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E3 2017 Round-Up: Sonic Forces, Sonic Mania, Yakuza Kiwami & Yakuza 6

Tuesday, June 13th, 2017

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E3 2017 is here and it’s brought lots of new details regarding Sonic Forces, Sonic Mania, Yakuza Kiwami and Yakuza 6: The Song of Life. First up we have a new trailer for Sonic Forces which shows us a little more gameplay of each of the 3 gameplay styles as well as the reveal of a new villain. The new villain looks like a Sonic-styled hedgehog but he has a glitchy look about him. His reveal is prefaced with the symbol for infinity which has many speculating the character is called Infinity or Infinite. Check out the trailer below:

IGN have also posted 7 minutes of direct feed Sonic Forces gameplay that showcases the PS4 Pro version of the game. Worth mentioning is the brief look at the avatar menu which sees the customer character wearing some rather snazzy Mega Drive-branded footwear. Sonic Forces launches on PS4, Xbox One, PC and Switch in Q4 2017. You can watch the new gameplay here:

Now we move onto Sonic Mania and more specifically the Nintendo Switch version. IGN have had some hands-on time with this version and shared 6 minutes of gameplay which features Act 2 of Green Hill Zone complete with a reveal of the stage’s boss. We also get another look at the Mirage Saloon stage. Sonic Mania launches on PC, Switch, PS4 and Xbox One on August 15th 2017. Take a look below:

Next up we have a new trailer of the PS4 Yakuza remake, Yakuza Kiwami. The game will release on August 29th 2017 and if you pre-order now you can secure a limited edition steelbook case. Check out the new trailer below:

Finally we have a new trailer for Yakuza 6 which also reveals the game’s subtitle, The Song of Life. The trailer reveals a portion of the game’s story which sees Kiryu discovering that Haruka has had a baby and Kiryu is trying to learn who the father is. Yakuza 6: The Song of Life is due for release in early 2018 for PS4. You can watch the new trailer by clicking the embed below:

Video Spotlight: Digital Foundry Takes a Look at the Yakuza 6 Demo

Tuesday, February 9th, 2016

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Digital Foundry are at it once again with a technical analysis video of the new Yakuza 6 demo which is currently exclusive to owners of Yakuza Kiwami. There is also an accompanying article you can read by clicking here. Take a look at the below embed to see the game in action with some insightful commentary on what’s doing differently this time around:

Also for those who are interested, KHH Subs have uploaded a full playthrough of the demo but with added English subtitles:

Yakuza 6 is out in Autumn 2016 for PS4. It is currently exclusive to Japan.

[Source: Eurogamer]

Video Spotlight: 11 Minutes of In-Game Yakuza 6 Action

Tuesday, January 26th, 2016

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UPDATE 27/1/16
The full stream is now available in better quality direct from the official Ryu Ga Gotoku YouTube. We’ve embedded it below.

ORIGINAL STORY
Long time Yakuza-franchise director and tanning salon enthusiast Toshihiro Nagoshi has streamed 11 minutes of Yakuza 6 ahead of its Japanese Autumn release.

The new footage showcases enhancements to the franchise that were previously unavailable in previous iterations. The PS4 exclusive now features considerably larger scale fights and a considerable increase in graphical fidelity. Check it out:

Yakuza 6 is currently confirmed for a Japanese PS4 launch in Autumn. There is currently no word on a Western release.

[Source: Eurogamer]

Video Spotlight: First Yakuza 6 Trailer Has Arrived

Saturday, December 12th, 2015

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The first trailer for Yakuza 6 has finally appeared online! Yakuza 6 will be the first fully next-gen Yakuza title being entire exclusive to the PS4. You can watch the new trailer below:

Yakuza 6 is currently scheduled for an Autumn 2016 release in Japan only.

[Source: Segalization]

Video Spotlight: There’s Now Video Showing Beat Takeshi in Yakuza 6

Tuesday, September 29th, 2015

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You can now see Takeshi Kitano’s in-game Yakuza 6 character in this new video. Check it out below:

Details of Takeshi’s character are still scarce with no details on the character’s name or backstory at this time. Yakuza 6 is currently scheduled for an Autumn 2016 release on PS4. A Western release is not planned at this time.

[Source: Eurogamer]

Beat Takeshi Will Voice a Character in Yakuza 6

Thursday, September 17th, 2015

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More Yakuza news from TGS! Takeshi Kitano, known to most as Beat Takeshi will voice a new character in Yakuza 6.

Takeshi has a long career as an actor, director, comedian and talk show host and is one of Japan’s biggest names. Most of his Western exposure comes from his appearance in Battle Royale and terrible 1995 sci-fi Johnny Mnemonic alongside Keanu Reeves and Dolph Lundgren.

In Japan, Takeshi has starred and directed in some amazing works of cinema including a fantastic reboot of Zatoichi based on the legendary blind swordsman and he has a reputation for directing gangster films. Exciting news for fans of his work.

[Source: Dengeki Online]

Expanded Yakuza HD Remake and Yakuza 6 Confirmed for PS4 UPDATED

Tuesday, September 15th, 2015

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An enhanced and expanded HD remake of the original Yakuza game is headed to PS3 and PS4 on the 21st of January 2016. The game is called Ryu Ga Gotoku Kiwami and features enhanced graphics with more scenarios and mini games.

Also announced is the sixth game in the franchise. Not much has been revealed other than that it’s due to release on PS4 exclusively in Japan in autumn 2016.

There is currently no word on whether either game will make it to the West. Yakuza 5 is due to release digitally on PS3 soon.

UPDATE

The Ryu Ga Gotoku Kiwami trailer is available below:

[Source: Siliconera and NeoGAF]

Toshihiro Nagoshi Teases Information About Yakuza 6

Tuesday, February 12th, 2013

Toshihiro Nagoshi has revealed some details about the next Yakuza title in an interview with Dengeki PlayStation.

According to the big boss there will be significant improvements to the battle system with the overall feel of the game becoming more of a “physical experience”.

It has also been revealed that Yakuza 5 was the last title to be released on PS3. This means the series could now be coming to next generation consoles.

[Source: Spong]

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