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I have to admit I’m a Yakuza franchise virgin. Hang on, let me rephrase that – I was a Yakuza franchise virgin. I was aware of the Yakuza franchise, but I never really gave any thought to playing it. I was too involved with my FIFAs, GTAs, Battlefields, and highly overrated CoDs. However, I was presented with the opportunity to review the game and decided eh – why not.
Admittedly, I now feel that I have missed out on 3 epic segments of this franchise after playing such a gripping game. I got started by slipping the disc into my PS3, not knowing what I was going to experience. I decided not to search up Yakuza 4 on the net, as I wanted my experience to be as original as it could be.
If Yakuza 3 is a lesson in Japanese culture then what I have learnt about Japan is that everyone likes a fight, they love baseball, fighting is pretty popular, soba = buckwheat, no one will do what they’re told until you have defeated them… Oh and there’s a severe lack of hostesses. I kid, I kid I never really noticed their absence as I had never played any of the previous Yakuza titles. But everyone does love a good fight; seriously, you can’t do anything in this game without getting into a fight. You can’t go for a walk, you can’t ask your friend to look after your clan, and you can’t even cross the street in one instance without beating someone up first. It’s a good job that the brutal brawling system works well then and apart from the way the script contrives to include a fight at every possible moment the story does flow being deep and complicated with many characters involved. Read the rest of this entry »