New Like a Dragon: Ishin! Trailer Briefly Showcases Swordsman Capabilities

Publisher Sega and developer RGG Studio have shared a new brief combat overview trailer for their upcoming action-adventure Like a Dragon: Ishin!, highlighting the Swordsman gameplay style. Various cinematic executions are emphasized throughout the video, with agility seeming to be a prominent factor.

You can view this new gameplay trailer below:

Like a Dragon: Ishin! is the missing chapter of the series and is finally coming west. Set in 1860’s Kyo, a solemn samurai’s fight for justice stands to change the course of Japan’s history forever. Draw your blade and join the revolution in this heated historical adventure.

Gameplay includes over-the-top action with access to a handful of weaponry and combat styles, including Swordsman, Gunman, Wild Dancer, and Brawler. An optional in-game glossary supplements context to the historical basis of the people, places, and events featured within Like a Dragon: Ishin! Further, this entry aims to expand upon its 2014 Japan-exclusive predecessor with localization support, all-new content, exquisitely remastered graphics, and enhanced capabilities for modern platforms in Unreal Engine 4.

Like a Dragon: Ishin! is launching for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X, and PC via Steam on February 21, 2023.

In case you’re confused by the series’ new naming scheme, Sega has clarified that the “Yakuza” series will be called “Like a Dragon” for the foreseeable future.


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