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New Yakuza 5 Details Revealed

Posted on November 22, 2011 AT 05:56am

THE BUZZ: Some new details regarding the currently in development Yakuza 5 have been revealed.

Japanese magazine Famitsu has published the new information confirming that the game will be set across five locations - Sapporo, Tokyo, Nagoya, Osaka and Fukuoka. The story will be connected to Yakuza 4 and Kazuma Kiryu will be the lead character. Finally there will be shorter load times, improved camerawork and better character expressions in the franchises fifth major game.

EGM’s TAKE: Yakuza has a decent following in the West and fans will be happy to see improvements being made.

What else would you like to see added or changed in the game? Leave a comment below.

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