PS3 Wednesday, September 12, 2007 | 8:42 AM

Ryu ga Gotoku 3 scans

Ryu ga Gotoku 3 scans

Complete timeline change for the next episode of the excellent series Ryu ga Gotoku/Yakuza since the third one in now placed during the Edo era, and not in the modern Japan. The game system looks mostly similar to the old ones, not that it's a bad thing!

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Commented on 2007-09-12 08:52:27
Wow, that looks really awesome.

Best thing is, even if it never gets brought over, PS3 is still region free...
Commented on 2007-09-12 09:06:00
Oh YES! Now bring on Shenmue 3!!!!!!
Commented on 2007-09-12 09:12:46 In reply to newbielives
Posted by newbielives
Oh YES! Now bring on Shenmue 3!!!!!!
What is this game about? It does remind me of shenmue mixed with way of the samurai, I dont know why. If it somewhat like shenmue then it's a buy.
Commented on 2007-09-12 09:50:25 In reply to Jigen
Posted by Jigen
Wow, that looks really awesome.

Best thing is, even if it never gets brought over, PS3 is still region free...
*makes love to that fact*

I was gonna type a post full of WAAAH's and YEEAAH's, but nothing can really put my feelings into words. Let's just say I'm excited about this.

Sad to see Kiryu go though, I loved Kiryu. On the plus side, a self contained story means more likelyhood of an american release, and BR ensures japanese language track + subs. Woo!
Commented on 2007-09-12 10:00:08
I should really pick up the other games.. this looks awesome.
Commented on 2007-09-12 10:42:51
Only played the first, was ok but sort of felt it needed to be on a mroe powerfull console to achive what they really wanted.
Commented on 2007-09-12 12:03:03
wow, character models look great. Definitely picking this up.
Commented on 2007-09-12 12:56:45
UH YEAH... so happy... I really love the first one, never played the second, unfortunately.
This is gonna rock, I love the medieval japan story. But, yeah, kind of sad Kiryu isn't any longer....
Commented on 2007-09-12 13:55:50
Looks great, I prefer this setting to the others though I haven't played them so that may be premature. This is very popular in Japan so should give the PS3 a good boost.
Commented on 2007-09-12 14:47:58
<3 Japanese Games.. <3 Ps3!
Commented on 2007-09-12 19:14:35
Those images reminds me of Way of the samurai , first two games.
Commented on 2007-09-13 01:18:15
This is AWESOME news. Yakuza is my favorite new franchise from last-generation and this looks to be just as awesome.
Any fan of Shenmue should do themselves a favor and play Yakuza (if you can stomach the violence, sexual themes, profanity, etc.).
Sega has been putting out a lot of crap but they have a true gem with the Yakuza series.
Commented on 2007-09-13 03:32:48 In reply to blindrocket
Posted by blindrocket
(if you can stomach the violence, sexual themes, profanity, etc.).
Now that sounds like my kind of game!
Commented on 2007-09-13 10:47:50 In reply to blindrocket
I really would like to DISCOURAGE the notion that Yakuza is like Shenmue, because that'll just set you up for disappointment.

Yakuza is Spikeout with a world map and random battles - and it's awesome! It's just.. it's not like Shenmue at all when you actually play it.
Commented on 2007-09-14 02:37:45
Musashi is supposed to be in this game..the first Yakuza was a rush to play (The hero of the game is the true definition of badass..makes most wanna be tough guys look timid, great game!) i'm waiting for part two on the U.S. PS2, i'm sure by annoucing 3, it will drive up interest in translating the Japanese Version!

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