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It’s refreshing to see a Japanese role playing game with ambition, whatever the result, because that’s what Yakuza is. To take the stale components of an aging genre and reinterpret them is an act to be applauded- the gameplay progression, combat, setting and direction all altered to the point that one could mistake the title to have more in common with Grand Theft Auto. Yet in many ways Yakuza represents ’s take on such an experience, despite the genre disparity. The caveat, however, is the wan...2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
This game sets up a interesting tale of betrayal and murder in the seedy underbelly of Japan. Along with a simple but effective beat em up combat it kept my interest in it till the conclusion. It also doesn't waste any time with setting up a compelling mystery and a unique cast of characters as well. Unfortunately the main thing most people will notice is that the voice acting is really over the top. (AKA bad) Along with not having a good way to switch targets during a fight makes this game less...1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
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