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Submitted by Valay 1085d ago | news

Yakuza 1 & 2 HD Edition incoming

SEGA appears to be bringing old Yakuza games to the HD era. (PS3, Yakuza 1 & 2 HD Edition)

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Cloudberry  +   1085d ago
O_o
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H o l y

c r a p . . .
Hisiru  +   1085d ago
YEEEEES! I hope it will include trophies!
guitarded77  +   1085d ago
If it's an HD revamp, it has to include trophies.

I never played the first 2, but I got the back story from the cut scene vids in the menu of Yakuza 3 and 4. Still want to play them though.
Jamzluminati  +   1085d ago
Yes, now I can finally play the series.
DarkBlood  +   1085d ago
mother of god o.o
Baka-akaB  +   1085d ago
Still let's be cautious doesnt say anything yet about the western versions .
izumo_lee  +   1085d ago
Basically all the Yakuza games have seen a western release especially this gen, so i will not be surprised if the HD collection does come over.
Kamikaze135  +   1085d ago
yeeeaaaaaaaah!
Acquiescence  +   1085d ago
Cor blimey...
So weird, I was just thinking the other night while trying to get to sleep - "I wonder if a Yakuza HD Collection would ever happen? What would be so cool." Couple of days later, BAM! confirmed (sort of).

This makes me happy. 2 is the best entry of lot - bonafide masterpiece. I hope they release the first one with the Japanese dub intact this time; the Western dub ruined the game for me, it was so misplaced.
SaiyanFury  +   1085d ago
I completely agree on the English dub. I just had to shut it off during the early on sub-story, "The price of a d-cup", when the bar-master (tender) threatens Kiryu, and Kiryu responds, "Bring that shit". If anyone's at all familiar with Kuroda Takaya (Kiryu's actor) never says anything like that. I've played through every Yakuza game to come west, save the first. I'm really hoping they leave the Japanese track intact. :)
wenaldy  +   1085d ago
Yakuza 2 has the best story everrrr..
HarryMasonHerpderp  +   1085d ago
Damn watched the story to these games on Yakuza 3 to get up to date because I never played the originals.
Will still pick this up though just for the epic fights and trophys.
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rataranian  +   1085d ago
Pros: Anything Yakuza is good news.

Cons: If it does come to the US it'll most likely be digital dl only. Also hd versions will only look maybe about as good as 3 and 4 do on ps3. Not all that graphically impressive to begin with.
But I still love it and will buy.
ps: ...Bring over Kenzan and an hd port of black panther to ps3 and I will kiss someones ass. ANYONES!
MacDonagh  +   1085d ago
Oh God.

Seriously though. I hope it's a success.

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Knushwood Butt  +   1085d ago
Cool; I never did beat 2..
SaiyanFury  +   1085d ago
Oh my sweet Lord! I was hoping SEGA would do this. I've never been able to get through the original Yakuza because of the horrible English dub, so I'm hoping they'll leave the original Japanese track intact. To be able to play through both games in HD would be epic, as that word describes the Yakuza series pretty well, haha. :)
Shawtymann  +   1085d ago
Hopefully this comes to the US. I never played the first two but I own 3&4
FinaLXiii  +   1085d ago
Very nice now bring Shenmue 1/2 HD
DigitalRaptor  +   1085d ago
Beautiful! Always wanted to experience the story before Yakuza 3.

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