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Jokes Are Over, Like a Dragon Devs Officially Mentioned New Installment, But It Won’t Be Kiwami 3

Adrian Werner, 02 April 2024, 05:00

Developers at Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio have confirmed that another game in the Like a Dragon series is being developed. However, it won't be Yakuza Kiwami 3.

Yakuza Devs Explain What Allows Them to Create Games Much Faster Than Rockstar

Adrian Werner, 06 February 2024, 01:19

The Yakuza/Like a Dragon series has given us ten games in the past 10 years. The brand's director in an interview told how this was achieved.

New Game Plus only in Deluxe and Ultimate Editions. SEGA Taking Flak Again

Martin Bukowski, 19 January 2024, 08:12

Sega offers the New Game Plus mode only in the more expensive editions of Like a Dragon: Infinite Wealth. Once again, this has been met with dissatisfaction from players.

Like a Dragon: Infinite Wealth Wouldn't be Made Without Success of Yakuza 7; New Gameplay

Jacob Blazewicz, 05 January 2024, 05:40

The developers of the Yakuza series were ready to abandon turn-based combat and new characters if the previous game was not received with enthusiasm. Fortunately, Like a Dragon: Infinite Wealth will be released as planned, as a new gameplay reminds us.

SEGA Bets on Multiplatform and Global Game Launches, but Doesn't Give Up on Super Games

Jacob Blazewicz, 21 December 2023, 06:56

SEGA is still betting on super games (at least one of them), but it also plans to strengthen its well-known brands, bring old ones back to life, and bet on global and multiplatform launches.

When Does Like a Dragon Gaiden Take Place? Timeline

Agnes Adamus, 09 November 2023, 05:28

Like a Dragon Gaiden The Man Who Erased His Name enables us to take on the role of Kazuma Kiryu again. In this guide you can find out when the production is set.

Like a Dragon Gaiden Substories List

Aleksander Kartasinski, 09 November 2023, 01:03

Well like substories in Yakuza series come back in Like a Dragon Gaiden too, though in a bit altered form. Here you will find them all listed.

Like a Dragon Gaiden: The Man Who Erased His Name Launches on Steam

Michal Harat, 08 November 2023, 05:18

The latest installment in the Like a Dragon series launches today on Steam. On Sony and Microsoft consoles, The Man Who Erased His Name will be released tomorrow.

Like a Dragon Infinite Wealth Release Date [Update: New Yakuza in Game Pass]

Jan Kopacz, 21 September 2023, 13:12

We learned the release date for Like a Dragon: Infinite Wealth. Sega has also released new footage from this game and Like a Dragon Gaiden: The Man Who Erased His Name.

Like a Dragon Gaiden: The Man Who Erased His Name Brings Surprises for Retro Fans

Sonia Selerska, 07 September 2023, 16:44

The new Yakuza will enable us to play retro games - a racer, brawler or shooter from Sega. Gamers have been waiting for ports and remasters of some of them for years.

Like a Dragon Gaiden: The Man Who Erased His Name In-depth Video

Jan Kopacz, 21 August 2023, 14:30

Sega has released an extensive video discussing the plot and gameplay in Like a Dragon Gaiden: The Man Who Erased His Name.

Yakuza Credits on GOG are Missing Key Developers

Hubert Sledziewski, 26 June 2023, 14:34

Seven installments of the Yakuza series have been released on GOG. Gamers have noticed that the credit roll is missing key developers and even entire studios that developed the PC ports.

Like a Dragon Gaiden: The Man Who Erased His Name With New Info on Plot and Mechanics

Jan Kopacz, 19 June 2023, 15:32

Sega has released new details on the plot, combat system and locations in Like a Dragon Gaiden: The Man Who Erased His Name.

Like a Dragon Infinite Wealth Brings a Shocker in First Trailer

Marcin Przala, 11 June 2023, 22:03

Sega has announced its latest game. Like a Dragon: Infinite Wealth has lived to see a trailer that may shock some and amuse others.

Like a Dragon Gaiden: The Man Who Erased His Name Trailer

Jan Kopacz, 08 June 2023, 22:32

At Summer Game Fest, we learned the release date for Like a Dragon Gaiden: The Man Who Erased His Name and new details about the project.

How to Unlock Dance of Mourning in Like a Dragon Ishin

Agnes Adamus, 09 March 2023, 16:06

If you use the Wild Dancer fighting style in Like a Dragon Ishin, you can learn a move called Dance Of Mourning. You can learn how to do it in this guide.

Like a Dragon Ishin Explained - What Is Its Place in the Yakuza Series?

Matthew Sawka, 27 February 2023, 17:11

Do you need to know earlier Yakuza games to understand Ishin? When does the game fit in the timeline? How does it relate to earlier parts? Here you will find the answers!

