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PS Plus Game Catalogue August 2022 To Add Several Yakuza Games

Sony Interactive Entertainment has revealed the PS Plus Game Catalogue August 2022 lineup for PlayStation Plus subscribers, which will be available to play for Extra and Premium members. It’s headlined by the Yakuza games, including the most recent entry, Yakuza Like A Dragon. Anyone who’s been intrigued by Sega’s long-running series will be...

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Swoop This Stunning Majima Goro Figurine By CHOCOBO Studio To Remind You That He’s Everywhere

CHOCOBO Studio, known for producing top-quality Anime and video game figures, dropped on Twitter their latest release and masterpiece; one of the most beloved characters from the Yakuza franchise, Goro Majima! CHOCOBO Studio has previously released Kiryu Kazuma two years ago which was quickly sold out. Glad our Majima is now getting this t...

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Sega Unveils First Look At Yakuza 8

Sega and RGG Studio originally announced that Yakuza 8, or a sequel to Yakuza Like A Dragon, was already in development back in October 2021. Fast-forward almost a year later, and we've finally received our first look at what Yakuza 8 looks like, as well as several new details about the upcoming game. The first look at Yakuza 8 was unveiled via ...

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Xbox Game Pass July 2022 Adds Yakuza, Tennis & More

Microsoft has announced new titles coming to Xbox Game Pass for Console and PC in June 2022, which includes the first three Yakuza games (which we covered earlier today) and more. Check them out: Available Today Last Call BBS (PC) ID@Xbox Available on day one with PC Game Pass: Boot up your Z5 Powerlance and dial into Last Call BBS, the l...

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The First Three Yakuza Games Return To Xbox Game Pass

Sega and Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio's Yakuza franchise boasts eight titles (excluding the Judgment spinoffs) and all of them are now once again playable on Xbox Game Pass. As reported by Wario64, the first three Yakuza games (chronologically, that is) are now available on Xbox Game Pass again. This includes Yakuza 0, Yakuza Kiwami, and Yakuza Ki...

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Yakuza Creator Forms New Nagoshi Studio

Yakuza creator Toshihiro Nagoshi is now the president and CEO of the newly-established Nagoshi Studio. The new studio is based in Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan, under NetEase Games. Back in October 2021, Nagoshi announced his departure from Sega's Ryu Ga Gotoku (RGG) Studio. At the studio, he created and developed the popular Yakuza franchise, and spino...

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You Can Dress Virtua Fighter 5 Characters Up In Yakuza Gear Soon

Sega has announced that it'll be releasing new DLC for Virtua Fighter 5: Ultimate Showdown involving the Yakuza/Ryu ga Gotoku franchise. The DLC is dubbed Yakuza Series Collaboration Pack and will be out on 8th December. The pack includes the following: Character customization items (approx. 650). Character costume types (19 in total). ...

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RGG Studio Is Working On A New Non-Yakuza IP

Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio (RGG Studio) has been on a roll for the past few years with Yakuza Like A Dragon and most recently, Lost Judgment. According to a new interview, the Japanese developer is working on a brand new IP that's not related to the Yakuza or Judgment franchises. Speaking to Famitsu (as transcribed by ryokutya), RGG Studio director Ma...

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[Report] NetEase Games Is Poaching Yakuza’s Toshihiro Nagoshi From Sega

It's a possible end of an era for Sega, according to a recent Bloomberg report. NetEase Games is in final negotiations to poach Yakuza and Super Monkey Ball creator Toshihiro Nagoshi from Sega. According to sources close to the deal, Nagoshi is going to set up his own team to create new games, though there hasn't been a signed final contract as ...

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Lost Judgment’s Latest Game Trailer Features Action Battle, Investigations, Dancing, & Skateboarding

Remember that gameplay reveal of the upcoming Sega action-adventure game Lost Judgment? Well, there's more where that came from. Sega just unleashed a bit of gameplay from the upcoming title, which is coming soon on 24th September for Xbox and PlayStation consoles. No PC version because of some legal issues concerning the agency that oversees ma...

