Lost judgment was released in September 2021 and is the second title from studio RGG Judgement franchise. Like its predecessor from 2019 and that of the studio Yakuza series, the game is set in Japan, with much of the story taking place in fictional areas of Tokyo and Yokohama; the two largest cities in the Kanto region.
Greg Chun returns to provide the English voice for the game’s main protagonist and is joined by a talented cast that includes Todd Haberkorn and Artt Butler. Like the original, Lost judgment falls squarely into the action-adventure genre, giving players a great storyline and a healthy mix of challenging investigation and high-octane combat.
To embark on lost judgment
Much of the game’s prologue is devoted to learning the key game mechanics in Lost judgment. As a result, players should have a pretty good idea of ââwhat they are doing by the time they get to Ijincho; even earlier if they have played the original game or have experience with the Yakuza franchise from which it originated.
That said, there are still a couple of things players need to find out for themselves, some of which aren’t as intuitive as they might have been otherwise. This section will cover these areas, offering up to practical guides, tips and tricks, and answers to some of the most Frequently Asked Questions In regards to Lost judgment.
General tips and tricks
Frequently Asked Questions
The main story of Lost Judgment
Lost judgment takes place three years after the events of the original game and once again puts players in the shoes of Takumi Yagami: a former lawyer turned detective. The game’s narrative centers on bullying in Japanese schools and the impact it can have not only on the victims themselves, but also on their loved ones and families.
There are thirteen chapters in total, as well as a short prologue section that introduces the main mechanics of the game and some of the key players in the narrative. As the story unfolds, there are plenty of twists and turns that will leave players guessing, not to mention a lot of evil puzzles and challenging boss fights.
Secondary cases and school stories in lost judgment
As is often the case with RGG Studio titles, Lost judgment is packed with content, which bodes well for those looking to take a break from the main story of the game. In addition to countless mini-games and other delightful distractions, the game offers 42 side cases and ten specials school stories which are centered around Seiryo High clubs and groups.
Most of them become available after players complete the first few chapters, but some won’t unlock until specific requirements have been met. This might involve resolving other cases first or, in some cases, raising Tak’s leadership qualities to a certain level. This content can be tackled in tandem with the main story or after players have completed the game.
- Each secondary case (and how to complete them)
- School Stories Unlock Guide
A Complete Guide to the Mystery Research Club Investigation (Future)
A complete guide to the dance club survey (Future)
A Complete Guide to the Robotics Club Investigation (Future)
A Complete Guide to the Boxing Gymnasium Survey (Future)
A Complete Guide to the Biker Gang Investigation (Future)
A complete guide to the photography club survey (Future)
A Complete Guide to the Skaters Survey (Future)
A Complete Guide to the Esports Club Survey (Future)
A Complete Guide to Casino Survey (Future)
A Complete Guide to the Girl’s Bar Survey (Future)
Collectibles in Lost Judgment
As well as secondary cases and school stories, Lost judgment players can keep busy by looking for some of the many collection sets that are hidden in the game world. Some of them, like skateboards, skill books, and recordings, is found very early on, but this is not always the case for all collector sets.
Other collectibles, like squirrel graffiti and Kappa statues, can only be found after players have initiated their respective secondary cases. With that in mind, and given the amount of squirrel graffiti to be found, it’s best for players to start early so they can keep an eye on them as they progress through the main story.
News & Reviews
Although it is not as big as the Yakuza series from which it comes, the Judgement The franchise has proven to be quite popular for Sega, especially in Japan. Both games sold around 150,000 units in their first week on sale in the country, and many more copies have moved west.
This section of the guide will include all new centered around Lost judgment, including information on potential DLCs and additional sales figures. It is also the place of opinions on the game and the future of Judgement series.
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