Ryu Ga Gotoku/Amusement Vision

ConsoleNameDeveloperLucca's Observations
PS4Fist of the North Star: Lost ParadiseRyu ga Gotoku StudioAn alternate-canon Fist of the North Star that plays an awful lot like Yakuza (developed by the same studio)
PS4JudgmentRyu ga Gotoku StudioA Yakuza spinoff from a detective's point of view, skill points can be used to increase stats
Xbox SeriesJudgmentRyu ga Gotoku StudioSee PS5
PS5JudgmentRyu ga Gotoku StudioSee PS4, but with a smoother framerate and gradient changes that may not be preferable to the original
PS5Lost JudgmentRyu ga Gotoku StudioA dark detective story follow-up to Judgment, continues the beat-em-up gameplay from its sister Yakuza series, pettable cats, a dog can join you in your crime-solving
Xbox SeriesLost JudgmentRyu ga Gotoku StudioSee PS5
PS4Lost JudgmentRyu ga Gotoku StudioSee PS5
Xbox OneLost Judgment (DL only)Ryu ga Gotoku StudioSee PS5
GBAShining Force: Resurrection of the Dark DragonAmusement VisionRemake of the first Shining Force with new plot and characters
PS2Shining TearsNexTech/Amusement VisionPlays vastly different to the rest of the Shining Force games- is an isometric ARPG rather than turn-based
PS4The Yakuza Remastered CollectionRyu ga Gotoku StudioA bundle containing the remastered versions of Yakuza 3/4/5 (first instance of a physical Yakuza 5 in the West)
Xbox SeriesThe Yakuza Remastered Collection (DL only)Ryu ga Gotoku StudioSee PS4
Xbox OneThe Yakuza Remastered Collection (DL only)Ryu ga Gotoku StudioSee PS4
PS2YakuzaAmusement VisionTons of minigames, ARPG combat, and a badass protagonist; lots of major Hollywood actors in the English voice cast
PS4Yakuza 0Ryu ga Gotoku StudioMoney serves as a sort of XP in this prequel to the main series, starring 80's Kiryu and Majima
Xbox OneYakuza 0 (DL only)Ryu ga Gotoku StudioSee PS4
PS2Yakuza 2Amusement VisionKazuma Kiryu's Kamurocho shenanigans continue with a JP-only voice cast
PS3Yakuza 3Amusement Vision/SegaContinues Kiryu's story but takes out a fair amount of content due to rushed localization (hostess clubs, for example)
PS4Yakuza 3 RemasteredRyu ga Gotoku StudioBrings back a lot of content (substories/cabaret) originally cut from the western version and streamlines the localization
Xbox OneYakuza 3 Remastered (DL only)Ryu ga Gotoku StudioSee PS4
Xbox SeriesYakuza 3 Remastered (DL only)Ryu ga Gotoku StudioSee PS4
PS3Yakuza 4Amusement Vision/SegaAdds additional protagonists in addition to furthering Kiryu's saga (with tons to do in Kamurocho as always)
PS4Yakuza 4 RemasteredRyu ga Gotoku StudioCleans up the localization and has a major character recast from the original due to real-world legal proceedings, otherwise is very similar
Xbox SeriesYakuza 4 Remastered (DL only)Ryu ga Gotoku StudioSee PS4
Xbox OneYakuza 4 Remastered (DL only)Ryu ga Gotoku StudioSee PS4
PS3Yakuza 5 (DL only)Ryu ga Gotoku StudioHas 5 controllable protagonists total and takes place over 5 different cities, uses a more enhanced graphics engine than other PS3 games in the series
PS4Yakuza 5 RemasteredRyu ga Gotoku StudioMinimal changes from the original overall, most notably a reworked localization
Xbox OneYakuza 5 Remastered (DL only)Ryu ga Gotoku StudioSee PS4
Xbox SeriesYakuza 5 Remastered (DL only)Ryu ga Gotoku StudioSee PS4
Xbox OneYakuza 6: The Song of LifeRyu ga Gotoku StudioSee PS4
PS4Yakuza 6: The Song of LifeRyu ga Gotoku StudioFinal game in Kiryu's saga, only one playable protagonist and fighting style, experience is divided into multiple types to level stats
Xbox SeriesYakuza 6: The Song of LifeRyu ga Gotoku StudioSee PS4
PS5Yakuza: Like a DragonRyu ga Gotoku StudioSee XBO
Xbox OneYakuza: Like a DragonRyu ga Gotoku StudioPlays way more like a traditional turn-based JRPG, Kiryu is for once not the main character in the story, classic Yakuza shenanigans
PS4Yakuza: Like a DragonRyu ga Gotoku StudioSee XBO
Xbox SeriesYakuza: Like a DragonRyu ga Gotoku StudioSee XBO
PS4Yakuza KiwamiRyu ga Gotoku StudioA retelling of the story of the first Yakuza in the Yakuza 0 engine, using Japanese dialogue rather than a dub and adding a system where Majima can ambush you anywhere
Xbox OneYakuza Kiwami (DL only)Ryu ga Gotoku StudioSee PS4
PS4Yakuza Kiwami 2Ryu ga Gotoku StudioA retelling of Yakuza 2, adding minigames seen in other series entries as well as prequel chapters (and more Majima)
Xbox OneYakuza Kiwami 2 (DL only)Ryu ga Gotoku StudioSee PS4