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Gangsters. Hostesses. And lots and lots of street fighting. No, this isn’t a night in Shinjuku’s Kabukicho red-light district. It’s an evening with “Yakuza,” Sega’s crime opus on the Wii U.

This long-running series sends players to the underworld of Japan’s organized crime, where they may find themselves collecting hush money or smashing some punk’s head in with a garbage can. When you need a break, you can hit the batting cages or the bowling alley, play blackjack or slot machines and hang out with hostesses. The setting is “Kamurocho,” a fictionalized nightspot modeled after, you guessed it, Kabukicho.

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