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This Shenmue fan HD project looks amazing

I want it
Aug 18
The main Shenmue theme still gets me all teary-eyed. After watching these videos of a fan-made HD remake, it happened again! Korean Shenmue fan Nokon Kid has crafted some of the original game in HD, and he's done a... read

Shenmue: from peach tree prototype to Virtua Fighter RPG to final release

Yu Suzuki details Shenmue's history
Mar 19
At Yu Suzuki's GDC postmortem of Shenmue, he fully detailed the classic Dreamcast game's development, from an early prototype to a Virtua Fighter RPG to its final beloved form. Many details, images, and concepts were shown for the first time ever, which was a total thrill for me as a huge fan of the game and Suzuki's other works.  read

'When will Shenmue 3 be released?'

From the GDC Shenmue postmortem Q&A
Mar 19
Yu Suzuki took the very first question after his GDC Shenmue postmortem just now, probably knowing exactly what would be asked. You can guess the question.  Suzuki replied, "Of course I want to make one if I have the rig... read
Sonic & All-Stars Racing

Sega teases Ryo Hazuki's return to racing

Check out the license plate
Dec 31
With the end of the year approaching, Sega let loose a nice surprise for fans on their Twitter page. Sonic & All-Stars Racing: Transformed is chock full of references and fan service, and now we can expect the return of S... read

Yu Suzuki to deliver a Shenmue postmortem at GDC 2014

Mark Cerny to translate?!
Nov 26
Game creator and videogame legend Yu Suzuki will deliver a postmortem on Shenmue at GDC 2014. GDC says that he'll be talking for the very first time about this classic game, starting from its origins as a Virtua Fighter-base... read
Will Ryo ever become a full-time Lucky Hit employee?
French reporter Sebastien-Abdelhamid recently interviewed Yu Suzuki, creator of the Shenmue series at the Monaco Anime Game Show, and has a bit of a bomb to drop on us. Apparently, Suzuki may entertain the idea of crowdfundin... read feature

Way of the Shenmue: Bruce Lee vs. Chuck Norris QTE

Sep 11
Hey. It's late on a Tuesday night. We're about to enter the mid-week hump. It's time for some f*ckin' kung fu action up in here, am I right? Here is a very simple yet effective video from José Cardona. He though to hi... read

Proof that Sleeping Dogs is actually the new Shenmue

Aug 25
Thanks to YouTuber DSimphony, we've uncovered the secret that Sega and Square Enix tried to slip past us. But gamers are an intelligent and resourceful bunch! Nothing escapes our gaze! So here you go: undeniable proof that Sleeping Dogs is actually the long-awaited Shenmue 3. Sleeping Dogs - Shenmue Parody (Parodia de Shenmue) [YouTube] (via NeoGAF) read

With support from our partner, Intel, we're exploring how technology is evolving and improving the gaming experience. The company's goal is to develop tools that, in the right hands, allow us to play new and exciting games. H... read feature

Shenmue Tomato Convenience Store theme gets an overhaul

Jun 12
Do you remember the Tomato Convenience Store jingle from the Shenmue games on Sega Dreamcast? Of course you do, as it's impossible to forget the song. If you're anything like me, you spent most of the game just standing in o... read

Rumor: Shenmue HD has been done for awhile now

Mar 16
An anonymous tipster close to operations at Sega tells Gamerzine that both Dreamcast titles Shenmue and Shenmue II have been updated to HD, and have been finished for "well over a year," taunting us with by saying that "Shenm... read

Sega says fans crave Shenmue, Skies of Arcadia ports

Mar 14
Jet Set Radio is yet another Dreamcast game that's destined to appear on digital distribution platforms, and at this point, I have to wonder how much further Sega is willing to go. In a recent interview with Gamereactor, the ... read

Yu Suzuki says he can get the Shenmue license from SEGA

Jan 04
Yu Suzuki, creator of the beloved Shenmue series, believes that his studio could finagle the rights away from SEGA. If possible, he could finally make the Shenmue III that fans have ached for over the years. "Shenmue's licens... read

Shenmue City shut down

Jan 03
Aww. I swear, Shenmue is cursed.  Japanese social game Shenmue City only lasted about a year. Series creator Yu Suzuki directed the free-to-play mobile title, and it was slated to come to web browsers, but the ... read

This is how the Shenmue series ends

Mar 07
The producer and director of Shenmue, Yu Suzuki, finally reveals how the Shenmue series would have ended. Shame we'll never see Shenmue end especially after seeing how it was all supposed to play out. read

