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Yakuza (PlayStation 2)

Yakuza Screenshots

PlayStation 2 version

Yakuza PlayStation 2 The little girl at the heart of the mystery.

The little girl at the heart of the mystery.

Yakuza PlayStation 2 Main menu.

Main menu.

Yakuza PlayStation 2 The moment that changed Kazuma's life.

The moment that changed Kazuma's life.

Yakuza PlayStation 2 NPC dialogue overlays as you pass.

NPC dialogue overlays as you pass.

Yakuza PlayStation 2 Major characters are introduced with a stylized frame.

Major characters are introduced with a stylized frame.

Yakuza PlayStation 2 Yumi, Kazuma's childhood love and story catalyst.

Yumi, Kazuma's childhood love and story catalyst.

Yakuza PlayStation 2 Serena bar. Classy.

Serena bar. Classy.

Yakuza PlayStation 2 Important buildings can be entered.

Important buildings can be entered.

Yakuza PlayStation 2 Fighting on the streets.

Fighting on the streets.

Yakuza PlayStation 2 Detective Mako Date

Detective Mako Date

Yakuza PlayStation 2 Pick up objects in the world as weapons.

Pick up objects in the world as weapons.

Yakuza PlayStation 2 Yakuza meeting where the missing money is announced.

Yakuza meeting where the missing money is announced.

Yakuza PlayStation 2 Streets are impressively always packed.

Streets are impressively always packed.

Yakuza PlayStation 2 Streets of "Kamurocho" District.

Streets of "Kamurocho" District.

Yakuza PlayStation 2 Enter shops to buy food and items.

Enter shops to buy food and items.

Yakuza PlayStation 2 Kazuma gets into fights pretty much ALL THE TIME.

Kazuma gets into fights pretty much ALL THE TIME.

Yakuza PlayStation 2 Ending this brawl with a well-placed bike.

Ending this brawl with a well-placed bike.

Yakuza PlayStation 2 All that fighting might make you hungry for a noodle bowl.

All that fighting might make you hungry for a noodle bowl.

Yakuza PlayStation 2 Great detail, even in the alleys.

Great detail, even in the alleys.

Yakuza PlayStation 2 Public square in the theater district.

Public square in the theater district.

Yakuza PlayStation 2 Kazuma is approached by some would-be muggers.

Kazuma is approached by some would-be muggers.

Yakuza PlayStation 2 Charge your special meter, then slam enemies into walls.

Charge your special meter, then slam enemies into walls.

Yakuza PlayStation 2 The start of the series' admiration of hostess bars.

The start of the series' admiration of hostess bars.

Yakuza PlayStation 2 Seriously?  A fight here?  You can't take Kazuma anywhere!

Seriously? A fight here? You can't take Kazuma anywhere!

Yakuza PlayStation 2 That's one way to break up a fight.

That's one way to break up a fight.

Yakuza PlayStation 2 Don Quixote, a real store chain, appears in the game.

Don Quixote, a real store chain, appears in the game.

Yakuza PlayStation 2 Fighting a hitman dressed as a stripper. Just a Tuesday for Kazuma.

Fighting a hitman dressed as a stripper. Just a Tuesday for Kazuma.

Yakuza PlayStation 2 Punks and rival stop you often for a fight.  It's Kaz's primary source of income.

Punks and rival stop you often for a fight. It's Kaz's primary source of income.

Yakuza PlayStation 2 Find locker keys hidden around town to unlock free goodies.

Find locker keys hidden around town to unlock free goodies.

Yakuza PlayStation 2 The crane minigame.  My personal nemesis.

The crane minigame. My personal nemesis.

Yakuza PlayStation 2 Tokyo is in the Christmas spirit.

Tokyo is in the Christmas spirit.

Yakuza PlayStation 2 Buy Haruka things she asks for to raise her trust level.

Buy Haruka things she asks for to raise her trust level.

Yakuza PlayStation 2 Haruka cheers us on from the sidelines.

Haruka cheers us on from the sidelines.

Yakuza PlayStation 2 Many chapters have you roaming with Haruka in tow.

Many chapters have you roaming with Haruka in tow.

Yakuza PlayStation 2 Purgatory - a park taken over by the homeless.

Purgatory - a park taken over by the homeless.

Yakuza PlayStation 2 Under Purgatory is a posh casino for the wealthy.

Under Purgatory is a posh casino for the wealthy.

Yakuza PlayStation 2 The casino offers Blackjack, Roulette, and Baccarat.

The casino offers Blackjack, Roulette, and Baccarat.

Yakuza PlayStation 2 Fight in the Purgatory tournaments for extra cash and supplies.

Fight in the Purgatory tournaments for extra cash and supplies.

Yakuza PlayStation 2 Different enemy types (Sumo, nimble) require different strategies.

Different enemy types (Sumo, nimble) require different strategies.

Yakuza PlayStation 2 Pistols picked up during fights only have one bullet.

Pistols picked up during fights only have one bullet.