Turns out he’s good enough friends with a few high-ranking gangster bosses that he was able to convince them to conduct an experiment for Boing Boing: to evaluate Yakuza 3, a popular video game about the infamous gangsters created for ordinary citizens. And so it was that Adelstein showed up at a shady real estate office in Tokyo one Thursday afternoon with a pack of cigarettes and a bottle of Duty-Free whiskey to teach these gangsters how to handle a PlayStation controller.Played, reviewed and fact-checked. With the Yakuza
Old article, still one of my favorite game reviews of all time. I wish all games were reviewed in this manner.
Love this review and I love Jake Adelstein.