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News: Yakuza 0 Grabs a Day One Edition on PS4

Yakuza 0 Grabs a Day One Edition on PS4

Plus a new English trailer

We've been watching so much Yakuza 6 gameplay recently that we almost forgot Yakuza 0 is heading West early next year. Featuring a much younger Kazuma Kiryu, this should prove to be another memorable romp through Japan's seedy underbelly. You can learn more about our legendary protagonist and the sticky situation that...

TGS 2016: Yakuza 6 Sparkles in 17 Minute PS4 Gameplay Demo

Yakuza 6 Sparkles in 17 Minute PS4 Gameplay Demo

Kamuroch-oh

Yakuza 6 is the first entry in the storied series to be developed natively for the PlayStation 4, and it really shows – the game looks stunning. In this 17 minute live gameplay demo from the Tokyo Game Show, we see seasoned protagonist Kazuma Kiryu exploring a glittery Kamurocho. And the clip ends with a bit of weight training,...

News: Sonic Mania's PS4 Collector's Edition Is a Blu-ray Short of Brilliance

Sonic Mania's PS4 Collector's Edition Is a Blu-ray Short of Brilliance

Duh-duh

Sonic Mania looks like the best title starring the blue blur in years, and SEGA's commemorating that fact with an awesome Collector's Edition. Two problems: it doesn't include a boxed copy of the PlayStation 4 game on Blu-ray and it's not coming out in Europe. This is a publisher that will insist on taking one step forward, and two steps...

Review: Hatsune Miku: Project Diva X (PS4)

Hatsune Miku: Project Diva X (PS4)

It's got the X-Factor

One of the songs in the brand new rhythm game, Hatsune Miku: Project Diva X, is called Holy Lance Explosion Boy, and it's about an unsettlingly young boy accidentally getting someone pregnant, featuring lines like: "This 0.02mm barrier is seriously getting annoying." If the thought of a kawaii, virtual boy's condom splitting...

Feature: Three Reasons Why Sonic Mania on PS4 Will Be Rad

Three Reasons Why Sonic Mania on PS4 Will Be Rad

Sonic Cycle be damned

Let's start by dealing with the talking hedgehog in the room, huh? The lighting in the video you'll find above is… Pretty bad. We'd love to say that we unleashed our inner-Super Sonic and somehow turned our skin a subtle shade of Simpsons yellow, but as amateurs we just completely cocked up the colour grading both at source...

News: SEGA Wants All Numbered Yakuza Games on PS4

SEGA Wants All Numbered Yakuza Games on PS4

But no firm plans right now

Are you eager to get into the Yakuza franchise but not sure where to get started? Series creator Toshihiro Nagoshi has hinted that SEGA wants to bring all numbered entries to the PlayStation 4 following the success of the first game's remake, Yakuza Kiwami. This means that the publisher wants to find a way to port...

News: Yakuza 0 Parties Exclusively on PS4 from 24th January

Yakuza 0 Parties Exclusively on PS4 from 24th January

Acceptable in the eighties

If confirmation of Yakuza 6's release date in Japan has left you battling the green-eyed monster, then we come with good news: Yakuza 0, the series' 80s spin-off, will deploy on 24th January exclusively on the PlayStation 4 in North America and Europe. Just so we're clear, that's not a pager vibrating in your pocket –...

News: PS4 Sequel Yakuza 6 Rips Off Its Shirt on 8th December in Japan

PS4 Sequel Yakuza 6 Rips Off Its Shirt on 8th December in Japan

Feel the Heat

Kazuma Kiryu's story will finally come to a conclusion in Yakuza 6 on 8th December in Japan, publisher SEGA has announced. The long-awaited sequel was dated during an event overnight, and you can watch the game's epic release date trailer below. This is the first entry in the series to be natively developed with the PlayStation 4 in...

News: Sonic Sprints onto PS4 in Two New Games

Sonic Sprints onto PS4 in Two New Games

SEEEGAAAAA

The blue blur has been MIA on PlayStation platforms since 2011's Sonic Generations – or, if we're counting spin-offs, Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed in 2012. Over the last 14 years, SEGA has been working closely with Nintendo to bring exclusive Sonic games to their consoles, including Sonic Lost World, Mario & Sonic at...

News: Learn Why Shenmue Is Held in Such High Regard

Learn Why Shenmue Is Held in Such High Regard

Courage shall determine his fate

Not going to lie: Shenmue III's reveal almost had your humble host in tears last year. It's a game series that's had a profound effect on this author, as illustrated in this soapbox article. But many who missed out on the original – or perhaps were too young to play it – may not understand why Yu Suzuki's...

News: Valkyria Chronicles Soundtrack Mobilises on iTunes for the First Time Outside Japan

Valkyria Chronicles Soundtrack Mobilises on iTunes for the First Time Outside Japan

"Squad 7, move out!"

You might have missed it amid the excitement over Uncharted 4, Doom and Overwatch, but Sega launched Valkyria Chronicles Remastered on the PS4 recently. A loving re-release of one of the finest PS3 exclusives, this new offering is accompanied by the first western release of the game's excellent soundtrack, composed by the...

News: SEGA Wants Shenmue HD on PS4 As Much As You Do

SEGA Wants Shenmue HD on PS4 As Much As You Do

And thus the saga begins

Shenmue III is in active development for the PlayStation 4, but many of you have never played the Dreamcast originals. Talk of high-definition remasters of Shenmue and Shenmue II have been swirling since the PlayStation 3 days, but have never come to fruition. However, the publisher has reiterated that it's "investigating"...