Yakuza Studio Announces New Fist of the North Star Game for PS4

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Sega’s internal Yakuza Studio has announced Hokuto ga Gotoku, an entirely new Fist of the North Star game.

The new game is being developed for PlayStation 4, and it’s set for a release sometime next year in Japan. Featured above, you can view the game’s announcement trailer.

Here are the first screenshots:

The action-adventure game stars series protagonist Kenshiro, who is voiced by Yakuza’s Kazuma Kiryu voice actor Takaya Kuroda. It features a completely new story set within the new entertainment district “Eden.”

Kenshiro searches for the city of Eden under the rumor that his long-lost and presumed dead fiancee, Yuria, is living there. Upon discovering the city, he finds it’s completely sealed off from the rest of the world. What will Kenshiro do to gain access, and maybe find his lost love?

It sounds a lot like the Yakuza series, where you’ll be able to freely roam the land, partaking of various activities and various mini-games that help break up the combat scenes.

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  • reblinds

    NO PORTS FOR PC FUCKS AHAHHAHA
    Just a reminder port begging takes away resources that can be used to make new and exciting games like this one! Support exclusives, they are the best games in the industry!

  • Vex

    Yeah, all those Xbone exclusives surely were worth supporting you daft fuck.

  • reblinds

    Considering the amount of port begging for killer instinct and halo, a lot of pcucks seem to think so.

  • mega jew

    YU MUH DICK

  • Travis Touchdown

    Wow, a PS4 game I actually want!

    It looks awesome.

  • Leandro Teixeira

    Someone should photoshop SEGA’s logo into Kenshiro’s face saying to Nintendo: “Omae wa mou shindeiru”

  • Loli de 35 dias de vida

    Looks Hype!

  • Malcolm_Ecks

    Gr8 B8 M8

  • LEGIONARY1234

    Oh dam , with the yihasdist chocolate Fag we have enoght, we dont need another PsFauck Cuck faggot.

  • MISTER6AME

    Your tears will be so delicious when they announce yakusa on PC,just a few months left.

  • reblinds

    Keep waiting and waiting and waiting

  • Kiryu

    HNK game by Team Yakuza,massive boner atm.
    Bring this to the West Sega asap.

  • CrimsonColossus

    Meh.
    I like Yakuza’s combat, but I don’t think this team was the best fit for this game. Platinum would’ve been more appropriate.

  • MusouTensei
  • MISTER6AME

    While i hope i will play several games better than gaystation 4 in 60fps and others that the gaystation 4 does not have and SEGA exclusive games on PC and enjoy final fantasy XV with fps crashes.

  • RetroGamer

    Considering how Transformers and TMNT turned out, no.

  • This sounds and looks so awesome! I wonder if he’ll do karaoke? I wanna see Kenshiro sing You Wa Shock.

  • I expect more violence if it comes over to the West. Make it happen, Sega!

  • Dr. Roswell. W

    This looks fun.

  • Uncle Ocelot

    I don’t see how a couple of licenced games published by Activision (who aren’t exactly known for giving licenced games much time or budget) means they couldn’t make a good FotNS game when they’ve had far more good games than bad.

    Also Korra would’ve been a better example than Transformers, that game was actually passable.

  • Uncle Ocelot

    “Just a reminder port begging takes away resources that can be used to make new and exciting games like this one!”
    Not really, you can just outsource to a different team. Sega’s recent ports are all done by their European division.

  • David Curry

    It’s basically an HnK-licensed Yakuza game? With post-apocalyptic hostesses?

  • tccboss

    A Fist of the North Star game by the Yakuza team makes too much sense.

  • tccboss

    you know what you just started right?

  • The finisher needs more earrape but perfect otherwise.

  • SevTheBear
  • Matz

    Yakuza + Fist of the North Star

    The kind of Mix-Up I’ve alway wanted but didn’t know I wanted

  • Mechonis
  • Matthew Hartley

    There could not be a better combination in all of everything and anything.

  • If the piece of shit Ken’s Rage 2 got a western release, this has to.

    Don’t fuck me on this, Sega.

  • Mr0303

    The last couple of musou games weren’t exactly great, but this does look superb. Sega, a timely Western release, please.

  • NukeA6

    If this is at least as good as Godhand, I’m sold.

  • CrimsonColossus

    Transformers was boss. The fuck are you smoking?

  • RetroGamer

    If you enjoyed it, I am glad for you.

  • Travis Touchdown

    What does Nintendo have to do with this?

  • AuraMaster DX (austin9568)
  • sanic

    I didn’t care about those older koei games but this looks good.

  • -blank-

    This is the fucking happiest I’ve been reading news on this site in a long time. Usually it’s some stupid drama, or a “oh hey” sort of reaction to something somewhat interesting. Yakuza and FoTNS. I never knew how bad I wanted this until I saw this. It’s gonna get weird, and it will be AMAZING

  • Migi

    Just do a 2nd Binary Domain instead of fhis!

  • Naacryl

    looks like a PS1 game

    I’ll give $1 for it, no more

  • Leandro Teixeira

    It’s proof that SEGA is walking foward while Nintendo isn’t (and no, just because Nintendo still makes consoles and SEGA doesn’t that doesn’t make them a better game company and dev)

  • Shocker Rider GG

    i freaking love the games koei tecmo made of hokuto no ken , i would like this game to come to the west also on pc , but well who knows if that would happen

  • Shocker Rider GG

    console fanboys said the same of kof xiv and final fantasy xv, and since sega wants to become bigger on pc, who knows, you fanboy twat

  • Some furf

    I hate that kill at the end so much. Japan’s rating system is in serious need of an overhaul.

  • Jack
  • zion

    This is the fucking happiest I’ve been reading news on this site in a long time. Usually it’s some stupid drama, or a “oh hey” sort of reaction to something somewhat interesting. Yakuza and FoTNS. I never knew how bad I wanted this until I saw this. It’s gonna get weird, and it will be AMAZING

  • 2501

    Huge FOTN fan, this looks like Ken’s Rage but better… wayyyyyy better.

  • Ace

    This looks cool.

  • Travis Touchdown

    Name one Sega franchise that isn’t Yakuza that’s relevant today.

    You can’t.

  • Leandro Teixeira

    Valkyria Chronicles is still relevant and Persona now is theirs. And unlike Nintendo franchises like Mario and Zelda, every Yakuza game is different from the last one

  • Andrew Krasy

    Hope it’s better than the Musou games. That was some premium kusoge.

  • Complainer
  • Νικήτας Πολυπεπόνης

    >2017
    >People still care about Sega vs Nintendo war

    Wow.

  • Νικήτας Πολυπεπόνης

    A Hokuto no Ken game that isn’t Musou game. And made from Yakuza team. *tears of joy*

  • Leandro Teixeira

    Just check the comments on Nintendo and SEGA’s trailer’s on youtube, people are still at it

  • fire lion

    Sega tho.

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  • Ninjagai

    I hope and pray it’s like Yakuza, and not like the repetitive Dynasty Warriors games. I’d rather watch the 80’s tv show ‘Dynasty’ than play that.

  • Kainevil Rc

    Just the Combat Son.

  • Justin Williams

    Please, please come out in the US.

  • Justin Williams

    I will gladly take that too.