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3 years ago#1
Because of idiot like this that doesn't understand the game and will bash it and complain about it if it comes out. (like IGN on Yakuza 4)

http://kotaku.com/5976960/five-reasons-yakuza-5-is-not-for-me
3 years ago#2
It's Kotaku.
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3 years ago#3
umm none of the yakuza game sin US got stellar reviews.. yet that didnt stop us from getting 1-4 and even dead souls (which actually WAS bad) so Im sure we'll get 5 too
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3 years ago#4
Unless he is lying, those sound like legit complaints.
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3 years ago#5
yakuza will always be a niche series.

-japanese only Voice acting
-quirky elements
-story focused

I love the hell out of it but it will never be a big hit in the west where the average gamer likes gears of wars, shooting games and the like.
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3 years ago#6
the_great_tidus posted...
yakuza will always be a niche series.

-japanese only Voice acting
-quirky elements
-story focused

I love the hell out of it but it will never be a big hit in the west where the average gamer likes gears of wars, shooting games and the like.


lol story focused is a bad things now? and JP only voice acting? With how much ppl whine and complain about how bad english dubs are (i myself dont care personally) i would think that JP voice acting would be a welcome addition to everyone but me lol
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3 years ago#7
antoinejones posted...
the_great_tidus posted...
yakuza will always be a niche series.

-japanese only Voice acting
-quirky elements
-story focused

I love the hell out of it but it will never be a big hit in the west where the average gamer likes gears of wars, shooting games and the like.


lol story focused is a bad things now? and JP only voice acting? With how much ppl whine and complain about how bad english dubs are (i myself dont care personally) i would think that JP voice acting would be a welcome addition to everyone but me lol


for the average consumer yes. Yakuzas story is told in a JRPG way with lots of cutscenes. I like that it tells a good story, but the majority of people seem to dislike games with lots of cutscenes :(
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3 years ago#8
They released Yakuza 1-4 in North America, why would they stop now with their biggest game yet?
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3 years ago#9
Here's another article by the same guy:

http://kotaku.com/5974039/the-guy-who-made-bayonetta-is-not-interested-in-valve-and-pc-gaming-thats-common-in-japan-[update-2]
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3 years ago#10
Oh well the West doesn't deserve great Japanese games anymore anyways. All they care about are pewpew PAAGGs, and if someone dares mention a Japanese game they get called weeaboos. With this attitude the Japanese companies won't even care about your market anymore. You ppl caused this.
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