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Category: Yakuza

Yakuza 3 Demo on PSN Today

February 18, 2010 | | One Comment

Just a heads up for those interested, but the Yakuza 3 demo will be up on the PlayStation Store today.

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Tempering Yakuza 3 Excitement

December 8, 2009 | | 8 Comments

Remember Afrika? After extended begging for a western release, they finally shipped it, and no one cared. All that mystique that had been built up from extensive preview coverage and extensive begging instantly fizzled into nothing and everyone promptly … Read More

Yakuza 3 Western Release Confirmed.

December 8, 2009 | | 2 Comments


Confirmed! Yakuza 3 is getting a western release March 2010 and to add the icing to the cake the title with be subtitled in English, that’s right it will include the original Japanese dialogue.

Yes indeed, Europe and America will be getting the chance to take on the mantle of Kiryu Kazuma this time battling the Ryudo Ikka, and once again Yakuza will be an exclusive for the PlayStation 3.
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TGS 2009: Yakuza 4 & Lost Planet 2 Trailers

September 23, 2009 |

Check out these leaked trailers:

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Yakuza 3 Not Being Released Outside of Japan? False, says SEGA.

September 17, 2009 | | 2 Comments

It was rumored earlier this year that a North American release of Yakuza 3 wasn’t on the table by SEGA as a result of poor sales of the first two games outside of its native Japan. However, posting in the … Read More

Top 9 Reasons to Localize Yakuza 3

August 14, 2009 | | 9 Comments

  1. Yakuza is one of the very few RPGs (particularly JRPGs) that uses a modern day setting (or historical setting in the case of Kenzan) rather than the typical cliche pulp fantasy and sci-fi settings used in other RPGs. … Read More

No Western Yakuza 3. Sega = Clueless

July 29, 2009 | | 10 Comments

Sega’s US marketing department said they are not going to bring Yakuza 3 to the west:

The reason as to why they won’t be bringing the game over is simple: it won’t sell, he told me. They have a … Read More

Yakuza 2 Impressions

November 25, 2008 | | 12 Comments


  • Unique Brawler RPG:. This has all the dialog trees, story focus, character development, and side-quest structure of a traditional RPG, but the standard RPG stat-battles are replaced by melee-centric brawling.
  • A LOT of game: I spent a … Read More