Steam Deck: Like a Dragon: Ishin Remake – All Details

Steam Deck Like a Dragon Ishin Remake all details

Like a Dragon: Ishin remake is one of the most anticipated remakes and here are all the details about its release, pc requirement, trooper cards, and if it’s on Steam Deck.

Steam Deck like a dragon ishin remake all details
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Like a Dragon: Ishin remake on Steam Deck

The official Steam page for Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio’s much-awaited remake of Like a Dragon: Ishin confirms the game will be compatible with the Steam Deck.

  • The remake is a spin-off of the Ishin franchise finally available for the global market after years of exclusive Japan release. In the Ishin remake, the player will take part in a period drama set in the Bakumatsu era of Japan. It stars Sakamoto Ryoma, based on Kazuma Kiryu, who is searching for the murderer of his father.

  • Valve’s hybrid handheld, Steam Deck was first revealed last year. It allows gamers to play their Steam favorites on the go, beginning a new era of handheld gaming. Previous Like a Dragon games were Steam Deck verified, including Yakuza: Like a Dragon. Hence, it is no surprise that the Ishin remake is compatible with the Steam Deck.
  • However, it is still exciting for gamers as Steam Deck compatibility means the game will be accessible with the default controller configurations with Steam Deck’s buttons. The in-game text and graphics will also remain legible enough on the smaller screen.

All the PC requirements for Like a Dragon: Ishin Remake

According to Game Rant, Like a Dragon: Ishin launch at the end of February 2023 will be RGG studio’s first game to use Unreal Engine 4. This change promises better visuals and streamlined development processes in the future.

  • Steam reveals the minimum requirements for PC players to play this game. The players must have a processor of an AMD Ryzen 3 1200 or an Intel Core i5-3470. They will also require at least 8GB of RAM storage. Players desiring a 1080p resolution with low graphics settings and 30 FPS will require an AMD Radeon RX 460 or an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960 graphics card.

  • Individuals aiming to play at a higher graphical quality with a 1080p resolution and 60 FPS, will require an AMD Radeon RX Vega 56 or an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 graphics card. Apart from these, the game also requires CPUs supporting the AVX and SSE4.2 instruction set.
  • There are also confirmations of the Like a Dragon: Ishin remake utilizing Denuvo anti-tamper technology. It is a third-party anti-cheating software with a bad reputation for causing issues on PC games.
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Ishin Remake Trooper Cards

Like a Dragon: Ishin will feature a new Trooper Card system. Players can collect and upgrade their Trooper Cards, which will provide additional attacks during the fight. The cards feature characters from the series and some interesting cameos.

  • The first cameo announced is AEW’s Kenny Omega along with Rahul Kohli. Kohli is an actor famous for his appearance in the shows iZombie and The Haunting of Bly Manor.
  • His Trooper Card called Essence of Firestorm causes waves of explosive fire. The card’s description states, “A chivalrous man who’s traveled through time, space, and reality to serve the Shinsengumi. Draws upon his experience in law enforcement,”
  • Altogether, there will be six cameo-based Trooper Cards and all of them will be available to download for free at the release. However, they aren’t compulsory to use.
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Mini-game featuring in the Ishin remake

Like a Dragon Ishin’s trailer reveals several familiar and exclusive mini-games. This includes a Buyo Dancing rhythm game, a betting chicken race, fishing, and even Rock, Paper, Scissors.

  • The game will also feature numerous classic Japanese card and dice games– Koi-Koi, Cho-Han, and Oicho-Kabu. Players will be able to slash cannonballs with Ryoma’s sword, participate in a sake-drinking contest, and even run an Udon Shop.
  • One of the interesting mini-game is a period version of karaoke with translated lyrics for fans to follow along and even sing if desired.
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That’s all the notable information about the much-awaited Like a Dragon: Ishin remake. More details you can find for yourself as the game releases on February 23, 2023, for PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X/S. For more information about games and gaming, sports follow Spiel Times.

SOURCES: Game Rant, Digital Trends

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