Yakuza 6

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Yakuza 6
Protagonist: Kazuma Kiryu
Genre: Action
Platforms: PlayStation 4
Release Date: JP: December 8, 2016
WW: April 17, 2018
Developer: Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio
Publisher: Sega
Franchise: Yakuza
Previous Game: Yakuza 5
Next Game: Yakuza: Like A Dragon

Yakuza 6: The Song of Life (Known in Japan as Ryū ga Gotoku 6: Inochi no Uta) is an action-adventure video game developed and published by Sega for PlayStation 4. The game is the seventh main entry in the Yakuza series of action-adventure games, and was released in Japan on December 8, 2016. The English version was released in Southeast Asia both physically and digitally on April 17, 2018 

Why It Rocks

  1. Upgraded graphics thanks to the brand new Dragon Engine created for the series.
  2. A more interactive and immersive world.
  3. Larger environment than in the previous games.
  4. Rebuilt fighting system. That is much more dynamic combat as well.
  5. Memorable sub stories.
  6. The story is more personal and it focuses on a older Kiryu with his struggles as a adoptive father and now adoptive grandfather.
  7. Cutscenes are movie like and intense.
  8. Variety of activities to take part in. Such as running a cat café to spearfishing.
  9. Seamless world to explore eliminating loading times from entering a location.
  10. Smoother animation than in Yakuza 0 and Yakuza Kiwami.
  11. Improved visuals.
  12. You can access memories in the main menu in order to catch up on the previous games if you have not yet played any of it.
  13. New cast of likable and memorable characters. Along with returning characters from the series such as Goro Majima.


Yakuza 6: The Song of Life received "generally favorable" reviews from critics, according to review aggregator Metacritic.


  1. Beat Takeshi the designer of Takeshi no Chōsenjō plays one of the antagonists Hirose in this game.
  2. Paul Lim a famous Darts player plays as himself. And he is the only character in the game to speak fluent English.