I'm still in the meditation phase before playing Yakuza 3 (I do this before all the games that I know are going to be good) so I can't deliver impressions.
Instead, here are a couple of more examples showing how real Ryu ga Gotoku 3 is. This is all part of a segment I call...
Today, this is the real:
And this is the Gotoku:
That's Don Quixoti, a giant discount retailer that's been in all the Gotoku games since part one. Click here for some details on the Gotoku 3 versions of the collaboration.
To make up for the fact that I really should have written impressions of the game by now, I'm including a couple of more examples of...
Here's today's real, round 2:
And today's Gotoku, round 2:
Hmm... Sega's gotta work on its shine shaders.
Finally, here's today's real, round 3:
And today's Gotoku, round 3:
These shots are all from the seedy Kabukicho location off which Yakuza 3's Kamiyacho is based. I seriously feel weird taking out a camera here (without a girlfriend to protect me) because everyone looks so... sinister.