Judgment - Walkthrough and Guide

Judgment (or Judge Eyes) Walkthrough and Strategy Guide Page containing all main storyline walkthroughs, strategy guides, character information, game databases, tips and tricks, news and updates, and more. Judgment is a single-player, beat ’em up action-adventure role-playing game developed by Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio and published by SEGA. The Japanese version of the game was released on December 13, 2018 and March 13, 2019 in Japan for the PlayStation 4. The English version was released on June 25, 2021 for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Steam. The Remastered English version will be released on April 23, 2021 for the Xbox Series X|S, and PlayStation 5, and Google Stadia.

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Main Story Walkthroughs

▼All Chapter Walkthroughs
Prologue Chapter Chapter 1: Three Blind Mice
Chapter 2: Beneath the Surface  Chapter 3: The Stickup
 Chapter 4: Skeletons in the Closet  Chapter 5: Days Gone By
 Chapter 6: Collusion  Chapter 7: Limelight
 Chapter 8: A Broken Bond  Chapter 9: The Miracle Drug
 Chapter 10: Chumming the Water  Chapter 11: Curtain Call
 Chapter 12: Behind Closed Doors  Final Chapter: Down Came the Rain

Side Cases

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Side Cases in Genda Law Office

▼All Genda Law Office Side Cases
The Darkest Place The Ghost Tenant
The Devil Wife Reckless Aspirations
Way of the Detective Justice is Sweet
Master and Pupil

Side Cases in Yagami Detective Agency

▼All Yagami Detective Agency Side Cases
The Twisted Trio: Panty Professor The Twisted Trio: Ass Catchem
The Twisted Trio: Judge Creep ‘n Peep The Mystery Writer’s Stratagem
The Mystery Writer’s Gambit The Mystery Writer’s Masterstroke
Queen of Hearts Revenge of the Keihin Gang
Dangerous Hide-and-Seek Perilous Hide-and-Seek
Treacherous Hide-and-Seek Tiger Jacket
A Final Request

Side Cases in Bar Tender

▼All Bar Tender Side Cases
Underneath the Mask Under the Table Politics
Morale and Morals Interview with a Detective
Honey Trap Sashimi of the Fallen
Secrets of Cats The Socialite’s Secret

Side Cases in the Streets

▼All Street-based Side Cases
The Pigeon Takes Flight Kamurocho’s Mad Bomber
Amidst the Dream Gone with the Breeze
The Missing Diamond The Mad Bomber Strikes Again
Entrapment The Black Calamity
Gone with the Gust A VR Game of Dice
Partners Return of the Mad Bomber
Smart Watching The Black and White Calamity
Gone with Gale Burger Fugitive
The Pervert King Worst Birthday Ever
The Fire Calamity Gone in 20 Minutes
Captain Cop Burger Fugitive
The Ono Michio Bandit Love and Madness


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▼All Boss Guides
Akira Murase Hangman
Kengo Kojiro Ozaki
Kojiro Ozaki Masaharu Kaito
Masaharu Kaito Renji Honda
Ryusuke Kido Ryusuke Kido
Shin Amon Tashiro
Toru Higashi Uzawa


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▼All Characters
Takayuki Yagami Ryuzo Genda
Kazuya Ayabe Mitsuru Kuroiwa
Mitsuru Kuroiwa Mafuyu Fujii

Strategy Guides

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Getting Started

▼Getting Started
Game Editions Game Difficulty
Game Controls Permanent Events
Beginner’s Guide Battle System
EX Actions Guide City Exploration Guide
Investigation Guide Friend Challenge Guide

Collectible Guides

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All Friend Locations All Record Locations
All Skill Book Locations All QR Skill Locations
All Drone Part QR Codes Locations All Stray Cat Locations

Useful Guides

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Trophies Leveling Guide
Money Farming Guide Dining Guide
Drinking Guide Smoking Guide
Office Decoration Guide Girlfriend Guide
Free Pass Voucher Guide Mini Game Guide
Gambling Guide Arcade Guide
KamuroGo City Missions KamuroGo Shop Missions
Post-Game Guide New Game Plus Guide

Dating Guide

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Sana Mihama Nanami Matsuoka
Tsukino Saotome Amane

Friend Challenge

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Friend Challenge Guides #1 – #10

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#01 Makoto Tsukumo #02 Morio Onodera
#03 Takeo Inose #04 Yoshida
#05 Shuichi Hatano #06 Ryan Acosta
#07 Mari #08 Kyushu No.1 Star Owner
#09 Rie Tomioka #10 Yasuhiro Furuya

Friend Challenge Guides #11 – #20

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#11 Toshizaku Sagara #12 Sakura Amamiya
#13 Bantam Owner #14 Fumio Matsuzaki
#15 Ryo Suzaki #16 Kim Won-Soon
#17 Tashiro-kun #18 Masakazu Nekomiya
#19 Takumi Katagiri #20 Sebastian Hutton

