23 April 2024
Games Technology

Like A Dragon’s Newest Trend Collab Takes To The Streets

A screenshot of Kiryu and Kasuga from Like A Dragon: Infinite Wealth.

Picture: Ryu Ga Gotoku / SEGA

Like A Dragon: Infinite Wealth launched earlier this yr to important acclaim and gross sales information the sequence hasn’t seen earlier than, so suffice to say, it’s type of a giant deal. The Like A Dragon video games have turn into a famend sequence through the years for numerous issues: an unbelievable consideration to element, nice cinematography, exploration of themes like masculinity and poverty, and extra. However one of many sequence extra underrated hallmarks is its sense of fashion. Even the staff at Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio embody the cutting-edge of fashion as a lot because the sequence’ drippiest characters. Realizing all of this implies Like A Dragon’s upcoming crossover with the streetwear model, Anti Social Social Membership, makes plenty of sense.

The video games business’s trend recreation will be fabulously drab, however some manufacturers and collabs have labored actually arduous over the previous few years to make inroads on this challenge. Whether or not it’s extra informal choices from the likes of locations like Fangamer or luxurious manufacturers tackling Elden Ring, there’s extra methods than ever to honor your favourite recreation and look nice as fuck. Please, put the printed tees and blazer away (or throw it on a hearth).

Like A Dragon and ASSC’s collaboration, which goes reside at 8 a.m. PST on March 2, appears like a wholesome center place that’ll run you barely greater than common, however is unlikely to interrupt the financial institution except you cop the entire assortment. Although it’s not completely my bag and I’m not the largest fan of the restricted colours on supply, ASSC’s home fashion (understated emblem/picture on the entrance, with an even bigger eye-catching design on the again) is a minimum of put to good use right here, utilizing iconography from the sequence like Kasuga’s again tattoo to good impact. Different components of the collaboration characteristic the likenesses of the sport’s solid, like Kiryu and the remainder of the get together members, however my favourite—Kasuga’s Hawaiian button-up—borrows a glance kind of straight from the sport with some tweaks.

If you happen to’re on the lookout for a modest step up in your online game trend and love these dudes making an attempt to make the world a greater place a roundhouse kick at a time, this collab is perhaps a good place to begin.