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    Friday May 8, 2020
  • Yakuza: Like a Dragon Hits Xbox Series X on Day One

    Latest entry will also be available on Xbox One X, Windows 10, PS4, and Steam

    The latest entry in the Yakuza series will soon be available on even more platforms. During yesterday's Inside Xbox presentation, plans were revealed to bring Yakuza: Like a Dragon to the new Xbox Series X console as a launch title. Read on for more.

  • Friday January 10, 2020
  • Yakuza Goes Medieval RPG in Japanese Yakuza 7 Commercial

    New ads hype up the turn-based game's January 16 launch

    Yakuza 7 hits PS4 in Japan on January 16, so Sega expanded the hype with some new commercials. One of the new ads for the turn-based entry is appropriately titled "Yakuza Goes RPG," so watch as Ichiban Kasuga goes totally medieval to get the point across after the jump.

  • Saturday December 28, 2019
  • Yakuza: Like a Dragon Trailer Shows More of Its Turn-Based Action

    New trailer highlights everything from jobs to crafting

    Sega recently went live with a new trailer for Yakuza 7, which is coming to the west as Yakuza: Like a Dragon. This one is pretty comprehensive, covering everything from turn-based battles and summons to jobs, crafting, locations, and beyond. Dig into the footage after the jump.

  • Monday December 2, 2019
  • Find Out Why SEGA’s Masao Shirosaki Revived Monkey Ball & More!

    With the recent release of Banana Blitz HD, we got a chance to chat with the game’s director Masao Shirosaki

    Switching between intense action Yakuza battles to Monkeys collecting bananas might seem like a huge leap, but for Masao Shirosaki, it’s just another day at work! With the release of the latest Monkey Ball game, we were able to talk to him about why he wanted to work on Monkey Ball, his thoughts on Yakuza games, his hobbies, and lots more! Curious? Hit the jump and find out what he said!

  • Wednesday October 30, 2019
  • Yakuza 7 Shows Off Japanese Box Art and More Gameplay Footage

    Turn-based entry coming to the west as Yakuza: Like a Dragon

    Sega's latest live stream for Yakuza 7—which is coming to the west as Yakuza: Like a Dragon—came through with a bunch of new gameplay footage this week. Hit the jump to watch.

  • Thursday September 26, 2019
  • Learning the Secrets Behind Yakuza Remaster’s Localization & Series Success

    Yakuza Remastered Collection producer Jon Riesenbach talks about how Yakuza got its unique tone

    The Yakuza series has become a fan favorite, with recent entries in the series helping to reignite the fires of players seeking dramatic gangster stories, mini-games, and arcade games galore. But what has really set Yakuza apart from other story driven games is the unique tone and attitude the series takes. Speaking to Jon Riesenbach, we got to discuss how the Yakuza Remastered Collection aims to help bridge the gap between older and newer titles. Curious to find out more? Hit the jump and read on! 

  • Thursday September 12, 2019
  • Yakuza 7 Confirmed for 2020 Release in the West

    Sega shares an English trailer for Yakuza: Like a Dragon

    When Yakuza 7 was first revealed, Sega of America posted and then quickly pulled a tweet announcing it for the west as Yakuza: Like a Dragon. Flash forward a couple weeks and we've got official confirmation! Read on for more.

  • Thursday August 29, 2019
  • Yakuza 7 Brings Command-Based RPG Action to PS4 in January

    The next numbered entry will also come to the west as Yakuza: Like a Dragon

    The next numbered entry in the Yakuza series is official, and a new protagonist and setting serve up the perfect opportunity for a new style of gameplay. Read on for more.

  • Tuesday August 27, 2019
  • Hit the Streets of Kamurocho Again as Yakuza 3 Returns in HD!

    The first of the 3 HD Remasters is here, but how does Yakuza 3 stack up in the series?

    We’re big fans of the Yakuza series, so when we learned that Yakuza 3, 4, and 5 were not only getting remastered for the PS4, but also about to be available shortly, we were thrilled, only to have Sega drop Yakuza 3 Remaster in our laps out of nowhere! So how does the third game in the series compare to the rest, and what new features can you expect? Hit the jump to find out!

  • Tuesday August 20, 2019
  • The Yakuza Remastered Collection Kicks Off in the West with Yakuza 3

    Yakuza 4 and 5 remasters to follow in October and February

    Sega dropped a surprise announcement and release today with the gamescom 2019 reveal of The Yakuza Remastered Collection, which is available in the west NOW… kind of. Read on for more.