Yakuza 4

  • PS3 exclusive Yakuza 4 coming to Xbox 360 in April?

    The biggest goof up of the year, SEGA's Yakuza 4 for Xbox 360? According to listing from a well known online retailer CD Universe, PS3 exclusive Yakuza 4 will be coming out in April for Xbox 360.

    What even more interesting is that the retailer listing carries a cover art of the PS3 version of the game, and doesn't list the game as available for console.

    Yakuza 4 Packshot

    It is definitely a mistake from CD Universe side, and somebody at the retailer has messed it up all by mentioning a wrong platform, however the thing to look out for is the release date, from Where that came from?

    You can check out the listing here.

  • SEGA announced two new limited editions of Yakuza 4 for Australia

    Yakuza 4, the next game in the Yakuza series, will be getting two new limited edition exclusive for Playstation 3 in Australia titled as Yakuza 4: Kuro Edition (Black Edition) and Yakuza 4: Shiro Edition (White Edition).

    According to the details Yakuza 4: The Kuro Edition will feature:

    • Black steel book with a silver dragon motif of Kazuma’s tattoo
    • four pieces of bonus content featuring unlockable costumes
    • Battle modes which was previously available only in Japan

    Kuro Edition

    Gamers in Australia can pre-order the Kuro edition of game only at EB Games stores. All those who pre-order this new edition will get Ichiban Box as a pre-order bonus which will consist of Hostess calendar along with an authentic rice bowl with chopsticks.

    Yakuza 4: The Shiro Edition features:

    • Yakuza 4 encased in a white steel book with a silver dragon motif of Kazuma’s tattoo
    • Four pieces of bonus content featuring unlockable costumes
    • Battle modes which was previously available only in Japan

    Those who pre-order this Shiro edition from JB Hi Fi will receive a copy of Yakuza 3, whereas GAME store offering an exclusive Yakuza 4 t-shirt.

    No details were given out whether these two special edition will be coming in Europe and NA.

  • Yakuza 4 demo for Playstation Plus subscriber on February 15

    Sega has announced that a playable demo for their upcoming game title "Yakuza 4" will be available on February 15 exclusively for PS Plus subscriber. Other PS3 user will get their hands on the demo on February 22.

    The demo will feature a total of four playable characters and it will allow gamers to have a glimpse of all the different fighting style which are there in the game.

    Yakuza 4

    Yakuza 4 lets players experience what its like to become part of the underbelly of Japan and become somebody in a world of nobodies. Full Yakuza 4 game releases in North America on March 15.

  • SEGA reveals its UK release schedule for 2011

    Sega has reveal its line up to be release in UK for 2011. There are 11 titles listed, the main highlights are Yakuza 4, Binary Domian, Thor and Alien: Colonial Marines. They have listed titles for all types of platforms.

    Sega

    Here is the full list according to their release dates:

    • Dreamcast Collection Compilation (PC, PS3,360) – February 25
    • Conduit 2 (Wii) – February (US gets it on the 15th)
    • Total War: Shogun 2 – Limited Edition and Standard (PC) – March 15
    • Yakuza 4 (PS3) – spring
    • Super Monkey Ball 3D (3DS) – 2011
    • Thor (DS, PSP, PS3, Wii, 360) – April 29
    • Virtua Tennis 4 (PS3) – 2011
    • Rise of Nightmares (Kinect) – 2011
    • Captain America: Super Soldier (DS, PS3, Wii, 360) – summer
    • Binary Domain (PS3, 360) – TBA
    • Aliens: Colonial Marines (PC, PS3, 360) – TBA
  • Official PackShot Blowout including Ghost Recon, Dragon Age II, Yakuza, etc.

    Its raining packshot, too many developers revealed a lots of packshot
    for their upcoming game titles. We have listed them all for you.

    Shown below are packshot for various game which includes long-awaited
    cover hits such as Ghost Recon: Future Soldier or Dragon Age II, or even
    of the latest offshoots of the Lego Star Wars or the Ace Combat series.

    Yakuza 4:

    Yakuza 4 Packshot

    Dragon Age II:

    Dragon Age II Packshot

    Assault Horizon:

    Assault Horizon Packshot

    Battle Vs Chess:

    Battle Vs Chess Packshot

    Cosmic Destruction:

    Cosmic Destruction Packshot

    Ghost Recon Future Soldier:

    Ghost Recon Future Solider Packshot

    Knights Contract:

    Knights Contract Packshot

    Legends of Troy:

    Legend of Troy Packshot

    StarWars III:

    StarWars III Packshot

    Trinity Souls of Zill O'll:

    Trinity Packshot

  • Yakuza 4 release confirmed for 2011

    The SEGA Europe Blog again confirmed an unexpected move, but once again grateful. Yakuza 4 territory will leave Japan next year, as the third installment, exclusively for PS3.

    The fourth part of the series will get into the skin of Kiryu Kazuma, but this time we will have three additional characters to be controlled. New locations, new plot and most important decisions to make, starting next spring.

    Read full stroy from Sega Europe Blog:

    "In a move that will be sure to thrill Yakuza fans outside of Japan, we’re pleased to announce that SEGA West will indeed be releasing Yakuza 4 in Spring 2011 on Yakuza’s traditional home, the PlayStation 3.

    4 is a very powerful number in this particular installment as not only will you experience the gritty atmosphere of Kiryu Kazuma’s experiences, three other characters will also be available to play. Each of them with their own engaging backstory and a gripping interwoven plot.

    But the good news does not stop with Yakuza 4’s release, the man synonymous with the Yakuza series, Producer Toshihiro Nagoshi himself has agreed to allow YOU the opportunity to quiz him on one of Japan’s most successful game series. So do you have something you’d like to ask the real boss of the Yakuza series about the history, plot, characters or maybe the inspirations behind the series? Write your question in a comment for this blog (please note – comment will not immediately appear) and who knows your question might be one of those chosen to be answered by Nagoshi-san after E3!"