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    Thursday December 15, 2016
  • "Yakuza 0" Prepares for Some Brawlin' with a Battle System Trailer

    Prequel hits the streets of the west on January 24, 2017

    While there's a ton of stuff to do on the side in the Yakuza series, it just wouldn't be the same without its brawlin' action. Sega's latest English preview for Yakuza 0 hones in on that, showing off a bunch of moves to get you ready to hit the streets ahead of the prequel's January 24, 2017 launch. 

  • Sunday December 4, 2016
  • Both "Yakuza 6" and "Yakuza Kiwami" Are Coming to the West

    Kiwami launches in summer 2017, 6 follows in 2018

    Sega finally seems to know what its doing with the Yakuza series in the west, so two more entries have been announced for localization. Both Yakuza Kiwami and Yakuza 6 were announced for North America and Europe, with the former coming out in summer 2017. Read on for more.

  • Saturday November 26, 2016
  • Here's An Hour of "Yakuza 6" Gameplay

    Delve back into the world of the yakuza once more.

    If you're excited to be getting your hands on Yakuza 6 when it finally makes its debut, you'll definitely want to check out the first hour of gameplay footage, placed online by Famitsu. Hit the jump for more!

  • Monday November 21, 2016
  • Live-Action "Yakuza" Drama Starts Its Original Story on November 30

    And in prequel news, Sega shares a new trailer for "Yakuza 0"

    Another Yakuza announcement during Sega Fes 2016 concerned the upcoming live-action net drama series, which is officially set to premiere on GEO Channel on November 30. Yakuza: Poetry of the Soul spins an original gangster yarn that centers on a group of Kamurocho toughs who look up to series lead Kazuma Kiryu. Hit the jump for a promo and more.

  • Sunday November 20, 2016
  • "Yakuza 6" Digs into Clan Creation in Extended Gameplay Footage

    PlayStation 4 entry launches in Japan on December 8

    One of the new features in Yakuza 6 is Clan Creator, which lets Kazuma Kiryu gather his own clan and lead them into big team battles against the evil JUSTIS organization. Sega recently shared Clan Creator footage at Sega Fes 2016, and you can see the 50-minute demonstration after the jump.

  • Sunday November 13, 2016
  • Buckle Up for 40 Minutes of "Yakuza 6" Gameplay

    PlayStation 4 entry launches in Japan on December 8

    We're less than a month out from the Japanese launch of Yakuza 6, and that milestone was recently celebrated in an appropriately named "One Month Before Release" live stream. If you're in the mood for an extended preview, you can sit back and relax for around 40 minutes of Yakuza 6 gameplay footage after the jump. 

  • Tuesday November 1, 2016
  • Two Very Different Figma Go On Sale With Chika Takami From "Love Live! Sunshine!!" And Goro Majima From "Yakuza"

    Two from Max Factory and Good Smile Company due in Q2 2017

    Whether you want to shine or want power, they're all coming to the figma line of poseable figures. Today, Good Smile Company has launched pre-orders for the first of Max Factory's take on Love Live! Sunshine!! with Aqours' leader, Chika Takami. That April release is followed by a decidely more violent Goro Majima from the Yakuza games. Get a look after the jump.

  • Wednesday October 26, 2016
  • "Yakuza 0" Trailer Highlights Goro Majima Before His Mad Dog Days

    Prequel hits PlayStation 4 in the west on January 24, 2017

    Yakuza 0 is all about dialing things back to the beginning, so Sega's latest trailer does just that for co-protagonist Goro Majima. See a sample of his life before his days as the "Mad Dog" of the Shimano Family in the video after the jump. 

  • 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!