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”Yakuza”, “The Witcher 3”, “Final Fantasy” series and more coming to Xbox Game Pass

At X019, Microsoft announced a large number of new titles now available and coming soon to the Xbox Game Pass library. There will also be a steep discount for the game streaming service, with the first three months of an Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscription costing one dollar. But the big story is the games, right? You can check out

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SEGA reveals “The Yakuza Remastered Collection”; includes Yakuza 3, 4 & 5

Yesterday at GamesCom, SEGA and development team Ryu Ga Gotoku revealed that The Yakuza Remastered Collection – which includes Yakuza 3, Yakuza 4, and Yakuza 5 – will be making the jump to Western shores soon… So soon, in fact, that Yakuza 3 is available on the PlayStation Store right now! Yakuza 4 will follow suit on 29 October, while

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Yakuza Super-fan takes trip of a lifetime (SEGA Week Special)

Last month, self-proclaimed Yakuza addict Mina Majima embarked on the trip of a lifetime, vacationing in Japan and visiting several locales featured in SEGA’s Yakuza video game series. Fortunately, Mina did not come across any “goons”. Perhaps they’ve already been dispatched? Kind of makes you want to dash over that Sotenbori bridge screaming “Ora, ORA!”, right?   While seeing these

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SEGA’s “Judgment” releases in June, new gameplay trailer released

Sega announced the western release date for Judgment… it’s June 25. Boom! No need to read the rest, right? Narp! SEGA has also revealed a new trailer for Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio’s Judgment, highlighting several gameplay features for the game (below). Give it a look to see these gameplay mechanics in action, such as gathering evidence, going undercover, pinball, Space Harrier, minigames,

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SEGA announces second demo of “Project Judge” in Japan, unveils more gameplay footage

On Tuesday, SEGA announced during their SEGA Nama broadcast that a second demo for Project Judge, known as Judge Eyes: Shinigami no Yuigon in Japan, will be released in November in Japan. This second demo is intended to give players a chance to fully experience the charm of Project Judge before its December release.* SEGA also debuted new gameplay footage

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“Yakuza 4” coming to PS4 in Japan this January; new trailer released

SEGA has released a girthy new trailer for the upcoming re-release of Yakuza 4 on PS4, featuring plenty of gameplay and what I’m sure are story details for those fluent in Japanese. You can watch the full trailer below.   The trailer also highlights the updated look for the character Masayoshi Tanimura, whose model was updated to reflect the new

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Leak confirmed: “Yakuza Kiwami” and “Bulletstorm” are November’s free PS Plus games

Overnight, an image on the official PlayStation Plus page indicated that November’s free PS4 games would be Bulletstorm: Full Clip Edition and Yakuza Kiwami. The image was almost certainly posted in error, as the free game announcements for PS Plus members are not typically announced this far in advance. However, a few hours later, a representative from SEGA confirmed that

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SEGA announces “Project Judge” – a new IP from the “Yakuza” development team

After three years in the making, SEGA finally lifted the curtain on Project Judge (working title), an all-new IP from their Yakuza development team. Known as Judge Eyes in Japan, SEGA revealed Project Judge during Sony’s pre-Tokyo Game Show event.   Players will take on the role of Takayuki Yagami, a disgraced lawyer who must dive deep into Japan’s underworld in

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Yakuza may come to Xbox One if there is enough fan demand; Switch port unlikely, series producer says

The once PlayStation-exclusive Yakuza series will soon be expanding its audience when Yakuza Zero comes to PC later in August. But will Xbox One owners ever get a chance to enjoy Yakuza titles on their platform? Series producer Daisuke Sato says, “Maybe.” In a recent interview with Gameblog, Sato indicated that his team at SEGA would consider porting the Yakuza

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SEGA brings the “Yakuza” series and “Valkyria Chronicles 4” to PC starting in August

SEGA announced at E3 this week that several of their Japanese-developed titles will finally be making the jump to PC. In a video titled “Best of Japan on PC”, SEGA revealed that Yakuza Zero, Yakuza Kiwami and Valkyria Chronicles 4 would be coming soon to PC, with Yakuza Zero releasing via Steam on 1 August. All three were previously exclusive

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Yakuza 3, 4 & 5 remasters will not cut content outside of Japan (updated)

On Tuesday, Sega of Japan held a live stream broadcast featuring the Yakuza 3, 4 and 5 remasters for the PS4. During the broadcast, franchise lead Toshihiro Nagoshi mentioned that previous Yakuza games on PlayStation 3 cut content during the localization process, and that SEGA’s goal for the upcoming PS4 remasters is to release them completely uncut. This will restore

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SEGA may consider releasing Yakuza 3, 4 & 5 on PS4

It’s safe to say that SEGA’s Yakuza series has experienced a bit of a renaissance lately thanks to the good will surrounding the most recent releases. In a recent interview with PlayStation Access, Yakuza series producer Daisuke Sato indicated that after the release of Yakuza Kiwami 2, SEGA may consider releasing the rest of the numbered installments on PS4 if

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