Articles tagged with: Yakuza
This is a tough generation for Japanese devs working on PS3 with sales and enthusiasm for their products down well below normal and healthy levels.
The UK PS3 game sales charts for 2011 (compiled by GFK Chart-Track) featured no games in the top 10 from Japan. The list was instead dominated by American, Australian, Canadian and European studios. In addition, Japanese devs barely figured in the top 100 multiplatform charts too, excluding the always prolific Nintendo devs.
Last week SEGA teased games with images containing Japanese text in red, and now we know exactly the meaning of them. SEGA has annouced that Yakuza: Dead Souls will be coming to North America and Europe in March 2012, exclusively on the PS3.
It’s only been a year since Sega launched Yakuza 3 in the West, so it’s no surprise that Yakuza 4 feels very familiar. Do we really need this sequel? Read on to find out…
Sega has seen fit to provide us with a new trailer introducing the team of playable characters that make up Yakuza 4.
How about you take a look? Or we’ll cut your finger off.
Believe it or not, the PlayStation 3 was released nearly four years ago, and since then the console has been graced with hundreds of great titles. Therefore, we at PS3 Attitude thought we’d take some time to pay tribute to the people who create the games that make our mundane lives just that little bit more entertaining: the developers.
Over the next few weeks we’ll be revealing our one hundred favourite developers, and believe us when we say that there are some incredibly talented teams included. We’ve now revealed seventy developers in our mammoth list, and today we’re revealing ten more.
So much happened at the Tokyo Game Show that it’s easy to lose track of all the news. There were grown men crying, Samba Buses sliding, Dante looking hellish and Hell looking stylish; NIS embraced Hi-Res sprites and SEGA enlisted zombies. So basically we had a lot of shocks, surprises, some predictability and plenty of wow moments.
TGS, more than anything, showed that Japanese game development is still going strong today, despite rumours of the contrary. Japanese developers are still pumping out hugely inventive, aesthetically pleasing titles – the sort of games that make you say, “that must come from Japan.”
For this article, we have accumulate ten thoughts to take away from this year’s TGS. They weren’t all positive but most of them were…
Explosions, guns, and the Yakuza. What more could you want?
The end of another hard working week? Well ‘TGIS’ because here at PS3 Attitude we’ve got another 4 fantastic pick-me-ups for gamers everywhere!
SEGA has just announced that Yakuza 4 is coming soon to PS3 owners outside of Japan.
In Yakuza 3 you play as Kazuma as he comes out of retirement and returns to Tokyo.
As a former chief of the Yakuza Mafia family, he had been thoroughly enjoying life away from the criminal underworld, even finding time to set up an orphanage after growing up as an orphan himself – or so he thought.
The Japan PlayStation Store has updated and there is a demo for Yakuza 4!
Believe it or not, Yakuza 3 is not just about beating up dudes in Japan. The latest trailer from SEGA shows us the various locations of the game and what you can do in them.
The Western release of Yakuza 3 will not include Hostess Bars or Japanese history trivia.
SEGA have unleashed a Developer Diary on us for the Western release of Yakuza 3.
Yakuza 3 is just a month away and if you order now, you will get more content for the game.
Yakuza 3 releases in North America and Europe next month, and if you’re planning on getting the game in a PAL territory, we have some good news for you.
Europe and Australasia which cover the two regions in the PAL territory will only be getting the Collector’s Edition or Yakuza 3, but for the regular price.
Whether you love it or hate it, Gamestop pre-order bonuses are not going to be disappearing anytime soon.
Yakuza 4 is set to arrive in Japan on the 18th of March, but Europeans and North Americans are still waiting for Yakuza 3 to come out.
Well today comes the news that the game is set to arrive on the 12th of March in Europe – yes just six says before the fourth game.
SEGA has just released a new trailer for Yakuza 4 and the visuals are absolutely breathtaking.