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Yakuza Kiwami 2 announcement leaked

Fjordson

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Fuck yes. Yakuza 2 is one of the best in the series.

I love all the momentum Yakuza has right now. Needs to take its rightful place atop the gaming world.
 

_Ryo_

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If this uses the Yakuza 6 engine and assets, the visuals and combat of the game are going to be a hugely substantial upgrade from Yakuza 0 and Kiwami 1
 

kunonabi

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Nice. Now we just need one of three since the west got shafted on the original release.
 

Oreiller

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Hope they'll remaster Yakuza 3 as well, 2 and 3 are the only games in the series I have never touched.
 

Raw64life

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Most excellent.

Day and date with the JP version would be nice so that it could be played before 6 comes out in the US, but that seems highly unlikely. Should be summer, fall 2017 for the west at the latest.
 

Autoignition

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But I don't wanna wait 2-3 years for localization!!!!!!!

dark sega show us the forbidden worldwide release
 

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Kinsei

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That's great! Yakuza 2 is way too expensive for people getting into the series with 0 or Kiwami. This remake is sorely needed.
 
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Yes, yes, yes!!!! Words cannot describe how excited/happy I am right now. 2 is my favorite in the series (haven't played 6 yet) and this is so freaking awesome! It's a good day.
 

Hardvlade

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Fuck yeah! I'll buy every single one of them day 1. I loved Yakuza 0 and can't wait to play Kiwami.

I really wish they would bring this series to PC/Xbox as well, everyone should play these games. They are so good.

For those who have played the series, should I hold off on Yakuza 6 early next year and hopefully play them in order? (hoping they release Kiwami 3, 4, 5). I wish we could get Ishin too.


Rad indeed!
 
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Worth bearing in mind that unlike with 1, 2 already had a good localization, so there shouldn't be any need to a new translation here.
 

Linkura

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My obligatory Yakuza news gif:


This also reminds me of how much of a bitch it was for me to find a copy of the original PS2 game after being LTTP (I believe before 3 was released stateside, so still a while ago). Went through 2 unplayable Gamestop copies, and finally found a working one on Half.com. Was totally worth it though.
 

Aki-at

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What the peacock?

No seriously what the peacock?!

No wait seriously what the PEACOOOOCK?!?

Best game of all time incoming. I mean Yakuza 6 engine too? Damn, DAMN, DAAAAMN!
 

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lol slow down Sega with all the sequels already geez :p

This is great news. I dropped Yakuza 1 far too early and never tried the series again. With Zero, Kiwami, and now Kiwami 2 coming it'll be the best starting point.
 

Wereroku

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Oh shit I just realized we will get high def tiger punching and probably a bunch of new side content.
 

Aki-at

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Are you peacocks ready to face off against the best Yakuza antagonist?

Cause damn I am so ready. SO SO READY!

Better reuse Crazy Ken Band for that one scene!
 

kamineko

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This is awesome. I haven't played the original, would prefer the Kiwami treatment
 

Clive

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Best news. A classic that in its current form just doesn't hold up well in all regards. A remake could be absolutely incredible.
 
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With this and PS3 emulation coming together extremely quickly, I'm thinking I'm just going to wait and play 0/Kiwami/Kiwami 2/3/4/5/6 all together once this comes out in NA.