Yakuza Kiwami is this year’s second release from the series. Sega started the year in North America with the release of Yakuza 0, a prequel to the main events of the series. Several months later, Yakuza Kiwami, the remake of the first game in the series, has been localized and released as well. If you’ve listened to our podcast at all, I’m not shy about calling Yakuza 0 my game of the year. It was, without a doubt, an amazing experience. It serves as the baseline for my view of the entire series, and how the other games are constructed. And if the game is any indication, then Kiwami is good.
Sega’s Yakuza 0 is a prequel with solid reviews The Yakuza series has always been a bit of an odd duck, as it combines serious noir tones with a quirky Japanese sense of humor. However, this does not mean it is without its fans. For hardcore fans of the beat ‘em up/RPG/sandbox hybrid series, they … [Read more…]