Yu Suzuki teases Shenmue 3 at GDC, though not guaranteed

Mar 02
During Yu Suzuki's GDC panel he dropped this bomb about Shenmue 3: "I think Sega will let me make it." Don't get too excited, as this probably means mothing. According to Joystiq, Suzuki put the smack down on that dream by sa... read

Yu Suzuki: Maybe Shenmue Town will come to iOS

Mar 01
God, what has happened to my game? Shenmue was the pride of Sega, weird stretchy face textures and all. It was a flagship game for Sega's flagship game system. From there the IP slowly crept down in respectability. ... read

Yu Suzuki: Shenmue 3 concept exists

Dec 08
In an interview with 1UP, Shenmue director Yu Suzuki said that a Shenmue 3 concept already exists. I'd love to get my hands on that! The concept for Shenmue 3 already exists, so... [Laughs] Suzuki continues: "The world of S... read

Shenmue Stare: Daily Shenmue 3 haiku blog

Dec 02
We've asked in every way possible. We've tried everything to get Shenmue 3 from Sega: pleading, petitions, bribes. A guy named Shenmue Fan is trying something a bit different, and maybe a bit more Japanese. Here's how he woul... read

Yu Suzuki on why the next game wasn't Shenmue 3

Nov 16
Just when we gave up on Shenmue 3, Yu Suzuki has to go and bring it back up. The former Sega man is now heading up online social game Shenmue City, but he talks with Famitsu on why the next game in the series wasn't Shenmue 3... read

Yesterday I mentioned that I would kill for a new Battletoads game, which I would, but it leaves me in a bit of a pickle as I'm not sure how to explain how badly I want a third Shenmue game. Saying I would cause a nuclear hol... read feature

Sega: Interested in Shenmue, scared of poor sales

Jan 29
I hear this often, and it's starting to bug me. Yes, we know that Shenmue and the sequel did sell that well. But even more than that, I think Sega's still hurting from how much they spent to produce those games. Sure, they we... read

Shenmue's Nozomi cut from Sonic & SEGA All-Stars Racing

Dec 31
Aw, that's too bad. But Shenmue fans have had enough with the teasing anyway. Racing as the girl from Shenmue in upcoming racing game Sonic & SEGA All-Stars Racing would have been far too painful. She was a contender, tho... read

New Shenmue sequel screenshots?

Oct 13
They would have to be, as Sega definitely wouldn't just stick one of its most beloved characters, Ryo, from Shenmue, in a silly racing game as a bonus character.The new Shenmue is located in a...uh, Korea, where...let's see, ... read

Shenmue daddy Yu Suzuki steps down at Sega

Apr 06
Remember when Shenmue and Virtua Fighter creator Yu Suzuki was the sh*t? He still is in my book. But back then you would always hear about him being attacked by geeky fans as he got out of Ferrari in a parking lot somwehere. ... read

Shenmue fans to mass-mail Sega capsule toys

Nov 25
Don't get me wrong: I loved Shenmue and its sequel. I was always a Sega kid, and it was a thrill playing both of these titles, weird stretched texture faces and all. And yes, I would love to play a game of Lucky Hit with you.... read

Shocker: Yu Suzuki still works at Sega; meanwhile, sky continues to be blue

Aug 12
While Yu Suzuki, famed creator of Virtua Fighter and Shenmue, has kept a relatively low profile of late -- he's been working on some arcade racing titles, but that's about it -- he is still an employee of Sega Corporation, sa... read

Real-life Shenmue locations, Ryo Hazuki makes prank calls

Jun 11
Rodger Swan descided to make a trip out to Yokosuka to see if he could find any real world locations based off of Sega's Shenmue. Sure enough, he was able to locate several, including what looks like the path that leads to ... read

Rumortoid: Shenmue 1 & 2 ported to the Wii?

May 16
Ah, Shenmue. I'll never forget firing it up on the Dreamcast and being in a state of semi-shock over the graphics and gameplay, not to mention a sense of delight that I was playing a game set in various parts of Japan and Hon... read

Shenmue Online canceled: Who will move all of these online crates now?

Aug 04
Word from all over the place is that the planned PC MMORPG version of Sega's crate moving, direction asking simulator, Shenmue, has been canceled. The game was to be set around the events of Shenmue II, featuring many charact... read

Shenmue set to music; finest rock opera since Tommy

May 02
The above video proves, once and for all, that indie pop and cult classic SEGA games go together like the Internet and IP theft.The amazing part is that the song is way better than most of whatever passes for music even in the idealist realm of indie rock. Yes, Sufjan, that 50 States gimmick was clever for a moment or two, but you never wrote a song about forklift races, did you? read

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