Yakuza Zero: Chikai no Basho News
But will it ever release overseas?
Gaming's most groomed executive Toshihiro Nagoshi will be smiling today, as Yakuza Zero – the latest entry in his soap opera-like series – has surpassed 500,000 units in Japan. The game's only three months old so this is a particularly impressive feat; perhaps it's time we reminded everyone that we'd love a...
Fledgling marketing managers take note: this is how you sell a video game. Yakuza Zero's overseas advertisement may only have 15 seconds to work with, but it crams bad fashion, brutal beat downs, and Super Hang-On all into its reduced running time. If this doesn't make you want to own Kazuma Kiryu's latest, you're not human.
If you're a regular Push Square reader, then you'll know that we're massive fans of the Yakuza franchise. A drama-filled series that plays a lot like an action RPG, the games explore stories that are entwined in the underbelly of one of Japan's seediest fictional districts. Yakuza Zero is the latest instalment, and after watching...
New video is NSFW
It's not often that we watch a 19-minute trailer for a game and are left gob-smacked by a mere 60 seconds of it, but that's what's happened with Yakuza Zero's latest video. As you've probably guessed from the headline, series protagonist Kazuma Kiryu will have to complete a quick-time event to properly answer a telephone, and...
As anticipated, Yakuza Zero: Chikai no Basho will take you back to a time before protagonist Kazuma Kiryu was an orphanage owner or taxi driver. The prequel is set in Kamurocho in December 1988, and will depict a turf war over the land required to build Millennium Tower. It’ll also serve as a coming of age story for the aforementioned...