Yakuza Kiwami 2 is a full-fledged remake of the 2006 title Yakuza 2 and is Sega’s second instalment in the Yakuza Kiwami subseries of Yakuza remakes. The game is built on the Dragon Engine, which is the same engine that was used for the development of Yakuza 6: The Song of Life.
Yakuza Kiwami 2 is a remake of the original Yakuza 2, but also features gameplay enhancements and additions seen in later instalments of the series, while also making some changes to the original game’s narrative to iron out inconsistencies and confusing plot elements.
Ryu Ga Gotoku studio would have no problem in bringing its Yakuza franchise, known as Ryu Ga Gotoku in Japan, to the Switch, if it weren't for the platform's family friendly image in Japan.
Other games being added to PlayStation Plus Extra and Premium are Metro Exodus, Trials of Mana, and more.
The remastered versions of Yakuza 3 to 5 along with Yakuza 6: The Song of Life will be added to the service later this year.
The three games were taken off the subscription service back in December. All Yakuza games are available on Game Pass once again.
Sales for the series have been trending upwards since 2019, which is around the time that Sega began to add PC support.
They can also be bought for a discount.
The critically acclaimed remake is finally available for Xbox players.
A full month for both Xbox One and PC.
The critically acclaimed remake is out soon for Xbox.
The series will get a special celebration later in the month.
All three titles will be available in early 2020.
Yakuza cannot be contained on a single platform.
Some pretty demanding recommended requirements here.
Pre-purchasing will net the Clan Creator Bundle DLC for free.
PC players, prepare for the best story in the Yakuza series.
Sega could be set to announce a PC port of the Yakuza 2 remake.
The world of Yakuza is a dangerous yet thrilling place. Here are a few things going on behind its scenes.
Besides being a fantastic game, Yakuza Kiwami 2 is also a technical showcase for the long running series.
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Watch the morale-boosting Majima Construction Anthem translated to celebrate the Western launch.
The best story in the series makes Yakuza Kiwami 2 a can't-miss for fans and newcomers alike.
As a result, they made the best game the genre has ever seen.
Yakuza's Executive Director Toshihiro Nagoshi reveals- among other things- how the games were made to appeal to the Japanese male audience.
The developers discuss the major improvements players can expect top see in this remake of Yakuza 2.
The forbidden romance between the Dragon of Dojima and the Yakuza Huntress.
Here's everything you need to know about Yakuza Kiwami 2.
Series producer Daisuke Sato doesn't believe the Switch is the "ideal platform" though.
The demo is currently live for North American players and is 10 GB in size.
Kazuma Kiryu and the gang are back at it again with the thuggery.
Yakuza 0 is currently available to preorder on Steam.
Two new Atlus games to be announced tomorrow.
More Yakuza footage is always a good thing.
Coming this August.
Everything you need to know about Yakuza Kiwami 2.
Breaking the tradition of the past few years, this year we will not be receiving any announcement regarding localization of a Yakuza game at the PlayStation Experience.
The demo will be fully in Japanese and will allow players a glimpse of the game before its official release in December.
There's a whole lot going on here.
Various promotional strategies will be used such as airing video commercials in cities, and holding a signing event.
A new gameplay trailer has also been released.
It sounds like the game will continue to be an evolution of the franchise.
Answer yes for everything, guys.
The remake of Yakuza 2 will run on Yakuza 6's Dragon Engine and feature new voice actors.
Apparently releasing on December 7th for Taiwan and likely Japan.