Where to Find Tuna in Like a Dragon Ishin; How to Catch the Fish

Agnes Adamus, 24 February 2023, 19:30

Like a Dragon: Ishin has a mini-game in which you catch fish. If you want to catch one of the rare species - tuna - you can learn how to do it here.

Like a Dragon: Ishin Launches - West Waited 9 Long Years For This

Adrian Werner, 21 February 2023, 13:33

Today, Like a Dragon: Ishin!, the remake of a samurai spin-off to Sega's gangster series, will debut on PC and consoles.

Like a Dragon: Ishin Reviews Suggest Another Good Remake

Hubert Sledziewski, 19 February 2023, 23:01

The release of Like a Dragon: Ishin is just around the corner, so the first reviews have begun to appear online. In general, they are very positive, but it is not a perfect remake.

Yakuza: Ishin! Coming to the West; Sega Makes Dreams Come True by Announcing Remake [UPDATE: Trailer]

Adrian Werner, 15 September 2022, 11:32

SEGA has finally listened to gamers' requests. The company has announced Like a Dragon: Ishin, a remake of the samurai game Yakuza Ishin, which never left the borders of the Land of the Rising Sun.

Feast for Yakuza Fans: Like a Dragon 8 Trailer and Judgment PC Official

Adrian Werner, 14 September 2022, 15:09

Fans of the Yakuza series are getting spoiled. SEGA announced a new Like a Dragon Gaiden game and revealed fresh details about Yakuza: Like a Dragon 2. In addition, there are many indications that Judgement and Lost Judgement will get PC ports.

PS Plus With 8 Yakuza Games

Przemyslaw Dygas, 28 July 2022, 12:08

As many as eight installments of the Yakuza series are coming soon to the PS Plus service. Some of them will be available as early as August.

Yakuza 8 With Significant Novelty; Lots of Exploring to Come

Adrian Werner, 20 July 2022, 12:41

Thanks to a Japanese MMA fighter, the first gameplay footage from Yakuza 8 has hit the web.

Yakuza Sales on PC Positively Surprising

Adrian Werner, 03 January 2022, 11:47

Sega has boasted impressive sales results for the PC versions of games in the Yakuza series. In a short time PC has become an important platform for this brand.

Yakuza: Like a Dragon 2 - Sega Confirms Yakuza 8

Adrian Werner, 08 October 2021, 14:57

With the reorganization at Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio, Sega has revealed that Yakuza: Like a Dragon 2 is in development.

Yakuza Spin-off Series Lost Judgement About to End? PC Release Blocked

Jacob Blazewicz, 12 July 2021, 18:44

The future of the new series from the creators of Yakuza may prove to be extremely short. It's all because of... an acting agency, said to block Lost Judgment's release on Steam.

Yakuza Banned by Chinese Pirates

Damian Gacek, 05 July 2021, 17:13

The Yakuza series has been banned by Chinese pirates and the blame allegedly lies with Taiwan, Kazuma Kiryu and a certain Japanese v-tuber.

Yakuza 7 is the Biggest Hit in the Series

Adrian Werner, 13 May 2021, 13:37

Sega boasted that Yakuza 7 became the biggest hit in the history of the series. This success, as well as the increase in the popularity of the brand outside Japan, is to be the result of, among other things, releasing the game simultaneously on multiple hardware platforms.

Turn-based Combat From Yakuza: Like a Dragon is Here to Stay

Hubert Sledziewski, 08 May 2021, 22:50

Devs at Ryu ga Gotoku announced that the combat in the next games of the Yakuza series will be based on the turn-based combat system known from Like a Dragon. The Judgment series will offer classic battles.

Lost Judgment is the New Game From Yakuza Devs

Hubert Sledziewski, 07 May 2021, 21:53

Sega and Ryu ga Gotoku, the studio known for the Yakuza series, have announced Lost Judgment, the follow-up to Judgment, originally released in 2019. The title will be released on September 24, exclusively on Sony and Microsoft consoles.

Sega Accuses SteamDB of Piracy, Yakuza: Like a Dragon Page Removed

Bart Swiatek, 30 March 2021, 10:34

Japanese company Sega has sent SteamDB a request to remove the game page of Yakuza: Like a Dragon. The publisher claims that the website is engaged in piracy.

SEGA Was the Best Publisher of 2020 According to Metacritic

Paul Musiolik, 29 March 2021, 12:02

Metacritic ranked the best video game publishers in 2020. SEGA was the clear winner, ahead of Annapurna Interactive and Capcom.

