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Average Player Score Based on 1868 ratings
8.2
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Score Breakdown Based on 1868 ratings
  1. 10 (367)
  2. 9 (595)
  3. 8 (622)
  4. 7 (171)
  5. 6 (52)
  6. 5 (25)
  7. 4 (11)
  8. 3 (8)
  9. 2 (9)
  10. 1 (8)

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  • User Rating 4.8

    Huh! This game has an outstanding beggining but in the mid it becomes boring and just a non impact game.

    Rated on May 05, 2007 by aman_chaos001

    This game is really short with just 13 chapters any good player can beat it damn easily in 8-10 hours.The graphics are okay but fighting mean the battle system is a mess with just a few brutl lookin m...

    1 out of 9 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.5

    If you can get passed a few problems here and there, Fans will enjoy the series more if you've missed out first time.

    Rated on March 07, 2012 by benleslie5

    Most video games we've seen over the years have always been Mafia games based on the Italian Mafia through various parts of America. But we never hear much of other Mafia games until Sega released Yak...

    4 out of 4 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.7

    A brilliant, full packed game, with cool camera angles!

    Rated on May 20, 2007 by ConnorN

    I first read about the game in a magazine before it was released in the UK, and I said to my self, i need that! When I got the game the week it came out I played it not to be that moved by it...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5

    FEELS LIKE A TOUGH WASABI SHOT!!! AWESOME!

    Rated on May 24, 2007 by edxz48

    This game, unlike the reviews say, is nothing like GTA. It has a powerful confrontational storyline. The story will literally blow you away. That being said, it is important to not putting too much at...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8

    Yakuza is a great example on how to use your fists, but it's not without some shortcomings.

    Rated on April 05, 2010 by godofhell2

    Positive - Fantastic hand-to-hand combat - The graphics make the city vivid - Cool specials and weapon specials - A lot of side quest to do Negative - Frequent loadings in the city are annoyin...

    3 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.8

    Great Game and I wish I can understand all the contents.

    Rated on January 08, 2006 by rerx7

    A great action/ problem sloving game packed with some mature contents. It is a great game with good graphics, sounds and many mini missions and games that keeps you playing. Down side is English ver...

    4 out of 7 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8

    Bravo Sega!

    Rated on June 08, 2007 by RichardMurphy

    Having been interested in Japanese culture for some time, it came as no surprise that I enjoyed playing Yakuza (Japanese title – ‘Ryū ga Gotoku’) immensely. Set in a fictional district of Tok...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    Yakuza, a realistic action adventure game.

    Rated on May 21, 2008 by AznHoang

    Yakuza was a great game. The story was long enough and was full of twists and turns. This was one of the most realistic story and adventure game that captured me into it. I was really attracted to the...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.2

    This sooo good and i ahve to say that i am proud to be Asian!!!!!!!

    Rated on June 13, 2007 by Gamer443

    Yakuza is what i ahve been waiting for in a long time. This game is great and really captures some of the essences of Japan ( god i miss it ). Any ways this game is pretty good i really love some of t...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.8

    Read this review and all questions will be answered

    Rated on June 22, 2007 by Game_boy_5

    This is a Gang,action game You are a person who tries and works his way up the gang ranks and protect his family.I would say that it is the story that keeps the game alive. The graphics are outs...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.