Tags : Shenmue

Yu Suzuki on the Music of Shenmue

Shenmue wasn’t just a masterpiece because of its plot, exceptional visuals at the time or even minute details that went into every aspect of its world. The music in Shenmue played a big role in making the emotional atmosphere of the game.     In this 5-minute video, Yu Suzuki goes in detail about his music preferences. Some of his […]Read More

Shenmue III One Year Anniversary Update

It has been over a year since the dream of Shenmue III became a reality. After the success of the Kickstarter and PayPal campaign, it’s time to see Yu Suzuki’s progress in the past year with this ambitious project.     The initial development began by using Shenmue 2’s character models for battles and conversations […]Read More

Sega May Re-Release Shenmue 1 and 2

After the record-shattering success of the Shenmue 3 Kickstarter, Sega seems to be considering re-releasing the cult classic titles Shenmue 1 and 2.         During SEGA Central, Dan Sheridan, Sega’s Community & Social Marketing Manager, said the following:   Sadly it’s not as simple as porting the games to the current platforms, as we need to ensure that any HD […]Read More

Shenmue 3 Shows Off Its Pretty New Screenshots

While Shenmue 3 has been in development for under a year, we already have early screenshots. The images were shown off during the Monaco Anime Game International Conference (also known as MAGIC) press event in Paris.     This time the game looks even better boasting some beautiful environments and an extra coat of polish […]Read More

Oscar & Peter’s Gaming & Anime Awards 2015

It’s nearly the end of the year! And what would the end of the year be without some kind of “year in review” thing? Nothing. It would cease to end, and we would be trapped here forever. To put an end to this curse, Oscar & Peter bring you their gaming and anime awards for […]Read More

Shenmue 3 Development Update

At this year’s E3 many grown men have shed tears during the revival of some of gaming’s most popular franchises. Following Shenmue 3’s announcement at E3, was its Kickstarter that raked in a record breaking $6,333,295 in the games category.     3 Months have passed since Yu Suzuki began work on the project and we already have […]Read More

Help Fund Shenmue 3 via PayPal

Shenmue 3 ended up the most successful video game Kickstarter campaign ever, racking in just over $6.3 million. However, for a return of such an ambitious franchise this sum is definitely nowhere near enough for it to cover the cost of development, especially considering that the development of the original games was upward of 70 […]Read More

10 Crowdfunded Projects That Made More Money Than the Shenmue

Shenmue III got funded July 17th. They asked for $2m and got $6.3. This still puts it well behind its highest stretch goal, $11m, which would have added some kind of “magic maze” – something we can only dream of. But, applause all round. The Shenmue III Kickstarter was a “success”. I’m sure Yu Suzuki is […]Read More

The problem with Shenmue 3 – what can we truly

Now that the dust has settled on the astonishing Sony press conference (where, somehow, the prayers of every Japanese Game fan were answered in spectacular fashion) I find myself thinking long and hard about what was, for me, the most important announcement – Shenmue 3.    Before I start, I should clarify that I am a […]Read More