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Yakuza 5
Ryu ga Gotoku 5: Yume Kanaeshi Mono
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Exclusive to PlayStation 3.

About Yakuza 5

This latest entry in the long-running gangster series picks up following the events of Yakuza 4, and sees franchise poster boy Kazuma Kiryu working as a cab driver in Fukuoka. The game features five different locations, including the returning Kamurocho.

Yakuza 5 News

  • Yakuza 5 closing in on western release -- rumor

    A rumour has emerged that Yakuza 5 will be localised for English-speaking audiences. The rumour appeared in the pages of Electronic Gaming Monthly, with the relevant extract posted on GearNuke. EGM's multi-monikered Quatermann writes, "In fact, the Q-Gangzta even has this exclusive tidbit: D...

  • PS4 ten times more powerful than PS3, says Yakuza producer

    According to Game Watch (via DualShockers), Yakuza producer Toshihiro Nagoshi told the press at the Taipei Game Show that the PlayStation 4's architecture caused a bit of a headache during the development process, but it's nearly ten times more powerful than the PlayStation 3: "Comparing the P...

  • PlayStation exclusive Yakuza: Ishin gets new gameplay video

    Sega has released a gameplay commentary video, all in Japanese, for PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4-exclusive game Yakuza: Ishin, showcasing a plethora of minigames and play spots where gamers can distract themselves with series staple oddities. The video features game producer Masayoshi Yokoyama d...

  • Yakuza 5 localization unlikely, but dev is keen to bring Yakuza Ishin to the west

    Yakuza creator Toshihiro Nagoshi has said there are currently no plans to localize PlayStation 3-exclusive action-adventure, Yakuza 5. Speaking with EDGE Online, Nagoshi-san, commented, “We don’t have a plan for that at the moment. The Yakuza Studio team is a fixed size, and we have t...

  • SEGA teasing Yakuza-related announcement

    A ‘surprise announcement’ pertaining to the Yakuza franchise will be made next weekend, SEGA has teased. Reports from Japan (via Gematsu) state that the announcement will drop on August 18, after 5.00 p.m. Tokyo Time. Whatever SEGA has in the pipeline remains unknown, but it coinci...

  • Yakuza series will continue, but not on PS3

    SEGA’s gangster-‘em-up Yakuza isn’t going into retirement anytime soon, but series head honcho Toshihiro Nagoshi has said that Yakuza 5 will be the last title for PlayStation 3. Speaking with Dengeki PlayStation (translated by Gematsu), Nagoshi-san said the team has adopted a mo...

  • Yakuza 5 gameplay footage packs a punch

    Footage of Yakuza 5’s Japanese demo has been uploaded to YouTube for your viewing pleasure. The adventure-brawler hits stores in the Land of the Rising Sun in early December, though PlayStation 3 owners were given a taste of the action thanks to a brief teaser this month. Seen below, the...

  • Yakuza 5 gets new story trailer

    SEGA is gearing up for the release of Yakuza 5 in Japan this winter, and to whet your appetite, the industry giant has released a lengthy story trailer for the upcoming gangster-‘em-up. Check it out below. Yakuza 5 is due out exclusively on PlayStation 3 in Japan on December 6, 2012. A w...

  • Yakuza 5 - Kazuma Kiryu trailer

    SEGA has polished off a new trailer showcasing Yakuza 5 protagonist and general hard man Kazuma Kiryu in action. While Kiryu is best known for pummelling mobsters and local thugs, this latest trailer also highlights our hero’s less violent pastimes, namely working as a taxi driver. Check it...

  • Yakuza 5 PS3 bundle hitting Japan

    Sony will release a Yakuza 5-branded Super Slim PlayStation 3 in Japan later this year. Included in the bundle is a swanky gold top DualShock 3 control pad, as well as a Yakuza beach towel. It’ll cost 37,800 yen, which equates to roughly $484/£300. Yakuza 5 is due out exclusively ...

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