I’m an admitted fanboy of the Yakuza series and I can’t wait to play Yakuza 0. It’s one of the few games that allows its open world design to pull you into its city. I dig walking about and doing the side-quests more than the extremely long-winded and macho premise of the series. This game takes place in the 80’s which means we get to see 80’s hair metal, the slow death of disco, old-school Sega titles like Space Harrier, and for some reason… women beating the crap out of each other in bikinis.

This game takes place in the 80’s which means we get to see 80’s hair metal, the slow death of disco, old-school Sega titles like Space Harrier, and for some reason… women beating the crap out of each other in bikinis. Managing a host club also returns in full form in, Yakuza 0. We also get to see Kiryu Kazama using a dateline with what looks to be an actual landline! Who even has those anymore?

Yakuza games continue to show us that it can be both serious and incredibly ridiculous at the same time. Check the video out for yourself to see the zaniness for yourself.