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  • News Alright, Enough Messing Around, Just Give Us Yakuza 4 Now

    Bloody nora

    If you frequent this site, you'll know that we adore the Yakuza franchise with passion. It's a brilliantly paced series and we love it. We've been waiting on Yakuza 4 ever since the third-instalment in the franchise was localised for the West. Knowing that the fourth game's coming, we've been trying to keep our hype levels in tact. No need to get too excited when the game's not due..

October2010

  • News Yakuza 4 To Get Less Cuts Than Its Predecessor, Claims SEGA

    The furore surrounding Yakuza 3's cuts were a bit exaggerated

    No-one likes getting half a game, but when it came to Yakuza 3 there was more than 50 hours worth of content still on the disc. The removal of hostess bars was a silly move by SEGA, something the publisher admits to. That's why they're being a lot smarter with the Western handling of Yakuza 4. Speaking to Kotaku, SOA's community manager..

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  • News SEGA: Yakuza 3 Sales In The West "Positive"

    SEGA's made a comment on Yakuza 3's sales, which launched earlier in the year exclusively on Playstation 3

    The game's overt Japanese nature made it a tough-sell for many consumers, and many were worried about how the game would be received. But SEGA's come out to say, "hey, it was all good", providing the following statement on the SoA forums:"As was mentioned a couple times above,..

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  • News Yakuza 4 Continues To Look Pretty Damn Rad

    GameWatch have put up some awesome screen comparisons of Yakuza 4's "living" world at various points through the day

    Day, dusk, night; the world looks vibrant at all periods, with some amazing ambient lighting going on. Please SEGA. Please bring this and Yakuza 3 to the West. If you won't let us have Shenmue III, then at least give us this.