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Yakuza 0

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Yakuza 0 is an action-adventure game developed by Sega for Microsoft and PlayStation in 2015. Plot The game takes place in 1988 in Tokyo. The main characters are Kazuma Kiryu and Goro Majima, who are forced to participate in the power struggle of the Japan mafia organizations. Kiryu is framed for a murder and pursued by a huge mafia family. On the loose, the protagonist tries to prove innocent and reveal the truth behind the so-called Empty Lot conflict. The aim is to follow the plot and make choices based on different strategies. Gameplay The game is played from a third-person perspective. The player can explore the world freely. The action is performed in Kamurocho, which is the representation of Kabukichō, Tokyo’s district. During the game, the player resembles the usual mechanics: walking, listening to dialogues and watching cinematics pieces. The action includes side-quests which let the protagonists earn more money and special Completion Point currency; each CP lets the player gain additional bonuses, upgrades, and certain items. The main gameplay modification is battle control. It lets the player switch action styles in the middle of the fight. Reception Yakuza 0 is a prequel of Yakuza, video game series first released in 2005. The original was acknowledged for its innovative gameplay. The prequel followed the success and became favorable as well.
System requirements for PC
Minimum:
  • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
  • OS: Windows 7 64Bit
  • Processor: Intel Core i5-3470 | AMD FX-6300
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Nvidia GeForce GTX 560 | AMD Radeon HD 6870
  • Additional Notes: GPU with a gpumark of : 2600 to 3100, CPU with a cpumark of 4500 to 6300
Recommended:
  • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
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Finished on April 20, 2019

*Certified as Masterpiece*

+Art Style/Graphics.
+Characters.
+Gameplay.
+Map/Levels design.
+Minigames.
+Music.
+Port Optimization.
+Side Quests/Stories adds a hefty amount of content and diversity to the game.
+Story.
+Voice Acting.
 
-English translation sometimes is bad written. (Not the way the casual conversations are done, but the way the sentences are elaborated within the subtitles).
-Game sometimes switches to windowed mode after pressing alt+tab, regardless if there’s another app open or not. -Not all conversations have voice acting.
-NPC have repeated faces in their majority.
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One of the best RPGs I've ever played. However, you have to get involved, but if you're on dialog-related JRPGs, then this Game is a Must have. Because that's where the Strength of the Game lies, too. A Story that draws you in and you really want to know how se goes on and where the Characters grow to your Heart. Each Chapter there are new interesting Things to discover and so even at just under 100h of Play time, if you aim for the 100% do not Experience Boredom. The Combat System is very intuitive and at the same time offers enough Depth not to drip off into button milling. The GTA Comparison limps from which is made by many that the Game takes itself and the Setting takes very seriously and yet it is always twinkled with an Eye by many Japanese-cultural Things. Finally, all you can say is: Thank you Sega for the Port. Whoever gives the Game a Chance will not regret it and logically Orders Yakuza Kiwami before. I do, anyway.
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So after 54 Hours finally through with the first "Only Story" run through with 16.75% completion, would have been faster if not the Club Sunshine ... The only Sidestory that captivated me and distracted me from the Main Stroy. To this, my Toaster performance had Problems and many Blues creens, which is not due to the Game or the Manufacturer. I can just be happy that I was able to play this "Pearl" from a Game on my Toaster, so I don't really want to make a real Statement about the Graphics, just that it looked very nice for me. To the Game itself: First of ALL, TOP Story, which really takes you along and provides moving Moments. With a lot of Sidestory Quests and Minigames, you have a lot to do in this Game to achieve 100% completion. Even the Environment, when you compare it to other Games, seems extremely Vivid to me. Especially since you realize everywhere in the Game that it was done with a lot of Attention to Detail. The Beatings are also made quite Fun. At first I found the ingamal prices also zimingly high for yen ratios, when you compare what you can normally earn per Hour. But that quickly improved where the Money started to pile up, and when I discovered the Club Sunshine and knew how to use it, the Money worries were gone, whether something costs 100 Yen or 100 Million Yen (Is everything only small Money anyway). All in all, the best SEGA Title that has played so far! Still, there are a few Things that bother me a bit ... 1. As in the product description is only available in Japanese with English Subtitles, so it is PFLIGHT very good English or Japanese to have knowledge if you want to know something from the Stories. 2. Is the Game, mainly due to the extremely simple Control, for my Bag Flavor too easy to master for an 18 + Game. I would have liked to see a higher Level of Difficulty, either in Control, the Game or directly in both. 3. The keyboard kit mouse steathing at the Driveby Schiesserei Is very poorly implemented, but as I said only with this Scene. 4. Unfortunately, The special moves quickly become boring due to a lack of Variety or are highly dependent on the Surroundings. 5. Too little brutality/blood for an 18 + Title ... Sorry but since I expected a lot more, because exactly with these two Points was advertised for this Game ... (Or I'm just too brewed by now).
So, where do I start with this game? This is one of those games I bought on a whim. Me and my friend had just finished Shenmue and I bought this because it looked similar in playstyle. I did not expect to have as much fun as I did with this game. Graphically it isn't the best, but it's bright and vibrant. Voice acting is top notch. Side quests are ridiculously good. Main story has some slow points but is otherwise solid. Side activities are absurd. Hey look at that bad ass looking Yakua over there, see him? Yeah, he's spent the last 30 minutes trying to win stuffed animals out of a claw machine. Boss Fights are fun but fairly easily barring the final fight. 

tl;dr Game is a blast and well worth the time. 8.5/10 
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