- May 8, 2018
6 has the best story and K2 has the best big side activities.
Ya all 50 hours of it. I remember nothing of the story/characters (which doesn't matter since its a prequel) and of gameplay I remember grinding and constant interuptions to introduce style masters ~_~; I kinda wanna replay a Yakuza game but I did Kiwami 1, Yakuza 2, and 6 last year so they're to soon and with the remaster collection coming it doesn't make sense to go back to 3/4 PS3 but feb is a ways off so I'm either stuck with 0 or nothin'.
Nope. Kiwami 2's big side activities are taken from 0 and 6 which sorta cheapens it. 5 beats the crap out of it side activity wise... Kiyru's adventures as a taxi driver are probably the best the series has ever produced, and then you have Saejima's hunting, Haruka's idol stuff and Shinada's baseball mini games (and that's not counting all the other mini games 5 has, only game that got anywhere close to that variety is 0). Also, 0 had better big side activities than Kiwami 2 as well - I prefer the plot for the Cabaret stuff over Kiwami 2's and I really did enjoy the real estate stuff.
It's relatively divisive.
Cool, thanks!!It's relatively divisive.
The combat is top notch, some of the best from any Yakuza related titles, you can juggle dudes in the air, bounce them off walls, do all kinds of crazy stuff. The boss fights and story mode are pretty great too.
I dug some of the side activities too, a revamped hostess club, karaoke and the races.
The issue for a lot of people, myself included, was that that it felt like there was lot of bloat that didn't feel very enjoyable to engage with. Getting the parts to upgrade your car is tedious and a lot of other optional content feels kinda lackluster. The side quests are okay, they're better than the earliest Yakuza game's substories, but they're not on par with the substories of the Yakuza titles starting with Yakuza 5.
It's definitely well worth playing though.
There were like 3 threads for the remasters last week, just saying ;)I cannot believe what I'm actually reading? I randomly googled Yakuza 3 in hopes of getting an update on a remastered PS4 version, and here we are, somehow all three games got announced around a week ago?? Holy crap, I am so happy right now! Seriously guys, it deserved its own thread!
Now I just have to decide whether I should play Judgment first, which I purchased recently, or Yakuza 3. Either way, I'm extremely happy I'll have tons of Yakuza waiting for me. Exciting times! I've wanted this for so long.
I'm glad there was a proper response to it, but I still don't understand how I missed it lol
I’d play 3 first
Might as well continue Kiryu's story in 3!
If I hadn't already started Judgment before Yakuza 3 released, I'd be playing it instead.
Bolded is exactly how I feel.I cannot express how disappointed I am. I wake up excited to see something only to see something I thought would be a side mini game (that looks good) as the main game. Not sure about other people but Yakuza was the game I got into because of the badass combat and fighting.
I still want to support them but I am not sure how to vote for the old style back other than to just hold off buying it for a few month.
I am afraid of having the series die again in the west because of this.
We will see I guess.
The reception so far has been positive, i'm sure it'll fare well without our support for this one time. I'm not really worried.
Probably gonna be the best selling game of their last 5/6 games in Japan, they were in need of a serious revitalization there. The sales have declined a lot.Having a Dragon Quest-obsessed protagonist and changing combat to turn-based is one way to get me in. Nagoshi-san, you didn't have to, I was already in! But hey I'm not complaining.
I am worried about it bombing tho, I can't see it doing well at all. Either way, insanely gutsy move; I'm intrigued.