Yakuza 5

Yakuza is the true heir to Shenmue and 5 is the greatest entry yet, stuffed with combat, minigames, and endless distractions.

Key events

FeatureAfter I stepped into Yakuza's world, Yakuza's world seeped into mine

Travel and memory as the real meets the virtual.

PlayStation Plus' August freebies unveiled

UPDATE: Retro/Grade replaced with EndWar. Yakuza 5 remains.

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Shenmue's true heir.

VideoVideo: Sony conference roundup - Tokyo Games Show 2015

Aoife and Martin bring you the latest from Japan.

Yakuza 5's Western release will include all Japanese DLC

After arriving almost three years after Japan.

Yakuza 5 heads to Europe and North America in 2015

Yakuza 4 and Yakuza: Dead Souls out on PSN midnight.

Aliens: Colonial Marines managed 1.31 million sales

That about merits a sequel doesn't it? What?

Yakuza 5 videos show cab racing, hunting

Plus an outlandishly slow passenger transport mission.

FeatureUlala vs. Ryu and a thousand giant ants: the games of TGS

The best games that you may never play from this year's Tokyo Game Show.

New Yakuza 5 characters revealed

Leaves Kamurocho for the uncanny valley.

Haruka won't fight in Yakuza 5

Not a fighter. Hopefully not a lover either.

Yakuza 5 built using new game engine, has five main characters

70% complete. Out in December in Japan.

New Yakuza 5 details revealed

PlayStation 3 exclusivity confirmed.

Yakuza 5 announced

Sega creates Yakuza Studio.