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News: SEGA Punches a Yakuza 5 Demo onto the PSN Next Week

SEGA Punches a Yakuza 5 Demo onto the PSN Next Week

Heat action

Kazuma Kiryu and crew will spring back into life next week, when a demo for Yakuza 5 fights its way onto the Japanese PlayStation Store. The playable teaser – set for release on 27th November – will allow you to sample the game’s opening moments, letting you roam the streets of Fukuoka as the aforementioned Dragon of Dojima. The...

News: Oh No, Sonic the Fighters Is Releasing Overseas

Oh No, Sonic the Fighters Is Releasing Overseas

Bleurgh

Quick, cower behind your computer monitors, because the atrocious Sonic the Fighters is heading overseas. We think we’ve made our feelings fairly clear about the anthropomorphic fighter over the past couple of weeks, but just in case you missed them: this game is rubbish. The awful arcade release will be joined by the not-so-terrible...

News: You Won't Feel Shortchanged By This Yakuza 5 Story Trailer

You Won't Feel Shortchanged By This Yakuza 5 Story Trailer

How long have you got?

Most story trailers run for a couple of minutes at most – but we suppose that the Yakuza series has always been eager to buck conventions. This brand new Yakuza 5 video lasts for a whopping 10 minutes, and you still get the impression that it could have been longer. In fact, this is fairly tame by the franchise's usual...

News: Vanquish Slides onto the PlayStation Network Next Week

Vanquish Slides onto the PlayStation Network Next Week

Pocket rocket

Shinji Mikami’s criminally underrated third-person shooter Vanquish will dash onto the North American PlayStation Network next week, Sony has announced. The platform holder failed to attach a price to the ace adventure, but it’s currently available from the Xbox Live Marketplace for $19.99. We’d be amazed if SEGA charged any more...

News: New Yakuza 5 Footage Plays Ball

New Yakuza 5 Footage Plays Ball

Home run

One of the best things about the Yakuza franchise is the freedom it gives you to explore and participate in completely irrelevant mini-games. The upcoming Yakuza 5 will be no different – as has already been evidenced by the title’s taxi driving and hunting missions. This brand new trailer focuses on Tatsuo Shinada, one of the game’s...

News: Hell Yeah! Wrath of the Dead Rabbit DLC Gets Nostalgic

Hell Yeah! Wrath of the Dead Rabbit DLC Gets Nostalgic

Welcome to the Fantasy Zone

What’s better than a shamed dead rabbit hell-bent on revenge? A bunch of forgotten SEGA protagonists hell-bent on revenge, of course. Developer Arkedo has released a couple of new DLC packs for Hell Yeah! Wrath of the Dead Rabbit this week, which implement a slew of classic character skins. Amongst the famous faces are...

News: Yes, Sonic the Fighters Is Coming to the PSN

Yes, Sonic the Fighters Is Coming to the PSN

Don't shoot the messenger

Following weeks of speculation, SEGA has finally confirmed that Sonic the Fighters is coming to the PlayStation Network. As predicted, the terrible arcade fighting game will release alongside fellow Model 2 titles Virtua Fighter 2 and Fighting Vipers. You’ll be able to purchase all three games for ¥800 (roughly $10) in...

News: Check Out Kazuma Kiryu Driving a Taxi in Yakuza 5

Check Out Kazuma Kiryu Driving a Taxi in Yakuza 5

A to B

One of the many side-activities in Yakuza 5 – alongside Virtua Fighter 2 and, er, snowball fighting – will allow you to put protagonist Kazuma Kiryu behind the wheel of a taxi. The brand new Japanese developer diary embedded below shows the mode in action, as the former Tojo Clan chairman weaves in and out of traffic on two wheels and...

News: Jet Set Radio Vita Runs Out of Spray Paint

Jet Set Radio Vita Runs Out of Spray Paint

Dreamcast classic delayed

You’ll have to wait a little longer before you can hum the bass line on the train, because SEGA has confirmed that it has pushed back the PlayStation Vita version of graffiti simulator Jet Set Radio. In a statement released to Push Square, the company revealed that the delay was due to “necessary development...

News: Yakuza 5's Club SEGA Expanding with Virtua Fighter 2

Yakuza 5's Club SEGA Expanding with Virtua Fighter 2

"Maybe I'll play some"

Yakuza 5 is taking a step closer to its spiritual predecessor Shenmue by incorporating playable Virtua Fighter 2 cabinets into its Club SEGA arcades. The fighter will be available in its 2.0 and 2.1 revisions, providing a tantalising treat for fanatics who can tell the difference between the versions. Other arcade cabinets...

Rumour: Sonic the Fighters Is Punching onto PSN

Sonic the Fighters Is Punching onto PSN

Groan

Awful arcade brawler Sonic the Fighters may be the next retro SEGA title to be ported to PSN. Prolific online super sleuth Superannuation teased the game’s imminent arrival on his Twitter feed, noting: “Sonic the Fighters getting a digital re-release suggests to me that SEGA is running out of Sonic games to re-release.” Those of you...

News: Don't Worry, There'll Still Be Plenty of Dating in Yakuza 5

Don't Worry, There'll Still Be Plenty of Dating in Yakuza 5

Choose your words carefully

You’d imagine amongst all of the taxi driving, hunting and fighting, the cast of Yakuza 5 wouldn’t have much time for dating as well – but luckily for us, they do. Publisher SEGA has revealed a little more about the upcoming sequel’s overhauled hostess side-missions, and, as with the rest of the game, it sounds...