A Yakuza style Fist of the North Star?
The creators who brought you Yakuza take on a manga series called Hokuto no Ken (Fist of The North). Sega unveil a trailer of the new IP Hokuto ga Gotoku for Ps4. The gameplay is similar to Yakuza but with Fist of the North charm. The game will have a original story with characters from the manga such as Shin, Raoh, Rei, Jagi and many more. During the trailer, you seen comedic moments and Kenshiro as a bartender. For those who don’t know what Fist of the North Star is I will give you the run down. Hokuto no Ken is a manga series written by Buronson and illustrated by Tetsuo Hara.
The story takes place after the nuclear war in the 1990s and a lone warrior named Kenshiro who is a successor to Hokuto Shinken. Wander into the wasteland to find water but later was captured. Throughout the series, Kenshiro encounter friends and foes such as Rin, Bat, Raoh (one of his 3 brothers), Shin and his fiancée Yuria. The manga is very violent and one of Kenshiro signature attacks makes enemies head explode and say his catchpharse Omae wa mō shindeiru (You are already dead). Kenshiro has been a popular character in manga history. Alot of anime parody Hakuto no ken because of the impact of the story. Fun fact that the inspiration for Kenshiro is Mad Max and Bruce Lee. In case you didn’t know this is not the only Hokuto no Ken beat’em up out there. I wouldn’t say it’s similar but if you want to check it out you can. We will have to see more information about Hokuto ga Gotoku in the future. Hokuto ga Gotoku will be available on 2018 in Japan.