Watch how Shenmue recreates the authentic Japanese flavor.
Shenmue 3 has been delayed to next year, but ahead of that, Sega will give everyone the chance to catch up on the series so far with the upcoming Shenmue 1 & 2 remastered collection, that is out for PS4, Xbox One, and PC next month, on August 21. Today, Sega shared a brand new trailer for that collection.
This trailer actually highlights one of the strengths of the Shenmue games- their almost discomfiting faithfulness to real life. For instance, this trailer compares locations of the real world Yokosuka with their analogs in game, and it is fascinating to see just what extent Yu Suzuki and his team went to to keep things as accurate as possible.
You can check out the trailer for yourself below, and see just how well these games replicated the authentic Japanese atmosphere. As mentioned previously, they’ll be out next month for PS4, Xbox One, and PC, while Shenmue 3 comes out next year for PS4 and PC. Recently, Sega revealed details on the visual enhancements the upcoming remaster would receive over the originals, and just why both the games will be locked at 30 FPS. Read more on that here.