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Next Week’s Yakuza 5 Demo Takes Players To Fukuoka

By Spencer . November 21, 2012 . 4:00pm

Sega will release a downloadable demo for Yakuza 5 on PlayStation Network on November 27. Players will be able to explore Nagasugai, a fictitious town in Fukuoka, where Kazuma Kiryu has been hiding out as a taxi cab driver.

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Yakuza 5′s Virtual Fighter 2 Mini-Game Supports Online Play

By Spencer . November 14, 2012 . 4:37pm

The Yakuza series has Club Sega arcades to hang out in and UFO Catchers to play with. Yakuza 5 ups the ante with an actual arcade port.

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Be An Idol Manager Or A Rickshaw Driver In Yakuza 5

By Spencer . November 9, 2012 . 12:33am

Yakuza 5 has a main story centered around each character’s dreams and sub stories where Kazuma Kiryu drives a rickshaw. After the events in Yakuza 4, Kazuma has been hiding out in Fukuoka and working as a taxicab driver.

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Baseball Time? No, It’s Yakuza 5 Time

By Spencer . November 1, 2012 . 3:09am

You can play as Tatsuo in Yakuza 5 and when he isn’t swinging a bat in a street fight he’s at the batting cages. Yakuza 5 has a mini-game where you hit pitches thrown by one of Tatsuo’s high school baseball teammates.

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Yakuza 5 Might Be A Better Idol Sim Than The Idolmaster

By Spencer . October 26, 2012 . 3:12am

Namco Bandai eat your heart out, Yakuza 5 also has an idol training portion where you play as Haruka Sawamura. This part of Yakuza 5 has less skull smashing and more fan meetups.

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Yakuza 5 PS3 Has Special Controller, 8GB USB Drive Loaded With Yakuza Content

By Spencer . October 16, 2012 . 1:10am

The Yakuza 5 PlayStation 3 bundle includes a few extra items Sony didn’t mention in their announcement.

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You Can Play Virtua Fighter 2 In Yakuza 5

By Spencer . October 12, 2012 . 12:03am

And play air hockey with hostesses.

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Yakuza 5 Has Ramen Making And Snowball Fight Mini-Games

By Spencer . October 10, 2012 . 1:48am

Kazuma Kiryu has two jobs in Yakuza 5. He works as a taxi cab driver in Fukuoka and as a ramen shop chef in one of Yakuza 5′s mini-games.

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Meet Yakuza 5′s Cabaret Club Gals

By Spencer . October 5, 2012 . 2:10am

The game has a free flow conversation system and you can take ladies out of the club to go on dates. Who can you date? Let’s find out.

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Sega Beefed Up The Hostess Dating System In Yakuza 5

By Spencer . October 3, 2012 . 2:46am

While conversations in previous games were mostly text, Sega says most lines will have voice acting and girls will speak in regional dialects. The free action system should give players a more realistic conversation too.

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Yakuza 5 PlayStation 3 Bundle Goes For The Gold

By Spencer . October 1, 2012 . 10:20pm

And the winner of the most expensive 2012 holiday bundle, so far, is the Yakuza 5 Emblem Edition console.

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Yakuza 5 Slated For December Release In Japan

By Ishaan . September 19, 2012 . 10:23pm

Sega released new trailers for Yakuza 5 at TGS along with a release date announcement for the game.

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So You Think Yakuza Can Dance? Let’s See Haruka’s Dance Battle System

By Spencer . September 14, 2012 . 1:05am

Jazz, hip hop, house, rock, and idol style dancers are waiting in town for you to challenge them. Talk to a dancer to initiate a battle.

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Yakuza 5 Hits Us With A Barrage Of Battle Screenshots

By Spencer . September 12, 2012 . 1:33am

Sega revamped the battle system for Yakuza 5. The PlayStation 3 game will have seamless transitions into battles and people in the city have more vibrant reactions to fights.

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Yakuza 5′s Baseball Player Fights Best With A Bat, But Can Slam Enemies Into Walls Too

By Spencer . September 7, 2012 . 3:48am

Sega’s newcomer in Yakuza 5, Tatsuo Shinada, is an ex-baseball player. He shows his true power in a fight when you grab a baseball bat or another cylindrical object.