Like a Dragon: Ishin! Shows Off its Visceral Combat in New Trailer

The trailer showcases different fighting styles as well as different powerful and stylish moves.

Samam Hasan
Samam Hasan
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Highlights
  • The game will have four distinct combat styles
  • The weaponry is also shown
  • Set for release on February 2023

A new trailer for Like a Dragon: Ishin! has been released and shows off its amazing samurai-era combat. The combat in the trailer is as ferocious as the series is known for. It also shows the protagonist Sakamoto Ryoma, played by none other than Kazuma Kiryu, engaged in various encounters. In addition to that, it also shows Sakamoto incorporates the use of the gun and sword together. Various powerful moves and abilities are also shown in the trailer.

Like a Dragon: Ishin! will have four different playstyles for players to use: Swordsman, Gunman, Wild Dancer, and Brawler. Each of them has its uniqueness to it that makes them stand out from each other.

Like A Dragon: Ishin! is the ground-up remake of the 2014 game that was originally released only in Japan. In the September State of Play this year, Ryu Ga Gotoku and Sega announced that an official remake was underway. Moreover, to accompany the announcement they released a trailer as well. Additionally, the trailer showcased some of the plot along with a few characters.

The game is a spin-off of the Yakuza series and takes place in 1860s Kyo. This is a fictional representation of Kyoto, Japan. In addition to that, Like a Dragon: Ishin! shows players the end of the legendary samurai era from the eyes of its protagonist, Sakamoto Ryoma. Moreover, he is based on a real-life individual widely credited with toppling the shogun and leading a significant reformation. The role of Sakamoto Ryoma is played by none other than Kazuma Kiryu, the protagonist of the first six Yakuza games and the upcoming Like a Dragon 8 and Like a Dragon Gaiden: The Man Who Erased His Name. Similarly, Goro Majima and other Yakuza characters will also appear in the game.

Like A Dragon: Ishin! Release Date

Like A Dragon: Ishin! is set for release on February 2023 on the Playstation 4, Playstation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, and PC.

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A passionate writer with a strong love for video games. Samam primarily enjoys Sim Racing and RPG games in his free time and also keeps up with the latest industry news.
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