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Parent reviews for Yakuza Kiwami

Common Sense says

Mature, quirky mafia story has repetitive, gory combat.
Based on our expert review

Parents say

age 13+
Based on 3 reviews

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Adult Written bySam Marrick September 5, 2017

Very Good Gangster Drama

Ok the game itself can be pretty tedious. Yet even then the game at times uses the repetition to build story and character devlopment, such as an early quest that Shows what Kiryu would go thru to get somethimg without ruining someones life unnecesarily. Unlike the more content rich Yakuza 0, this is one of those games that is more Movie than Game (ala Metal Gear Solid) and the star rating is for that merit alone. The core gameplay is pretty adequate tho despite being supremely repetitious. Some bloody violence including shootings and thier aftermaths in cutscenes, stabbing/ bludgeoning in combat, withlarge pools of blood forming under fictims yet dissapearing quickly. The combat iself unlike the story scenes are flashy and arcadey so nothing feels too grievous in play. Frequent F words yet not as much as western gangster dramas or even the english dub of the game released on PS2 12 years ago. Some sexual material discused, sleazy video shops display thier lewd (but not explicit) contents.
Parent Written byLelouch Vi Britannia November 21, 2018

Very Good

To give this game a 3/5 is criminal. The story is fantastic and the combat system is just what it should be, easy to pick up but hard to master, and doesn’t get boring.

This title contains:

Positive Messages
Positive role models
Ease of Play
Adult Written bybuddy01238 November 17, 2018

Fantastic Mafia Style Game

Yakuza Kiwami is a remake of a game called Yakuza from 2005, Yakuza Kiwami tells the story of Kazuma Kiryu and an orphan he find on the journey. The game has a Fantastic story and graphics while all the voices are done in Japanese meaning you need to read subtitles during cutscenes. The combat of Yakuza Kiwami is brutal but fun at the same time, you can slam people face against various objects and things like bikes and signs can be used to beat up your opponents. There are multiple torture scenes and some graphic images. Yakuza Kiwami contains a lot of language but it is always spoken in Japanese . Yakuza Kiwami contains some sexual content but is not as bad as future titles. There are some references to sex but no sex scenes or nudity is shown. Some scenes contain usage of cigarettes. Overall: Restricted 14 Note: Violence, Strong Language, Sexual Refrences, Drug Use and Disturbing Content.

This title contains:

Positive role models
Violence & scariness
Sexy stuff
Drinking, Drugs & Smoking