Yakuza 4 on PlayStation 3 transports you into a stunning recreation of Kamurocho, Tokyo, where excitement and danger lurk on the rain slicked city streets. Full of flashing neon lights and busy people, Yakuza 4 offers up a brilliantly convincing portrayal of a bustling metropolis. Shoppers hunt for bargains, young lovers search for somewhere to eat and suited businessmen look to unwind in trendy bars.
It looks incredible, with well observed animations brought to life with beautiful facial expressions that capture every inflection of the impressively written dialogue. The speech is all in Japanese (with translated subtitles), capturing the authentic flavour of Tokyo and immersing you within a fascinating landscape that's not just about action - there's plenty of culture to entertain you, too.
Need a break from the mean streets of Kamurocho? Then Yakuza 4 offers plenty of pleasing diversions. From the main menu you can view scenes from the previous Yakuza games, while biographies provide background dirt on the game's more important characters.
By purchasing the Yakuza 4 Steelbook Edition, you gain access to free downloadable content via PlayStation Store, including character costumes and new modes which are unlocked when you complete the game, such as a brutal underground fighting arena.
You'll find plenty to see and do in the massive Yakuza 4, whether you're familiar with the stylish roots of the series or if you're totally new to its lively gangland tone. Welcome to the family - now keep your ears open and eyes peeled...