yakuza 3 -

SEGA has announced that the Japanese hit Ryu ga Gotoku 3 (Yakuza 3), which sold over half a million copies, is to be released across Europe, Australia and the US exclusively for PS3 in March 2010.

"Yakuza 3 was one of the most requested titles for localisation by our European SEGA community, so we are delighted to be able to fulfil their wishes with this announcement," said Gary Knight, European Marketing Director, SEGA Europe Ltd. "As well as delving even further into the rich narrative of the Yakuza universe, the development team have pushed the PlayStation 3 hardware to the limits to produce a beautiful and startlingly realistic depiction of the Japanese underworld."

Yakuza 3 will feature full English subtitling, whilst retaining the outstanding voice acting from the original Japanese version of the game.

In this third game in the series players will take on the role of Kiryu Kazuma and will explore familiar Tokyo haunts from the first two games, along with a completely new setting in the tropical island of Okinawa.

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El-Dev's Avatar


They're releasing it in March which seems to be over crowded already with massive games. I see a slow sales start for this and I don't think it'll recover.
Posted 22:24 on 09 December 2009
strickers66's Avatar


Played the Japanese demo and loved the brutal combat,but trying to impress the girls in a bar was tricky without understanding the language.I will buy this.
Posted 06:43 on 09 December 2009
Bloodstorm's Avatar


The problem with this is, the man behind bringing it outside of Japan claims it's the most "requested" he's seen, alot of people would think that's going to be good sales, he could be wrong.

Requesting and buying are two different things.
Posted 00:55 on 09 December 2009
cousinwalter's Avatar


Fist of the north star could be amazing
Posted 22:17 on 08 December 2009
Wido's Avatar


Hopefully there will be a Euro demo verison.
Posted 20:20 on 08 December 2009
Ghost_Dog's Avatar

Ghost_Dog@ Wido

Originally Posted by wide
Never played a Yakuza game. I will try this out if there is a demo for it.

I would like to recommend the Japanese demo, but unfortunately it's all in Japanese, and thus makes the whole experience a little bit pointless.
Posted 20:13 on 08 December 2009
Mr_Ninjutsu's Avatar


Wido it, looks amazing. I really want to play this and Fist of The North Star.
Posted 19:43 on 08 December 2009
Wido's Avatar


Never played a Yakuza game. I will try this out if there is a demo for it.
Posted 18:34 on 08 December 2009
thpcplayer's Avatar


i will wait for reviews for this one. Deffo my type of game.
Posted 18:28 on 08 December 2009
clangod's Avatar


Yep. Definitely one to look forward to.
Posted 18:19 on 08 December 2009


Cool :D
Posted 17:58 on 08 December 2009
Ghost_Dog's Avatar


About bloody time!

I'm glad that they will retain the Japanese voice cast.

I have never played a Yakuza game (apart from the Japanese demo of this one), so I'm looking forward to this.
Posted 17:00 on 08 December 2009

Game Stats

Release Date: 12/03/2010
Developer: In-house
Publisher: Sega
Genre: Action
No. Players: One
Rating: BBFC 18
Site Rank: 3,357 40
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