of each of the protagonists. More after the jump.

  • Wednesday October 28, 2015
  • VIDEO: "Yakuza 5" Walks Through a Bunch of English Footage

    Next localized entry is on the way to PSN this year

    If you're looking for an extended preview of Yakuza 5 and have about 90 minutes to kill, Sega of America shared the first live footage of the English build. Watch as localization producer Sam Mullen and PR rep John Hardin showcase the gameplay and talk Yakuza facts and trivia after the jump. 

  • Tuesday September 29, 2015
  • VIDEO: FROGMAN Directs Flash-Animated CMs for "Ryuzo and the Seven Henchmen"

    Comedic yakuza film by Takeshi Kitano hits Japanese home video on October 09, 2015

    FROGMAN, the director of Thermae Romae and Insufficient Direction, has produced a series of short animated commercials for the upcoming home video release of Takeshi Kitano's comedic yakuza film, Ryuzo and the Seven Henchmen. Hit the jump to check out the 1st entry in the series.

  • Monday September 28, 2015
  • VIDEO: "Yakuza 6" Clip Briefly Introduces Beat Takeshi's Character

    Next entry in the main series hits PS4 in Japan next year

    One of the best things Sega has revealed so far about Yakuza 6 is that it will feature a character played by non other than actor/director/comedian Takeshi Kitano, also known as Beat Takeshi. See his first footage from the latest Sega-nama Niconico livestream after the jump.

  • Sunday September 27, 2015
  • VIDEO: "Yakuza Kiwami" Trailer Previews Remade Theme Song

    Remake of the first game hits PS3 and PS4 in Japan on January 21, 2016

    Announced along with Yakuza 6 earlier this month, Yakuza Kiwami (Ryu ga Gotoku Kiwami) is an enhanced remake of the first game that's coming to PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 in Japan on January 21, 2016. There's now an updated version of the debut trailer, previewing more of the "reborn" version of Koshi Inaba's "Receive You" theme song. More after the jump.

  • Tuesday September 15, 2015
  • "Yakuza 6" Announced Exclusively for PlayStation 4

    Sega will also bring remake of original to PS3 and PS4

    If you've been following recent news you know Sega teased something for the Yakuza series, with the reveal set to coincide with Sony's SCEJA Press Conference 2015. That reveal turned out to be Yakuza 6, which is coming exclusively to PlayStation 4. More after the jump.

  • Friday September 11, 2015
  • Something "Yakuza" Related to Be Revealed on September 15

    Official website teases the date of Sony's press conference

    Looks like Sega is cooking up something fresh for the Yakuza series. Details on what to expect are understandably scant, but the official website is teasing something for September 15. That just so happens to be the same day as Sony's next press conference, so we'll know what's in store next week. More after the jump.

  • Tuesday August 25, 2015
  • "Yakuza 5" Brings Over All DLC from the Japanese Release, Digital Pre-Orders Now Live

    Sega's fifth main entry heads to PlayStation 3 in the west this year

    Yakuza 5 has a date with PlayStation 3 in the west sometime before the end of the year, so Sega rolled out some more details along with the third developer interview video. First up, the game is now available for digital pre-order, and those who do so will get a 15% discount and the "Fulfiller of Dreams" theme, pictured after the jump.

  • Sunday August 9, 2015
  • VIDEO: "Yakuza 5" Developer Interview Returns for Part 2

    Live the life of a yakuza on PlayStation 3 this fall

    Back in June Sega debuted the first in a series of developer interviews for Yakuza 5, which makes its way to PlayStation 3 in the west this fall. The second part is finally here, with General Director Toshihiro Nagoshi and Producer Masayoshi Yokoyama on hand to dig into the details after the jump.