Yakuza: Dead Souls Box Art

This game was released on March 16, 2012 and is no longer available to pre-order. Any incentives that were offered are listed below.

Yakuza: Dead Souls is a PS3-exclusive action-adventure game from SEGA. After a zombie outbreak in Kamurocho which leaves the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force decimated, the task of protecting the district falls to the four characters from the Yakuza series (Kazuma Kiryu, Goro Majima, Ryuji Goda, and Shun Akiyama).

Dead Souls is the first installment of the franchise to focus on guns, and includes pistols, machine guns, and even rocket launchers. The enemies include both regular zombies and fantastic bosses that are much harder to kill.

Yakuza: Dead Souls pre-order bonuses

Pre-order Yakuza: Dead Souls at Gamestop to acquire the following DLC:

  • Playable Character Pack (aka the Densetsu Pack): includes 14 hostess guns, 8 hostess costumes (Juniors suit, Chinese dress, bubble dress, schoolgirl uniform, mini dress, maid outfit, two ball gowns), and 8 weapons for the four main characters: shotgun, bombs, automatic rifle, a mobile gatling gun, and 4 types of grenades. Also adds bonus skills to help you survive the zombie apocalypse.
  • Hostess Pack (aka the God Bless America Pack): 5 exclusive costumes, Majima Karaoke, 3 additional Challenge Missions, and 3 extra CG movies.

The Densetsu DLC pack can also be found at various retailers in the UK (TheHut, GAME, etc).

How to Kill a Zombie trailer

The newest trailer for the game features sweet yakuza vs zombies action:

Yakuza: Dead Souls is set to release on March 13 in North America and March 16 in Europe.

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