Shenmue I & II are out now, giving RPGamers a chance to play through the prior games ahead of third’s release. There isn’t too much of a rush to get through the pair, however, as Ys Net has revealed that Shenmue III is a year away.
Shenmue I & II
A remaster of the first two Shenmue games
With just under a week to go before its release, Sega finishes off its primer series for Shenmue. This means it’s time for fisticuffs and arcades.
Sega has released the second part of its “What Is Shenmue?” video series. Corey Marshall is back to introduce some of the key characters in the series.
The remaster of the first two Shenmue games is releasing in just a few weeks. In the first of a new series of videos, Ryo’s English voice actor Corey Marshall gives newcomers a quick primer on the series’ story.
The original Shenmue took great pains to immerse players in a realistic world to explore. With the remaster on the way, Sega is inviting players to visit the real-life Dobuita Street featured in the original game.
With Shenmue III arriving next year, Sega is giving players a chance to remind themselves of previous events. The remastered collection of the first two games in the series is coming this August.
Fans looking to remind themselves of the events of the first Shenmue games will have the ideal opportunity later this year. In addition, a tactical RPG series is being revived and Sega is providing a couple of new ways to play some classic titles, at least in Japan.