Kazuma Kiryu to Appear Within Yakuza 7: Like A Dragon, PSN Demo Available Within Japan

Now, that's a cameo.

11.14.19 - 6:48 PM
written by Trent Argirov

Yakuza fans rejoice for The Dragon of Dojima is set to return to Yakuza 7: Like A Dragon, the latest iteration within the seminal Yakuza series. The confirmed cameo, featuring former longtime Yakuza protagonist Kazuma Kiryu, was unveiled within a ten-minute story trailer, released via the official Ryu ga Gotoku YouTube Channel, alongside a bevy of drama, explosions, and intrigue. Check it out below!

Alongside the trailer, a demo for Yakuza 7: Like A Dragon is now available, nested on the PlayStation Store within Japan. The demo features new series protagonist Ichiban Kasuga, wandering the streets of Yokohama, battling baddies and giving a taste of the mystery and tone to be expected within a mainline Yakuza title.

yakuza seven ichiban screenshot

As it stands, the Yakuza franchise looks to be booming in popularity, with traction in North America and Europe, and Yakuza 7: Like A Dragon looks to continue the series tradition of well-directed crime drama and off the wall goofery in spades. If you're curious about what RPGFan thought of the latest title that Ryu ga Gotoku Studio released, Judgement, check out our review, penned by reviewer Zach Wilkerson.

Yakuza 7: Like A Dragon is set to release in Japan on January 16th, 2020 for PlayStation 4 and sometime within 2020 across North America and Europe.

Stay tuned to RPGFan for all news Yakuza!

Trent Argirov
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