Yakuza 6 PC System Requirements

Adrian Werner, 22 March 2021, 12:53

Sega revealed the system requirements for the PC version of Yakuza 6: The Song of Life, the final game in the main series featuring Kazuma Kiryu as the protagonist.

Judgment Coming to PS5 and Xbox Series X / S

Bart Swiatek, 02 February 2021, 15:00

Japanese company Sega has announced that the spin-off of the popular Yakuza series - titled Judgment - will hit the PS5, Xbox Series X / S and Google Stadia platform in April.

Yakuza Remastered Collection PC System Requirements

Adrian Piotrowski, 27 January 2021, 14:43

Tomorrow, the next three installments of the Yakuza series will be made available on PC. Today we got to know the minimum and recommended system requirements.

Yakuza Remastered Collection and Yakuza 6 Coming to PC/Xbox One

Adrian Werner, 11 December 2020, 14:12

Sega informed that The Yakuza Remastered Collection and Yakuza 6: The Song of Life will launch on PC and Xbox One. They were the only missing main installments of the series on these platforms.

Yakuza Franchise Gains Popularity; SEGA Records Increasing Sales

Karol Laska, 29 November 2020, 18:00

SEGA's latest financial report reveals, among other things, the sales of the Yakuza series. The result shows that the franchise is gaining more and more fans.

First Reviews: Yakuza Like a Dragon - Successful Turn-based Debut

Jacob Blazewicz, 04 November 2020, 23:33

The English version of Yakuza: Like a Dragon has received its first reviews. Despite the change of genre, the new turn-based installment of Ryu Ga Gotoku's series has won the hearts of reviewers, while retaining the best of the previous installments.

Yakuza: Like a Dragon Scheduled for Release in Fall

Adrian Werner, 25 August 2020, 13:59

Sega announced the release date of Yakuza: Like a Dragon on PC, XONE and PS4. A new trailer was also released.

Yakuza: Like a Dragon Hardware Requirements

Michael Kulakowski, 22 July 2020, 23:24

Sega shared the official hardware requirements of the PC version of Yakuza: Like a Dragon. The title is expected to be released in the West by the end of this year, and the PC port will make its debut simultaneously with the PlayStation and Xbox versions.

Yakuza 7 is Coming to PC, XONE and Xbox Series X

Adrian Werner, 07 May 2020, 17:55

Sega announced that Yakuza: Like a Dragon will be released on PCs, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X. In the case of the latter hardware platform, it will be a launch title.

Yakuza 7 Coming to PC

Adrian Werner, 05 May 2020, 12:06

Fans have discovered an entry in Steam's database concerning Yakuza 7. It follows that Sega is planning a PC port of the latest installment of the franchise, whose English edition will be sold under the title Yakuza: Like a Dragon.

Yakuza 7 - Two Trailers and TGS Gameplay

Adrian Werner, 12 September 2019, 15:13

Sega has released two new trailers of Yakuza 7, focusing on storyline and gameplay. Also available is a gameplay with a presentation of the combat system.

Yakuza 7 - Environment Will be Usable in New Turn-based Combat System

Bart Swiatek, 02 September 2019, 12:58

Masayoshi Yokoyama - producer of Yakuza: Like a Dragon, the next installment of the gangster series straight from the Land of The Rising Sun - presented on Twitter the general idea of a new turn-based combat system, which will be implemented in the upcoming game.

Yakuza 7 Announced With Turn-based Combat System

Adrian Werner, 29 August 2019, 14:13

Yakuza 7 has been announced. The production will be very different from the previous installments of the series. Apart from a new hero and a new city, the developers decided to abandon the arcade combat mechanics in favour of a turn-based combat system.

The Yakuza Remastered Collection Available in PS Store

Christian Pieniazek, 20 August 2019, 21:56

The Yakuza Remastered Collection compilation was released on European and American PlayStation Store. Although you can now only check out the remastered version of Yakuza 3, we already know how long we will wait for Yakuza 4 and Yakuza 5 remasters.

New Installment of Yakuza Will be Announced in August

Adrian Werner, 25 July 2019, 11:20

Sega informed that at the end of August it will announce the next installment of the Yakuza series. This will be the first game of the main series, whose main character will not be Kazuma Kiryu.

Yakuza Kiwami 2 PC - Release Date, Price and Hardware Requirements

Christian Pieniazek, 11 April 2019, 23:06

A new Yakuza game is coming out on PC in less than a month - Yakuza Kiwami 2. In addition to the release date, we learned about its price and hardware requirements which aren't among the lowest.

Yakuza Kiwami 2 Coming to PC

Adrian Werner, 01 April 2019, 10:28

Thanks to the ESRB database, we've learned that a port of Yakuza Kiwami 2 is coming to PC. The game is a remake of the second installment of Sega's popular franchise.