Yakuza 0 was such a great introduction to the Yakuza universe that I’m 100% on board with any game that has the Yakuza name. Yakuza 6: The Song of Life comes out in a couple months and is one of my most anticipated games for 2018. Sure, it’s partially for its story, but the bulk of my time in Yakuza 0 was playing its minigames and now there is a trailer that showcases a bunch of the ones that will be available to play in Yakuza 6. You can check it out above.
Kiryu is a Dad now raising a kid, but as everyone will know from their playtime in Yakuza 0 – Kiryu is a kid at heart. He’s mature, but knows how to have a good time without the need of alcohol or any substances. In the trailer above, you can see him go fishing, play baseball, shoot darts, sing karaoke (always the best), and exercise. But most importantly for me are the other two features: visiting Club Sega and managing a Cat Cafe.
When you visit Club Sega you can partake in many licensed Sega titles, most notably for me being Puyo Puyo. I could see it being my new obsession instead of karaoke. Well, let’s see in addition to because karaoke has those awesome videos behind it while you play. Yakuza 6 also includes a cat cafe that Kiryu manages, which might be the cutest addition to the game on top of just spending time with your adorable son.
I can’t really get over how much time is put into Yakuza 6‘s minigames from a development standpoint and I love it. They maintain a sense of style that is pervasive throughout the Yakuza games and I’m so happy that there is an open world game like it. Yakuza 6: The Song of Life will release on March 20th, 2018 for PlayStation 4.
Source: Sega America YouTube