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Yakuza 3 Remaster for PlayStation 4 Receives New Screenshots

With just two days standing between us and the release of Yakuza 3’s HD remaster for PlayStation 4 in Japan, excitement is certainly drumming in the long-running series’ home nation. Bringing in that excitement even more so, SEGA decided to share a few more screenshots from the upcoming release; they’re certainly not as glamorous as the visuals of Yakuza Kiwami 2, but that doesn’t mean I’m going to be any less excited about them.

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Showcasing Yakuza 3’s “Underground Coliseum” minigame, the new screenshots give us a look at Kiryu fighting his way through waves of enemies in a variety of different battle styles. There are two modes to the minigame, with the first having you fight your way through solo using a number of items offered to you, where the second allows you to fight tag-team with different characters you’ve met throughout your travels.

With SEGA’s long-running Yakuza series receiving widespread success both in its home country of Japan and internationally, we’re constantly reminded of just how far behind the game’s English-language releases really are. Just two days before the release of Yakuza 3’s HD remaster in Japan, we’ve still got a few weeks before we’re even able to get our hands on Yakuza Kiwami 2, a title originally released in Japan during December 2017. I can’t be too upset though, I’m still more than grateful we’re even able to get our hands on the series in the first place.

Set to release on PlayStation 4 in Japan on August 9, further information on the upcoming HD remaster of Yakuza 3 can be found via the game’s official website.

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