Yakuza 0 should have been so much better

Kazama Kiryu, one of two protagonists in the game

Yakuza 0 is an… interesting experience. The sixth installment of SEGA’s Yakuza series is a prequel to the five games that came before it. We learn Kazama Kiryu’s origin story, and how he went from low ranking Yakuza member to one of the most powerful figures in the Japanese underworld.

The game is an open world beat ’em up experience that switches perspectives between Kiryu as a low level…