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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.

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Yakuza 5′s Newcomer Fights With Baseball Bats

By Spencer . August 21, 2012 . 7:10pm

Tatsuo Shinada is new to the Yakuza games. He used to be a baseball player for the Nagoya Wyverns, so when he brawls he uses like bats.

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Sega And Namco Bandai Bring Taiko: Drum Master Into Yakuza 5

By Spencer . August 8, 2012 . 4:55pm

The Yakuza series has arcades where Kazuma can play various video games. In Yakuza 5 he can play Namco Bandai’s rhythm game series Taiko: Drum Master.

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Kazuma Kiryu Is Kicking Back In Fukuoka When Yakuza 5 Begins

By Spencer . August 3, 2012 . 4:29pm

Meanwhile, Yakuza 4 character Taiga Saejima is in prison. He escapes into Hokkaido’s forests in Yakuza 5.

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Yakuza 5 Knocks It Out Of The Park With Baseball Mini-Game

By Spencer . July 18, 2012 . 2:29am

Tatsuo Shinada used to play for Nagoya’s Wyverns, but is banned from baseball after he started gambling. You can help him regain his honor in Yakuza 5.

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There’s A Little Bit Of Idolm@ster In Yakuza 5

By Spencer . July 16, 2012 . 2:04am

Players will also have to manage Haruka’s schedule, show up to fan events, and answer questions for news reporters.

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Yakuza 5 Goes Hunting In Extreme Conditions

By Spencer . July 10, 2012 . 11:06pm

Taiga Saejima from Yakuza 4 returns in Yakuza 5 as a playable character. In his Another Drama storyline, Taiga goes hunting for a giant bear in Hokkaido, but loses consciousness on the mountain.

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Yakuza 5 Is Less Crazy Taxi And More Taxi Cab Confessions

By Spencer . July 5, 2012 . 11:12pm

Kazuma Kiryu left the gangster life behind and when Yakuza 5 begins he’s working as a taxi cab driver in Fukuoka. Of course, Sega took this opportunity to make a taxi driving mini-game, but Crazy Yakuza Taxi this isn’t.

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Yakuza 5 Has Double The Story Content Compared To Yakuza 4

By Spencer . May 29, 2012 . 6:29am

Haruka who we’ve seen since the first Yakuza title is a playable character in Yakuza 5. Since she’s only 16 years old she can’t hang around cabaret clubs or gambling dens.

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Yaukza 5′s Five Playable Characters And Five Locations

By Spencer . May 24, 2012 . 12:55am

First screenshots of Yakuza 5 inside.