Brave New Worlds: Kamurocho (Yakuza series) -

BeefJack: "In one sense, Kamurocho – where the Yakuza games take place – is the seedy backstreets of Tokyo as imagined by a teenager who’s only seen it on Google Maps (despite the fact it’s heavily based on the real district of Kabukicho). It’s somewhere random strangers challenge you to a fight for trivial reasons every few steps, where any girl you fancy finds the lure of a sharp suit, tacky jewellery and terrible one-liners irresistible, and where the police are either too incompetent or just not interested enough to investigate wanton criminal damage on a grand scale. Yet at the same time it’s arguably one of the most immersive virtual worlds ever created."

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