View Full Version : Rumor: Shenmue I and II HD remasters due out in 2017

02-25-2017, 04:02 PM
I guess this will be out before Shenmue III release, it would be a piece of cake for Sega to remaster since they already made so many Yakuza games, technology wise they are very similar.


Rumor: Shenmue I and II HD remasters due out in 2017 -- Yet another hint at Shenmue re-releases.

High-definition remasters of Shenmue and Shenmue II will launch in 2017, according to “a trusted source close to Atlus USA” of blog and online retailer Rice Digital.

The website reports that both games may be released together rather than separately, and are likely being geared up to launch before Shenmue III. While it doesn’t have any further information, the website said it was told it is “safe to assume a PC / Steam release,” and that there has not been any indication that the remasters will appear on any other platform.

The author of the article previously leaked information that Atlus would publish The King of Fighters XIV a few days before its official announcement.

Back in January, Sega registered a pair of Shenmue remaster-related domains in ShenmueHD.com and ShenmueRemastered.com.

Prior to that, in May 2017, Sega said it was “investigating” working on remasters of Shenmue and Shenmue II.

The long-anticipated sequel, Shenmue III, is in development at Ys Net and currently slated for release for PlayStation 4 and PC in December.


Joe Redifer
02-25-2017, 05:42 PM
I wish people would stop comparing Yakuza to Shenmue. Completely different games. It might be why I don't really like Yakuza very much. People kept comparing it to Shenmue. I finally played it and was sooo disappointed because it really isn't like Shenmue at all.

02-26-2017, 03:46 AM
The discussion was on the game development and game engine/framework, not talking about game style, game play or game mechanism here, it was purely in terms of software development perspective.

02-27-2017, 10:55 AM
such a classic. There's a Remaster of Cod4, Psychonauts 2 coming out, and they made a new Ratchet and Clank.. things are good for the older'ish' gamers right now. XD