New Like a Dragon: Ishin! Trailer Details Trooper Cards Mechanic

Publisher Sega and developer RGG Studios have shared a new gameplay trailer for their upcoming action-adventure, Like a Dragon: Ishin! The Trooper Cards mechanic is highlighted this time around, requiring mid-battle activation to grant various benefits, like special attacks, buffs, and healing.

Four Trooper Cards can be assigned per Combat Style, allowing for an assortment of strategies at one’s disposal. Further, these Cards can also be leveled to heighten their effectiveness.

You can view the Trooper Cards mechanic for Like a Dragon: Ishin! 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|S, and PC via Steam on February 21, 2023.


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