Yakuza: Like a Dragon Announcement Trailer

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Published on September 12, 2019 by PS4Trophies

SEGA and Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio are happy to announce that the latest entry in the RGG / Yakuza series, Yakuza: Like a Dragon (Japanese title – Ryu Ga Gotoku 7) is releasing in Japan on January 16, 2020, for the PlayStation®4, with a Western launch planned for 2020. Actors Shinichi Tsutsumi, Ken Yasuda, and Kiichi Nakai will be lending their appearances and voices to the game’s main cast members, with Kazuhiro Nakaya voicing the game’s main protagonist, Ichiban Kasuga.

Yakuza: Like a Dragon introduces a new main protagonist for the first time since the series’ inception over a decade ago — Ichiban Kasuga, a low-level yakuza member looking to prove his self-worth, and follows him and his motley crew of unlikely allies as they attempt to rise from rags to riches in this modern human drama.

Yakuza: Like a Dragon is much more than just a new chapter in the Yakuza series. Much like the new English title itself, Yakuza: Like a Dragon is a complete reimagining of the franchise, a landmark to coincide with the series’ 15th anniversary. With the bulk of the game taking place in the large-scale, painstakingly-realized setting of Ijincho in Yokohama, players will explore an entirely new side of Japan never-before-seen in the series. Not only that, but Yakuza: Like a Dragon’s combat system has undergone a major overhaul, combining Yakuza’s established brawling action with a turn-based RPG battle system.

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46 comments

  • izzaRobby izzaRobby 1 month ago

    Frist

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  • Awan Farell 1 month ago

    second

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  • Elarrio Guajardo 1 month ago

    Yakuza are a bunch of Teletubbies

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  • Not YoMama 1 month ago

    Monkey d erik where you at!!

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  • Awan Farell 1 month ago

    is there free roam in the game

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  • Amuduat 1 month ago

    Now this is what I live for.

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  • Anuruddha Das 1 month ago

    Thats some tasty noodles….

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  • Noobz4Hire 1 month ago

    I have to buy this only because of how wrong they did Ichi. And I never played a Yukuza game.

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  • DetectiveBobbyFulbrightTheSpiritofShiningJUSTICE 1 month ago

    So they are keeping the Japanese name of the series for the overseas release of Yakuza 7??? INTERESTING!
    I guess that’s a unique way to differ this game from the other 6 Yakuza games.

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  • No u 1 month ago

    Spider webs are shapeless?

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  • Jonathan Kabasele 1 month ago

    Right now it is the greatest time ever to be a ps4 owner

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  • Cristhian Chiquito 1 month ago

    Finally some trailers for the west

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  • PurpleTrident 1 month ago

    I’m extremely skeptical of the game. Story looks fantastic as usual, but the turnbased combat is a big yeesh for me. Not a fan unless it gives you a fair amount of choices like Bravely/Octopath. Really hope the combat can still make the bosses exciting.

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  • Predictable Enigma 1 month ago

    YO HIS TATTOO

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  • M Taufiq M 1 month ago

    strategy gameplay in Yakuza game feels really weird…but hey its Yakuza series..what could go wrong

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  • cometsan! 1 month ago

    this is how the creators see the world

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  • Jack johnson 1 month ago

    He wore the same suit for 18 years and did not appear to age one bit? yep he’s definitely kiryu’s successor alright.

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  • Schubis J 1 month ago

    Need this in my life! Bring on the Karaoke and mini games!

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  • Salvador Saavedra 1 month ago

    This looks awesome Sega but please!!!!!!! bring the Yakuza Samurai games to the west!!! Thanks!!!!!

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  • Jackie Wilson 1 month ago

    -> Wears inverted Kiryu suit.
    -> Has Nishiki’s voice actor.
    *I am content with this man.*

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  • Nocturnal 1 month ago

    Trailer wasn’t great but I am excited for the game all the same. Story and characters already look pretty interesting so all the game has to do is live up to its predecessors and we gonna have another masterpiece boys.

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  • Al Goodie 1 month ago

    Day 1

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  • Croz Raven 1 month ago

    An ex-inmate gangster, undercover police, a hobo, & a vengeful widow form a party. THIS WILL BE THE PEAK OF “YAKUZA QUEST” LOL

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  • Accel Sternritter 1 month ago

    18 years passed and the guy looks the exact same lol

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  • Joel Garcia 1 month ago

    Turn-Base Yakuza Game. Not clicking that idea but the story look cool.

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  • Jacob Price 1 month ago

    Okay, Sega.

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  • H8ts 1 month ago

    They should give us the option for english voiceover.

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  • reesemonkey 1 month ago

    Like a dragon is the translated Japanese title for the Yakuza series,Sega basically went full Capcom.

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  • Tran Phuc 1 month ago

    I hope we have the optional to swap back his short hair cut lol

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  • Proctor-X-Guru 1 month ago

    Turn based? Welp, I’m done with this series. Ends at 6 as far as I’m concerned.

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  • shakeem barrow 1 month ago

    This is a big change but i cant wait

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  • Gustavo Simões 1 month ago

    Yakuza Like a Dragon is just a perfect name to a new game on the series is a shame that they can’t call ryu ga gotoku yakuza in japan

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  • Fahmi Mandela 1 month ago

    Please tell us that hair is customizable….

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  • Jack johnson 1 month ago

    i hope we don’t have to wait too much for the western release, its coming out in january for japan so hopefully we get it in may or june.

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  • rile06 1 month ago

    Never played a Yakuza game in my life, although I’ve played my fair share of games. The fans’ praise about the series is what caught my attention.

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  • Vee Prez 1 month ago

    Turn Based.

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  • Skeevy Gumbo 1 month ago

    Old Boy?

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  • Entertainment 1 month ago

    More PS3 graphics nice isn’t this a new game smh

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  • H.P. Lovecraft Cthulhu 1 month ago

    Bring back Spiderman to The MCU!!

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  • Jon De Iconuc 1 month ago

    NANI?!

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  • weeber 1 month ago

    I’m wet.

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  • Exgecko 1 month ago

    This looks very promising 🙂 cant wait for this refreshing story

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  • KejutoJetomo 1 month ago

    *flips table and cries*

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  • weeber 1 month ago

    So is this game named ryu ga gotoku: ryu ga gotoku in japan?

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  • Sleeping Jackal 1 month ago

    Heh eh. Awesome.

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  • krystalfan 1 month ago

    lets hope this time the voice actors keep there drug habits to themselves

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