Yakuza 3 Remastered

Rating Summary

Based on 13 critic reviews
Strong Man

OpenCritic Rating

80

Top Critic Average

69%

Critics Recommend

Based on 13 critic reviews
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Feb 11, 2021

While the experience is part of a larger franchise, Yakuza 3's dated systems, rough combat, and story that loses site of the goal is hard a game to love. It's required playing for fans of the series, and not an awful experience, but hardly what fans will expect after the previous three titles in the franchise.

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7 / 10.0
Jan 31, 2021

Yakuza 3 may be the most basic-feeling of the Yakuza games available on PS4, with awkward battle transitions and lighter sidequests, but that still isn’t a bad thing, as the core gameplay is still the same solid action as before.

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8 / 10
Mar 10, 2020

Yakuza 3 Remastered may not have received the Kiwami treatment, but still features one of the strongest and emotional narratives in the series. Some may not enjoy the focus to be on Kiryu's "softer" side by taking care of the kids at the orphanage. The mini-games are still great at cleansing the palette, with golfing and karaoke as the highlights, but overall they aren't as strong as previous titles. Shame that the narrative pacing doesn't quite deliver in the second half of the game.

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7 / 10
Feb 29, 2020

Even with some elements from the original release that could have used a little sanding down, Yakuza 3 Remastered is still an worthwhile entry in the series to for longtime fans to experience again. It may not be my favorite sequel, but it’s still a competent and enjoyable one.

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7.8 / 10.0
Feb 28, 2020

For newer fans this is the way to continue the Dragon of Dojima's story and for older fans this is the ultimate version of Yakuza 3 with all the removed content added and a better translation.

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90 / 100
Feb 25, 2020

Yakuza 3, 4, and 5 have both the best and worst the series has to offer, which is saying something because those highs are so high and the lows really aren't that bad. All three games run exceptionally well, and 4 and 5 look like they belong on PS4 alongside Yakuza 0. 3 is a bit rough around the edges, but it's still a worthwhile entry in the series cannon.

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Feb 20, 2020

Yakuza 3 lacks fun combat but it makes up for that with its variety.

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Jesús Astorga
Unscored
Feb 18, 2020

Yakuza 3, is the weakest of the 7 numerical games, but it's a great game, and the most important, fun. If you like the saga, be sure to give it a chance that includes extras that fans will appreciate.

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72%
Feb 12, 2020

Despite occasionally feeling dated, Yakuza 3 still offers a fun experience for fans of the series.

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8.5 / 10.0
Oct 2, 2019

I can truly see what all the fuss was about with this cult classic as Yakuza 3 Remastered has earned a special place in my heart

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