• Toshihiro Nagoshi

    NetEase Games Is Looking to Nab Toshihiro Nagoshi

    Per Bloomberg, NetEase is looking to ‘poach’ Toshihiro Nagoshi, the creator of the Yakuza series in a bid to expand their footprint in the Japanese development scene. Nagoshi has been a tentpole developer for Sega, having created one of the most popular franchises with a new game set to launch...
  • 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...