The Bright District Of Kamurocho Ain't Looking So Chirpy.

Much of SEGA's marketing muscle is going into the upcoming PSP title, which is due much sooner than its PlayStation 3 brethren. Hence why this morning's Famitsu magazine is so shocking.

Building up to the game's full reveal at next month's Tokyo Game Show, SEGA's placed a mysterious advert in the Japanese Gaming Bible. The image shows the familiar Yakuza setting, Kamurocho, bombed and burnt out. The headline simply reads: "The End". What could this mean for Kazuma Kiryu — and more importantly, all the lovely hostess ladies?

We'll find out at TGS. We absolutely cannot wait.