There have been games that told a story well. There have been too many games that let you beat the hell out of thugs. And, yes, ever since Grand Theft Auto rocked our world, there has been a spate of hard-talking main characters and gritty cities to wreak havoc in. But so far, there hasn't been a game quite like Yakuza, and Yakuza is, for all its faults, reliably
Yakuza 2 is a game with an identity crisis. It features a complex plot that bears favourable comparison with some hard-boiled Japanese cinema. But it gets so carried away that it nearly forgets it’s a game at all. Pantomime villain aside, the characters are largely likable with distinctive personalities, and the plot’s various twists and revelations keep things barreling along nicely.
Nothing irks us more when game companies try to make us pay for things we’ve already bought. The box copy of Yu-Gi-Oh GX: The Beginning of Destiny promises a heaping helping of hot card-battling action and interaction with a multitude of characters from the Yu-Gi-Oh GX universe. What the packaging doesn’t tell you is that The Beginning of Destiny is actually part of a rather obnoxious new trend – the PSP-to-PS2 port. Yes, this