Today Sega released a batch of new screenshots of the upcoming Yakuza 3 PS4 remaster.
The focus of this gallery of screenshots is the hostess club and in particular the two new ladies that will make an appearance in the remaster, JAV actresses Kana Momonogi and Yui Hatano.
There are three clubs in the game, SHINE and JeweL in Kamurocho and Flores in Okinawa. The player will select a girl, order drinks and food, strike a conversation, and then receive mail messages from her after leaveing.
The purpose of the minigame is to increase the affection of the lady with the right dialogue choices, ultimately unlocking special options, substories, and dates.
It’s worth mentioning that the whole Hostess Club element was censored in the original western release for PS3 due to time constraints and because it did not resonate with western culture (according to Sega at that time). That decision went down the drain with the following chapters of the saga, in which Sega redeemed itself by leaving the feature intact.
If you’re not familiar with the concept, Japanese hostess clubs (and their popular counterpart for ladies, host clubs), are establishments where customers can drink, eat, flirt (within limits) and have fun with hostesses. As you may imagine, they tend to be pretty pricey.
The game releases in Japan on August 8th and doesn’t yet have a western launch announced.
You can check all the screenshots out below, and watch the first trailer. If you’re unfamiliar with the series, you can also read our review of its latest release, Yakuza 6: The Song of Life. You can grab a copy on Amazon. If you already have the last chapter of Kazuma Kiryu Adventures, you can pre-order Yakuza Kiwami 2.
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