PS3 Thursday, October 9, 2008 | 7:59 AM

TGS08: Yakuza 3 trailer

TGS08: Yakuza 3 trailer

Sega was showing this new and long trailer of Yakuza 3 on their booth, and Bikoko filmed it for us. The modeling of Kabukicho is just impressively lifelike.

TGS08: Off-screen trailer
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Commented on 2008-10-09 08:35:38
Blimey, this looks very good indeed. Still hoping for a Takeshi Kitano game at some point, come on Sega make it happen.
Commented on 2008-10-09 08:42:52
wowzer...kenzan looked nice, this looks way above that graphically
Commented on 2008-10-09 08:42:59
That looks bloody good. They've nailed the look of Tokyo very well. Also, most likelike Japanese chicks in a game ever?
Commented on 2008-10-09 08:45:51
wow I absolutely love it - and very nice that they improved the transition between walking and fighting, for that can get a bit annoying in Yakuza 2 (which I am currently playing)
Commented on 2008-10-09 09:25:04
Waaah, come on I thought Yakuza 3 is referring to Yakuza Kenzan's US release. Its a great surprise that it is not the game launched a few months past but a brand new game in the original Sega series.

Damn, I am so excited for this. The first 2 are a blast, each around a 25 hours thrill and drama storymode, and if you want eveything done and found out, around 40+ hours of intense Japanese soap.

Deasperately want this and need to know how much they can put in a PS3!!Yakuza game.
Commented on 2008-10-09 09:34:57
Wow! Blimey, Color me impressed! :)
Commented on 2008-10-09 10:01:51 In reply to Slabs
Posted by Slabs
Blimey, this looks very good indeed. Still hoping for a Takeshi Kitano game at some point, come on Sega make it happen.
Beat Takeshi is godly!!!
Commented on 2008-10-09 11:22:23
Shenmue is that you?
Seriously though, looks great, it's a shame I never got to play the 1st couple games in the series now that I see this.
Commented on 2008-10-09 12:11:33
That was impressive!
Commented on 2008-10-09 15:45:12
Holy poop!

Very, very impressive.. cant wait for this one, even if it means me learning more japanese and importing again.
Commented on 2008-10-09 16:49:54
that looks freaking awesome. i just hope its translated a little faster then yakuza 2.
Commented on 2008-10-09 17:44:01
awesome, i thought it was the long awaited shenmue 3 at first. Hopefully it wont be abunch of adverage games strung together by a cheesy narrative. Wonder if they'll even be an english version
Commented on 2008-10-09 18:29:14 In reply to Mikeey_kakashi
Posted by Mikeey_kakashi
That looks bloody good. They've nailed the look of Tokyo very well. Also, most likelike Japanese chicks in a game ever?
It's Osaka, but I agree, all of the games have the feeling and the looks reproduced pretty authentically. Makes the player feel like they are in Japan, that's why I liked the first game in addition to the great plot.
Commented on 2008-10-09 19:56:25
It does look very nice, Shenmue 3 with this engine would be nice ... >.>
Commented on 2008-10-09 22:02:29
OH GOD, YES! This is.. EPIC!

dofry, they're using real magazine models for this game, along with Japanese famous actors, don't worry, they're sexy - the females.

All those stores, I will love this as a Japanist.
Commented on 2008-10-09 23:37:41 In reply to Jollipop
Posted by Jollipop
It does look very nice, Shenmue 3 with this engine would be nice ... >.>
I was thinking exactly the same thing. This does look bloody good though!
Commented on 2008-10-09 23:54:09
Yakuza 3 owns GTA4, thnx to being PS3 exclusive. =)
Commented on 2008-10-10 04:22:10
So this is basically GTA in Japan? (Aka, awesome?)
Commented on 2008-10-10 05:24:19
Im playing Yakuza 1 now & I have Yakuza 2 (must play them in order) 3 looks crazy. I must get a playstation 3 first good holiday sale.Now Shenmue 3 where are you?
Commented on 2008-10-10 08:13:08
Damn this game looks awesome!
Commented on 2008-10-10 08:18:54
Kabukicho is a district in Shinjuku which is in Tokyo. The desciption of this video says it's in Kabukicho at the top of this page.
Commented on 2008-10-11 19:06:23
This trailer makes me remember Shenmue :)

I'm very interested in this game right now.

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