Virtua Fighter 2 to be playable in Yakuza 5

From Jin115.com and NeoGAF comes news that a fully playable Virtua Fighter 2 will be in Yakuza 5’s virtual arcades. This info appears to come from a recent issue of Famitsu, in which it is also revealed that the game will have both 1 player and 2 player offline gameplay. No further info in known, but once we hear something we’ll be sure to share it! Commence the Inception jokes, Xzibit “Yo Dog” memes and comparisons to Shenmue.

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5 responses to “Virtua Fighter 2 to be playable in Yakuza 5

  1. Centrale says:

    Well, Shenmue had games from the future in it (took place in ’86 but Ryo had a Sega Saturn). Nagoshi’s going to have a hard time topping that since Yakuza takes place in the present. So VF2 is a nice consolation. 😉

  2. segaismysavior says:

    GAME OF THE YEAR!

  3. Kori-Maru says:

    SEGA West better not give up on bringing this title to the west. Games from Sega of Japan are always the best when it comes to this.

  4. Hitrax says:

    It says an a small translated part of that site the following:…..

    “complete recording of Virtua Fighter 2 to 5 Yakuza recorded 2.1 and version 2.0 (2.1 is the version adjusted game balance) transplantation under the full cooperation of the staff of the time against 2P offline If you download the additional data on the PSN that can be”

    I take it that, aside from the bad translation, that it may be the actual arcade perfect version of Virtua Fighter 2, 1.1 and 1.2 as well?

  5. Geed says:

    A VF1/VF2/VF Kids collection for XBLA would be most welcome.

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