Friend Challenge Guides #21 – #30

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#21 Haoyu Xiu #22 Voluptuous Woman
#23 Kenta Ouzumi #23 Kenta Ouzumi
#25 Hiroto Nasugawa #26 Kenji Tanago
#27 Hanae Ida #28 Alice Ino
#29 Sota Nonomura #30 Kiyoshiro Asamura

Friend Challenge Guides #31 – #40

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#31 Dwayne Cruise #32 Noboru Hiranuma
#33 Noboru Tateyama #34 Kaede Sanada
#35 Naotaro Terahara #36 Goro Moroboshi
#37 Takemitsu Owner #38 Shin Fujimori
#39 Kazuhisa Noritomo #40 Miharu Shima

Friend Challenge Guides #41 – #50

▼#41 to #50 Friend Challenge Guides
#41 Shun Isaka #42 Ebisu Pawn Owner, Fukutsu
#43 Toshiro Koizuka #44 The Hermit of the Dragon’s Palace, Iyama
#45 Yosuke Saotome #46 Shinzato Madoka
#47 Kazufumi Kamaguchi #48 Hideaki Deguchi
#49 Kunio Ichinose #50 Yurika Tachibana


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Gambling Games

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Blackjack Koi-koi
Oicho-kabu Poker

Arcade Games

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Fantasy Zone Fighting Vipers
Kamuro of the Dead Motor Raid
Puyo Puyo Space Harrier
UFO Catcher Virtua Fighter 5 FS

Mini Games

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Batting Center Capsule Machines
Darts Drone Racing
Mahjong Paradise VR
Pinball Puzzle Shogi

Game Database

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▼All Items
Recovery Items Materials
Valuables Disguises
Records Skill Books
QR Skills Drone Part QR Codes


▼All Shops
Onodera’s SP Shop The Hermit’s Extract Shop



Game Overview

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Judgment, also known as Judge Eyes: Shinigami no Yuigon (ジャッジアイズ: 死神の遺言), is a single-player, beat ’em up action-adventure and role-playing game developed by Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio. The developer is also known for their other titles such as the Yakuza series, Fist of the North Star: Lost Paradise, and Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz HD.

Judgment - Game Overview

Judgment is a spin-off title of the Yakuza series and takes place in the same world. The game shares the similar beats to Yakuza games, with the exception of Yakuza: Like a Dragon, in terms of battle system. Judgment will offer both Japanese and English audio to the player.


Judgment - Game Overview Story Kamurocho

Judgment is set at Kamurocho, a fictional Tokyo district, and focuses on the story of a new protagonist. The new main character is Takayuki Yagami, a former lawyer turned private detective.

Judgment - Game Overview Story Yagami

The game starts with Yagami seeking redemption in a world rife with corruption and despair. While doing odd jobs and evidence collection for his small detective agency, Yagami will be drawn to a cases related to his past. He believes that pursuing these serial murder cases will emancipate him from his previous failures.


Judgment - Gameplay Overview

Judgment shares similar gameplay from Yakuza games while introducing new systems as well. Here is a breakdown of some gameplay systems in Judgement:

Battle System

Judgment - Battle System Overview

Judgment’s combat system shares similarities with Yakuza 0. Players can change Yagami’s fighting style between Crane-style and Tiger-style. Crane-style is focused on fighting groups of enemies while Tiger-style centers on fighting individual enemies.

Side Cases

Judgment - Side Cases Overview

In addition to main story chapters, the game also features small-scale storylines similar to Substories in Yakuza games. In Judgment, they are called Side Cases where Yagami can sign-up for. Side Cases can be found from noticeboards in Yagami Detective Agency, Genda Law Office, Bar Tender, or by the streets of Kamurocho. The player is rewarded with bonus character experience and item rewards when accomplishing Side Cases.

Investigation Mode

Judgment - Investigation Mode Overview

The Investigation Mode is new feature unique to Judgment. In order to progress through the main story and solve some Side Cases, Yagami must search for clues and look for evidences. Yagami can perform lock picking as well as use disguises to gather information or find objects of interest. Also, Yagami will pursue suspects in the form of tailing and chase sequences.

Game Trailers

Judgment – Announcement Trailer (PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, Stadia)

Source: SEGA America

Judgment – Launch Trailer

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Judgment – Combat Trailer

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Judgment – Features Trailer

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Judgment – Gameplay Trailer

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Judgment – Announcement Trailer

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Game Information

Title Judgment (WW) / Judge Eyes (JP)
Genre Single-player / Action-adventure / Role-playing
Platform and System PlayStation 4 / Xbox One / Xbox Series X|S / PlayStation 5 / Steam / Google Stadia
Developer Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio
Publisher SEGA
Release date PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Steam (June 25, 2019), PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, and Google Stadia (April 23, 2021)
Official Website https://yakuza.sega.com/judgment/home.html