SEGA working on Yakuza prequel, says Famitsu
- Posted May 7th, 2009 at 11:49 EDT by Mike Harradence
- 11 Comments
According to the cover of Japan’s latest Weekly Famitsu, SEGA is in the process of developing a brand new entry in the Yakuza franchise.
Scans of the article itself have yet to surface, but early reports suggest that the game will take the form of a prequel featuring a young Kazuma Kiryu. Producer Toshihiro Nagoshi is also on board the project.
The most recent instalment in the series, Yakuza 3, hit Japanese PS3’s back in February this year, though there’s currently no word on the possibility of a western release.
We hope to bring you more details on the alleged prequel as soon as they become available.
- 6:55am EDT - May 7th, 2009
I still want 3!!!(but) A prequel is fine to =3
- 6:58am EDT - May 7th, 2009
More Yakuza games can only be a good thing.
- 6:59am EDT - May 7th, 2009
Well what about sending the third one to Europe?
- 7:39am EDT - May 7th, 2009
Thank you Nagoshi. You´re the man
- 8:09am EDT - May 7th, 2009
this game does look good i saw the trailer altho i dont know if theyd bring it west or to australia if they do bring west altho iid probably get it
- 9:46am EDT - May 7th, 2009
it needs to be less japanes-ey if we're going to get it. im ok with the gta style, but the crazy japan stuff has got to go
- 10:26am EDT - May 7th, 2009
I'll take any great RgG they actually release.
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- 10:54am EDT - May 7th, 2009
at #6 why would would you want less, i want it to stay the way it is. anyway i hope they bring it over here in the US.
- 10:58am EDT - May 7th, 2009
working on a prequal?? please, just work on an translation for yakuza 3 :P I mean, come on, that's like a month's work instead of 3 years making an other game.
- 5:48pm EDT - May 7th, 2009
Hmm. I'd like the third one first please.
- 9:25am EDT - May 8th, 2009
@6 then go play your gta. RgK is action rpg and it's asian style with blood boiling crazy actions with heart warming stories. (for me GTA4 lost it's action i prefer previos games over last GTA )
come on SEGA! english subtitle and interface and no english voice like RgK2 come ooon!
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