The studio behind the Yakuza sequence and the Judgment sequence, Ryu Ga Gotoku, is engaged on a brand new franchise, but it surely received’t be linked to both of their beloved crime-related sequence. 

This information comes from Video Games Chronicle, which reviews that studio director Masayoshi Yokohama informed Japanese gaming journal Famitsu that RGG is planning a brand new recreation separate from the Yakuza or Judgment sequence. 

“We’re also working on unannounced titled outside of [Yakuza and Judgment],” Yokoyama informed Famitsu. 

For those who’re anxious about not getting extra Yakuza because of this, although, don’t fret – RGG has already confirmed that a sequel to Yakuza: Like a Dragon is in the works, regardless that sequence creator Toshihiro Nagoshi has departed from Sega. The way forward for the Judgment sequence, nonetheless, is just not so assured. As famous by VGC, after an alleged dispute between Sega and lead actor Takuya Kimura’s expertise company, it’s unclear if the sequence even has its main actor to depend on for the function of Takayuki Yagami. 

Yokoyama mentioned RGG “will continue to cherish the Judgment series” when speaking to Famitsu, in order that’s one thing. Solely time will inform what comes of it, however now we all know a brand new franchise is within the works on the studio.

Whereas ready to be taught extra about it, try Game Informer’s Lost Judgment review after which learn Game Informer’s Yakuza: Like a Dragon review. Try this story about Yakuza series creator Toshihiro Nagoshi’s departure from Sega after that.  

[Source: VGC]

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