Microsoft has announced a cheaper, disc-less version of the Xbox Series X, the Xbox Series S. The reveal of the consoles’ release date was followed swiftly by release date updates for Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, Yakuza: Like a Dragon, and The Falconeer.
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Sega has announced the official western release date for Yakuza: Like a Dragon. The date comes with some new media showing off the game’s new job system.
The newest title in the Yakuza series will hit North America and Europe this November, with a PS5 version confirmed to be in development. Sega also announced that the game will come with English and Japanese voice overs.
During the first day of IGN’s Summer of Gaming, Sega showed some English gameplay from Yakuza: Like a Dragon. Senior Localization Producer Scott Strichart joined to talk about the game and its new turn-based combat system.
The latest Yakuza title is following many of its predecessors by heading to PC and Xbox. Yakuza: Like a Dragon will be available on both Xbox Series X and Xbox One, with a free upgrade to the former for those who initially purchase it on the latter.
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.
As a prelude to our annual awards, which as usual should hit at the end of January, the RPGamer staff picked out many of the upcoming titles that they are most looking forward to. We hope you enjoy reading about our most anticipated games, and please let us know which ones you are most excited for.
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.
We’re all Pokécrazy this week, with Alex, Anna Marie, Chris, Kelley and Peter all discussing their Pokétales and where the series could go moving forward. Josh is the odd man out, but he’s got interesting demos to share instead, so it’s cool. Wait, wasn’t this supposed to be a short show?!
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.