It’s gorgeous. It’s moody. It’s vibrant yet grim. And someone looks forlorn whilst holding a basketball. It can be but one thing: the opening cinematic for Lost Judgment.
Featuring the key music theme “Rasen” by jon-YAKITORY feat. Ado — I swear to you those are the exact words involved here — the cinematic does an excellent job reminding us that the Judgment games aren’t quite so… ecstatic as their Yakuza parents. The first game’s penchant for telling darker tales looks likely to return here.
It’s worth the reminder, by the by, that Lost Judgment will continue the beat-’em-up approach to the overarching Yakuza franchise that has long