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SEGA planning Yakuza 1 and 2 HD?

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on 13 July 2012

SEGA of Japan’s release schedule has outed high-definition revamps of the first two Yakuza titles.

Spotted by Andriasang on SEGA’s Japanese website, the listing, which was quickly removed, mentioned Yakuza 1 & 2 HD Edition for release on December 1, 2012.

The original Yakuza – often cited as a spiritual successor to beloved Dreamcast classic Shenmue – was released in 2005, with Yakuza 2 following the next year. Both games eventually turned up in the west, though sadly failed to set tills alight.

No word yet on whether the HD re-releases will turn up in the U.S. and Europe, but we’ll keep you posted.