If RPGamers needed more evidence of Yakuza: Like a Dragon’s JRPG inspirations, Sega has provided it. The game is going so far as to add dungeons and appropriate bosses.
Yakuza: Like a Dragon
Known in Japan simply as Yakuza 7. A brand new Yakuza game starring new protagonist Ichiban Kasuga. Features a command-based combat system.
Ryū ga Gotoku Studio
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Ichiban Kasuga will go from battling poverty to fighting power shovels on foot, and even spraying condiments on opponents to inflict damage. Yakuza: Like a Dragon is mixing a unique blend of ideas to create a memorable RPG experience.
Ichiban Kasuga will be able to power up various Life Experience attributes in Yakuza: Like a Dragon. These attributes provide a number of different benefits, both in and out of combat.
Survive Bar will be one of the major hangout spots for the party in Yakuza: Like a Dragon. Sega detailed some of the activities available for players to do at the bar, and also released another video showing a bit more gameplay.
A couple of Yakuza: Like a Dragon updates show off some more of the game. A new set of screenshots showcases the different areas of Isezaki Ijincho, while new gameplay footage highlights lots of available jobs.
Though Ichiban Kasuga starts off without any money to his name in Yakuza: Like a Dragon, he will be able to become a successful businessman. Doing so requires navigating dangers such as shareholder meetings.
Life for Ichiban Kasuga is rough early on in Yakuza: Like of a Dragon. The protagonist has to rummage around the streets for money, and compete with the homeless of Yokohama just to survive.
Sega has revealed the winners of its open audition earlier this year for Yakuza: Like a Dragon. In addition to the grand prize winner, four other selected entrants will be appearing in the game.
Sega provided plenty more details on Yakuza: Like a Dragon’s combat system. The information covers two more jobs, special skills, a pair of enemy types, and some summoned help.
Yakuza: Like a Dragon now has a demo available in Japan, which brought with it a new ten-minute story trailer. The video shows all the game’s important characters, plus one very familiar face.
Sega held a Japanese livestream today for Yakuza: Like a Dragon. The hour-long presentation includes some gameplay footage showing the game’s new combat, job system, and play spots.
After detailing the new job and attribute systems in Yakuza: Like a Dragon, Sega unveiled the game’s new bond system. Ichiban Kasuga can build his relationships by spending time with his allies, gaining bonuses along the way.
Sega has followed up last week’s job reveal with some more details about gaining more Life Experience to unlock more jobs. Taking tests is just one of the many exciting ways that Kasuga can improve his attributes.
Sega provided some details on the new job system in Yakuza: Like a Dragon. The company revealed four of the jobs that will be available to players: Dancer, Fortuneteller, Riot Officer, and Idol.
Yakuza 7’s western release has been officially confirmed under the title Yakuza: Like a Dragon. Meanwhile, Sega showed some new features and mini-games including a class system and karting.
Sega has officially announced its new Yakuza game, starring new protagonist Ichiban Kasuga, as Yakuza 7. It turns out the April Fools’ footage was less of a joke than initially thought.
Sega and Ryu ga Gotoku Studio have confirmed that a new Yakuza title is in the works. The game will star Yakuza Online’s Ichiban Kasuga, with the developer currently auditioning for his partner.