Like a Dragon: Ishin

Like a Dragon: Ishin Announced

During today’s State of Play, Like a Dragon: Ishin was revealed and it is coming early next year!

Set in 1860s Kyo, a fictional version of Kyoto, the game explores a period of time when the samurai vanished. Starring as Sakamoto Ryoma, a historical figure who overthrew the shogunate and led Japan into a radical reform.

To tell this tale, Sega decided to use familiar faces for fans to easily recognize each character. Of course, Ryoma will share the face of Kazuma Kiryu alongside Goro Majima and other Yakuza staples to help this fictional take on Tokyo feel realized.

Players can experience four different combat styles with Heat Actions returning to make combat thrilling. You can choose from the Swordsman style to slash at enemies, the Gunman style to use a gun, the Wild Dancer style to use a gun and sword, or the Brawler style to go bare-fisted.

Or if you want to full Tiger King, then summon a tiger to take down your enemies. You can also shove food down your enemies’ throats or use a cannon to rid your enemies. These are an assortment of Heat Actions you’ll be able to use against the opponents in your way.,

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Like a Dragon: Ishin is built in Unreal Engine 4, a first for the series and helps bring the franchise to life. This has allowed the developers to unlock new textures and graphical details to make this a cinematic experience.

Like a Dragon: Ishin will be available in February 2023