Yakuza 4 Remastered description
Programmed to be released by its developers, SEGA, on 17th January 2019, Yakuza 4 Remastered is an ingenious remake of Yakuza 4, with slight modifications and exceptional improvements in the characters and gameplay, with a unique story and more adventures to explore, developed on the PS4 platform.
With a completely recast of a protagonist character, Masayoshi Tanimura, Yakuza 4 Remastered will also be replacing a few more other aspects of the game regarding mechanics and story, for a much higher definition of the gameplay and visuals for every player.
Yakuza 4 Remastered Story
The story of Yakuza 4 Remastered is starting on the lands of Kamurocho, a setting on a fictional district from Tokyo, controlled by a clan named Tojo, ith a presentation of an episode with impact upon the players, showing a sequence hen Ueno Seiwa, a member of the gang, dies. This unfortunate event is causing a struggle for power over the entire district and control over the whole criminal underworld to begin.
The same sequence of death represents the intrigue of the story as well, and the element that has determined developers to bring in the four heroes of the game. These heroes are Kazuma Kiryu, who is already well known for previous apparitions in previous editions of the Yakuza series, a prisoner how, many years in the past, has been sentenced for assassinating Taiga Saejima, a character called Masayoshi Tanimura who is a skillful detective and, of course, Shuna Akiyama, the owner of a company called Sky Finance, working with loans. With every playable character, a new story will be unveiled and intertwined with the story of the other three heroes, and this will offer an entire, complete and complex perspective upon all the events, feelings and actions following in the next parts of the Yakuza 4 storyline.
Yakuza 4 Remastered Mechanics
A complex element of the remastering of Yakuza 4 if the mechanics of the game, coming with new and improved elements that offer a more enjoyable and easy to use game interface, as well as a better understanding of the events from the story. Action will get observed by the players from behind their characters’ backs, while the world of Yakuza 4 Remastered will continue expanding into an open structure with new shopping centers, buildings, roofs, canal systems and other items and additions that will enhance the gameplay, as well as a new area located in the back of the district, called Rojiura.
Interesting for gamers eager not only to fight in epic combats in game, but also to relax and experience various features a game can offer inside a virtual world, there will be clubs with hostesses in the game where Yakuza 4 heroes will get the chance to pursue side activities such as flirting with one of three girls, answer questions, offer gifts and even order drinks and delicious food for a realistic experience. Twenty mini-games and many more others have been added to the main gameplay, as secondary activities to pass time and get a little distracted from the primary missions of the story – therefore gamers will get the chance to play table tennis, karaoke, billiard, poker and even golf. Developers have also prepared several other tasks for a better relationship and knowledge established between the player and people of Kamurocho, bringing up various challenges and unusual tests to train as warriors, get new hostesses ready for the club or even testing their own reflexes as gamers. Nonetheless and probably still the most enjoyable element of any similar game, battles against opponents will be unique in style and technique, in weaknesses and strengths, according to each character playing. Some will be better at lifting heavy objects and spectacularly throwing them at enemies, while other heroes will be capable to attack quickly using the power of legs in order to challenge the opponents. Adversaries will also be defeated by some heroes with boxing skills and karate schemes, while other heroes will prefer battling in a defensive strategy based on aikido. While each player will need to find the perfect hero for them and their preferences, getting to understand and create the most efficient combinations of moves for a quicker victory upon enemies, it will be rewarding to gain points with every succeeded experience, in order increase even more their available potential and to expand the range of their styles, combos and abilities.
Yakuza 4 Remastered Modes
Yakuza 4 Remastered keeps the player’s attention focused on the game mechanics, more exactly on the possibilities offered by the game world and fighting systems, and therefore the developers are offering an only mode to play, which is single player.
Yakuza 4 Remastered Technical Issues
Nonetheless, regarding the technical performance of the game, in comparison to the original Yakuza 4, the Remastered version comes with much improved graphics and a better resolution of 1080p with 60fps.
Available on: PlayStation 4
Game Platform: Official Website
Publishment year: 2019
Gengre: TPP, Action