Yakuza 0: The Game of 2017?

It’s still early in the year, but gamers are already thinking about their favourite games of 2017 so far. A clear favourite amongst many is Yakuza 0, the prequel to the Yakuza Series developed by Sega. It is in the action/ adventure genre and has a variety of fighting styles that can be used during gameplay. The player will be fighting all kinds of enemies from the streets and will be able to use objects like bikes and car doors.

The game is set in 1988, in a fictional neighbourhood in Tokyo. Characters from the previous games, Kazuma Kiryu and Goro Majima, have found themselves in a new dispute and Kiryu is suspected of murder. Players can choose which character to play as and can enjoy exploring the detailed world of clubs, arcades and discos as well as fighting to settle the dispute.

Yakuza 0 was released in Europe on 24th January 2017 and is available on PlayStation 4. It was no. 7 in the list of top-selling UK games on the 28th January.