NFG Summary:In ‘Yakuza 0’, players are immersed in a gripping narrative that explores the gritty underworld of the yakuza through the intertwined stories of Kazuma Kiryu and Goro Majima. With its compelling characters and intense gameplay, this prequel showcases the origins of these two fascinating protagonists, delivering an unforgettable experience for fans of crime dramas and open-world adventures.

Categories: Open-World, Action
Meta Score: 85
Store: Yakuza 0 (Price: Unknown)
User Score: 86.0
Platform: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PC, Xbox One
Publisher Names: Sega
Support Language: English, Japanese*
*languages with full audio support
Publish Date: 2017-01-24
Required Age: 17

PC Requirements:


  • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
  • OS: Windows 7 64Bit
  • Processor: Intel Core i5-3470 | AMD FX-6300
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Nvidia GeForce GTX 560 | AMD Radeon HD 6870
  • Additional Notes: GPU with a gpumark of : 2600 to 3100, CPU with a cpumark of 4500 to 6300


The story follows Kazuma Kiryu as a junior yakuza member who finds himself in a heap of trouble when a simple debt collection goes upside down and his mark ends up murdered. Meanwhile, Goro Majima is living a "normal" life as the proprieter of a cabaret club, but is doing whatever it takes to rejoin the yakuza. What that entails isn’t exactly easy.

Positive Comment(s)

If there is one game you decide to take a chance on this year, please let it be Yakuza 0 – a game that is as fun and intelligent as it is silly and violent.95GameGrin
Yakuza 0 shows how unique Yakuza actually is. Drama and humor come together in a setting filled with violent street fights. We all know the concept, but Yakuza 0 takes it to
While it still suffers from the same flaws as its predecessors, Yakuza 0 is a great reminder why Sega’s series is so special.90We Got This Covered
Yakuza fans are in for a massive treat with Yakuza 0.90Hardcore Gamer
The second best Yakuza game ever after Yakuza 3 and a breathtaking mix of mini-games, fighting, mob plots and Japanese craziness.90IGN Italia
Even after a dozen years and seven (or eleven) games, Yakuza 0 is an impressive and easy invitation to its namesake’s adrenalized world.90Digital Chumps
A novel twist on familiar gameplay elements, Yakuza Zero once again delivers a unique blend of real-world immersion, humanistic storytelling, and some of the best action gameplay on the market.90CGMagazine
To play Yakuza 0 is to deeply fall in love with its characters and world; a challenge that many games try to conquer, but only a handful ever manage to actually achieve.90GameSpew
SEGA tops itself with Yakuza 0, a highlight of an already beloved franchise that manages to succeed in every single way.90PlaySense
An excellent, unique, packed with content and replayability game, that will keep you hooked for hours upon

Negative Comment(s)

Can’t say I was a fan. Played and found it too easy and quite boring. I really don’t see the fuss about these games.0Max552
I find Yakuza games to be quite slow for my tastes, but the great moments are truly great.70Jollyolfun

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