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Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio (Yakuza, Judgment, Binary Domain + more!) Discussion Thread

Discussion in 'jRPG Weeaboo Discussion' started by Abu Antar, Dec 6, 2014.

  1. Ezeekiel Liturgist

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    cohhcarnage is doing a playthrough of Lost Judgement if anybody cares. Damn shame that it probably won't come to pc because of the talent agency which owns the MC actor's likeness or whatever...


    Also... There's this radio song in the yakuza games (at least in 5 and both Judgements) I'm trying to identify and there's just no damn info.
    Any codex bro got any leads? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YBm...HR93De2SELMNHpgnyod3h7QMf6j&index=119&t=8361s <- Song 72 at 2:19:21, in case the video timestamp isn't working.
    I've tried Shazam and audiotag.info already, no dice.

    Maybe there's a list of the radio/pa songs in Japanese or something? Why don't they add that stuff to the credits damnit.
     
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  2. Silentstorm Learned

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    Lost Judgment got out, i pre-ordered it but still have to play it, review scores are good but i sadly heard that the first-person parts where you search stuff are back and that sucks, is it there just to justify it's a spin-off?

    Those add nothing and are simple enough that it's just you looking for something to focus on, then again, some of the mini-games in Judgment were annoying and felt shoved in like even using a damn key
     
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  3. Gerrard Arcane

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    In Yakuza 0, what is the point of the moves that are under the "Grab" button for styles that don't have a grab? Because I tried everything and it seems you cannot combo into them, out of them, they have awful amount of recovery, and aren't particularly powerful either.

    Where in the game can you hear this? Might be easier to find some info looking based on that.
     
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  4. Silentstorm Learned

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    So, Super Monkey Ball:Banana Mania is being made by these guys, and Kiryu is playable in the game, so...anyone planning on buying the game?
     
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  5. Silentstorm Learned

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    One no...well, some people are mad about the game not having lives, changes to the voices and physics, and how they changed Monkey Target so i am not shocked someone doesn't want it here.
     
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  6. Caim Arcane

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  7. Silentstorm Learned

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    Sadly no, you can only collect Staminan X's and Majima isn't around, also, you can only put Kiryu in a marble as guest and DLC characters can't be picked for mini games...some assume because there is a fighting mini game and there is a female character, and the director has always been very very against women enemies in Yakuza and the idea of any protagonist ever hitting one, and thus Kiryu drags down himself and others to not being in the mini games.

    ...Or they just didn't want to animate more for the guest and DLC characters, which is fair but so lame, i want Monkey Target with Kiryu, and come on, Kiryu already plays bowling and golf in the games, let him do it against monkeys...and Sonic...and Hello Kitty...maybe Hello Kitty is also part of the reason why characters can't be in the mini games considering the fighting ones...and yes, Hello Kitty will be in the game.
     
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  8. Reinhardt Arcane

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    Does bitchslapping Haruka counts?
     
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  9. ERYFKRAD Barbarian Patron

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    No, she was being very uppity. Also the man apologized.
     
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  10. TheImplodingVoice Dumbfuck! Dumbfuck

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    She deserves it. She is the biggest contributing factor with the misery that followed Kiryu all the way from Y1 to 6
     
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  11. Silentstorm Learned

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    In fairness, Haruka and Kiryu have a father-daughter relationship, and Japan took quite a bit longer to say that hitting your children is bad...in fact, it took them a shockingly long time to get anywhere near the western world when it comes to children's rights.

    Child Protective Services in Japan historically complained about how too few people called them and accepted kids being hit, yelled at and maybe worse because either kids deserve it or families should solve everything by themselves and it's wrong to mess with their lives, if you know something, just stay quiet.

    Apparently movies like Kindergarten Cop were a hard sell in Japan because Arnold beating a guy up for hitting his son wasn't celebrated nearly as much there as in America as they felt Arnold was messing with a family instead for little reason...though looking around, things are getting better, and child services are getting more and more calls in Japan and being used...it's sad that this is a progress of a good thing, the government being warned about abused kids.

