First Reviews Praise Yakuza 6: The Song Of Life, Metascore 84/100

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Yakuza 6: The Song of Life reviews are now available slightly ahead of the Western launch, and from the looks of it, we’re here to celebrate yet another success in the much-appreciated Yakuza series from SEGA. The game has indeed achieved a Metascore of 84/100 on Metacritic, reaching some very important highs such as the 10 out of 10 from Destructoid.

Yakuza 6: The Song of Life Review

According to the website, it “offers one of the finest, most realized crime stories of the medium. It also marks the conclusion of Kiryu Kazuma’s story, granting him an ending befitting such a well-rounded character. And the best part is that you don’t have to be a Yakuza expert to appreciate how it all ends.”

Game Informer is also praising the quality of the latest Yakuza, suggesting that “one of my favorite things about Yakuza 6 is that it delivers surprises at such a steady clip.”

Let’s have a look at the full list of the scored reviews, then, thanks to VG247:

The VG247 review – “a successful series finale that embraces its quirks”

  • PlayStation LifeStyle – 9
  • USgamer – 4 / 5
  • RPG Site – 8
  • Game Informer – 9.3
  • PlayStation Universe – 9.5
  • TechRaptor – 7.5
  • GameSpot – 8
  • Push Square – 9
  • Worth Playing – 8
  • Destructoid – 7
  • IGN – 7.5
  • EGM – 9
  • Polygon – 8.5 / 10.0
  • GamesBeat – 75 / 100
  • Gaming Nexus – 8.8
  • Attack of the Fanboy – 3.5 / 5 stars
  • Gaming Gamma – 8.8

Yakuza 6 was set to release a few days after the embargo lifted off, on March 20, however, due to undefined issues the launch date has been moved to April 17.

Source: ResetEra