What is the best Yakuza game to start with? (PC ONLY)

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What is the best Yakuza game to start with? (PC ONLY)

Post by Calavera » Fri Feb 12, 2021 4:00 pm

So the Yakuza games I have to choose from are

Yakuza 0
Yakuza Kiwami
Yakuza Kiwami 2
Yakuza 3 remastered
Yakuza 4 remastered
Yakuza 5 remastered

I've not played any of the Yakuza games at all. I don't even know a ton about them but from what I've seen it looks like something I'd enjoy.

So in your guy's opinion what game should I start with as a newcomer to the series?
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Re: What is the best Yakuza game to start with? (PC ONLY)

Post by Dr. Zoidberg » Fri Feb 12, 2021 4:26 pm

Yakuza 0

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Re: What is the best Yakuza game to start with? (PC ONLY)

Post by Calavera » Tue May 04, 2021 1:45 pm

Dr. Zoidberg wrote:
Fri Feb 12, 2021 4:26 pm
Yakuza 0
Thanks for the reply! It has been nearly 3 months since I posted that so just how far have I made it into Yakuza 0? I have made it installing the game but never running it. :olol:

I have so many games downloaded but have played so very few of them. I'm like a digital hoarder. I'll keep seeing games and thinking oh that looks pretty cool. So I'll download it and it sits on my HD to either never be played or to be played years down the line. I think hey if something ever happens and the internet is down for an extended amount of time I'll have plenty of games to keep me busy!

Even a good game like Red Dead Redemption 2 I barely play. I have it installed and have actually played it but haven't made much story progress at all. Once I discovered poker in the game that is the main thing I do. I'll load up the game, go into town and play some poker. So I'm using it as a more elaborate "Night at the Inventory" :olol:

If only I could enjoy video games as much as I did when I was younger. :frown: Don't get me wrong I still enjoy them but it takes a special game to get me sucked into it and play it regularly until I beat it. For example the original Mafia was my favorite game by far when it first came out and for several years after. I got so immersed in the story and the world, it was amazing. So imagine my excitement when I saw that there was a Mafia remake coming out. Of course I had to get it! I played through a few missions and haven't played since. It isn't a bad game at all, it just didn't suck me in like the original.

I think another problem is having access to so many games. When you have just a handful of games you end up playing them for all their worth because that is all you have. When you have immediate access to 100s of games it is hard to pick one and dedicate yourself to it. It is similar to having Netflix,Hulu etc... and saying there is nothing to watch. It seems that when you have access to too much media you end up not using any of it.

Kind of an off-topic rant but you all should be used to that from me by now. :obiggrin:
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Re: What is the best Yakuza game to start with? (PC ONLY)

Post by Dr. Zoidberg » Wed May 05, 2021 12:40 am

Having too much choice does make it harder to decide what to play.

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