REVIEWS 11 Jan 2023­ by L Coulsen

Yakuza 6: The Song of Life

At time of release, Yakuza 6 was intended to be the final hurrah, the closing chapter, in the story of Kiryu Kazuma. One last adventure to put a definitive pin in the trials and tribulations of our favourite blunt force brain surgeon. More recent developments have caused the Ryu Ga Gotoku team to reconsider this,…
REVIEWS 31 Oct 2022­ by L Coulsen

Yakuza 5 Remastered

Ahh yes, Yakuza 5, the series’ swansong for the PlayStation 3. Sort of The final part of the remastered trilogy, it was then first time the series saw a new engine in almost half a decade. An especially impressive feat since it came only two years after the previous mainline entry, not to mention the…
REVIEWS 05 Jul 2021­ by L Coulsen

Yakuza 4 Remastered

The second of the PlayStation 3 trilogy, Yakuza 4 is the first game that really defined what the series would come to be known for. Mostly, at least. Building on everything that came before it and aiming to iron out all the kinks, it was a real push for something larger than the sum of…

NieR Replicant – Extra Content Trailer

The upcoming re-release/remaster of NieR Replicant is going to include some nice new extras: First up is an additional episode to the story titled Mermaid. World of Recycled Vessel/15 Nightmares DLC. Options to swap some songs of the soundtrack for ones from NieR Automata. NieR Replicant is launching on 23 April 2021 for PC, PlayStation…
REVIEWS 19 Apr 2021­ by L Coulsen

Yakuza 3 Remastered

Just a few, short, years ago, the idea of SEGA’s highly lauded, niche appeal Yakuza series ever hitting the PC was a pipe dream. But now look at us. We have the entire, mainline, series just ready and waiting for us to go tearing through the streets of Kamurocho. And tear through I have…so we…
NEWS 11 Dec 2020­ by Jay Shaw

The Game Awards 2020

This year's The Game Awards are upon us – frankly we don't care who won shiny trophies but we do love all the new PC game announcements and their trailers. Convenient then that you'll find exactly that below, or you can watch the three and a half hour show in its entirety above. Loop Hero…

Yakuza: Like a Dragon – The Quest Begins Trailer

Ryu Ga Gotoku and Sega have released a new trailer for upcoming crime syndicate RPG Yakuza: Like a Dragon. Additionally, they've released a (short) list of all the English-voiced karaoke songs that will be present in the game, which you can find in the press release below. Yakuza: Like a Dragon is releasing on 10…

Yakuza: Like A Dragon – Release Date

Ryo Ga Gotoku and Sega have announced their Yakuza series spin-off RPG Yakuza: Like A Dragon will be releasing on 13 November 2020 for PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Xbox One X. It will also be available on launch day for Xbox Series X, a PlayStation 5 version will follow later. Check out the…

Yakuza: Like A Dragon – Heroes of Tomorrow Trailer

Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio and Sega have released a new action and slapstick packed trailer for upcoming Yakuza series RPG Like A Dragon. Additionally, some of the voice cast have been revealed including the legendary George Takei, Kaiji Tang (pick an anime, he probably did at least one voice), Greg Chun (main character Takayuki Yagami…

Yakuza: Like a Dragon Confirmed for PC

Yakuza: Like a Dragon, the insane RPG continuation of the long-running Yakuza series has been confirmed to be coming to PC later this year. You can watch the new cinematic trailer above and read the press release below for more info.
REVIEWS 04 Sep 2019­ by L Coulsen

Yakuza Kiwami 2

It’s time to return to the world of Yakuza. A world in which every living person suffers from retrograde amnesia because they have been, repeatedly, punched in the face by the series’ protagonist. Well, the people of Kamurocho at least. I mean, that’s the only way to explain why people still keep trying to fight…

Yakuza Kiwami 2 Releasing May

Following a sneaky teaser over on Twitter, we've got the announcement of a PC release for Yakuza Kiwami 2 for PC on 9 May 2019. Fans of Kiryu should grab their worst suit and prepare for a bit of fisticuffs against his new rival, Ryuji Goda. Oh, and Majima's just as insane as ever, so…
REVIEWS 09 Apr 2019­ by L Coulsen

Yakuza Kiwami

Twelve years ago, the Yakuza series first arrived in the west, introducing an entire generation of nascent weebs to the dark, digital underbelly of Tokyo. Offering up a rich, thoughtful, and in places very odd crime drama that many still insist the medium of video-games simply cannot pull off. More recently the game was completely…

Yakuza Kiwami – PC Release Announcement

We're big fans of the Yakuza series here, and news of another one coming to PC makes us pretty excited. Releasing on 19 February 2019 for £14.99, there'll also be a pre-order discount of 10% and some exclusive content like a digital manga. Check out the press release below for all the info.