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Ghost of Tsushima
Action 17 July 2020
An action sandbox game developed by Sucker Punch, the creators of the InFamous series. The player is taken to the titular island of Tshishima, where as a samurai he or she fights the Mongol invaders in order to avenge the death of family and close ones. A direct confrontation isn’t always the best course of action. To effectively eliminate opponents, the protagonist must learn to work in the shadows.
Like a Dragon: Infinite Wealth
RPG 25 January 2024
The eighth main installment of the Yakuza series and a TPP turn-based jRPG, just like its predecessor. Like a Dragon: Infinite Wealth stars two of the series' protagonists - Ichiban Kasuga and Kazuma Kiryu.
Rise of the Ronin
RPG 22 March 2024
Rise of the Ronin is an RPG with an extensive arcade combat system and an open world structure. As the titular warrior without a lord, we traverse 19th-century Japan troubled by conflict between supporters of the Shogun and the Emperor.
Action 25 March 2022
GhostWire: Tokyo is the new game from the legendary Shinji Mikami, announced at the Bethesda conference at E3 2019.
Action 25 June 2019
An action adventure game in which we play the role of a detective conducting complex criminal investigations. Project JUDGE was created by the authors of the popular Yakuza series, i.e. Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio. As a former lawyer of Takayuki Yagami, we deal with the prosecution of criminals.
RPG 2024 (early access since 10 August 2023)
Sengoku Dynasty is a life sim in the Japanese Middle Ages. The player's task is to take care of his family, develop the settlement and fight against the enemies that threaten it. The action takes place in an open world and the game focuses on a realistic representation of the local culture and history.
Action 24 September 2021
A spin-off of the popular Yakuza series, and a sequel to 2019's warmly welcomed Judgment. In Lost Judgment, the main character is once again Takayuki Yagami, a private detective investigating a mysterious murder case in Yokohama.
Like a Dragon: Ishin
Action 21 February 2023
Like a Dragon: Ishin is a remake of the samurai spin-off of the Yakuza series. The game takes us to 19th century Japan and casts us in the role of a samurai searching for the murderer of his mentor. The game offers an open world, an arcade combat system and a rich set of mini-games.
Action 12 March 2015
Another installment in the popular action game series, known as the Japan’s take on the Grand Theft Auto series. This time, the developers from SEGA created a prequel of the whole series, taking place in 1988, seven years before the events seen in the first installment. The plot of Yakuza 0 focuses on young Kazuma Kiryu, the series' protagonist, as he began his journey to become a legend in the Japanese underworld.
NiOh 2: The Complete Edition
RPG 13 March 2020
A sequel to the souls-like game from 2017. It was developed by the creators of the first entry in the series, Team Ninja. In NiOh 2, the players once again assume the role of a samurai who faces hostile men and mythical creatures.
Yakuza 6: The Song of Life
Action 17 April 2018
The 6th installment in the series of gangster action games published by SEGA, which is popular in Japan. The titular Yakuza is the Japanese word used to describe local organized criminal structures and its members.
Action 29 August 2017
A complex remake of the first installment in the Yakuza series. The original title debuted on PlayStation 2 in 2005. The game takes place in 1995, eight years after the events shown in Yakuza 0. Kazuma Kiryu, the main protagonist, is a high ranked member of the criminal clan Tojo. He takes the blame for the murder of the patriarch of Dojima family, who was responsible for kidnapping his friend Yumi. After ten years the protagonist is released from prison.
Yakuza Kiwami 2
Action 28 August 2018
Yakuza Kiwami 2 is an expanded remake of the second entry in the Yakuza series. The game was developed by Sega and enables the player to assume the role of Kazuma Kiryu. The developers left the story from the original version and used a modern engine and improved mechanics.
Assassin's Creed: Red
The thirteenth main installment in Ubisoft's series. Its action takes place in the open world of feudal Japan, and the protagonist is a shinobi belonging to the brotherhood of the titular assassins.
Trek to Yomi
Action 05 May 2022
Action adventure game inspired by the films of Akira Kurosawa. In Trek to Yomi we play as a young samurai who, in order to fulfill his oath made to his dying mentor, must face the forces of evil. The title was developed by Leonard Menchiari and Flying Wild Hog studio.
SG/ZH: School Girl/Zombie Hunter
Action 17 November 2017
A dynamic third-person perspective shooter developed by Tamsoft studio from Japan. The action of School Girl/Zombie Hunter takes place in the university known from the Onechanbara series. Once Musaku High School gets invaded by hordes of bloodthirsty zombies, five schoolgirls trapped inside rise up to the challenge and face them. Cooperation is the key to success – each heroine has unique abilities, weaknesses, and strengths, so only together they can battle the enemies.
Strategy 09 March 2021
Another full-fledged installment of Stronghold, a popular strategy game series developed by FireFly since 2001. As always, the game takes us to medieval times, and allows us to assume the role of a lord with a small castle and a poor village at his command. Our job is to grow the area to become a powerful domain.
Yakuza: Like a Dragon
RPG 10 November 2020
Yakuza 7: Whereabouts of Light and Darkness is an action game which is the next installment of the popular Yakuza series. This time, instead of going to Tokyo, the players go to Yokohama, where they take control of the new protagonist - Ichiban Kasuga.
Japanese Drift Master
A drift-focused open world racing game by Polish studio Gaming Factory. Japanese Drift Master is set in Japan, tasking us with proving ourselves and becoming champion.
Yakuza 5 Remastered
Action 11 February 2020
A remastered version of Yakuza 5, i.e. the production that was the biggest part of this popular cycle at the time of its release. While playing in Yakuza 5 Remastered, we play as five heroes, hitting the middle of the war between the Tojo clan and the Omi alliance. In addition to the fictional Kamurocho, the title is available to us in four other districts located in Osaka, Fukuoce, Sapporo and Nagoya.
A strategic simulation game in which we lead the Japanese mafia clan - yakuza. The player's goal in Yakuza Empire, apart from taking control of the criminal world, is to avenge our brutally murdered predecessor.
Spirit Hunter: Death Mark II
Adventure 01 December 2022
Spirit Hunter: Death Mark II is a Japanese horror adventure game. The player investigates a series of deaths that occur in a Tokyo school every ten years. Some RPG elements add variety to the detective gameplay here.
Tomoyo After ~It's a Wonderful Life~
Adventure 25 January 2007
Tomoyo After ~It's a Wonderful Life~ English Edition is a Japanese visual novel. The plot of this game tells the further story of the protagonist of the game Clannad.
Tale of Ronin
A turn-based RPG created by Dead Mage Studio. Tale of Ronin features a story set in Japan’s feudal period. As the title suggests, player assumes the role of a ronin, i.e. a masterless samurai, who gets a chance to improve his lot. To make that happen, however, he must embark on a dangerous journey and experience both good and bad sides of the turbulent period of history, such as friendship, betrayal, war and honor.