Tag Archives: Yakuza 5
Fri, May 10, 2013 | 12:57 BST
Sega has published details of its Q1 financial report, highlighting a 53% profit increase for the year ended March 31, 2013. The publisher’s biggest hit for the year was Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed, while Aliens: Colonial Marines old1.3 million copies worldwide.
Tue, Mar 19, 2013 | 05:34 GMT
A new fan campaign has been launched to try and pressure Sega into producing a localisation for the PlayStation 3-exclusive Yakuza 5. All previous games in the series have been released in the west, usually after a long delay, and in very small quantities – so it’s a fair bet that we can expect some decision on the December 2012 Japan release soon. It’s also worth noting that Sega itself uses social networks to gauge interest in localisations. Do the Like and Share thing here.
Tue, Feb 12, 2013 | 12:09 GMT
Yakuza 5 director Toshihiro Nagoshi has teased that there will be more games in Sega’s series after the fifth game releases. However, the game will not be on PS3, hinting at a switch to next-gen for subsequent titles.
Fri, Feb 08, 2013 | 08:47 GMT
Yakuza 5 follows its predecessor in having an install cinematic that shows off the game’s characters. However, players will only be able to watch ‘The Battle for the Dream’ once during their install and then that’s it. Watch it below the cut, it’s J-Rock-tastic.
Tue, Dec 04, 2012 | 13:19 GMT
Yakuza 5 will have players spending some time in jail it seems, as suggested by Sega’s whopping barrage of screens. There’s blood, snow, shaved heads, eye-patches, shops and a man getting ready to fight a bear. Seriously. Check out the shots below.
Tue, Nov 27, 2012 | 10:06 GMT
Fri, Nov 23, 2012 | 04:28 GMT
Sega is bringing one of its most popular and successful faces into the gangaster drama Yakuza 5.
Wed, Nov 21, 2012 | 22:59 GMT
Yakuza 5 has not been confirmed for western localisation, but that won’t stop über fans downloading and enjoying the Japanese demo when it release next week.
Mon, Nov 12, 2012 | 04:50 GMT
The Yakuza series has a long narrative tail, spelled out in dramatic cut-scenes. Familiarising yourself with the events of just one game’s twists and turns will give you a working knowledge of gangster Japanese, so tune into over 17 minutes of incomprehensible trailer if that’s what floats your boat.
Thu, Nov 01, 2012 | 11:29 GMT
Fri, Oct 19, 2012 | 08:30 BST
Yakuza 5 protagonist Kiryu can work as a taxi driver when he’s not cracking skulls in Sega’s bustling sandbox. Watch him make some crazy money in the game’s new dev diary trailer. You can also see Saejima hunting in the forest.
Wed, Oct 10, 2012 | 11:45 BST
Wed, Oct 03, 2012 | 11:42 BST
Yakuza 5 will bring back a new and improved hostess dating system, that lets players take a slew of digital divas around the Tokyo streets, cabaret clubs, and buy them drinks and other things. We’re sure someone will find this interesting. Get the screens below.
Tue, Oct 02, 2012 | 06:39 BST
Japan will score two exclusive – and smexy – PlayStation 3 Super Slim editions, celebrating Yakuza 5 and Fist of the North Star: Ken’s Rage 2. Hit the break to marvel at them.
Thu, Sep 20, 2012 | 06:07 BST
Yakuza 5 has better turn up in the west or my adoration of these two new, release date-celebrating trailers will be wasted.
Fri, Sep 07, 2012 | 08:48 BST
Yakuza 5 newbie Tatsuo Shinada has been revealed in more detail by Sega. The developer revealed new shots of Shinada throwing down with a number of painful grapples, kicks and death by flagpole.
Thu, Aug 30, 2012 | 21:10 BST
SEGA has announced its TGS 2012 line-up of games for the show.
Tue, Aug 28, 2012 | 12:35 BST
Yakuza 5 reveals are trickling out of Japan a lot recently, lifting the lid on a new dance battle mode, the return of the Tojo clan, and the inclusion of Namco’s Taiko Drum Master arcade game. Now, Sega has revealed a new batch of in-game screens showing off its cast of characters. Get the shots below.
Wed, Aug 22, 2012 | 11:10 BST
Yakuza 5 reveals have ranged from weird to weirder recently, but now Sega has spilled the ramen on the game’s cold-hard gameplay facts.
Wed, Aug 22, 2012 | 06:47 BST
Yakuza 5 brings back some of your favourite gangsters; see them in all their sharp-suited, moderately sociopathic glory through the break.