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Yakuza: Like a Dragon details Bodyguard and Host jobs, Just Action system, and new battle techniques

Sega has released new info and screenshots of Yakuza: Like a Dragon introducing the sport’s Bodyguard and Host jobs, in addition to the Just Action system and new battle techniques.

Get the details beneath.

■ New Jobs: “Bodyguard” and “Host”

“Bodyguard” and “Host” are jobs that protagonist Ichiban Kasuga and male social gathering members can change to at Whats up Work in Isezaki Ijincho, Yokohama. Every job drastically modifications the character’s battle type and expertise.


An attack-type job that wields a katana. Its sword-type assaults have a mounted likelihood of inflicting the “bleeding” standing ailment, which causes extra harm with every flip.

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—Kiwami Ability: “Onigiri” (Demon Slash)

“Onigiri” is a easy, high-powered single sword slash ability.

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Fights wielding a sake bottle. It has a variety of difficult expertise together with an assault that shoots ice-cold sake on the enemy and inflicts the “chilly” standing ailment, supporting social gathering members with thrilling calls, and “charming” enemies to make them unable to assault. The “chilly” standing ailment could trigger the enemy to catch a chilly that offers extra harm with every flip. Nonetheless, watch out as social gathering members who get near that enemy may find yourself catching a chilly.

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—Kiwami Ability: “Bubble Splash”

Shoots ice-cold sake within the face of the enemy. Additionally inflicts the “chilly” standing ailment.

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■ Kiwami Expertise

In Yakuza: Like a Dragon, there’s a main distinction between commonplace assaults and Kiwami Expertise. Kiwami Expertise are particular expertise that require MP (Psychological Factors) to unleash. They’re stronger than commonplace assaults and supply numerous results corresponding to social gathering member therapeutic. The Kiwami Expertise obtainable differ vastly relying on the job, and the Kiwami Expertise you make the most of would be the key to victory in battle.

Just Action

Many Kiwami Expertise are geared up with a component referred to as “Just Action.” Like the sequence’ mainstay “Warmth Action” factor, Just Action implements action-based controls corresponding to button mashing or timed inputs, with profitable inputs leading to larger harm dealt to the enemy.

Additionally, by urgent the X button on the proper time simply earlier than an enemy assault hits you, you’ll be able to put up your guard and scale back the harm acquired.

Destroy powerful enemies with profitable Just Actions that provide the joys of an motion recreation in a command-based RPG.

Just Action Examples

Right here is a have a look at the Just Action-equipped Kiwami Expertise for every character’s unique jobs.

—Ichiban Kasuga (Job: “Everlasting Half-Timer”) – Kiwami Ability: “Full-Power Punch”

Kasuga’s beginning job, “Everlasting Half-Timer,” is the one job within the recreation with out a weapon, relying solely on its fist to battle in a brawler battle type. “Full-Power Punch” is a Kiwami Ability that the Everlasting Half-Timer can be taught from the start, and has a mounted likelihood to downing the enemy. If the Just Action is profitable, you’ll be able to deal additional harm to the enemy.

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—Ichiban Kasuga (Job: “Hero”) – Kiwami Skil: “Mega Swing”

The subsequent job following Kasuga’s beginning job Everlasting Half-Timer job is “Hero,” which fights wielding a bat. The Kiwami Ability “Mega Swing” is a handy ability that damages a wide selection of enemies. If the Just Action is profitable, it’s going to deal even larger harm.

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—Namba (Job: “Homeless”) – Kiwami Ability: “Thriller Joujutsu”

Namba’s unique job “Homeless” has numerous expertise. The Kiwami Ability “Thriller Joujutsu” is a consecutive assault ability utilizing an umbrella and cane. If the Just Action is profitable, even the powerless Homeless job can deal nice harm.

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—Kouichi Adachi (Job: “Detective”) – Kiwami Ability: “Reckless Strikes”

Adachi’s unique job “Detective” fights with a highly effective battle type. The Kiwami Ability “Reckless Strikes” is a sequence of consecutive assaults that strikes the enemy with a baton. If the Just Action is profitable, the variety of assaults will improve.

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—Saeko Mukouda (Job: “Junior Mama”) – Kiwami Ability: “Purse Wind”

Saeko’s unique job “Junior Mama” fights wielding a purse. The Kiwami Ability “Purse Wind” is a spin assault that makes use of the burden of the purse. Because it offers harm to a wide selection of enemies, it’s optimum when surrounded by enemies or in a slender area. If the Just Action is profitable, its assault energy will improve, rounding up a group of enemies in a single blow.

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■ New Battle Approach

In a reside command RPG, it’s important to make the most of the battle scenario when figuring out the way you battle, together with the state of town, enemies’ positioning, and so on that change in real-time. Listed below are two new battle techniques you’ll be able to make the most of along with the beforehand launched indicators and bicycles.

Engulf Assault

A way that, by blowing an enemy again and hitting them towards different enemies, can deal extra harm to the enemy, in addition to deal harm to all enemies concerned. How the enemy will get blown again differs for every Kiwami Ability, so use this system correctly in line with the scenario.

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Hit by a Automotive

Throughout battles close to roadways, you’ll be able to blow them again into the road to get hit by a passing automobile. If a automobile hits them, it’s going to deal main harm. When coping with enemies close to roadways, make the most of your Kiwami Expertise to blow them again far and into the road.

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Yakuza: Like a Dragon is due out for PlayStation four on January 16, 2020 in Japan, and in 2020 within the Americas and Europe. A demo is available now. Learn extra concerning the recreation here, here, here, here, here, here, here, and here.