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Yakuza 1 & 2 HD on Wii U “an experiment” to gauge interest

Yakuza 1 & 2 HD is being released on Wii U in Japan in order to gauge interest in the franchise from owners of the console.

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Yakuza 2 headlines

  • Yakuza HD remakes outed by Famitsu leaks

    Andriasang‘s generally reliable early Famitsu leaks report that Sega’s major Yakuza announcement is an HD remake bundle of the first two Yakuza games. The re-release is expected in early November – although previous rumours had it down for December – exclusively for PlayStation 3. We’re waiting on the magazine’s release for more information. The first […]

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  • Yakuza 2 allows you to" smash people's heads into walls"

    IGN has published a hands-on with Sega’s Yakuza 2. The intensity of the game’s combat really left its mark. “The fighting system feels both faster and more responsive than what I remember from the first game,” says the piece. “While it seemed a little stiff at times, the battle I tried in Yakuza 2 was […]

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  • Yakuza 2 released September 9

    Sega has issued a press release revealing that Yakuza 2 will be released on September 9 this year. “Yakuza 2 plunges you once more into the violent Japanese underworld where respect and honour holds great importance. In intense brutal clashes with rival gangs, the police, and the Korean mafia, you will have opportunities to dole […]

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  • Sega announces E3 line-up

    Sega has announced its official E3 lineup. Loads of stuff here. See below. MadWorld (Wii – March 2009) Sonic Chronicles: The Dark Brotherhood (DS – Fall 2008) Sonic Unleashed (360, PS3, Wii, PS2 – Holiday 2008) Alpha Protocol (360, PS3, PC – February 2009) Samba De Amigo (Wii – September 2008) Bayonetta (360, PS3 – […]

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  • Yakuza 2 to feature Japanese audio with English subtitles

    Seganerds is reporting that Yakuza 2 will have English subtitles, allaying the fears of fans who complained about some awful English voice acting in the first installment. Says the site: Authentic, cinematic sequel. The gritty, genuine portrayal of life in the Yakuza is made more realistic throughout 16 gripping chapters with a return to the […]

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  • Yakuza 2 for European release

    Sega is to release Yakuza 2 in Europe, the publisher has just confirmed. The PS2 title “will be available in stores throughout Europe during 2008,” according to a statement from the company. “We are thrilled to treat the gamers in Europe to the sequel of the critically acclaimed Yakuza,” said Sega Europe marketing boss Gary […]

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