In 2019 Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio, the team behind the best-selling Yakuza series, decided to “go legit” and make a game that had you working on the right side of the law: Judgment. You played Takayuki Yagami, a detective and former lawyer in Japan doing his best to to crack cases. Now Yagami is coming back in Lost Judgment, a sequel arriving this fall.
This time Yagami’s trying to pin down the culprit behind a gruesome murder, and the trail of clues will take him from the city of Kamurocho in Tokyo to the community of Yokohama. There, for reasons that have yet to be explained, he’ll have to pose as a high school student and attend classes. Craziness ensues!
Law and Disorder – Lost Judgment once again puts players in the sneakers of lawyer turned street-fighting detective Takayuki Yagami. Joined by his partner, ex-yakuza Masaharu Kaito, the crime-fighting duo is called on to investigate a seemingly perfect crime whose lead suspect has an airtight alibi. What starts out as a tale of revenge reveals a tangled web of conspiracy involving several unlikely factions taking advantage of a broken law system. But as victims pile up and Yagami unravels the truth, he must choose between defending the law or exacting justice.
Freeform Combat – Yagami’s mastery of martial arts allows him to stylishly overcome any situation from group ambushes to single-target takedowns. Harness Crane, Tiger, and the new Snake style, a graceful style that can deflect and return an opponent’s strikes, using their energy against them.
Investigative Action – Yagami’s arsenal of detective tricks grows with new gadgets, stealthily tracking suspects, and crafty methods of infiltration. Leave no stone unturned in pursuit of the truth.
No Place Finer – Immerse yourself in the bustling downtowns of Tokyo and Yokohama at your own pace within an authentic setting that only the RGG Studio can deliver. Game at Club SEGA, find your next favorite hangout, take on cases from locals need, and beyond.
Look for Lost Judgment on Playstation 4, Playstation 5, XBox One and XBox Series X September 24, 2021. Here’s an age-restricted trailer…