Super Monkey Ball mastermind Toshihiro Nagoshi has been promoted to Chief Creative Officer, Sega has announced.
Sega has announced the development of Yakuza 5 and the formation of Yakuza Studio.
Yakuza creator Toshihiro Nagoshi heads up the new team. According to Japanese magazine Famitsu (translated by Andriasang), Yakuza Studio is not a Yakuza-exclusive developer, despite its name. In fact, its first game is Binary Domain.
Following that game's launch, Yakuza Studio will create Yakuza Black Panther 2 for PlayStation Portable, the sequel to the PSP spin-off. In Japan it launches in spring 2012.
Five million Yakuza games have been shipped globally, Sega has announced.
Yakuza 4 sold more copies than any other PlayStation 3 game in Japan last year, according to new data.
Demos for Dragon Age II, LEGO Star Wars III: The Clone Wars and Yakuza 4 headline today's PlayStation Store update.
Both DAII and LEGO:SWIII are 1.5GB files, so leave yourself plenty of time to download them.
New games (free to trial) are Alien Breed 3: Descent (7/10 on Eurogamer), TNT Racers (7/10 on Eurogamer) and The Undergarden (7/10 on Eurogamer). What do you mean we favour a certain review score over others? Where is your evidence?
The limited Steelbook Edition of Yakuza 4 includes an exclusive game mode for SEGA's forthcoming PlayStation 3 gangster epic.
Impending gangster sequel Yakuza 4 gets a playable demo this month, publisher SEGA has announced.
PlayStation Plus members get a headstart on it from 16th February, before the riff-raff jump in on 23rd February via PlayStation Network.
The demo will let you try out all four playable characters ahead of the PlayStation 3 exclusive's full release on 18th March.
Japanese gangster game Yakuza 4 comes stuffed with a mind-bending 384 minutes of cutscenes to watch. That's more than six hours worth (6.24 approximately)!
Yakuza 4 will be released in Europe and North America in Spring 2011, SEGA has confirmed.
There's yet another Yakuza game in the works, series director Toshihiro Nagoshi has confirmed.
According to Japanese mag Famitsu (translated by Andriasang), the new game has been in development alongside PSP title Black Panther Yakuza Chapter, and will be released on the PS3.
It looks like the fifth main Yakuza game, although Nagoshi refused to officially name it.
SEGA has confirmed that the western version of Yakuza 4 will feature hostesses.
SEGA has announced that PS3 exclusive Yakuza 4 is heading to "the West" in spring 2011.
PlayStation 3 is the best-selling console in Japan for the week ending 21st March, thanks in large part to the launch of chart-topping Yakuza 4.
SEGA, a day after announcing Yakuza 3 for the West, has revealed a Japanese date for Yakuza 4.
The third instalment in the Yakuza series isn't going to make it outside of Japan, by the looks of things.
SEGA firebrand Toshihiro Nagoshi has revealed that work has already begun on a fifth game in the Yakuza series, known as Ryu Ga Gotoku in Japan, exclusively for the PS3.