Nishiki is almost Kiryu’s deuteragonist, and there’s no way to play the game without thinking about the flaming bag o’dickery he’ll be in Yakuza 1. Yeah I had a look at his guide. My guess is that with the exception of Reina (the New Serena’s Mama) and Makoto (the female lead), every other female character is a digitized adult actress. The only way I could get past PG10 was by first targeting the dude with the gun, then cornering the other 2 so I could hit them both at the same time, might add it felt so random playing as Date there. Just had a couple of goes at PG8 and the climax battles really do show how badly dated Japanese game development is. It knows exactly when to take itself seriously and when to go all-out on its trademark absurdity. Posted December 15, 2018 So I look up Emiri, and find out that she’s an adult actress, as are about twenty other women in the game. Using his guide I easily got to the final boss on the 1st attempt on Proving Grounds 7 (ran out of time though lol). This is some of the worst development I've seen in a long time. It’s not like, say, Yakuza 4 where Shun kept his 100 billion yen in a safe and you still had to fight for table scraps. Edit2: Finished all of them, the ultimate battles really are way easier than the rest lol Yeah I much preferred the climax battles on Zero. Those were great as they were just boss battles which were sort of like a game in themselves. Bleaagh! They are crime dramas with insanely complex storylines, manly tears, homelessness, betrayal, immigration and beating people unconscious with bicycles. Not making this up to slate the series, I think my hatred of Kiwami suggested that in early posts for me. Is that the stage where you have to defend a Mesuda chick? The only way I could get past PG10 was by first targeting the dude with the gun, then cornering the other 2 so I could hit them both at the same time, might add it felt so random playing as Date there. 0 396 4 minutes read. I found them tacky. But overall it was great. The plot, however, is humongous – a maze of interconnected stories and substories, half of them completely optional. Yakuza 0 does this as well, it’s the story of KAZUMA and his shadow. But whats even more worrying is that the die-hard Yakuza fans rated Kiwami 2/Yakuza 2 as having the worst story in the series. For the last part, the method in the video is a bit risky. Edit2: Finished all of them, the ultimate battles really are way easier than the rest lol Facebook. Special shout out to the substory involving young Daigo Dojima, dressed like a Japanese Richie Rich and looking like he wants to murder everyone on earth. Another edit: Just got the plat lol, what I needed on the car chase was just a bit o patience, there's no need to rush to kill the enemies. In this way, Yakuza 0 is a bit like Dead Souls, in that it takes the core Yakuza mechanics and ties them into an overarching central theme. Started by Yakuza 0 is a story of a young KAZUMA KIRYU. Twitter. To get the billions needed to fully kit out your characters, you need to get a job. So you going through with Kiwami 2? 0. The legend car chase is retarded, failed twice and I'm not feeling like doing the entire chapter again for now, will try it again later/tomorrow. For the western player, the Yakuza series are the love children of Shenmue, Japanese RPG’s and Grand Theft Auto. First some slightly bad news: the localized Yakuza 3 omitted content that Sega considered was inappropriate, or simply not relevant to the Western world. If he's Yakuza, let him be aggressive, let him be intelligent, don't cower out of it by trying to make him some sort of holy crusader with his cheesy morals and opinions. Finished the stage with a few seconds to spare but wow did my legs tense up once that final guy went down lol. A broken man waiting for his best friend to kill him, an exiled ex-Yakuza forced to grovel to drunken bankers and eat their insults with a smile. When I say “ludicrous”, I’m thinking 3D Mortal Kombat era battle scanties. Majima and KIRYU both possess multiple stances, each containing dozens of moves – the stances break into a fast style, a crowd clearing strength style, and a combination of the two. Features and Extra: 8/10 - Whilst the completion grind was tedious, the actual amount of content and the way it was released throughout each stage was the best I've ever seen in a game. Thankfully heat actions regain health and also there seems to be health cans around. Community Software by Invision Power Services, Inc. On 12/14/2018 at 6:31 AM, kanzenchaos said: The grind of RNG seems even worse than it was in Yakuza Zero. Yeah for the spam shot just hold R1 and press triangle until Kiryu shoots (it's not instant), you should get the hang of it in less than a minute. And now I wish every game would always memorable side missions. This is the bubble, however, and beating up people will only gain you millions of yen. It focuses on gunplay that, quite simply, isn’t all that much fun. Even the achievement for watching a video can’t take the experience seriously. When I started playing the first Yakuza as a teen, a friend of mine happened to be over and from that point on I would never play it without him on the couch. (edited), Any dragon style heat actions will increase health, and yeah it's the one where you have to protect the mesuking girl, Edit: Just finished mad dog battles and the 2 first ultimate battles, they are pretty easy so far, I'll play the rest tomorrow since it's almost 6am. You need to be a member in order to leave a comment. It seems its not only the least popular from gamers opinion, but also the lowest selling Yakuza game to date. Started River City Girls today and liked what I played so far. (edited). The battle system uses a very simplistic grapple and kick-based attack system that gives you several basic button-based attacks you can chain together to unleash more powerful ones. Yakuza Kiwami 2 (PC) – Sotenbori has never looked better. Congrats on doing it, Kanzen, the plat is almost yours. What really got me, though, were the references to late 80’s Japanese pop culture that as the middle aged