Never Forget About Shenmue

“Keep friends… those you love… close to you…” were the final words of Iwao Hazuki on that fateful day in 1986, when the snow turned to rain. The Shenmue saga has yet to be concluded after many years suspended on a paradigm shift of a cliffhanger, and the true meaning of those words is still [...]

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Thu, November 15 2012 » Articles, Retrospectives » 3 Comments

Shenmue – Going Home for the Holidays

As a once-enthusiastic Christmas aficionado who has since lapsed into doleful cynicism and meh-induced hand-flapping at the mere mention of tinsel, when I wake up with a flickering of seasonal joy stirring my stony old heart I have to grab and squeeze it, and treat it like the rare and precious thing it is. I [...]

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Tue, December 14 2010 » Opinion Pieces » No Comments