Shenmue 1 + 2 Getting Remaster Treatment

Shenmue 1 and 2 are getting remastered later this year.

You read that right, Yu Suzuki’s series of open world role playing games are being ported to PC, PlayStation and Xbox One consoles and are expected to be released before the end of the year. Though having not played the games it is a series that has been recommended to me many a time and I have managed to catch it being run at a number of speedrun events. However there was often a lot of focus on the Duck Racing…

The remasters appear hot on the heels of the soon to be released Shenmue 3 that is a tiny bit delayed from the December 2017 release slated in the Kickstarter.

This will be good for those people that never got a chance to play the originals as they happened, and refuse to pay the inflated prices for the games as they currently stand or do not want to emulate the games on their PC in a janky way.

The remasters are apparently staying true to source, by only improving on a few small areas. Modernised features being the big change, including scalable screen resolutions, a choice of control schemes, configurable PC graphics, an updated UI, and my personal favourite being the choice of Japanese or English voice overs.

The announcement trailer is below for you to watch and I am already to part with my money!

Related posts

The Primark Arcade

The Primark Arcade

  I never thought I would write about the launch of a gaming orientated clothing line but here we are. Primark are hosting an Arcade event at their flagship store in Manchester tomorrow (Saturday 12th) between the hours of 1pm and 3pm. The new line up of gaming merchandise...

Raging Justice is here! – Switch/PS4/Xbox/Steam

Raging Justice is here! - Switch/PS4/Xbox/Steam

Many years in the makin....Raging Justice has finally hit release today across PlayStation, XBox and Nintendo stores. ( The Steam release is out later tonight ;( at around 6pm ) A throwback to the classic side scrolling beat-em-up you take up the task of cleaning up the streets, the only way...

Bullet Witch – Releasing 25th April

Bullet Witch - Releasing 25th April

Bullet Witch is releasing on the 25th of April and is another game getting a slight remaster treatment. Bullet Witch is a game that, as a PlayStation owner, I missed back in 2006 when it was initially released for the XBox 360. You take control of Alicia who is armed with her multi purpose...

Leave a comment