Ten Images That Sum Up Yakuza 0 Better Than I Could

Yakuza 0 reviews went up yesterday – at least as far as the worldwide edition of the game is concerned – but no words written could describe the game better than the game itself can.

For those familiar with the series, Yakuza‘s weird sense of humor and eccentric scenarios are nothing new. For yours truly, Sega’s gangsterial action-adventure prequel was nothing short of a revelation.

My DualShock 4’s Share button was given the workout of its life while I played this. The amount of dialog and imagery that needs further examination is more than I can legitimately handle. The following screenshots are a mere fraction of what’s on offer.

Let’s look at some of the bizarre shit I saw!

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The Jimquisition: I’m Not Saying Emulators Are Cool, BUT…


Discussing emulation as a games pundit can be risky business – it’s a taboo subject, and you can’t be seen to endorse it even slightly.

However, the existence of emulation ought to be treated more importantly and taken seriously, especially when you consider how devalued a lot of older games can become.

Also this week – highlights from Sonic’s 25th anniversary shitshow, and some amusing #FucKonami News.

The Spin-off Doctors: House of the Dead

“You created it all so you could live forever. Why?”

Your doctors are in the house to dissect House of the Dead, Uwe Boll’s classic cinematic dog turd.

Spaniards from Spain, gun continuity, Sega’s island raves, and tits within minutes are all on the menu. Alongside some of the crappest zombies ever.

You can listen/download directly here and get the RSS feed here.

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The Bullshit Roundup: Microtransactions Everywhere, Warhammer Bollocks, And Arkham Knight PC’s Still Buggered

Time for another Bullshit Roundup, your one-stop shot for all the horrible nonsense that’s happened in the world of “AAA” videogames this week.

We’ve announcements of yet more microtransactions in games where they don’t belong, the promise of more microtransactions in games where they don’t belong, Sega doubling down on its pre-order chicanery…

… and Arkham Knight is still a hot mess on PC. Who woulda thought!?

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The Bullshit Roundup: Total Warhammer’s Chaos Ransom, Syndicate Gets Glitched, Naughty Rock Band 4 Reviews

It’s time for another dose of the Bullshit Roundup, your semi-regular look at grotty games industry garbage that deserves a spotlight even if it doesn’t make the main stage.

This week, we’re looking at yet another example of pre-order culture exploitation, another Ubisoft game does the unsurprising, and some Harmonix employees were caught doing something very cheeky indeed!

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