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Shenmue I & II

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Originally released for the Dreamcast in 2000 and 2001, Shenmue I & II is an open world action adventure combining jujitsu combat, investigative sleuthing, RPG elements, and memorable mini-games. It pioneered many aspects of modern gaming, including open world city exploration, and was the game that coined the Quick Time Event (QTE). It was one of the first games with a persistent open world, where day cycles to night, weather changes, shops open and close and NPCs go about their business all on their own schedules. Its engrossing epic story and living world created a generation of passionate fans, and the game consistently makes the list of “greatest games of all time”.Story A tale of revenge. In 1986, teenage jujitsu artist Ryo Hazuki returns to the dojo of his father, Iwao Hazuki, only to witness his murder by a Chinese man, Lan Di. Lan Di steals a mysterious artifact known as the Dragon Mirror. Ryo vows to avenge his father’s death and sets out tracing Lan Di’s path. The first game in the series, Shenmue begins the tale as Ryo travels around Yokosuka, Japan, gathering clues about his father’s murder and dealing with nefarious gangsters along the way. The sequel Shenmue II continues Ryo’s quest, this time crossing the sea to Hong Kong, China. Ryo ventures deeper into the criminal underworld, meeting martial arts masters who aid him on his journey and offer insight into his father’s death, and unravels the mysteries of the Dragon Mirror that his father kept hidden.Gameplay Take the role of Ryo Hazuki. Explore a 3D open world searching for clues, examining objects, and talking to NPCs. Battle enemies and bosses making full use of the moves of Hazuki-style jujitsu. Beat quick-time events (QTEs) and mini-games.Key features The best Shenmue experience Pioneering Dreamcast classics available for the first time on PC Updated user interface Choice of modern or classic controls Japanese audio available for the first time for a global audience Fully scalable screen resolutions An epic legend A tale of revenge on a grand scale Solve the mystery of your father’s murder An experience never to be forgotten The world feels alive Talk to anyone, scour the world for clues NPCs live independent lives on their own schedule Faithful recreations of 1980s Japan and Hong Kong, China Distract yourself with arcade games, collectibles, duck racing, and more
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75
Release date
Aug 21, 2018
Developer
d3t
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SEGA
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D3T Limited
Publisher
SEGA
Age rating
13+ Teen
Website
https://shenmue.sega.com
System requirements for PC
Minimum:
  • OS: Windows 7 64Bit
  • Processor: Intel i3-560 / AMD FX-4300
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 650 Ti (1GB Vram) / AMD Radeon 6990
  • DirectX: Version 11
  • Storage: 30 GB available space
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Edit: After the first Update, the Bugs are fixed. You can only recommend play. Game full of errors and that's although it's actually just a Port ... Sound is not always true and Videos are played at the wrong Time. For example, I start in the Room looking at the alarm clock. After that I go out and actually the Mother should hand me a Letter with me I only ever see the Alarm clock: D Sorry but there you can see again how much Effort you put in ... You should wait until there is an Update beforehand I do not recommend the Game as you get from it a wrong Picture. Anyone who still knows Phantasy Star Online for the Dreamcast and the Implementation for PC. Will notice that the Textures were simply missing here as well. Why why this is so I can only explain myself by the Program code. But Why you can't fix these Bugs here, I can't explain myself. Crazy Taxi was also implemented for the PC or Jet Set Radio there but such errors were fixed. I still play today with my Sega Dreamcast Online (Dreamcast Live Website) and know Shenmue From my Youth waiting until there is an Update ... Unfortunately, the ROME 4 DG Is missing and it would have been enough to add part of DG Rome 4 from Dreamcast Times ...
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More than a Decade ago, a Masterpiece for the Dreamcast appeared, which unfortunately not every Game could, but in 2018, with the Remastered version, the Game will finally be released for the PC. Story Shenmue Offers everything today's Modern Open World Games make up, But Shenmue goes one Step further and founds his own Genre FREE! (Full Reactive Eyes Entertainment) the Story of Shenmue 1 seems a bit too Generic at First glance, because Ryo Wants to take revenge on Lan Di, but in the process it unfolds and flows fluently into Part 2. Gameplay Many of the Activities have no Impact on the Game but you can still do these Things (food/Shopping etc.) Shenmue lives from this and Impresses with its dense Atmosphere and Authenticity of the Game world, because also the Citizens of Yokosuka and Hong Kong all have a Daily routine and pursue their Professions. The Game offers a Day and night change and you can explore the Cities to your best and talk to all citizens. Ryo Controls itself like a Tank and the Fighting Sequences don't Play intuitively enough but these are all the weaknesses you have to Accept. New Combat Techniques can be purchased and Practiced and Perfected in various Locations. The Quicktime Events that Shenmue invented are quite good and Simpel designed to make few mistakes there. Technique The Port is good and straight by the Edge Smoothing You can also see how beautiful Shenmue really is, even if the Textures have not been changed. The Voiceover can be placed in Japanese or English, the Voiceover is the biggest weakness of Shenmue itself since Sega at that time compressed the LANGUAGE & Music files down and subdued it especially in the English Version The UI has been revised and for higher Resolutions adjusted. The 30 FPS Lock Doesn't really bother and doesn't break the Immersion of Shenmue 1 & 2. ^ Conclusion 10/10
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