Shenmue I & II Review

Shenmue I & II Developer: D3T Ltd Publisher: Sega Platforms: Xbox One (Reviewed), PlayStation 4, PC Release Date: Available Now Price: $29.99 USD – Available Here $49.95 AUS – Available Here Overview There are a number of products that come out ahead of their time. Either they were simply too advanced to be properly enjoyed by players or were incredibly expensive and the Shenmue se...

Shenmue I & II to Launch in the West on August 21

Sega has announced that they are planning on releasing Shenmue I & II in the West on August 21st with the title being available on the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC on that date. The retail version of the game will include a double-sided poster that features characters from the Shenmue saga as well as reversible box art that will feature original artwork. The company also stated that the gam...

Shenmue 3 Producer Hints to 2018 Release for PC and PS4 in New Year’s Tweet

Shibuya Productions President and Shenmue 3 Producer Cedric Biscay added an interesting tidbit to his New Year greeting on Twitter. He assured readers that Shenmue 3 is on track for release on PlayStation 4 and PC for 2018 and promised that some surprises were in store. I wish you a Happy New Year ! All the best for 2018 ! It will be great with the #Shenmue3 release on #PS4 and #PC and many other ...

Deep Silver to Publish Shenmue III on PC and PlayStation 4

The hotly anticipated Shenmue III’s Kickstarter pulled in over six million dollars in 2015 and development has been slowly chugging along since. Ys Net has announced that they will be partnering with Deep Silver to publish the game on PlayStation 4 and PC. The game is currently scheduled to launch in the second half of 2018, almost a full year behind schedule. While the exact details of the ...

Shenmue HD Hinted at in Sega Europe Domain Registries

Most of what we have been hearing about the Shenmue series lately comes from the various updates involving the development of Shenmue III that needed to be crowdfunded to exist. This time around though it is something a bit different as it appears that Sega Europe has registered for a couple of domain names that are pointing towards a possible HD release of the original games. Though all of the do...

Shenmue III Motion Capture Testing Begins

it seems that Ys Net is continuing to smoothly progress with the development of Shenmue III as their latest development update has revealed that the company has began motion capture system testing. They have included a few images showing the testing in action, shown above, and at the moment the company is simply testing out the systems to see which one of them will be the best fit for the game. Cu...

New Shenmue III Environment Screenshots and Game Footage Released

Ys Net recently shared some brand new images of Shenmue III during a presentation that was held at the Monaco Anime Games International Conferences and these images focus almost entirely on showing off the game’s colorful environments. The company also showed off a few in-game scenes that demonstrated the weather effects and more and you can check that out below. Currently Shenmue III is bei...

Shenmue III’s Official Website Updated, New Clip Released

With the Shenmue series finally being revived last year after a very long wait and well on its way into development after a very successful funding campaign, Ys Net has recently revamped the official website for the game and with it came a New Years message, an update regarding a poll for certain backer types, and a short video showing off how a certain hut in Bailu Village will look in the game. ...

Shenmue III Development Update With New “Testing” Screenshots

After blowing away their funding goal Ys Net has been focusing on developing Shenmue III and now that they are three months into the title they have an update for fans. So far the company has said that the story and scenarios are out of the planning stages and are being implemented into the world of the game. The update does note that the main focus of the work at the moment is on map testing to m...

Shenmue III ‘Lake of the Lantern Bugs’ Trailer Released

With only a couple days left on the Shenmue III Kickstarter and the total funding just breaking the $5 million mark, Ys Net has released a little trailer showing off some a scene that is still under development for the PlayStation 4 and PC sequel. The scene in question, that can be viewed below, shows Ryo and Shenhua as they arrive at the “Lake of the Lantern Bugs” where they are entra...

Shenmue III Kickstarter Adds PlayStation 4 Physical Copies

When the Shenmue III Kickstarter launched it quickly broke past the initial funding goal and seemed to be rising at a rather alarming rate despite the rather bland stretch-goals that were revealed by the developer especially since a retail copy goal was never announced and funding has since slowed. Thankfully that has now changed as the campaign has been updated with a $60 “Special Backer Ed...

Shenmue III Kickstarter Adds Additional Stretch Goals

It seemed like a strange thing to announce during an E3 press conference but between the amount of eyes on the stage and the sheer excitement fans have for the series continuing, Shenmue III continues to surpass its funding goals at an extremely fast past. After meeting the initial $2 million required to fund the project in less than nine hours and announcing some stretch goals, nearly all of the ...

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