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Yakuza Was Also Pitched To Nintendo & Microsoft

Yakuza Was Also Pitched To Nintendo & Microsoft

Sure, it’s on PC now, but the Yakuza series is synonymous with three generations of PlayStation consoles. And for good reason: Nintendo and Microsoft had their chance, but simply weren’t interested in the Japanese gangster saga.

Thank The Dreamcast’s Death For The Yakuza Games

Thank The Dreamcast’s Death For The Yakuza Games

The death of the Dreamcast was a sad event and the end of an era. But every cloud has a silver lining. The console’s demise led to the eventual birth of a game series that would probably never have been released on it: the Yakuza games.