Enter the Dragon
The story of Yakuza protagonist Kazuma Kiryu may be over, but that won't stop the Dragon of Dojima from nabbing a cameo appearance in Fist of the North Star: Lost Paradise. Well, kind of. For a limited time (from the 2nd October, when the game launches, to the 15th October), you'll be able to download a Kiryu skin for free. That's...
Crack your knuckles
Hop on over to the PlayStation Store in Europe and you should find a playable demo for Fist of the North Star: Lost Paradise. It's 8.7GB in size, and based on what we've heard, it's a reasonably lengthy look at the upcoming action title. At the time of writing, the demo isn't available in North America just yet, but it...
Ken you handle it
Wow, look at good guy SEGA pulling off this admittedly cool little move. Earlier this month, the publisher revealed Fist of the North Star: Lost Paradise's Western box art, and while it certainly isn't bad, it's not quite on par with the
And it's bloody as heck
Fist of the North Star: Lost Paradise is a Yakuza game at its core. It's the same developer, it has the same kind of structure -- complete with minigames -- and the combat looks like it builds directly upon the foundations laid by Kiryu and pals. Having said that, the combat looks properly mental in this latest trailer...
At least it's not terrible
The box art for Fist of the North Star: Lost Paradise has been revealed, and it's thankfully not too shabby. As you'd expect, it features main badass Kenshiro cracking his knuckles as his enemies swarm behind him. The colour palette is quite pretty, too. But it's not quite on the same level as Japan's old school...
The announcement that Fist of the North Star: Lost Paradise is making its way to Western shores later this year was somewhat overshadowed by other E3 news, but it's a big win for fans nonetheless. It's being developed by Yakuza Studio, the team responsible for, you guessed it, the Yakuza series, and this new gameplay footage looks very...
Fist of the North Star: Lost Paradise -- the game's confirmed Western title -- is officially heading West later this year, SEGA has announced. The adaptation is developed by the team behind the Yakuza series, and has a very similar gameplay structure. It launched in Japan earlier in the year. It comes to North American and Europe...
The stars align
Well, it looks like Fist of the North Star is heading West, if a supposed Amazon leak is to be believed. According to the online retailer, it'll be called Fist of the North Star: Lost Paradise outside of Japan. Decent subtitle, to be honest. Given that the leak has popped up during E3, it's probably safe to assume that an...
Not dead yet
Following yesterday's Western launch of Yakuza 6: The Song of Life, SEGA has released a survey for the purposes of gathering fan feedback. It's pretty standard stuff, but there is one question in particular that sticks out. Near the end of the survey, users are presented with the following query: "While no localization has been...
Those lunatics over at PlayStation Japan have done it again. Hot on the heels of the firm's brilliant Monster Hunter: World adverts, this plug for Fist of the North Star makes for yet another fantastic video. Once again, Japanese actor Takayuki Yamada is back playing a titular role, this time hitting the gym as protagonist...
Beast from the East
If you're holding out hope for SEGA to announce a Western release date for Fist of the North Star, then you may want to ease your suffering with the game's Japanese demo, which is available to download now. Naturally, you'll need a Japanese PlayStation Network account to do so. You can find the demo's store page through...
Fist of the North Star, from the team behind the Yakuza series, is launching later this year in Japan, and this latest gameplay video has us wishing for a Western release more than ever. Lasting over an hour, the demo shows a lot of different elements, from combat to cutscenes. The gameplay starts around the 21:30 mark, but if you want...
This author’s familiarity with the Fist of the North Star franchise expands as far as that boxing game you often find covered in spilled coffee in the corner of Blackpool arcades, but SEGA’s take on the popular anime (manga?) series looks superb. It’s basically a Yakuza game, but because the universe is less down-to-Earth, it...
Fist of the North Star is out early next year in Japan, and so SEGA has decided to reveal the game's official PlayStation 4 box art. Featuring an illustration penned by Tetsuo Hara, the artist of the original manga, it's not the kind of cover you see all that often these days -- it's definitely got an old school look to it. In case...
A better look at Yakuza Studio's PS4 project
An extended trailer for Fist of the North Star has been released, and we're seriously starting to think that this could be the modern video game adaptation that the legendary series deserves. Developed by the same team behind the Yakuza games -- and starring the same voice cast, we might add -- this...
You're definitely already dead
We may only have three minutes of Fist of the North Star footage to gawk at, but boy does it look promising. Essentially a Yakuza title with a Fist of the North Star skin, the game's certainly grabbed our attention. In the video that we've embedded, we get to see some general exploration as well as...
In Japan, at least
In case you don't already know, Fist of the North Star is coming to PlayStation 4, and it's being developed by the team behind the Yakuza series. It was first revealed a few weeks ago during the developer's own presentation, and now the brawler's got a new trailer fresh from Sony's TGS 2017 press conference. Basically, this looks...
Well we certainly didn't see this one coming. Announced during the developer's presentation earlier today, SEGA's Yakuza Studio is working on a Fist of the North Star game for PlayStation 4. At first glance it certainly seems like a good fit, given the team's penchant for burly men kicking the absolute snot out of each...
Fist Of The North Star's coming to Europe? The video-game, that is
Awesome. It's not only making the jump over here, mind. According to a Tecmo-Koei spokesperson speaking to Eurogamer, the anime-flavoured Dynasty Warriors-esque affair will ship over here with all its original Japanese voice-acting in tact. Nice. There'll still be an English dialogue option for those who want it — but in a game..
Remember we told you about a Fist Of The North Star game yesterday? Well here it is: complete with spikey hair and irritatingly buff bodies
The game's due to hit Japan in 2010. Koei described the game as follows:"Channeling their energy into a single deadly blow, players can strike their victims and cause them to violently explode on screen. Gamers can also let loose with Kenshiro's signature..
The popular post apocalyptic martial-arts manga Fist Of The North Star is heading to Playstation 3 mashed up against the popular Dynasty Warriors series
Details are extremely scant as of right now, but we expect to get more details soon. We'll report straight from the horses' mouth.
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