Tag Archives: Yakuza

SEGA of Japan announces new ‘Amazing SEGA’ corporate identity

SEGA of Japan have announced today a new corporate identity and video series, called “Amazing SEGA,” that will refocus the company’s “attitude and determination” going forward and also promises more surprises than ever.  SEGA said it came to this new identity by studying how the eye is the first body part to respond to an “amazing” experience. In addition to the …

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Yakuza Studio head teases “various developments” from the team

Yakuza 6 is already out in Japan and Yakuza 0 and Kiwami are making their way to the West, but that hasn’t stopped Yakuza Studio from working on new projects! In a recent post from his personal blog, Yakuza Studio head Toshihiro Nagoshi teases some surprises for Yakuza fans that you can expect to see in the future.  “Yakuza Studio …

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Yakuza Kiwami release date announced

The first Yakuza game made its debut on the PlayStation 2 almost 12 years ago in the West, and now we can relive the excitement in HD for the first time. Ealier today, SEGA has announced that the release date for Yakuza Kiwami will be August 29, 2017. Following this news, SEGA has announced a steelbook cover that is available …

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Peter Moore looks back at the exact moment he decided to leave SEGA

Peter Moore had been the final SEGA of America CEO that was at the helm of a SEGA console launch; Originally working on marketing for Reebok, Moore jumped ship to SEGA in 1998 to help the launch of Dreamcast, which had done very well. Unfortunately, the Dreamcast’s success did not last very long, as SEGA had announced its exit from …

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SEGA’s numbers are way up in this year’s Earnings Report

It seems like SEGA is slowly but surely getting its footing back into the video game industry. Early this week, SEGA released their latest Earnings Report and the results are looking mighty fine.  According to the report, SEGA’s game division saw a major increase in sales thanks to Yakuza 6, Football Manager 2017, and Phantasy Star Online 2. In total, …

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Mega Visions Issue #2 now available, features Yakuza cover

We’re incredibly happy (and exhausted) to announce that Mega Visions Issue #2 is now available across all major app stores! Check the links below to download the app and get your issue:  Apple App Store: http://apple.co/2gKPEWf  Google Play: http://bit.ly/2foC1X4  Amazon App Store: http://amzn.to/2gfEu71  Windows Store: http://bit.ly/2fFhaQ4 See below for a preview of this issue: Set nearly 20 years before the …

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Review: Yakuza 0

If you had told me a year ago that I would be eagerly anticipating the release of the next Yakuza game, I'd have called you a filthy liar.

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The Yakuza 1 remake will be translated from scratch

Are we translating Yakuza Kiwami, the Y1 remake, from scratch? Of course, we are translating it again from scratch. — Sam Mullen (@sam_mullen) December 5, 2016 This year’s PlayStation Experience was filled with tons of surprises, especially for Yakuza fans. In addition to the upcoming Yakuza 0 release, fans can also expect to see Yakuza Kiwami head to the west …

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Yakuza 6: The Song of Life coming West in 2018

Not only did SEGA announce that Yakuza Kiwami was coming our way this summer, but they also surprised us by confirming that Yakuza 6: The Song of Life will head our way in early 2018. Yakuza 6 is the newest game in the Yakuza franchise and will release in Japan on Dec. 8.  “The game is coming to consoles only …

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Yakuza Kiwami coming West this summer on PS4

Western fans have long been asking for SEGA to localize Yakuza Kiwami, the Yakuza 1 remake that was released on the PlayStation 3 and PS4 in Japan in January.  During the first day of the PlayStation Experience in Anaheim, California, today, SEGA announced that fans would get their wish, with an announcement that Yakuza Kiwama will be released  in the …

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