Lost Judgment is the upcoming sequel to Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio’s action game that debuted in 2018. While the Judgment series is a spin-off of the Yakuza games, it’s been passed the torch and is carrying Yakuza’s action-focused gameplay forward. At the same time, future mainline titles will feature the turn-based combat systems popularized in Yakuza: Like A Dragon. Join the Game Informer crew for another episode of New Gameplay Today, wherein they show off their hands-on footage of Lost Judgment on PS5.
The game begins as Takayuki Yagami, Lost Judgment’s protagonist, is contracted to investigate a new case around a man on trial for public misconduct. The game’s official website summarizes the plot best: