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  Justice is Blind - Judgment - Available Now
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06/25/2019
 


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IRVINE / LOS ANGELES, Calif. - May 30, 2019 - Takayuki Yagami's search for the truth only ends when he says it does. However, your search begins now, because Judgment, the hotly-anticipated detective thriller from Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio, is now available on PlayStation®4!

Get a quick look at what Judgment has to offer in the new Launch Trailer, available with both English and Japanese voiceover, just like the game itself.

Physical editions of Judgment include a reversible cover featuring the original Japanese cover art for the game, along with a Ryu ga Gotoku Studio sticker. Players who pre-order the digital edition of Judgment will receive a static theme featuring the game's stalwart protagonist, Takayuki Yagami, as a bonus upon checkout.

 

About Judgment

 

  • From the Makers of the Acclaimed Yakuza Series: Ryu Ga Gotoku Studios presents Judgment, 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: Step 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.
Main Cast:

 

Takayuki Yagami

Japanese VO and Facial Capture: Takuya Kimura

English VO: Greg Chun

 

The main protagonist of Judgment.

A fiercely idealistic ex-defense lawyer turned private detective. After facing a devastating betrayal by one of his former clients, he became known as a fraud who lets murderers run free, effectively destroying his reputation.

 

Now he's caught up in an enigmatic serial murder case and will need to push his investigative skills to their limit to solve it.

Masaharu Kaito

Japanese VO: Shinshu Fuji

English VO: Crispin Freeman

 

A former member of the Matsugane family, Kaito was expelled from the family and became an ordinary citizen. He now works as Yagami's partner and uses his experience and connections with the yakuza to help him solve cases.

Mafuyu Fujii

Japanese VO: Risa Shimizu

English VO: Cherami Leigh

 

A fiercely competent prosecutor working for the Tokyo District Prosecutor's Office. Mafuyu has a long history with Yagami; she continues to check in on him from time to time even after his career-ending incident.

Takashi Genda

Japanese VO and Facial Capture: Akira Nakao

English VO: Brian McNamara

 

An old-school lawyer who has taken on the role of overseeing Yagami's growth since the start of his career.

 

Even after Yagami's incident that forced him out of the legal world, Genda still looks after him and helps him find work from time to time.

Kazuya Ayabe

Japanese VO and Facial Capture: Kenichi Takito

English VO: Matt Yang King

 

A detective with Tokyo PD's Organized Crime Division.

Ayabe is a crooked cop who withholds information on investigations for his own benefit, but often helps Yagami with his cases - for a price. 

Mitsuru Kuroiwa

Japanese VO and Facial Capture: Shosuke Tanihara

English VO: Matt Mercer

 

A detective with the Tokyo PD's Organized Crime Division, famous for his leadership skills and high successful arrest rate in Kamurocho.

 

A talented officer who plays by the rules, Kuroiwa sees unknown elements like Yagami as a dangerous nuisance.  

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