User reviews for Yakuza 3
8.5 / 10Combined Score
- Yakuza 4
- Yakuza 3
- Ryu ga Gotoku 1&2 HD Edition (Import)
- Ryu ga Gotoku: Ishin!
- Ryu ga Gotoku Kenzan! (Import)
- Ryu ga Gotoku Of the End (Import)
The side missions can lack variety,and I can see some players being put off by the constant ranndom fights that punctuate the game.
Well, I'll explain the title first; To me, Yakuza 3 will always be the Shenmue of this generation, a detailed and rich setting, full of diverse characters, a memorable plotline and a stellar combat system that feels realistic and arcade-like at the same time.
This for me will always be a Shenmue 2.5 title, a spiritual sequel if you will.
This was actually my first Yakuza game, and as such I can't really delve too deeply into the backstory since I haven't played the previous titles, nor the prequel, so I'll focus this review on what I found enjoyable and point out it's flaws without mentioning too much in the way of plot-twists, since this game is heavily narrative based.
The game is focused around the exploits of ex-Yakuza member Kazuma, living ...