RPGFan


E3: Shenmue II Xbox Media and Impressions

After a long wait for those anticipating the original Dreamcast release, Shenmue II for the Xbox was finally unveiled in working fashion on the show floor of E3. Featuring slightly enhanced graphics, and an English dub, we were able to play a bit of the game and get a feel for its new platform.

Unfortunately, the demo was limited only to QTE (Quick Time Events) segments, and did not allow free roaming--preventing our ability to directly compare it to the Dreamcast predecessor. While the fact that an English dub is in the works was impressive, we would have liked to play a bit more of the game than what was available.

We have 2 screens and 2 pieces of artwork for you to view, showcasing some of the advanced texturing and geometry in the Xbox port.

Shenmue II is currently scheduled for release here in the states this coming October. Check out our updated preview for more detailed info.


Back
Updated:
05.24.02 - 12:57 PM
Jayde





Featured Content
PAX Prime 2015: Shadowrun: Hong Kong Hands-On Preview
PAX Prime 2015: Shadowrun: Hong Kong
Hands-On Preview
Random Encounter Episode 4-2
Retro Encounter 4-2
Podcast
Before the Fall: Final Fantasy XIV OST Review
Before the Fall: Final Fantasy XIV OST
Review
Epanalepsis Review
Epanalepsis
Review
Until Dawn Review
Until Dawn
Review
King's Quest Chapter I: A Knight To Remember Review
King's Quest Chapter I: A Knight To Remember
Review
Final Fantasy XIV Patch 3.1
Final Fantasy XIV Patch 3.1
News
RSS Feeds & More
Complete Feed
Reviews Feed
Media Feed
Random Encounter
Random on iTunes
Rhythm Encounter
Rhythm on iTunes