PlayStation 3

Yakuza 5 Slated For December Release In Japan


Sega have released new trailers for Yakuza 5 at TGS along with a release date announcement. First, the trailers. Here you go:



Yakuza 5 begins with Kazuma Kiryuu working as a taxi driver, and living a regular life with a lady named Mayumi. Mayumi works at a cabaret club and cares for Kazuma. You can learn more about the other characters surrounding the two of them in this earlier report.


Sega have also revamped the game’s battle system, to where battle transitions are seamless. Yakuza 5 will be released on December 6th in Japan.

Ishaan Sahdev
Ishaan specializes in game design/sales analysis. He's the former managing editor of Siliconera and wrote the book "The Legend of Zelda - A Complete Development History". He also used to moonlight as a professional manga editor. These days, his day job has nothing to do with games, but the two inform each other nonetheless.