5 Reasons Like a Dragon: Ishin! Is A Must Play

We were lucky enough to get an early hands-on with Like a Dragon: Ishin! Rosie loved her time with the game, and has 5 reasons why you simply must play it. From the fascinating historical setting, to the gripping story and incredibly fun combat, there is a lot to be excited about!

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00:00-00:40 Introduction
00:40-02:10 Filled with interesting history
02:10-03:26 Gripping story
03:26-04:32 Authentic world
04:32-06:07 Incredibly fun combat
06:07-09:17 Amazing minigames
09:17-09:45 Goodbye

102 Comments

  1. I'm a huge yakuza fan and I will buy this game for sure. However, I haven't play lost judgment either. Can anybody out there give me a hint on which one should I play first in case I want to save the better for last. Thank you in advance.

  2. If you've never played any yakuza game do not buy. The irony of goro and kyriu in it won't hit you the way it should. But make sure you get yakuza 0 and both judgement and lost judgement the then hop over to inshin

  3. See if you guys can "review" the 2014 original lol

  4. this is the first game I have pre-ordered since Elden Ring, I cannot wait to play this.

  5. Love how passionate you sound about this game. I just started getting into the yakuza series and have played 0 and like a dragon. Absolutely loved it. I want to eventually play the rest of them but this is a definite pre order for me.

  6. i dont like this game πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚

  7. Awesome to hear Professor juice professing her love for such a cool series

  8. Hopefully this sparks way of the samurai 5

  9. Can’t believe I’m having to say this on a channel I used to love so much buuuut….

    You guys aren’t really a valid source for an objective review. Every game you review is always like THE BEST GAME EVER and you guys are always saying β€œoh my god it’s SO GOOD” regardless of the title.

    Not every game is that good. Feels like you all are just getting paid to hype games whenever you β€œreview” them. If so that’s cool. Make your money.

    Just feel like I can’t trust the PlayStation access opinion anymore πŸ€·β€β™‚οΈ

  10. π•Šπ•šπ•žπ•š β„‚π•’π•Ÿπ•₯π•Šπ•₯π•’π•Ÿπ••π•π•’π”Ήπ•šπ•₯𝕀 says:

    You had me at brothel mini game.

  11. I need this. Thanks. Had no idea this was even a thing. Sugoi!

  12. Waiting for like a dragon sequel, this game will do 😀❀

  13. Hey Rosie, I'm so excited for this game. I was wondering why did they make Sakomoto Ryoma join the Shinsengumi? Isn't Ryoma one of the proponents that fought against the Shogunate meaning, he would be opposed to the views of the Special Police Force protecting the military government?

  14. My excitement for this game might be even twice of Rosie. I saw this game before when it was launched in japanese. Its a shame my japanese is non-existence, but I was even thinking to learn japanese just for this game.

    So imagine my mood when this game was revealed

  15. 5 reason that can be summed but by… its a Yakuza game

  16. If you play Yakuza with English dub you need to be sectioned

  17. I stumbled upon Yakuza zero on a sale bought it with no knowledge. That was the best decision I ever made. As of rn I own every Yakuza and spin off by RGG studios for my ps4. I love the series and I will definitely be picking this up hopefully the deluxe if I canπŸ™

  18. His name is Ryo-ma, not re-oh-ma. Two syllables. And Edo is eh-doh. Not yi-doh.

  19. Shame I can't play this. I'm saving my money to buy multiple copies of Hogwarts Legacy so I can post a pic of them and upset Twitter

  20. My friend is gonna love this… He introduced me to Yakuza 0 and advised me to play them in order…so it'll be a while before I'll possibly get to Ishin….

    On a sidenote it's Ghost of Tsushima with the Yakuza spin on it and it's really nice. Hope my friend will one day be able to play Ghost.

  21. I am very excited for this game to come out and hope other iterations of Yakuza games that were only available overseas come out too 😊

  22. I'm sad we don't have another way of the samurai but this looks dope and will fill a similar niche I was sort of expecting it to be turn based with it being Like A Dragon

  23. I am super looking forward to this, definitely amongst my most anticipated games of the year. It looks so good!

  24. I have only played Kiwami and like a dragon but I LOVE this time period. Can I pick up this game without playing the entire series ?

  25. Rosie is the whole reason I started the Yakuza series! Her love and enthusiasm for the game is infectious. I can't wait for this one!

  26. I've played all 8 games in the series so far, will bypass my other 20+ backlogged games for this one.

    Kenny Omegas also in the game!!

  27. Can you play this without playing all the other Yakuza games?

  28. Rosie is the one who made me fall in love with the Yakuza series❀️

  29. Can't wait to buy it on steam , Isshin also my top tier game in yakuza series

  30. The movement looks pretty poor compared to Ghost of Tsushima

  31. I hope they give us Like a Dragon: Kenzan as well!!!

  32. Rosie got me picking up the yakuza games again and i do not regret it thanx Rosie!

  33. 3:00 This right here is what I wish RGG Studios would bring back: a chance for your opponent to counter a Heat action if you fail a prompt or something.

  34. I have the Japanese version, so I'm really interested to know what has changed. I was thinking to go back and get the plat, but I might just get this one instead.

  35. u know if u see Majima in it then its a must buy.

  36. 1. Rosie said so
    2. She really likes it
    3. I mean REALLY!
    4. Not buying it would upset Rosie
    5. You don't want to upset Rosie – see Xmas maze for details

  37. You don't understand how excited I am about this game. AHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH

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