Today SEGA dropped the Blade of Vengeance Trailer for Like a Dragon Ishin! showing you the setup for Sakamoto Ryoma joining the Shinsengumi to track down a killer. The setup may look familiar to anyone that’s played Yakuza 1 As a history buff the retelling of Ryoma’s story is a fantastic entry point in to this period of Japan and even though it deviates Sakamoto Ryoma was one of the coolest guys during the time period!

From SEGA:

A treacherous road awaits Sakamoto Ryoma. Framed for the murder of his mentor and unable to distinguish friend from foe, this solemn samurai’s fight for justice challenges the course of Japan’s history.

Players who pre-order physical or digital editions of the game will receive three additional exclusive weapons to help trailblaze the road to revolution: the Kijinmaru Kunishige, Bloody Sheen and Black Ship Cannon. Those who pre-order the Digital Deluxe Edition will receive early access to the game on February 17, 2023, as well as various DLC items to support players in-game:

  • Shinsengumi Captain’s Set

  • Ryoma Growth Support Kit

  • Sword Upgrade Materials Kit

  • Gun Upgrade Materials Kit

  • Third Division Armament Expansion Kit

  • The Dragon of Dojima Skin