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    Saturday November 24, 2018
  • Shenmue III's Final Crowdfunding Tally Adds Up to to Over $7 Million

    Over 81k backers chip in during and after the initial Kickstarter

    While Shenmue III's Kickstarter campaign was held back in 2015, developer Ys Net continued to accept money through PayPal during a slacker backer period. For those wondering about the final tally, read on for the full results.

  • Thursday August 30, 2018
  • A Life Less Fantastic: Shenmue, Yakuza Kiwami 2, and Life in Video Game Japan

    Modern remasters of Shenmue and Yakuza 2 show off a realer, more lived-in virtual Japan

    Video games can take us to the farthest reaches of space, to amazing worlds filled with orcs and elves and dragons... and sometimes, video games can actually bring us to a real place, the sights and sounds and feel of being there. Hit the jump to see how Shenmue and Yakuza Kiwami 2 reflect life in Japan!

  • Monday August 27, 2018
  • Shenmue III Finally Continues Ryo's Quest on August 27, 2019

    We've got exactly a year to wait until the long-awaited third chapter

    Deep Silver and Ys Net followed through on their promise to deliver some new Shenmue III info during this past week's Gamescom. Read on for details and a new trailer.

  • Monday August 20, 2018
  • Shenmue III Announcement to Kick Off This Week's Gamescom Event

    Sega also shares another What is Shenmue? video to cover the classics

    Gamescom 2018 is this week in Cologne, Germany, and Yu Suzuki and his Shenmue III team have an announcement planned for the opening ceremony. Read on for more.

  • Friday August 10, 2018
  • Shenmue I & II Video Looks Back at The Series' Many Characters

    Sega puts up a second part of the "What is Shenmue" video series

    Sega recently kicked off a video series called "What is Shenmue?," in which Ryo Hazuki's English voice actor Corey Marshall takes a look back at what made the first two Shenmue games so special. Hit the jump for the characters installment. 

  • Wednesday August 1, 2018
  • What is Shenmue? Sega Breaks Down the Basics in a New Video

    Shenmue I & II bring the first two chapters back on August 21

    The first two chapters of Ryo Hazuki's grand adventure are coming back to consoles and PC this month, but what about the poor souls out there who have no idea what Shenmue even is? Like, what's the deal with this story and why is Shenmue III so hotly anticipated? 


  • Monday July 23, 2018
  • Not Good at Action Games? Shenmue III's New System Has You Covered

    AI Battling will be available for those who want a different experience

    For those who either aren't too experienced with action and fighting games—or anyone who just wants a fully-immersive game that hits all the right notes along the way—Shenmue III is introducing a new AI Battling system. Read on for more.

  • Sunday July 15, 2018
  • Sega Returns to Dobuita Street in Shenmue I & II Video

    Collection makes its way to PS4, Xbox One, and PC on August 21

    Sega shared a new promotional video for the upcoming re-release of Shenmue I & II, which is coming to PS4, Xbox One, and PC on August 21. Watch as Adam Koralik and Imran Yusuf retrace Ryo Hazuki's footsteps throughout Dobuita Street after the jump.

  • Wednesday July 4, 2018
  • Shenmue I & II HD Hits PS4, Xbox One, and PC on August 21

    Sega shares fresh footage in a pre-order trailer

    Hot on the heels of an early listing from Microsoft, Sega confirmed a release date for Shenmue I & II HD. The collection is coming to PS4, Xbox One, and PC on August 21, and you can see some of the updated footage in the pre-order trailer after the jump.

  • Wednesday May 16, 2018
  • "Shenmue III" Release Pushed Back to 2019

    Publisher Deep Silver updates release plans

    In a move that will surprise practically no one, Shenmue III is going to miss its projected 2018 release window. Originally planned for the second half of the year, the long-awaited followup has now been delayed to sometime in 2019. Read on for more.

  • Saturday April 14, 2018
  • "Shenmue I & II" to Make a Comeback on PS4, Xbox One, and PC

    Sega reveals plans during Sega Fes 2018

    While we're waiting for Shenmue III, Sega revealed plans to bring the first two games back on consoles and PC at Sega Fes 2018. Read on for a trailer and more.