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  • Blog Post: Fan-Made HD Shenmue Remake In The Works

    A Korean fan going by the name NoconKid on YouTube recently published two videos showcasing progress on an HD Shenmue remake. Not much is known about the remake or its timeline as much of the details are in Korean. You can check out the two videos below, as well a link to some screenshots below the videos... More
  • Blog Post: Yu Suzuki Reminisces About Shenmue, Expresses Interest In Shenmue 3

    Yu Suzuki, the mind behind Shenmue, spoke today at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco about how his vision came together. The project was ambitious from its beginnings, but Suzuki was always after something grandiose. After joining Sega in '93, Suzuki's early work was creating arcade... More
  • Blog Post: Shenmue Figurine Coming Soon From First 4 Figures

    First 4 Figures is teasing a new figure from a franchise that hasn't seen much action in a few years. The last time we heard from Shenmue here in North America was in 2002 when the game released on Xbox. However, that hasn't stopped the game from fostering a devoted fanbase. You can check out... More
  • Blog Post: French Reporter Says Yu Suzuki Hasn't Ruled Out Shenmue 3 Kickstarter

    Yu Suzuki, creator of perhaps the video game industry's most famously unfinished franchise, told French reporter Sebastien-Abdelhamid that he has considered crowdfunding to produce a third entry into the Shenmue series. Sebastien-Abdelhamid is a reporter for French television and he spoke to Suzuki... More
  • Blog Post: First 4 Figures Announces Shenmue Statue

    We may never see the end of the Shenmue saga, but you can reenact how you think Sega's open world epic might have ended with First 4 Figure's new statue. Wondering what to do with all that Christmas money? Save it so that you can pre-order this Ryo Hazuki statue from First 4 Figures early next... More
  • Blog Post: Shenmue Creator's Next Game Is Mobile Free-To-Play

    Yu Suzuki, best known for creating Shenmue, has announced his latest creation, Gan! Gan! Pirates. It's a moblie free-to-play game that will be available for Android and iOS that features cooperative elements, and light-gun style shooting. Instead of holding a gun in your hands though, you will be... More
  • Blog Post: Rumor: Shenmue I & II HD Have Been Finished For Over A Year

    Sega has been dipping into the Dreamcast archives for the past few years, most recently with the upcoming HD remake of Jet Grind Set Radio. Longtime Sega fans may want to sit down for this next part. There's some chatter online that not only is Sega considering the release of HD remakes of Shenmues... More
  • Blog Post: Shenmue Creator Yu Suzuki Switches Roles At Sega

    Shenmue, Virtua Fighter, and Outrun are important games in Sega’s history. These games were all designed by Yu Suzuki, who up until now has been working in the company’s amusement R&D division. The influential game maker is reducing his role at the company to advisor. "In 2008 I... More
  • Blog Post: Yu Suzuki Reveals Epic Ending To Shenmue Saga!

    Shenmue has one of the most rabid cult followings in gaming. Even today, thousands hope to one day hear the announcement of the never-made conclusion to the series. Recently, Suzuki has been at work creating an online social game based on Shenmue, and has spoken about his desire to create a third console... More
  • Blog Post: Shenmue Town Coming To Smartphones?

    Of all the torches held out in hope, perhaps the brightest is reserved for the return of Shenmue. While the franchise doesn't appear to be close to returning in game form any time soon, creator Yu Suzuki hopes you'll be able to get your hands on Shemue in the future. Speaking to Gamasutra , Suzuki... More
  • Blog Post: Shenmue Creator Honored With GDC Pioneer Award

    Sega’s Yu Suzuki has been selected as the recipient of the 2011 GDC Pioneer Award. Considered one of the top industry honors, the Game Developers Choice Pioneer Award is aimed at showcasing individuals responsible for breakthrough technology or design that changed the landscape gaming. Last year... More
  • Blog Post: Yu Suzuki Still Wants To Make Shenmue 3

    The newest Shenmue title may be a Mafia Wars-inspired social game, but that doesn't mean the series' director Yu Suzuki has given up on the possibility of a full-blown sequel. In an interview with Famitsu (translation via Andriasang ), Suzuki stated that his plans for the future of the Shenmue... More
  • Blog Post: Yu Suzuki Working On Shenmue Town

    Fans have been waiting forever for Yu Suzuki's Shenmue to come to a conclusion. Shenmue City is not that finale, but it is instead a side-story by Yahoo! Japan and a host of partners (for more on that, click here ), including Yu Suzuki himself. Suzuki's Ys Net is developing the world –... More
  • Blog Post: Shenmue Finally Gets A Sequel…Sort Of

    Fanboys keep a paper bag handy because you might start hyperventilating. Shenmue – Sega’s experimental open-world epic about a boy on a quest to avenge his father – might finally be getting a sequel this winter, but it’s probably not what you were hoping for. Shenue was originally... More
  • Blog Post: Shenmue Forklift Available For Sonic Racing Today

    Sonic & Sega All-Stars Racing has a huge cast of Sega characters, including Shenmue’s Ryo Hazuki. Back in the day, Ryo worked a job as a forklift operator when he wasn’t busy tearing around Japan on his motorcycle. With Sonic Racing’s newest DLC, Ryo can upgrade his forklift operation... More
  • Blog Post: Ryo Taking Time Off From Avenging Father's Death To Race Sonic

    Fans of the Shenmue series have waited years to see the resolution of Ryo Hazuki's quest for vengeance. Sega has good news and bad news today for those fans. The good news is that they'll see Ryo's first video game appearance in almost a decade. The bad news is that he won't exactly be... More
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