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Evolution of Yakuza Mechanics: Feel the Heat!
Hello and once again welcome back to The Story Arc. If you've been paying attention to the site at all this month then you'll know that every two days I've been analyzing a different small mechanic from the Yakuza franchise and studying how it's changed from day to day.Over the past few weeks we've seen… Continue reading Evolution of Yakuza Mechanics: Feel the Heat!
The Evolution of Yakuza Mechanics: Taxis
Hello and welcome back to the Story Arc! A few days ago I decided to begin putting out a short series of articles about the various evolving mechanics in the Yakuza franchise for December 2022. Last time I covered how locker keys have changed game by game and today I'm going to cover a mechanic… Continue reading The Evolution of Yakuza Mechanics: Taxis
The evolution of Yakuza mechanics: Locker Keys
About a month ago I released an article about how Yakuza Ishin turned the Completion List into an actual gameplay mechanic and how every game since has tweaked and slowly evolved it. Upon writing that I got interested in examining other small mechanics that have slowly changed as the series has progressed. Thus I have… Continue reading The evolution of Yakuza mechanics: Locker Keys