Shenmue I & II are re-releases, not remasters (but still, yay!)

Shenmue I & II are re-releases, not remasters (but still, yay!)

Apr 20, 2018

It’s been rumoured for years, but Sega finally confirmed that Shenmue I & II are being re-released on the Xbox One, PS4 and PC, and will be coming out later in the year. The package is however not a remaster or remake, but a port of the original games with a few enhancements. Both games will be available in a single package, and will ‘remain...

Shenmue 3 is definitely happening (no thanks to Sony)

Shenmue 3 is definitely happening (no thanks to Sony)

Jun 16, 2015

Finally, you can look for sailors in HD. As you are quite possibly aware, E3 is happening. There seems little point in repeating all the news that the rest of the internet has already repeated ad nauseum, but just to remind you that it wasn’t some sort of crazy dream: Shenmue III was announced. Well, sort of. What actually happened was Sony said...

Shenmue – Better Late Than Never?

Shenmue – Better Late Than Never?

Mar 2, 2011

“Matt-san.” “Matt-san” came the voice again. I ignored it, aware that I was dreaming. “Do you know where… icanfind any sailors?” It was a broken American accent with no concept of where to pause or place emphasis. “Ryo, is that you?” I replied, now conscious of being sat on a fork-lift truck, solitary,...

Deadly Premonition: review

Format: 360 Unleashed: UK (release pending), US (out now) Publisher: Ignition Entertainment Developer: Access Games Players: 1 Site: http://www.deadlypremonition.com/ Unlike the B-movie genre, its video game equivalent is stagnant. Our industry has Hollywood parallels elsewhere, with big-budget blockbusters and smaller, independent games a dime a dozen. But...

Sonic & SEGA All-Stars Racing to feature Shenmue’s Ryo Hazuki

Sega’s forthcoming racer may sound a bit like Mario Kart with Sega characters, but by throwing Shenmue’s protagonist onto the starting grid next to Dr Robotnik (or Dr Eggman as he’s now known), it’s starting to look stranger and stranger, but in a good way. Not only can you ride around on Ryo’s classic motorcycle, but you can jump...