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Yakuza: Kiwami flies to the top of the Japanese charts like a dragon

The remake of the first game in Sega’s Yakuza franchise – Like A Dragon in Japan – debuts at No.1 in the region’s Top Ten, according to data from Famitsu. Yakuza: Kiwami sold 174,665 units across PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3. The PS4 SKU took the lead with 100,647 units …

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Yakuza 0 is coming to the West

The latest entry in Sega’s Yakuza series, Yakuza 0 is coming to the West. This was revealed on-stage at PlayStation Experience. No release date for the title has been announced just yet other than ‘2016’. The title launched in Japan on March 12th this year. In addition, a Western port …

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Yakuza keeps PS4 and Vita on top in Japan for a third week, as Mario Party 10 debuts at No.4

Nintendo’s new all-star outing for Mario Party hasn’t been enough to outdo Sega’s latest virtual gangster offering in Japan. According to the latest data from Famitsu, Sega’s Yakuza 0: Chikai no Basho topped the software charts last week. The PS3 release of the title outsold its PS4 counterpart by almost …

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PS4 dominates Japan charts

PS4 games made up half of the Top 20 in Japan last week. The No.1 game of the week was Knack, which was bundled with the console. The highest charting new ‘non-bundle’ title is Yakuza: Ishin on PS3, with the PS4 version at No.3. 3DS still factors strongly in the …

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Now Sega games will miss GAME

Sega’s Yakuza: Dead Souls is the latest game that will not be stocked by GAME or Gamestation. Despite the excitement surrounding a possible buyout, GAME is still suffering serious supply issues. Already, EA, Nintendo, Tecmo Koei and Capcom have not supplied game with their latest titles. That means Kid Icarus: …

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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. Sega is in the midst of a major shift in its corporate structure upon the retirement of its chief operating officer, Okitane Usui. The executive will leave …

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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. It’s also changed its name in its journey across the globe. It will be known as Yakuza: Dead Souls in the …

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