anime nerd when we consumed anything from Japan, I found myself recognizing. The plot advances through its central brawling mechanic. The combat is still wonderfully visceral, and the boss fights are, by far, the best orchestrated of any of the Yakuza games. No wonder this franchise never took off in the West lol. Nice, all you needed was a bit more patience I guess lol Gunplay is not Yakuza friendly except for the actual car sections. Got hit though when holding someone and the lead boss just didn't stop attacking, couldn't block, couldn't dodge, couldn't change style. Posted December 16, 2018 I remember I had like, 10 attempts at Melee 2 and finished it with less than a second left, that's so BS, Though the next one is easy and 4 is way more bullshit than 2. But even on Zero the PG rounds gave me problems, especially the two stages where you weren't allowed to be hit. First, because it’s an experience you don’t find in many other games – it’s the crime stories of a different culture, it’s the experience of being someone alien. The videos, which appear to mostly involve the actresses frolicking in bathtubs wearing relatively modest swimsuits and, for some reason, playing with balloons, aren’t so much titillating as confusing. Go back to Rush style to quickly evade Sera then run up to one of the two enemies and hit them a few times to build up the heat action gauge. Hopefully the ultimate battles will be like Zero's set. Yakuza 0; How is the gun play in these games? 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The way I tried is, as I start shooting using Triangle, I used the left analog stick to move Kiryu away to cover on the left and slowly pick the targets. 537646005. Second attempt - Couldn't get into the building then realised the guy on the bridge at the start hadn't been shot. Just got home so won't get to try again until tomorrow night but hopefully get through the rest as fast as possible without wasted too much of my day off. If you do look around the net you will see many slate Kiwami 2/Yakuza 2 for its story. The Yakuza series is massive – not only are there eight main games to keep track of, but there are various spinoffs and an all-new turn-based RPG sequel to hop into. On Sera I actually didn't have any strategy except using whatever objects I could find in beast mode lol, heat actions also help alot there. Its a grind fest, and if you weren't going for the plat then the game would be much worse. First attempt - Couldn't even hit the guys at the start for some reason so got killed within seconds. However, where western open world games are about exploring a map, the Yakuza games are about exploring a story. Anonymous 12/24/20(Thu)12:41:30 No. Yakuza doesn’t really have much truck with guns, and while you can buy swords, baseball bats and saltshakers, the real appeal is exploiting the contextual events by picking up weapons from around your environment. Lost too much energy so quit out. Now as for the gunplay it can be fun, but most of the time it isn’t because it’s random, especially the shotgun, don’t get me started on the damn shotgun. Repeat and dodge when you have to reload midway or about to sense its attack. Well because I have no other games at the moment I thought I'd give the Majima rounds a try. Each one worse and more dragged out than the last. When logged in, you can choose up to 12 games that will be displayed as favourites in this menu. #3 - 'Yakuza 3' Except when a middle aged Japanese actor rips off his shirt to reveal abs that could break concrete, the versimilitude is amazing. Yakuza 0 is about both men finding out who they are, and in the process of doing so, beating everyone unconscious with Ming vases. Now saved at chapter 4 on legend. Heat ran out just as I entered the mansion so that guy attacked me as I was picking up the chair. You have the patience that would have made a player of patience blush with envy. Then this morning I wanted one last crack at stag 7 on PG. Grab one of the lanterns and wait for Sera to approach then use heat action to do damage. Had a go at ultimate 1. Everything above is true. If I had to rate them so far it would be... Graphics: 7/10 - Nice cutscenes but actual game graphics are very dated. Gunplay is not Yakuza friendly except for the actual car sections. Besides that, the triangle prompt to do a heat action on him refuses to appear most of the time when I'm holding an object (with enough heat of course). I’ll throw in for Yakuza as well. If you’re looking to start at the very beginning, then Yakuza 0 is the best place to begin your journey. How... how... HOW! But I also think my hatred for the game is just. Edit: Just passed Melee 4, 5 is so much worse though, looks like the "boss" can do an endless combo. Didn't do the first melee stage though as I wasn't prepared for the fact that once again you have next to no upgrades for the battle. Just remembered to leave a quick tip for PG9, you start with 1hp and can't get hit (obviously), but you can do a few heat actions with Dragon style to build up health, yeah it's a pretty cheap trick but makes the stage a cakewalk lol, Also in 8 I had to resort to tiger drop (even though I suck at the timing). Then you can get some AWESOME value for money and buy this: "The Yakuza Remastered Collection". Illustration © Vic Fieger Privacy Policy - Contact SHARE. KIRYU doesn’t have a cellphone, he has a beeper, and has to interpret beeper codes. Beat the mansion boss with ease once I realised when you can and cannot attack. In the past I'd usually want to breeze through a game's story or zoom through side missions without really caring much for them. Learned that rush hammering is best for the big guy just before the Sera fight, I just need to get to him and beat him with more health next time. Another Yakuza character, Ryuushi Gouda, has a … Thanks, and congrats to you for doing it too. But don't think I've ever had to attempt something like stage 7 in any game to date, and I did Dark Souls, CoD Trilogy. Story: 7/10 - Incredible in places, laughable in others. Its just so bad and dated. 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