Yakuza Studio’s finely honed knack for designing gently stressful, weirdly compulsive asides about drinking is in full evidence. When Kenshiro incurs a huge debt, he’s invited to start paying it off by working as the manager of a hostess bar. If you played Yakuza 0 you’ll have an idea of what to expect: sit the right girls next to the right punters and use their special techniques to keep your clients drinking (and thus paying out) for longer. A bartender job, meanwhile, requires you to variously hold the DualShock vertically and give it a hearty shake, circle your thumb over the face buttons to chip huge ice blocks into whiskey tumblersized balls, or to rapidly spin the right stick to mix one of several creatively named beverages. Inebriation Of Souls, madam?