The Like a Dragon series is heading deep into the past, hoping to restore Japan to its former glory. But can Kazuma — I mean, Ryoma Sakamoto — find a girlfriend, stop a cult, pet cats and help the Shinsengumi restore Japan?
Like a Dragon: Ishin!
Remake of the Yakuza spin-off placing familiar faces in the final years of the Edo period. In 1860s 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.
Ryū ga Gotoku Studio
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A free demo is available for Like a Dragon: Ishin! ahead of its launch next week. The combat demo lets players try out two action-focused sections of the game.
Ahead of its release in a few weeks, Sega released a new trailer for Like a Dragon: Ishin!. The video highlights Sakamoto Ryoma’s tale as he seeks justice in Tokugawa Shogunate-era Japan.
Sega released two new trailers showing Like a Dragon: Ishin!’s mini-games and Trooper Cards system. It also revealed two cameo appearances coming in the latter.
A new trailer for Like a Dragon: Ishin! shows some of the more sedate side content players can partake in. Meanwhile, Ryū ga Gotoku Studio studio director Masayoshi Yokoyama speaks to some of its Japanese cast.
Sega released four more short combat trailers for Like a Dragon: Ishin!. The teasers further demonstrate the four combat styles of Sakamoto Ryoma, as portrayed by Kazuma Kiryu.
As Like a Dragon: Ishin! slowly comes closer to release, Sega is showing off more of the game. This time around it has a video highlighting the different combat styles available in the game.
One of the Yakuza series’ previously Japan-only titles is heading overseas. The Like a Dragon: Ishin! remake will take international players to 1860s Bakumatsu period Japan in February.