Yakuza Like A Dragon Gameplay Trailer Highlights New Turn-Based Combat System (VIDEO)

Yakuza Like a Dragon gameplay

The Yakuza series has had a significant resurgence this past decade, thanks to the rapid availability that the series found in western territories the past few years. Originally a Japanese-exclusive franchise, bringing the series to English-speaking territories has massively widened the appeal of the games and made them cult classics among audiences and critics alike.Yakuza’s latest entry has has been changed to Yakuza Like a Dragon, and further details have been revealed with a new gameplay trailer:

As seen above from YouTube, Sega recently released the new Yakuza Like a Dragon gameplay trailer, which shows off multiple aspects of the new game. This 7th core Yakuza game looks similar to past core entries, with one major difference being the new turn-based combat system. While still eschewing any sense of realism with absurd martial arts moves and light-bending attacks seen in previous games, this new system pays loving tribute to classic JRPGs of the past.


While new protagonist Ichiban Kasuga leads the battles, he is joined by several party members, each with their own special attacks and abilities. The trailer also confirms that the game will feature the signature minigames that previous entries have used, such as playing darts, blackjack and even new vocational aptitude tests! While the combat system in Yakuza Like a Dragon takes a bold new departure, it is quite clear that the look and spirit of the Yakuza games lives, leaving no debts to repay. What do you guys think about the new Yakuza Like a Dragon gameplay trailer? Let us know in the comments below!

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Cory Lara1921 Posts

A royally radical and totally tubular 90s kid, Cory has a passion for all things nerdy, particularly gaming and nostalgia. While an accountant by day, he strives to be as creative and humorous as possible in his free time, be it here writing on Don't Feed the Gamers, or making dumb satirical posts on his Twitter, Youtube, Facebook and Instagram accounts.


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