Gameplayer has reviewed PS3 exclusive Yakuza 3, declaring it an excellent action gaming experience. Going so far as to say... "No other Japanese PS3 game to date provides quite such a vivid game-world in which to play."
Not even Gameplayer can deny the awesomeness of Yakuza 3.
Come on Sega. the sooner the better, what are you waiting for? edit- disagree? hmmm I wonder who that could be... @below the yakuza franchise are very good games centered around the life of a yakuza(japanese mafia). you should try the first 2 games on ps2. it has a pretty good story.
wha? never herd this game and never knew what it was about but i just might buy it now that i know its an open world game yo.
Its an Open world Action-RPG and its story driven. Amazing series, but it doesn't sell in the west.
yea ps3 owners have been getting a lot of that lately:D Yakuza doesn't sell well in the west because the game is set in Japan. If they set the game else where i think it could have a decent chance. Still a fantastic game though can't wait to play it
This TRIPLE A exclusive, along with another, Sony exclusive TRIPLE A open sandbox game called Infamous proves that without any doubt that the PS3 is the best console to have games that require high storage...dum dum dum dun! GTA4 should have been PS3 exclusive. But GTA5 most likely will.
Probably because it "competes" with GTA here in west and GTA is the stronger franchise here. Anyway, i tried the demo on Jap store and it was great.
I hope they port it to the West... subtitles are fine.
Yakuza 3 and soon inFamous: Solid proof that the PS3 is the most capable system for open-world games.
please Sega... if there is only ONE thing you do this year, you must localize this game (and Yakuza Kenzan while your at it)
guess ill have to wait n see
I've got both yakuza one and 2, but stil haveb't got a chance to play them. Can't wait though.
I really hope it will be coming to USA or Europe, i love feudal Japan, and Yakuza 3 is technically sweet. I must get it, but not in japanese.
The screenshot that accompanies the article above seems to be from Yakuza Kenzan, not Yakuza 3. Kenzan is the one set during the feudal period period.
DAMN!!!! I must BUY!!!!!!!!!
Just give it a US release at least. I don't mind importing it.
You and me both dude. Just wish the Asian version came with Subtitles most do. But it seems like Ryu Ga Gotoku 3 Asian version doesnt come with subs.....*sad*
So its all about the gameplay I guess? Because the graphics look like if its a PS2 exclusive. Sure Gameplayer didn't make a mistake saying its a PS3 exclusive???
you high marty? game looks exceptional for being an open world game... i've never heard anyone say anything negative about the graphics but wait... your clutching at straws aren't ya? give up before you end up looking ridiculous (again)
B-E-A-U-T-I-F-U-L!! I can't wait for a european release.I'm waiting Yakuza 3 much more than FFXIII.
"such a vivid game-world" sounds about right. LOVE the colors and everything. i dont know what it is about the visuals but it just looks very pleasing to my eye. i havent played the previous Yakuza games but i tried the demo of this. it was pretty fun to play, the combat is great. loved how you could pull out a smoke in the middle of a brawl lol. (don't think smoking is cool in real life but it was funny).
It will come but just when is a different matter. I think the series struggles in the west purely because nobody outside of those, like us, that frequent game sites has a clue what it's all about. They may know what Yakuza means but that's hardly gonna make someone drop £45 for a game they know nothing else about, is it? Honestly, I think if they pushed them at all, esp this more polished HD iteration, they'd do far better. Yes Y1 and 2 are a bit Japanese and barmy at times but that just adds to the charm in my book. Come on Sega don't drag your heels on this one as more people than usual are expressing a big interest this time round and with a few ads it could be a bit of a surprise hit among those who felt GTA4 took itself a little too seriously. I know the games have nowhere near the scope of R*'s huge epics but there's a similar tone just with added Japanese flavours of slight madness!
Bring this to U.S.A. please. SEGA this is another cash cow.
you can order it from playasia.com
release this in the west with subtitles ASAP: every ps3 owner i know wants to play this game
I would need a translation even on minigames.
The Yakuza series is great, I imported Kenzen. Please dont say its like GTA that is an insult, Its an action RPG.
One of my most anticipated games. Hope they release it to NA/EU by this year. Sega has been putting out some quality stuff as of late, they deserve good sales to encourage more of the same.
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