Brush Up On Your ‘Shenmue’ Knowledge Before the Re-Release

The highly celebrated titles, Shenmue 1 & 2 are getting a re-release this month on current generation consoles. This is huge news for fans of the series that want to relive the stories before the third one releases. The guys at SEGA are putting together a video series to tell people what happened in these games. I would recommend this for anyone that hasn’t played the games in a long time or are first timers to the series. Check it out up top and read up on some more information below! Then Shenmue I & II re-release comes out on August 21st!

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  Shenmue 101: Delve into the Shenmue I & II story ahead of the game’s re-release on August 21st To celebrate the upcoming re-release of Shenmue I & II on new platforms, we’ve worked with Corey Marshall, the English-version voice actor of Ryo Hazuki, to create a series of videos exploring the basics of the legendary saga – starting with the story! Watch the first episode HERE Exploring first and foremost the setting and story of Shenmue I & II, in this episode Corey guides us through Ryo’s tale of investigation and revenge for his father’s murder, and the mystery of the Dragon Mirror that his father kept hidden and eventually died to protect.

Ryo’s quest of retribution against Lan Di, the man in the Chinese robes who assassinated his father before his very eyes, took him from the faithfully represented town of Yokosuka to different locations across China, meeting many allies along the way. On August 21st, new players can get immersed into Ryo’s quest to find justice on PC, PS4 and Xbox One. Shenmue I & II is now available for pre-order digitally on Steam, Xbox Marketplace and PSN with a 10% discount, and from SEGA approved digital retailers*. The physical edition is available to pre-order from US and EMEA retailers. For all the latest information on Shenmue I & II, go to:

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Practically born with a controller in hand, Randy Ladyka is a self-proclaimed Video Game Connoisseur. Aside from fully investing himself in all things nerd, he’s currently raising three little boys and attempting to convince his wife to play anything with him. He spends 90% of his free time reading, researching and playing games and recording your next favorite gaming video. The other 10% is spent sleeping and eating, though not simultaneously.