Yakuza 4 commemorates 14th anniversary of release

Jerry on 2024-03-18
Yakuza 4 by Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio commemorates 14 years of release today. Sega published "Like a Dragon 4: Heir to the Legend" for the PlayStation 3 console in Japan on March 18th of 2010.

For the first time in the series, the Like a Dragon installment features four playable protagonists. Joining the "Dragon of Dojima" Kazuma Kiryu are detective Masayoshi Tanimura, loan shark Shun Akiyama, and escaped convict Taiga Saejima. These characters are distinguished by detailed backstories, differing relationships with Kamurocho's organized crime factions, and unique fighting styles.

Sega published Yakuza 4 Original Soundtrack Volumes 1 & 2 on March 24th of 2010, currently available for streaming on Apple Music, Spotify, and Amazon Music Unlimited. Music for the game is composed by multiple artists, including Hidenori Shoji, Yuri Fukuda, Mitsuharu Fukuyama, and Chihiro Aoki.

Yakuza 4 Remastered is available in 1080p and 60fps for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Windows through Steam and GOG.

From the product page:
2010, Tokyo. A shooting incident one night in a red-light district sets the city swirling with human desires and clamor. It was supposed to be a "common incident" for this town... until the appearance of one woman burdened with sorrow. As if drawn to a flame, men of the city's dark underground are gathered, one after another, at the door of the "legendary yakuza" Kazuma Kiryu.

As the fates of these four men overlap, the story of a miracle created by the passionate and violent way of life begins to takes shape.Take control of multiple protagonists, a first for the series, allowing for unprecedented story depth and battle action. Three new protagonists, each with a rich personality, will leave their impact before the story concludes.
YouTube Music - Yakuza 4 Soundtrack - Vol. 1 / Vol. 2

Apple Music - Yakuza 4 Soundtrack - Vol. 1 / Vol. 2