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Yakuza 4 coming west next spring

Tuesday, 8th June 2010 15:26 GMT By Johnny Cullen

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Sega’s just announced that Yakuza 4 will be coming west next year to PlayStation 3,

It comes after the release of the third release in the series in the west this past March after loads of fan demand.

The game will be at E3, with game designer Toshihiro Nagoshi fielding questions by fans over email during the event on the game’s official website.

The game’s story sees regular main character Kazuma step aside from the role, with three separate playable characters in “their own compelling back-story and a gripping interwoven plot”.

See that? That’s a bed. Jump on it. Go wild.

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20 Comments

  1. Raining_Upwards

    FUCKING YES!!!

    *Ahem*

    #1 4 years ago
  2. Mike W

    Excellency!!!!

    #2 4 years ago
  3. A4-F8

    best game i ever played in my life specially the story

    #3 4 years ago
  4. Yoshi

    @3 you obviously havnt played RDR then ;D

    #4 4 years ago
  5. Blerk

    Hurrah! Do a proper job on this time though, eh?

    #5 4 years ago
  6. Gekidami

    Speak of the devil.

    #6 4 years ago
  7. A4-F8

    i got rdr but am not big fan of the western games

    anyway i didnt finished rdr yet still 12% lol

    to be hoest its really good game but it will take from me while to finish it

    #7 4 years ago
  8. Raining_Upwards

    @5 To be fair, it could still come out with all the cuts that the Western version of Yakuza 3 had and I would still buy it.

    I’m just thankful it’s even been announced at all.

    #8 4 years ago
  9. ChrisPilote

    I love Sega again.

    #9 4 years ago
  10. YoungZer0

    I have a feeling it’s going to be just as bad as all previous Yakuza games.

    #10 4 years ago
  11. Raining_Upwards

    Well it took 10 posts for the Yakuza-hate to start, so I guess that’s some sort of record.

    /cry

    #11 4 years ago
  12. YoungZer0

    Cry harder.

    #12 4 years ago
  13. Raining_Upwards

    @12 Nope.

    #13 4 years ago
  14. YoungZer0

    Not even a little bit harder?

    #14 4 years ago
  15. Raining_Upwards

    @14 Well that depends. You’re a nasty customer YoungZer0 – A nasty customer indeed :)

    #15 4 years ago
  16. Patrick Garratt

    Trufax: I have never played a Yakuza game.

    /blerk

    #16 4 years ago
  17. Galactic_Barret

    That nope? Killed it.

    Got to say, I’m glad Sega is wising up; you have to cultivate a brand by, you know, marketing and selling it to its audience. Multiple times. MS, Sony, CC, Epic all have successful worldwide IP because they’ve done as much. With Sonic running around, getting nowhere, its time to back a new horse. Just do (or let someone else) give it some damn, marketing.

    #17 4 years ago
  18. Dimacorgan

    @Yoshi ah com’on… ok game’s good, but best game/story?!
    I tried it, didn’t catch me at all… must be because I ain’t no big western fan… it all just looks so empty to me…

    #18 4 years ago
  19. Amored

    And I haven’t even started on Yakuza 3 yet. In fact, I haven’t even bought it yet :Oo

    #19 4 years ago
  20. AHA-Lambda

    Surprised they announced this move so quickly :)

    Yakuza 3 must have done better than they thought. Still not convinced on kenzan or psp yakuza games coming here though

    #20 4 years ago

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