The Straw Hat Pirates have made their way into countless video games over the years, with Piece The franchise is set to release a new entry next year thanks to One Piece: Odyssey. Thanks to creator Eiichiro Oda’s Shonen franchise, the series continues to influence both animation and video games alike, with the producer behind Sega’s Yakuza series revealing that Monkey D. Luffy and his crew have had the most influence on the latest yakuza Entry, Yakuza: Like a dragon.
yakuza It’s been a long line for Sega, with the franchise starting in 2005 and spanning across multiple generations of consoles. While the series was more realistic than the Straw Hat Pirates’ adventure on the high seas, like a dragon Definitely take the opportunity to delve into the craziest and most brutal aspects of the series, thanks in part to the imagination of protagonist Ichiban Kasuga.
Yakuza: Like Luffy
In an interview with IGN producer Masayoshi Yokoyama, he spilled the beans on previously undisclosed information when it comes to the origins of his recent Yakuza entry, revealing how influential he was. Piece Was in the video game:
“I haven’t really talked about this before, so I’m not sure if I should go for it now, but for [Like a Dragon] I was really, really inspired by One Piece. For me, Ichiban is basically Luffy. And around him there are Zoro, Nami and the rest of the party. The One Piece Party Formation was on my mind a lot while writing and had a tremendous impact.”
Even Yokoyama takes it one step further and shows how he felt he was about to do Piece When it comes to expanding the world of video games that focus on the unnatural foundation of Japanese criminal organizations:
“This is certainly not official, but in my heart, [Like a Dragon] It was basically my perfect version of what could be Yakuza: One Piece. That’s how I got the inspiration to make it happen.”
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