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Yakuza 0 Review: Birth of a Dragon

By Brittany Vincent, Jul 26, 2018 7:00am PDT

Witness Kazuma Kiryu's rise to prominence in the PC port of the excellent prequel to the Yakuza series. 

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"Haha, I was like...wait a minute. This is new! I've been had! D:"

- Brittany Vincent see all 7 comments

Explore Kamurocho and Sotenbori in Yakuza Kiwami 2's Expansive PS4 Demo Today

By Brittany Vincent, Jul 06, 2018 12:15pm PDT

Take up the role of Kazuma Kiryu once more. 

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E3 2018: Sega Will Bring Yakuza, Valkyria Chronicles, Shining Resonance, and More to Steam

By Chris Jarrard, Jun 11, 2018 4:06pm PDT

The Japanese publisher is porting a host of popular Japanese games to the PC after its success with Bayonetta and Vanquish last year.

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"hmm should be clear that it's Valkyria Chronicles 4, since the first one is already on PC"

- DeBurgo see all 12 comments

The Cartridge Family 038 - Detroit: Become Human, N64 Classic, PS4's Geriatric Phase

By Joe Stasio, May 26, 2018 3:00am PDT

Buffa buys extremely green bananas.

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Yakuza 6: The Song of Life Review: Unchained Melody

By Brittany Vincent, Apr 17, 2018 8:00am PDT

The Dragon of Dojima's song is ending, but is this a fitting coda to the Kiryu's legacy? Find out in our review. 

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"Glad this got delayed so that I could focus on finishing my current game. Nice to be able to ..."

- roushimsx see all 3 comments

Yakuza 6: Song of Life Delayed, But Don't Cry Just Yet

By Charles Singletary, Feb 02, 2018 9:25am PST

The game is getting pushed back a month, but progress in the upcoming demo will carry into the retail launch.

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"I just finished Yakuza 0 last week and am now on Yakuza Kiwami. After playing through 0, I ..."

- bcyde see all 3 comments

Yakuza 2 HD Remake Leaked On Taiwan PSN

By Charles Singletary, Aug 24, 2017 7:19pm PDT

A quick eye spotted a now removed listing for an HD remake of Yakuza 2 built on Yakuza 6's engine.

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"This would be great if true. I've only ever played it through EMU and i didnt really take the ..."

- technotica see all 2 comments

Yakuza 0 and Persona 5 will remain exclusive to PlayStation platforms

By David Craddock, Jan 03, 2017 2:54pm PST

No Switch or PC ports.

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TGS 2015: Yakuza Kiwimi brings remastered original to PS4/PS3; Yakuza 6 coming in 2016

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 15, 2015 12:30am PDT

The original Yakuza is getting the remaster treatment for PS4 and PS3, but there's also a whole new sequel on the way in 2016.

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"i would be hyped about this... if it wasnt for the fact that anything they've announced we'll ..."

- technotica see all 3 comments

Yakuza 5's hostess clubs, character designs, and more highlighted in dev interview

By Daniel Perez, Aug 07, 2015 7:53am PDT

Sega has released a new developer diary where we learn about Yakuza 5's many hostess clubs, character designs, and more.

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How Yakuza 5 aims 'squarely at adult Japanese players'

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 26, 2015 12:15pm PDT

Yakuza 5's North American release is on its way, so PlayStation's Gio Corsi talks to the series' producers to get a better idea of how it is taking direct aim at the Japanese gaming audience.

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"That is what makes Yakuza great, they tell the story they want to tell and don't cater to the ..."

- mo13 see all 2 comments

PlayStation Plus February free games includes Transistor, Thief, and Rogue Legacy

By Daniel Perez, Jan 29, 2015 8:50am PST

Sony has quite the lineup for its free games for PlayStation Plus members next month that includes some great games.

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"The games with gold haven't been as awful as you are portraying them. They have more and better ..."

- sasquatchxing see all 27 comments

Yakuza Zero announced for PS3 and PS4 for Japan

By Robert Workman, Aug 25, 2014 7:00am PDT

No word on a U.S. release, but the last two are still M.I.A. in the states as well.

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"Most likely will never be released in Europe or North America. Just like Yakuza 5 and the ..."

- Kolzig73 see all 2 comments

Yakuza: Restoration coming to PS4 and PS3

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 09, 2013 12:34am PDT

Sega is working on yet another Yakuza game. And once again, it'll be a PlayStation exclusive. Yakuza Ishin (Restoration) will be coming to both PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 in time for the Japanese launch of the PS4.

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Yakuza: Restoration announced, focuses on Meiji era

By Steve Watts, Aug 19, 2013 4:00pm PDT

Sega has teased a new Yakuza spin-off, which appears to play on the Japanese restoration period that lasted from the late 1800s to the early 1900s.

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"Another cool Yakuza spin off game that won't come to the states, great."

- JeanLucAwesome see all 3 comments