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SEGA & RGG Studio have revealed four combat styles in a new Like A Dragon: Ishin! gameplay trailer: Swordsman, Gunman, Wild Dancer and Brawler.

In the above SEGA trailer, you can watch Like A Dragon: Ishin! lead character Sakamoto Ryoma defeat enemies using the four combat styles, starting with Swordsman.

Is Like A Dragon Ishin turn based?

Like A Dragon Ishin PS5 - Photo Credit: SEGA / Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio

Like A Dragon Ishin PS5 – Photo Credit: SEGA / Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio

As you can see, Like A Dragon: Ishin! gameplay will be action based like the Judgement series and all Yakuza game titles prior to Yakuza: Like A Dragon.

Like A Dragon Ishin Platforms

Like A Dragon Ishin PC - Photo Credit: SEGA / Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio

Like A Dragon Ishin PC – Photo Credit: SEGA / Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio

Like a Dragon: Ishin! will be available on the following platforms: PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One, and on PC via Steam and Windows.

Like A Dragon Ishin Release Date

The spinoff Yakuza remake title will launch on February 21, 2023 on PS4, PS5, Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One, Steam and Windows (PC).

Fans preordering the Digital Deluxe Edition will receive early access to the game on February 17, 2022 alongside receiving the following DLC items:

– Shinsengumi Captain’s Set

– Ryoma Growth Support Kit

– Sword Upgrade Materials Kit

– Gun Upgrade Materials Kit

– Third Division Armament Expansion Kit

– The Dragon of Dojima Skin

– An additional three weapons to help you trailblaze the road to revolution:

– Kijinmaru Kunishige, a dark sword with a white hilt

– Bloody Sheen, a sword soaked in blood

– Black Ship Cannon, a cannon taken from Western ships

About Like a Dragon: Ishin!

Like A Dragon Ishin XBOX Series X/S - Photo Credit: SEGA / Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio

Like A Dragon Ishin XBOX Series X/S – Photo Credit: SEGA / Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio

“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.
 
Key Features:
 
Over the top action and diverse weaponry: Engage in visceral combat that combines feudal-era firearms and swords as players switch between four different combat styles: Swordsman, Gunman, Wild Dancer and Brawler.
 
A deep roster of varied weaponry marks the historic transition between classic sword fighting and modern armed warfare as players train and upgrade skills to unlock even more powerful abilities.
 
Historical samurai epic: An optional in-game glossary supplements context to the historical basis of the people, places, and events featured within Like a Dragon: Ishin!
 
Like A Dragon Ishin Unreal Engine 4 Confirmed:
 
Old meets new: The Yakuza spinoff remake expands 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.”

The Yakuza spinoff remake takes place during the Edo period and Samurai era centered around real life historical figure Sakamoto Ryoma.

Renowned for being a master swordsman, the sword of choice for Sakamoto Ryoma was the Mutsunokami Yoshiyuki. In the game, you’ll be taking on a hidden identity as you venture to Kyoto.

Sword of Sakamoto Ryoma searching for justice. Photo Credit: SEGA / Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio

Sword of Sakamoto Ryoma searching for justice in Like A Dragon Ishin PS4. Photo Credit: SEGA / Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio

Like A Dragon Ishin Characters: Regarding Returns

Kazuma Kiryu and Ichiban Kasuga will not be appearing in the Yakuza spinoff barring a future bonus DLC from SEGA & RGG Studio. This is Sakamoto Ryoma’s story.

A few of the main characters confirmed on the Like A Dragon Ishin website for the remake:

Sakamoto Ryoma
Takechi Hanpeita
Yoshida Toyo
Okada Izo
Nakaoka Shintaro

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