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  • Rating:7

    Orphans, Crime, Conspiracy and more Orphans

    Yakuza 3 ReviewYakuza 3 is the third main installment in the Yakuza series. The game was developed and published by Sega. It was released solely on the Playstation 3.Yakuza 3 was originally released on February 26 2009 i... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    Kickin' Yakuza Butt!

    Yakuza 3 is the third installment in the Yakuza series; it is published by Sega. You play as Kazuma Kiryu, the former leader of a yakuza clan that now runs an orphanage in Okinawa, Japan. Presentation: Yakuza 3 is a ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.5

    Finally 'Shenmue' Reincarnated

    Back in 2000, there was a little unknown gem on Sega Dreamcast called 'Shenmue', which became a huge financial flop despite the universal critical praises. Its sequel only showed up in Japan and later ported to the origi... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    Sega really have done themselves on this one and know how to make a good Yakuza game.

    Elsewhere around the world we've had alot of good action games like Grand Theft Auto but in Japan they have they own GTA styled game called Yakuza which is based on Japanese Mafia. In the city of Kamurocho in Tokyo, Japa... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    A solid game with great narrative,story and combat, brought down by tedious repetitiveness.Is it worth your time...?

    First thought that came right after I set foot on the streets of Ryukyu was " It's a Japanese GTA ".Playing this game for a longer period however,made me amend my initial impression simply because Yakuza 3 is a game that... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    Yakuza 3 is a Playstation 3 exclusive that you should not miss on.

    *Warning, there will be some spoilers* I first saw the Yakuza serie years ago, on Playstation 2 but only in commercial. I told myself that day "i'll play this game someday". Then here i am years later, the serie is ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9.5

    This is one of Sega's best series since Shenmue.

    I've heard a lot of good things about Yakuza (JP Ryu Ga Gotoku) but I never played them. Fortunately, you can get caught up with the story with scenes from the first 2 Yakuza games so all isn't lost. You still play with ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    Yakuza 3 is packed with content!

    Yakuza 3 plays like a beat 'em up but feels more like an RPG thanks to a long involving story, areas to explore and side missions to undertake, as well as a bunch of mini games to play. The story continues where Yakuz... Read Full Review

    6 of 7 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.5

    Getting hyped before Yakuza 4's release....

    The Japanese are well-known for their Role-Playing games, Final Fantasy and Dragon Quest are one of the best to mention here, but there weren't so many Japanese games that were hybrid of two genres. Yakuza 3 succeeds to ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:6

    Disappointing & Overrated!

    Yakuza 3 was a bit of a disappointment to me. Perhaps its because this title was my first in the trilogy and maybe playing the other 2 previously could have changed that. But I seriously doubt it. My main complaint is al... Read Full Review

    1 of 11 users found the following review helpful
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