Entries in 'yakuza' (17)

PS4 dominates Japan charts

PS4 dominates Japan charts

PS4 games made up half of the Top 20 in Japan last week.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 26th 2014 at 2:29PM in News
Now Sega games will miss GAME

Now Sega games will miss GAME

Sega’s Yakuza: Dead Souls is the latest game that will not be stocked by GAME or Gamestation.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 14th 2012 at 5:10PM in News
Toshihiro Nagoshi named SEGA chief creative officer

Toshihiro Nagoshi named SEGA chief creative officer

Toshihiro Nagoshi, who headed up the teams that launched the Super Monkey Ball and Yakuza series, has been promoted to chief creative officer.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 1st 2012 at 2:36AM in News
Yakuza of the End confirmed for West

Yakuza of the End confirmed for West

Remember that seemingly bizarre zombie spin-off of Sega’s Yakuza series that was released in Japan? The publisher has just confirmed it will be released in Europe in March 2012.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 5th 2011 at 4:08PM in News

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Yakuza series ships 5m

Yakuza series ships 5m

Sega’s popular Yakuza series has shipped more than five million units worldwide to date.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jun 22nd 2011 at 11:18AM in News
Motorstorm and Yakuza delayed

Motorstorm and Yakuza delayed

Two key console releases have seen their release dates pushed back in Japan following the terrible destruction suffered by the country at the end of last week.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 14th 2011 at 10:31AM in News
Sega reveals Binary Domain

Sega reveals Binary Domain

As was rumoured earlier in the week, Sega has announced a brand new squad-based shooter from the creator of the Yakuza series Toshihiro Nagoshi.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 1st 2010 at 9:01AM in News
Next Yakuza is a zombie shooter

Next Yakuza is a zombie shooter

When Sega published a teaser image for the fifth instalment in the Yakuza series carrying just two words – ‘The End’ – everybody presumed that the popular Japanese gangster series ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 15th 2010 at 9:18AM in News

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Yakuza coming to PSP

Yakuza coming to PSP

Brand new handheld title Yakuza: Project K is currently in development according to pictures and details from Sega in Japanese games magazine Famitsu, making it the first PSP title in ...

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Apr 21st 2010 at 11:38AM in News
JAPAN: Yakuza 4 shifts 384k in week one

JAPAN: Yakuza 4 shifts 384k in week one

Yakuza 4 has sold 384,000 units in its first week on sale in Japan, taking the top spot in the weekly software charts.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Mar 25th 2010 at 10:20AM in News
Yakuza 5 announced

Yakuza 5 announced

Sega has announced it is currently working on the fifth instalment in its popular Yakuza series.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Mar 16th 2010 at 10:04AM in News
Yakuza 3 CE is only UK SKU

Yakuza 3 CE is only UK SKU

Sega has confirmed that the Collector’s Edition of upcoming Japanese gangster title Yakuza 3 will be the only SKU released in PAL regions.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 5th 2010 at 11:54AM in News

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Yakuza 3 gets UK date

Yakuza 3 gets UK date

Having previously confirmed a March release for its Shenmue-like Yakuza 3 in Europe and the UK, Sega has now nailed down a specific release date for the adventure brawler – ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 21st 2010 at 1:47PM in News
Yakuza to lead PSN import area?

Yakuza to lead PSN import area?

Alongside the numerous other revelations that have come to light thanks to a leaked publisher document this morning, it has also emerged that Sony is considering introducing an import games ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 22nd 2009 at 1:12PM in News
Yakuza 3 coming to UK and Europe?

Yakuza 3 coming to UK and Europe?

1UP is reporting that Yakuza 3 is being localised for US and European markets.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 21st 2009 at 12:25PM in News
JAPAN: PS3 tops hardware charts

JAPAN: PS3 tops hardware charts

The arrival (and, indeed, solid success) of Sega’s next-gen RPG brawler Yakuza 3 in Japan has seen Sony’s PS3 recapture the top spot in the Japanese hardware sales charts.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 9th 2009 at 1:19PM in News

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JAPAN: Yakuza 3 sells 300,000

JAPAN: Yakuza 3 sells 300,000

The lead developer of Sega’s underground gangster romp Yakuza 3 has stated that since its Japanese release on February 26th the game has sold 300,000 copies.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 3rd 2009 at 11:09AM in News