Yakuza Kiwami Preview – Not Just Another Remake | TechRaptor

Sega has truly spoiled gamers this year by localizing not one but two titles from their famous Yakuza series. Released back in January this year, Yakuza 0 came out to rave reviews. Now it’s time to see whether Yakuza Kiwami, a remake of 2005’s original Yakuza game, can live up to the high standards that we have come to expect of the series. I was lucky enough to get my hands on it recently and delved deep into the first few chapters.

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Segata1137d ago

Silly to compare the two. Shenmue is an old style adventure game in 3D with beat em up sections. Yakuza is a beat em up with cutscenes. I love both. Just different games aiming for something different. The comparisons of the two games are superficial.

PhoenixUp1137d ago (Edited 1137d ago )

Not silly since Yakuza is considered a spiritual successor to Shenmue, due to a shared publisher (Sega), as an open-world sandbox with Virtua Fighter roots, a similar emphasis on hand-to-hand combat and time-killing minigames, and an elaborate, intricately-told story.

Tankbusta401137d ago

Woo cannot wait... Beat ishin last week, currently playing through 6(in Japanese with YouTube help) bring on Kiwami!!!

I love this series, so glad I finally picked it up with zero at the beginning of the year.

JCW20051137d ago ShowReplies(2)