By Patrick Aguda / May 7th, 2021
During a special JUDGMENT DAY event held on May 7, Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio and SEGA announced Lost Judgment, a sequel to the 2018 (2019 outside of Japan) game, Judgment. The sequel is scheduled to launch worldwide on September 24, 2021 for PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X|S, and Xbox One. It will have dual Japanese and English audio, dual English subtitles (one for Japanese voices, one for English voices), as well as subtitle options in multiple other languages including French, Italian, German, and Spanish.
SEGA describes Lost Judgment as follows:
- Law and Disorder – Lost Judgment once again puts players in the sneakers of lawyer turned street-fighting detective Takayuki Yagami. Joined by his partner, ex-yakuza Masaharu Kaito, the crime-fighting duo is called on to investigate a seemingly perfect crime whose lead suspect has an airtight alibi. What starts out as a tale of revenge reveals a tangled web of conspiracy involving several unlikely factions taking advantage of a broken law system. But as victims pile up and Yagami unravels the truth, he must choose between defending the law or exacting justice.
- Freeform Combat – Yagami’s mastery of martial arts allows him to stylishly overcome any situation from group ambushes to single-target takedowns. Harness Crane, Tiger, and the new Snake style, a graceful style that can deflect and return an opponent’s strikes, using their energy against them.
- Investigative Action – Yagami’s arsenal of detective tricks grows with new gadgets, crafty methods of infiltration and ways to stealthily track suspects. Leave no stone unturned in pursuit of the truth.
- No Place Finer – Immerse yourself in the bustling downtowns of Tokyo and Yokohama at your own pace within an authentic setting that only the RGG Studio can deliver. Game at Club SEGA, find your next favorite hangout, take on cases from locals need, and beyond.
You can check out the full JUDGMENT DAY event video and the Japanese announcement trailer below. (The standalone English announcement trailer for the game is age-restricted and can be watched on YouTube.)
JUDGMENT DAY Event
Japanese Announcement Trailer
You can check out screenshots for the game below.
Lost Judgment launches physically and digitally worldwide on September 24 for PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X|S, and Xbox One. You can check out more information on its official website HERE.
SOURCE: Press Release
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