Stylish Yakuza Beat ‘Em Up, Fading Afternoon, Announced For PC

Indie developer Yeo has announced his latest title, a stylish Yakuza beat ’em up titled Fading Afternoon, with an announcement trailer and Steam store page.

Yeo, the creator of Fading Afternoon, is the iconic developer of the philosophical masterpiece The friends of Ringo Ishikawa and the frantically fantastic shoot ’em up Arrest of a Stone Buddha. For a while now, over on his Twitter account, he’s been posting screenshots and videos of his upcoming title Fading Afternoon. Now, after much anticipation, Yeo has launched the Steam store page of his newest game. He’s also released as an announcement trailer. If you want to know more about the phenomenal developer Yeo, you can read our interview with him here.

You can watch the announcement trailer for Fading Afternoon here.

Fading Afternoon - Gameplay
Image Credit – Yeo

What Is Fading Afternoon?

Fading Afternoon seems like the culmination of everything Yeo has learned from The friends of Ringo Ishikawa and Arrest of a Stone Buddha. Players will take on the role of Seiji Maruyama, a middle-aged yakuza who was recently released from prison. From the Steam store page description, it would seem that you must contend with getting older in a fast-paced world dominated by violence. Here is some of what you can expect from Fading Afternoon:

  • Embark on a truly remarkable narrative with multiple endings
  • Fight against your opponents in fluid and complex beat ’em up action and enjoy the slick animations
  • Take part in various mini-games including fishing
  • Explore a vibrant and beautifully detailed city
Image Credit – Yeo

Release Date & Price

Currently, there is no word on Fading Afternoon’s price point or on a concrete release date. However, the game’s Steam store page confirms the title will launch sometime next year. He’s also mentioned on Twitter that the game will likely come to the Nintendo Switch after releasing on PC. You should head on over to Fading Afternoon’s Steam store page in order to wishlist it and be notified of any future updates.