How Tech Limitations Shaped the Yakuza Series

Toshihiro Nagoshi, creator of the Yakuza series, has said he believes that existing cutting-edge gaming technology could allow developers to do almost anything — if not for the prohibitive cost.

“With things like VR and sensor technology, we at Sega look into all of the new announcements and check out new tech, and to be honest, if you could just ignore the cost, there is almost nothing we can’t do now,” he told IGN Japan.

“But of course, that’s not going to work for the consumer. I think in future there will be two types of gamers: those who play simple games on their smartphone, and those who go all in.”

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