Understanding Yakuza’s Odd Rise to Stardom

PSLS: "Once a game series gets into its fourth or fifth installment, the book has typically been written on it. Fans have an idea of the quality of the series, the games have found as big of an audience that it can reach, and there aren’t going to be any huge changes without a complete rebranding or reboot. As anyone who has played SEGA’s Yakuza series can attest to, it’s not your typical franchise."

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FallenAngel1984180d ago

Until an installment can sell 1 million, I wouldn't say this franchise rose to starsdom. It just became more prominent

yeahright2180d ago

Didn't yakuza 2, 3 and 4 do that? (I'm going off of memory so I might be wrong.)

kevnb180d ago

i wish they would try an optional english voice over and really market one of these games.

_-EDMIX-_180d ago


Its game about Japan and the Japanese. I'd leave it at that.