The primary of three video games on this assortment, Yakuza 3, picks up from the place the occasions of Yakuza Kiwami 2 left off (additionally out there on Xbox Recreation Go). However for these simply swearing into the household, the video games present simply the correct quantity of context recapping key occasions. In the event you’ve lately performed Yakuza: Like a Dragon, that is your alternative to expertise Kamurocho by way of the eyes of the Dragon of Dojima.
The Yakuza titles on this assortment are all brutal and flashy motion brawler video games. Grasp a number of martial arts, weapons, and savage Warmth Actions that reward fast reactions with massive injury and over-the-top strikes! Resourceful fighters can weaponize their environment, swinging bicycles within the streets or luxurious furnishings once you storm a yakuza headquarters uninvited.
Yakuza 3, 4, and 5 (all out there with Xbox Recreation Go) observe particular person tales throughout the saga of Kazuma Kiryu — a steely yakuza with an indomitable spirit and coronary heart of gold — as he navigates the advanced politics of the Japanese underworld and the motion, betrayal, and tragedy that observe. From the Tojo Clan’s residence turf in Tokyo to the tropical retreat of Okinawa, Kiryu will journey throughout Japan as battle unfolds.
Right here’s what you’re stepping into:
- Yakuza 3: His coronary heart at peace, Kazuma Kiryu leaves his yakuza life behind to settle into operating an orphanage on the breezy and idyllic Okinawa coast. However when the land that it’s on turns into a dispute between politicians, the native gangs, and the Tojo Clan, Kiryu’s previous rears its ugly head, and he must select a facet.
- Yakuza 4: Within the absence of the Dragon of Dojima, Kamurocho turns into a jungle and not using a king, and an influence wrestle brewing behind the scenes ever since an notorious hit job in 1984 boils to the floor. Witness occasions by way of the eyes of Shun Akiyama, a mortgage shark referred to as the “Lifeline of Kamurocho,” Taiga Saejima, who should escape from jail to confront his previous, Masayoshi Tanimura, a cop on the incorrect facet of the legislation, and Kazuma Kiryu, who finds himself embroiled within the occasions that formed his present-day life.
- Yakuza 5: The Omi Alliance is on the verge of a struggle of succession, and to stop it, Sixth Chairman of the Tojo Clan, Daigo Dojima, seeks to unify the yakuza from round Japan. The echoes of this underground energy wrestle attain 5 playable characters: Kazuma Kiryu, who’s laying low in Fukuoka as a taxi driver, Taiga Saejima, who returns to jail to complete what he began, Shun Akiyama, who lends cash to a shopper that’s greater than meets the attention, Haruka Sawamura, who desires of turning into an idol, and Tatsuo Shinada, a disgraced baseball star who finds himself in over his head. 5 characters, 5 cities, and 5 desires converge in an explosive conclusion.
After all, there’s extra to yakuza life than fisticuffs. With Kiryu, you’ll discover real-world Japanese cities faithfully recreated intimately, play zany mini-games, and assist residents in sub tales, who in flip might assist Kiryu in surprising methods.
Able to pledge your loyalty to the household? Head to your console’s dashboard and obtain the Yakuza Remastered Collection as we speak for Xbox One and Xbox Collection X|S! Yakuza 3, 4, and 5 are additionally out there individually for Xbox Recreation Go members. As well as, prequels Yakuza 0, Yakuza Kiwami, and Yakuza Kiwami 2 are additionally on Xbox Recreation Go for people who wish to begin in the beginning.
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