Although Yakuza 3 wasn’t exactly selling like hotcakes, Sega still seem pleased with the sales results for the Playstation 3 exclusive so far in the west.
Yakuza 4 then?
Thats good now they can bring Yakuza 4
Well no shyte Sega! There's a lot of people here who love the series for it's depth, narrative, and gameplay. I've long said that if you bring it, they will come (not a reference to Field of Dreams, people :P). Good games bring decent sales. The Yakuza series is one of excellence, and good on you for acknowledging that there is indeed a base here for said series. Now, for the love of God, PLEASE bring out Kenzan here! As well as the 4th game. And release the damned DLC for the hostess clubs already. It annoys the heck out of me that I can see them on the map, only dimmed grey, and not removed outright, with the names coming up. Do it already!
im all for yakuza 4, just dont skimp on content and remove the japanese theme song and ending themes this time while theyre at it work on getting kenzan as well out to the rest of the world!!!
I really Hope they Bring Yakuza4, funny thing is that they [Sega] are pleased with the sales of Yakuza 3 that came out the same month GOW3 and FF13 came out and by that those titles killed the sales of Yakuza3 Next Time Sega, make sure you don't release the Sequels of This Specific Franchise in the Same month of Big Titles and you'll be more Than Pleased...
Yakuza 3 was awesome...please Sega bring the fourth installment to NA!
Considering we did our bit, how about a non half assed localization for yakuza 4 then next time? (A game with no parts taken out and actually with english voice acting).
F yeah! They better fix the translations and hopefully not take out any of the awesome content. We couldnt even play some of the fun minigames in Y3.
Booya biatches. At first I wasn't sure about this title, but after playing it, I was blown away. This is a must play game.
Booya indeed mother-what!! Bring on yakuza 4 and the psp version! p.s. it been so long since ive heard someone use booya, lol.
still finishing Y2
its a good game to get into story is really good
Can`t wait for Yakuza 4.
same here ... waiting for Y4 as well ..bring kenzan or 4.. sega !! If you're really pleased that is ...
Wow didnt see that i mean they launched it in march which was crazy compared to april but im happy for Sega. Still havent picked it up cause i picked up wkc instead, so might get it when the summer starts which is pretty dry except for starcraft 2 Bring in Yakuza 4 or kenzan or both on 1 bluray.
And then when they talk about multiplatform games, we all go back to the SEGA is crap this generation mantra. I hate you guys, really, i do...*sigh*
At first, I didn't think I'd like it but the gameplay and story were a complete surprise. This is a great title and people are only cheating themselves if they don't add it to their collection. Great game, I hope we see Yakuza 4 soon, it's on my 'To Get list'! Kazuma is bad ass!
I'd like to thank everybody for demonstrating to SEGA we're happy when they cut content from a game. It's not like the Premium Edition was limited.
There always has to be one of you negative people in the comments section. Never fails.
Hey - I'll buy then game, and I'll buy it new, but I'll wait until it's down in price (around £17 at the moment, maybe when it hits £10). I just stick my principles, unlike a bunch of other "negative" people who bitched about the cut content, and still bought it at release for full price. Now between me and them, who do you think is being sincere to SEGA? a) The guy who bitches about the cut content; pays £35-40 at launch. b) The guy who bitches about the cut content; pays £10 3-4 months later.
do you really want to learn how to play mahjong, although i wish the hostess clubs wernt cut, the game is still damn fun, not that you would know
You're aware they also cut about 10% of the main story? But never mind, I'm sure I'll be able to live with myself when I pick it up the Premium Edition (and only Edition in the UK) in a month or so for £10.
And yet it wouldn't matter to you, considering that 10% is ever so important for you to completely dictate a full game to get it at bargin bin price.
Ya awesome game. Shame that about 20% of the mini-games got cut for the Western release though, I think they need to understand that the games market very much wants these. I guess they thought a western audience wouldn't 'get it' but the fact is only people who can appreciate Japanese culture are going to be playing through Y3 anyway. I mean what the hell was up with cutting out Mahjong? I can kinda get why the hostess club was gone, but Mahjong? Anyway, can't wait for Yakuza 4s western release. Please make it happen Sega! :)
Yakuza 3 is my first that Ive played can't wait for 4.
if we just could get those subtitles to translate what's being said correctly and no cut parts it will be perfect. Keeping hopes up for Yakuza 4.
Who cares about yakuza. What we all want from sega is 7th dragon and phantasy star portable 2 localization announcements
Yakuza 4 soon then? Let's hope so!
did it exactly sell?
The game would have sold more had it not been shoved in a period where alot of big games were released i.e. Heavy Rain, BFBC2 and FFXIII to name a few. I still need to pick this game up as I enjoyed the demo.
Hopefully we'll se 4 and 5 in the west too then...
Well maybe we can actually expect this now...with nothing removed. Seriously SEGA, silliest move ever to bring the fans a hacked version of one of their favorite series. We know the difference and we're passionate enough to call you out on it.
Excellent news. Now I'm certain they're going to bring Yakuza 4 stateside.
One of my fave games this year so far, and I never saw it coming! Really, really fun combat with a nice mix of humor and omg violence (pulling out someone's teeth with a set of pliers was both hilarious and horrific lol)...nice environments and authentic japanese atmosphere...some great sub stories and variety...story and action really picks up in the 2nd half. 55 hours on single player under my belt, can't remember last time I did that.
I still haven't picked it up but I will when there's a gameage drought/price drop. Full price is too much for a game that's over a year old, sorry Sega.
This is good news cant wait for it to come to us am a big fan of this game
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