Judgment for PlayStation 4
PS4

Judgment

Jun 25, 2019
8.79
playscore
Good
179th of 7760

Trailer, Gameplay, & Screenshots

About this game

Developer: SEGA
Content Rating: Mature

Summary

From the makers of the acclaimed Yakuza series, Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio, Judgment is the dramatic tale of a disgraced lawyer seeking redemption in a world rife with corruption and despair. Investigate the seedy Red Light District of Kamurocho by stepping into the mind of private detective Takayuki Yagami and utilize innovative investigation systems to uncover the secrets that lie deep within Kamurocho’s corrupt underbelly. Experience visceral combat with two unique combat styles. Take down groups of thugs with sweeping blows in Crane Style, then switch to Tiger to overwhelm a single foe with a series of powerful strikes. Practice mixing-and-matching styles in combat in conjunction with a wide variety of skills, weapons, and powerful (and hilarious) EX Actions to unlock a whole new dimension in combat.

Gamer Reviews

2511 Reviews
9.47
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Mondo
8.00
Aug 12, 2021

I am unable to get into the Yakuza games, but I was able to enjoy Judgment. Not sure what is the difference, but I prefer Judgement and looking forward to the sequel.

Feb 17, 2021
Really good game with amazing story and fun gameplay.
Dec 11, 2019
This game is critically underrated, but it's good to see that players absolutely love this game!
Ciccio Faggiano

Ciccio Faggiano

May 3, 2022
8.50
paboddington

paboddington

Feb 4, 2022
9.10
tatsutayama90

tatsutayama90

Sep 20, 2021
10.00
Amr Alaa Ali

Amr Alaa Ali

Jul 21, 2021
9.10
ScarZero Hasan

ScarZero Hasan

Mar 14, 2021
8.50

Aggregate Gamer Reviews

Critic Reviews

65 Reviews
8.10
Kazuma HashimotoJun 20, 2019
Judgment is perhaps, in my opinion, one of the best titles Ryu ga Gotoku Studio has to offer. If you’re interested in a narrative-heavy game that involves similar elements to many Japanese paralegal or noir films and dramas, this is absolutely for you. And for those that are familiar with the Yakuza franchise I would also heavily consider giving Judgment a shot as it retains all of the character and drama-heavy stories you’re already familiar with. While it does have its weaknesses and combat can be fatiguing at times, Judgment stands atop as perhaps one of the best narrative experiences yet to release this year.
Jeff CorkJun 26, 2019
Even though I wasn’t in love with all of Yagami’s investigatory tools, I had a great time seeing the Yakuza formula from a fresh perspective. Judgment tells a sprawling, action-packed story that veers dangerously close to melodrama without falling apart. It has some genuinely shocking moments, and proves that you don’t need Kiryu or Majima as tour guides to have a great time in Kamurocho.
Jordan HelmJun 26, 2019
Fans of the Yakuza series may be quick to filter out what’s genuinely new from everything else, but for a game as packed and as entertaining as this, what it may lack in pure originality, Judgment more than makes up for with a game that is as fun to engage with as it is to just sit back and watch as the now-commonly bizarre antics of Kamurocho play out to delightful and convincing effect.

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