'Yakuza Kiwami 2' set for Western launch on August 28th

From Engadget - March 18, 2018

Following Yakuza 6, Yakuza Kiwami 2 is the second game in the franchise using the Dragon Engine, which offers a near-seamless experience when your character enters buildings or encounter street battles. Like the original release, Kiwami 2 is set a year after the first Yakuza story, where Kiryu is tasked with a mission to prevent a massive fight between the troubled Tojo Clan -- which he had tried to avoid returning to -- and Osaka's ambitious Omi Family. Because of this, the two dragons of the Yakuza saga would eventually meet: Kiryu as the "Dragon of Dojima" and Omi Family's Ryuji Goda as the "Dragon of Kansai."

Much like Kiwami, Kiwami 2 offers a new playable story based on "Mad Dog of Shimano" Goro Majima, which sees him forming his own company, Majima Construction, as well as encountering his crush Makoto Makimura from Yakuza 0.


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