    But considering the way the director talks about women and guys who hit them, i feel like the director must be conservative in some ways and Kiryu is allowed to slap some girls if he happens to have a fatherly relationship with them, otherwise, Kiryu would rather die than ever hit any women.
     
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  12. Gerrard Arcane

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    The longer I play the game the worse the combat becomes. Chapter 7 now, and the only fun part of the combat is beating up random mooks. The boss fights, where you'd think you actually get to use some of your abilities, are a total shitshow, it's literally all "Get 2-3 hits in, dodge, because you never know when the boss might just slap your shit because your attacks have 2 seconds of recovery frames. Repeat for 10 minutes because they have a ton of health.".
    :decline:
     
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  13. Abu Antar Prestigious Gentleman Tweet, tweet Patron

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  14. ERYFKRAD Barbarian Patron

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    Well, at least they closed out Kiryu's story.
    Man I wish them well but do I dare to hope?
     
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  15. Jinn Arcane

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    Sad news. They still got a lot of great guys involved there though, so I don't think it's the end. Masayoshi Yokoyama as studio head makes good sense too.

    Nogoshi and Sato should really just retire. Dudes have been at it forever. Heard that rumor at least Nogoshi is moving to some Chinese mobile studio or some shit. Hope that's not how he decides to end his career, but he'd end it with millions that way at least, I guess.
     
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  16. Deflowerer Arcane

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    Eh, not a big deal. Everyone moves on at some point. Plus it's not like Nagoshi and Sato were the only ones pulling the weight, Yokoyama has been on board since the beginning and in fact is the creator of Kiryu and Haruka and all the other characters as we know them.
     
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  17. Ivan Arcane

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    Like A Dragon is my favorite Yakuza. Can't wait for what comes next!
     
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  18. Abu Antar Prestigious Gentleman Tweet, tweet Patron

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    Shadorwun: Hong Kong Divinity: Original Sin 2 Pillars of Eternity 2: Deadfire Pathfinder: Kingmaker
    Cool.
     
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  19. zerosum Novice Patron

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    love the art style, reminds me of the illustrations for the Metal Gear Solid series.
     
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  20. gerey Arcane Zionist Agent

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    Hopefully they move on to translate the second one as well.

    With the release of the PSP game, and hopefully the start of the translation of the sequel, the only game in the franchise left that isn't (being) translated to English is Kenzan.
     
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  21. Abu Antar Prestigious Gentleman Tweet, tweet Patron

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    gerey this is the second game. Don't know why the first one is ignored.
     
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  22. gerey Arcane Zionist Agent

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    Yeah, I just went over to the thread on gbatemp and realized they are talking about the second game, not the first.

    As for the first one, they had this to say:

    Though, I'm curious how long they've been working on the second game to be able to set such a (relatively) close release date.
     
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  23. Nirvash Savant

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    Ok back to yakuza 4 after recovering from the burn, done with the cop story, i like the dude.

    BUT

    BUT

    WHAT THE FUCK

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    This has to the most stupid bullshit retcon i have EVER seen in videogames.

    Is sega for real?

    What the fuck

    Saejima you are the biggest clown ever, holy damn.
     
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  24. Deflowerer Arcane

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    If you know what's kosher in Japanese mainstream media, would've seen it from a mile away.

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    Unlike Western people, Japanese won't really give the hero role to someone who has committed a serious crime.
     
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  25. Caim Arcane

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    Yeah, in Japan you might end up 20-30 years in prison for discharging a firearm in an urban environment without even hitting someone.

    It's also the reason Yakuza has a meme where everything is rubber. Like that one time fired a rubber missile at a rubber helicopter which caused a rubber explosion and the pilot bailed out and landed in a truck full of pillows. Kazuma Kiryu has never killed anyone. Including the time he became Kenshiro, because his victim was already dead.
     
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