e3 2017

Yakuza Kiwami

Relive The Birth Of Yakuza With Yakuza Kiwami
by Daniel Tack on Jun 13, 2017 at 01:30 PM
Publisher: Sega
Developer: Ryu Ga Gotoku Studios
Release: August 29, 2017 (PlayStation 4), February 19, 2019 (PC), April 21, 2020 (Xbox One)
Rating: Mature
Platform: PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC

The 2005 PlayStation 2 title that put the Yakuza franchise on the map is back in an all-new HD remake exclusive to PlayStation 4.

After Yakuza 0 resonated with audiences here in the west, it's not surprising that more Yakuza is on the way. Yakuza Kiwami adds a considerable amount of content to the original game outside of just pure visuals and technical upgrades, such as more story, tons of side quests, and updated combat.

As with what has become a franchise staple, there are a ton of mini-games and side pursuits that you can take on during your journey, such as bowling, darts, or yes, even a bizarre fighting game that features scantily-clad women battling dressed up as bugs. Kazuma Kiryu (beloved series protagonist) is ready to take on Kamurocho yet again with physical and digital releases. And why not pick up a motorcycle or anything not nailed down and pummel your opponents senseless with them? Everything is over-the-top!

The title also features a re-recording of the original Japanese dialog for those that want the "pure" experience!

If you're interested in exploring this journey of power, betrayal, sacrifice, and ridiculous side games, Yakuza Kiwami hits on August 29. Check out the Yakuza Kiwami E3 trailer below!

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Yakuza Kiwamicover

Yakuza Kiwami

Platform:
PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC
Release Date:
August 29, 2017 (PlayStation 4), 
February 19, 2019 (PC), 
April 21, 2020 (Xbox One)