One year has passed since Kazuma Kiryu, "yakuza with the heart of gold", defeated his biggest adversary in the previous game
. Despite this victory, Kazuma has lost more than he had ever imagined.
But events from the past continue to haunt him. A man he had admired so much, who was like a father to him, has revealed a terrible secret before he died. It's time for Kazuma to solve the mystery once and for all. Caught in the eternal fight between Kantou and Kansai, the Eastern and the Western organized crime groups of Japan, he soon realizes that there are other powers on the stage, including a mysterious Korean organization that seems to be connected somehow to his past.
The sequel to Yakuza
continues the story from the previous game, featuring many recurrent characters. The main gameplay idea also remains the same - on-foot exploration of urban environments, hand-to-hand fighting, and role-playing elements, somewhat similar to the kind of gameplay that was introduced in Shenmue
games. The sequel features some technical improvements, such as the ability to rotate the camera during the fights. It also contains more side missions and mini-games, ranging from playing pool and mahjong to running a club and dating women.
- "龍が如く 2" -- Japanese spelling
- "Ryuu ga Gotoku 2" -- Japanese title
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The Press Says
||Sep 26, 2008
||Dec 28, 2008
||9.2 out of 10
||Sep 11, 2008
||8.5 out of 10
||Sep 17, 2008
||Oct 21, 2008
||8 out of 10
||Sep 14, 2008
||Sep 19, 2008
||8 out of 10
||Sep 24, 2008
||79 out of 100
||Oct 19, 2008
||73 out of 100
||Oct 01, 2008
||7 out of 10
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If the player begins Yakuza 2
with a save from the first Yakuza
game on their memory card, they will have gifts from Haruka inside their item box. These include healing items and two spirit-raising equipment items (Haruka's Charm and Haruka's Necklace). The player gets access to their first item box in Chapter 3.
This entry to the MobyGames database was contributed by YID YANG (162399)
on Mar 10, 2008.