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Aww… Kazuma Kiryu Is So Cute When He’s Playing Hot Shots Golf

By Spencer . April 17, 2013 . 11:50pm

Clap Hanz made a new model for Kazuma and he looks cuter so he fits in with the other characters… when he’s not bashing them with a golf club off screen.

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Hot Shots Golf Adds A Crossover Character From Sega’s Yakuza Series

By Spencer . April 16, 2013 . 10:48pm

Kazuma Kiryu will be a downloadable character in Hot Shots Golf: World Invitational aka Everybody’s Golf 6 in Japan.

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Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed Close To 1 Million Mark

By Ishaan . February 6, 2013 . 11:30am

Sega provided figures for Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed and Yakuza 5 as part of their latest earnings report.

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The Top-30 Best-Selling Games In Japan In 2012 Were…

By Ishaan . January 25, 2013 . 1:26pm

Sales tracker, Media Create, have released a list for the top-30 best-selling games in Japan for 2012.

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This Week In Sales: DmC Devil May Cry

By Ishaan . January 23, 2013 . 2:00pm

DmC Devil May Cry and Digimon Adventure ventured out into the wild last week in Japan.

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This Week In Sales: The Post-Holiday Apocalypse

By Ishaan . January 16, 2013 . 2:05pm

The week after the holidays is when sales drop across the board, and that’s what happened in Japan last week.

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This Week In Sales: A Week Of Celebration For Level 5

By Ishaan . January 9, 2013 . 1:33pm

Fantasy Life, Inazuma Eleven Go 2: Chrono Stone, and Professor Layton vs. Ace Attorney showed up to celebrate the holidays in Level 5 style.

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The Yakuza Man With A Golden Gun… And A Fried Shrimp Hat

By Spencer . January 7, 2013 . 5:30pm

Also dress Shun Akiyama as a robotic loan shark with Sega’s January downloadable content update.

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Now You Can Play Virtua Fighter 2 Online Inside Yakuza 5

By Spencer . December 25, 2012 . 8:30am

Sega just released a third wave of downloadable content for Yakuza 5 and the big addition is an update that adds online play to Virtua Fighter 2 – the virtual Virtua Fighter 2 machines inside the Club Sega arcades within Yakuza 5.

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Yakuza 5 Sales Remain Relatively Stable In Japan

By Ishaan . December 16, 2012 . 3:00pm

Yakuza 5 sold through 65.80% of its initial shipment in its first week.

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This Week In Sales: Wii U Debuts With Mario And Monster Hunter

By Ishaan . December 12, 2012 . 12:30pm

The Wii U launched in Japan this past weekend, with New Super Mario Bros. U and Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate at its side.

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In Yakuza 5, Goro Majima Is “Dead”

By Sato . December 5, 2012 . 4:10pm

Trouble seems to follow the hardboiled Taiga Saejima wherever he goes. In Yakuza 5, he finds himself back in prison to start his journey. He escapes when a newspaper arrives saying “Goro Majima, dead”.

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Sega Made Limited Edition Yakuza 5 Gambling Items

By Spencer . November 24, 2012 . 1:00pm

We’ve seen Yakuza booze before and Sega is upping the ante for Yakuza 5. If you buy the PlayStation 3 Emblem Edition bundle at certain stores like the Yodobashi Camera in Akihabara you can enter a raffle for Yakuza swag.

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You Have A Date With Yakuza 5′s Hostesses

By Spencer . November 23, 2012 . 3:42am

Hey it’s Yakuza producer Masayoshi Yokoyama and he’s here to show us Yakuza 5′s hostess chatting system. Sega revamped this part with a free action system that has more conversation options and hostesses talk in Yakuza 5.

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Hatsune Miku Goes Gangster For Yakuza 5 Collaboration

By Spencer . November 22, 2012 . 4:02pm

During a NicoNico broadcast, Sega announced a Yakuza 5 and Hatsune Miku crossover. Shun Akiyama can walk by Hatsune Miku snow sculptures and win Miku toys from UFO catchers.