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Lost Judgment Might Be The Last Entry In Series

Japanese site Nikkan Taishu reported that the sequel to action-adventure title Judgment, Lost Judgment, might be the last game in the series. Why stop while the iron is still hot though? This is due to behind-the-scenes disagreements between Sega and the talent agency of actor Takuya Kimura, who voices and portrays the game's main character Taka...

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Lost Judgment Announced; Here’s What We Know About The Judgment Sequel

Sega has made its latest Yakuza spin-off game official after a premature PlayStation Network reveal: Lost Judgment is the next entry in the Judgment series and is slated for a 24th September, 2021 worldwide release. Here's what we know so far. https://youtu.be/GAuXy7B0B2M New Plot Just like any Sega action-adventure game from Sega producer ...

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Sega & Yakuza Team To Reveal Judgment-Related Game This May

Sega and the Ryu Ga Gotoku (Yakuza) Studio will be revealing a game/stream related to its Yakuza spin-off title Judgment on 7th May at 10pm GMT +8. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BBnV_BiZckE The stream is aptly titled "Judgment Day" and it has its own countdown website. So basically, it's going to be a sequel to Judgment, the action-adventur...

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Sega’s Yakuza Producer Steps Down As Company CCO

Sega's going through some corporate restructuring, and with it some changes. A major one includes the position of the Yakuza series general director Toshihiro Nagoshi. The main man behind Kiryu Kazuma and Ichiban Kasuga's exploits will retire as chief creative officer (CCO) of Sega (via Famitsu). He will instead serve as the company's creative d...

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Here Are Your Xbox Exclusives In 2021

While Sony has a bunch of first-party exclusives in 2021, the Xbox Series X and S have their own exclusives for gamers to look forward to. These include everything from the highly-anticipated Halo Infinite to smaller indie titles. However, most of them don't have definitive release dates as of yet; only general 2021 release windows. We have also...

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The Yakuza Franchise Surpasses 14 Million In Sales

In its annual integrated report for 2020 (via PCGamer), Sega has revealed that the Yakuza franchise has surpassed a whopping 14 million number of lifetime copies sold across all titles. The lifetime total sales for the franchise only reaches 12 million copies in 2019, which means that over 20 percent of the 14 million copies can be attribut...

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Yakuza: Like A Dragon Goes Full-On Turn-Based RPG & Sticks The Landing

Platform(s): Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, PC Genre: RPG set in fictional cities in Tokyo and Yokohama Yakuza: Like A Dragon may not star series mainstay Kazuma Kiryu since his story arc is already complete, but its new lead Ichiban Kasuga offers a new and fresh perspective. Unlike Kiryu, the brash but well-meaning Ichiban has to start from the...

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Why Kazuma Kiryu Is Not In Any Fighting Games

Fans have been clamouring for Yakuza franchise protagonist Kazuma Kiryu to appear or guest star as a playable character in a fighting game (especially Bandai Namco's Tekken) for a while now. In an interview with Red Bull France, when asked about why Kazuma Kiryu hasn't been featured in any fighting game, Yakuza franchise creator Toshihiro Nagos...

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Yakuza Gets A Streets Of Rage Parody Game This October

It's only a matter of time until someone made a combination of the Yakuza games with the 2D Streets of Rage/Bare Knuckle titles. Who knew that it would be Sega of all people to do this? To celebrate Sega's 60th anniversary, Sega is making a free Streets of Rage 2D parody game featuring the Yakuza brand called Streets of Kamurocho. You control ei...

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Sega Is Making A Yakuza Movie

Sega, 1212 Entertainment, and Wild Sheep Content are currently developing a live-action movie based on the popular Yakuza franchise. According to Variety, Erik Barmack, Roberto Grande and Joshua Long will produce, but they are currently looking for a scriptwriter. The mainline Yakuza games follow Kazuma Kiryu, a lifelong member of the ...

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