• Sega

    Sega Wants Simultaneous Video Game Releases Worldwide

    If you’re a Persona fan or even a Yakuza fan, you know that over in the West, we get the same titles months after they launch in Japan. The last three Persona games launched sometime after their release but that may no longer be the case, says Sega VP...
  • Judgement

    Sega Begins Judgement Countdown Clock

    With Judgement arriving on Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation 5, and Stadia today, Sega has launched a countdown timer on their website. Using a fish-lens look at the fictional city of Kamurocho, there is something set to happen in a few weeks but what it is, is anyone’s guess. The timer...
  • Judgement

    Judgement Sequel is Reportedly in Development

    A sequel to 2018’s Judgement is reportedly in development, according to Yakuza Fansite, Tojo Dojo. The news comes from a source that the outlet believes to be genuine, this news is also off the heels of a set of trademarks that were filed by Japanese companies yesterday. One of those companies was Sega of...
  • Yakuza

    Yakuza Producer Would Like to Bring Yakuza Kenzan/Ishin to the West as Remakes

    Yakuza‘s rise in popularity in the west has been doing great business for Sega the last couple of years. While all mainline Yakuza titles are on PC, PlayStation and Xbox platforms – or will be for Xbox with Yakuza 6: The Song of Life hitting the platform this March...
  • Toshihiro Nagoshi

    Yakuza Creator Toshihiro Nagoshi is Stepping Down as Sega CCO

    As part of a corporate restructuring at Sega, Toshihiro Nagoshi is stepping down as Chief Creative Officer, who took up the position in 2012, at the third party publisher. Starting April 1, Nagoshi will serve as Sega’s creative director, the company announced. Nagoshi hasn’t made an official comment on...
  • Review: Yakuza: Like a Dragon

    Yakuza: Like a Dragon is a massive departure from the tentpoles of the series but with new protagonist Ichiban Kasuga at the helm, the series is in good hands. Moving from a brawler to a full-on RPG is a bold move from the developers but it works and it's...
  • Streets of Kamurocho to Launch October 17

    To celebrate Sega’s 60th anniversary, we’re getting some really neat games as part of the celebration. Sega mashed Streets of Rage 2 with the ever-popular Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio’s Yakuza series, and Streets of Kamurocho was born. The death of the Tojo Clan’s Third Chairman has plunged the organization...
  • Yakuza: Like a Dragon Arrives in 2021 for PlayStation 5

    Today, Sega confirmed their plans for the upcoming seventh entry into the long-running Yakuza series. So while we know that Yakuza: Like a Dragon is coming to Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PC and PlayStation 5, Sega confirmed it is a timed-exclusive on console. On the...
  • Sega Developing Yakuza Film

    Variety reports that Sega is currently developing a live-action film based on its Yakuza video game series, with 1212 Entertainment and Wild Sheep Content. Yakuza is one of Sega’s best-selling franchises after Sonic the Hedgehog. Erik Barmack, Roberto Grande and Joshua Long will produce the project. “Yakuza offers us...
  • Yakuza: Like a Dragon Will Be A Launch Title for Xbox Series X

    This is an exciting bit of news for Yakuza fans as the newest game in the series, Yakuza: Like a Dragon will be a launch title for the Xbox Series X. In a new trailer from Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio, which asks the player, “How Will You Rise,” which...