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Yakuza: Like a Dragon

Critics Consensus (Play It)

An impressive JRPG makeover that is fun, charming, and occasionally brilliant.

Game Info

Become Ichiban Kasuga, a low-ranking yakuza grunt left on the brink of death by the man he trusted most. Take up your legendary bat and get ready to crack some underworld skulls in dynamic RPG combat set against the backdrop of modern-day Japan.

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Total Reviews: 110

Editors' Choice, Nom: Best RPG (2020)

Gold TIER

41% of scored reviews fell within the range of 86 to 92 / 100

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RATING & REVIEWS

Ratings & Reviews

110

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CRITIC REVIEWS

All reviews are from professional critics. Learn more about the critics VSG aggregates.

High Score

100%

Median Score

90%

Low Score

45%
What did you think of Yakuza: Like a Dragon?
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Tristan Ogilvie (IGN)
[Date Unavailable]
7/10

“Yakuza: Like a Dragon takes some bold steps in a new direction for the series but neglects to maintain its balance.”

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Malindy Hetfeld (Eurogamer)
[Date Unavailable]
Recommended

“Like A Dragon pulls off an impressive JRPG makeover while simultaneously taking on all the flaws of the genre.”

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Jeff Cork (Game Informer)
[Date Unavailable]
9.3/10

“It’s a new direction for the series, but Like a Dragon captures the essence of what came before while setting out on its own journey.”

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Awards & Recognition

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Best RPG

Yakuza: Like a Dragon Credits

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