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Yakuza 0 Set to Launch in 2017

Yakuza 0 - Gamers Heroes
Yakuza 0 – Gamers Heroes
The Yakuza series is set to take you into the past with the upcoming release of Yakuza 0 for the PlayStation 4. Today developer SEGA released the release date of this Japanese-flavored brawler.

Taking place in 1980s Japan, Yakuza 0 has players taking control of a younger, more green Kazuma Kiryu and Goro Majima. According to the press release:

Kiryu must utilize his cunning and his fists in order to regain his honor and save the reputation of his father figure, Shintaro Kazama. Meanwhile, Goro Majima is running a popular cabaret in Osaka, but he wants more than anything to rejoin the yakuza clan that ousted him. He’ll need to complete a series of impossible tasks set by his bosses, but will these tasks push Majima past the point of no return?

You can view its E3 trailer below:

Yakuza 0 – E3 Trailer

Yakuza 0 will come out for the PlayStation 4 in the US and Europe on January 24, 2017.

[infobox style=’success’ static=’1′]Source: Press Release[/infobox]

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