Shenmue 1 & 2 Features

Why the Dreamcast Still Matters

Why the Sega Dreamcast still resonates with game enthusiasts on its 20th anniversary.

Amy Hennig, Hideaki Itsuno, and Other Developers Share Their Favorite Dreamcast Games, 20 Years Later

For the Dreamcast's 20th anniversary in North America, we asked game developers about their favorite games from Sega's short-lived console.

The Shenmue Story: From Virtua Fighter RPG to Kickstarter Success

Yu Suzuki, Ryo Hazuki, and Shenmue fans have traveled a long and difficult road together.

The Fans Who Never Let Shenmue Die

The Shenmue community is unlike most, because its many fansites and groups work together.

Starting Screen | Shenmue Remains a Cult Classic and a Cautionary Tale

STARTING SCREEN | Shenmue's dueling identities, Rampage, and more.

The Year Our Video Game Wishes Came True

2015 IN REVIEW: Bob looks back on 12 months of absolutely unexpected announcements.

Tour the Biggest Failures in Gaming History with the Season Premiere of Retronauts

This week, our podcast looks back at four games with an infamous reputation for breaking dreams and burning money.

Gaming's Greatest Flops: Shenmue

Was Yu Suzuki's magnum opus a hubristic failure, or an evolutionary path left untraveled? As its 15th anniversary draws near, we find the answer could be somewhere in the middle.

I Never Want to Play Shenmue 3, Half-Life 3 or The Last Guardian

Eurogamer's Martin Robinson explains why he's skeptical of three of the most notorious "development hell" titles.