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One of the more polarizing games on the Sega Dreamcast was 2000's Shenmue. Directed by Yu Suzuki, this story-heavy action adventure title attracted many gamers but turned others off. With its slow pace, some grew tired of talking to random townspeople, participating in tedious side activities, and somewhat stiff combat. While that may be the case for some, the game has its share of fans at the Game Informer office. We decided to take a look back to see how it held up after a dozen years.
Check out the video player below to see Tim Turi, Andrew Reiner, Ben Reeves, and myself load up the Dreamcast and take control of Ryo Hazuki once again.
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All I know about this game is that people are upset the 3rd one never released or something. :P
Ah, Shenmue...the game that had me buying a Dreamcast for, as well as an Xbox. I still can't believe the original still looks pretty good to this day!
Yes! I've been waiting for this
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Never had a chance to play the first Shenmue, but played the second one more than one person should. I have fond memories of searching for the four wudu.
awesome game. just finished the second one not too long ago. it's a shame the whole series was never completed.
omg this is of my favorite GI staff members in one Replay!
....actually who am I kidding I can honestly say i enjoy all of them equally..just these 4 at th same time are amazing :D
I've never tried the sequel, but D was one of the worst gaming experiences I've ever had. Just awful.
I remember watching X-Play's review of Shenmue. I rushed right out to the mall and got it that day. I loved walking around the city, watching/following npc's as they ran errands. Amazing game.
Dat music. ;_;