Shenmue HD in magazines

(Shenmue I & II Re-Release Discussion)

Shenmue HD in magazines

Postby Let's Get Sweaty » Mon Apr 30, 2018 1:03 pm

It seems the gaming magazines currently on shelves went to print before news of the announcement could be added, but if and when you see it mentioned in any publications, let us know here.

Even if you can't provide a scan or anything, just give us all a heads-up on what's out there. :)
Let's Get Sweaty
Machine Gun Fist
Machine Gun Fist
 
Joined: January 2012
Favorite title: Shenmue IIx
Currently playing: truant

Re: Shenmue HD in magazines

Postby alexh86 » Tue May 01, 2018 3:42 pm

Thanks to the previous owner of my new home receiving Game Informer, I now receive Game Informer. The current issue was in my hands just a day or two after the announcement so clearly the re-release would have missed the print deadlines. Interestingly, there is an article on Shenmue III in the magazine. It's not very interesting and contains no new information or insights but I thought it was a strange coincidence. I expect at least some mention of the re-release in the next magazine.
alexh86
Master of the Three Blades
Master of the Three Blades
 
Joined: December 2014
PSN: ahark86
Favorite title: Shenmue II

Re: Shenmue HD in magazines

Postby James Brown » Tue May 01, 2018 5:03 pm

Haha, so previous owner is paying still / forgot to cancel :D? I recently took out those Spring £5 for 5 issues of different magazines, got Official Playstation, Edge, Games TM, and Retro Gamer. Will let you know as soon as one of the next issues arrive :)
Image
User avatar
James Brown
"After Burner...Great!"
"After Burner...Great!"
 
Joined: March 2003
Location: England
XBL: skilljimmeh
Favorite title: Shenmue

Re: Shenmue HD in magazines

Postby Let's Get Sweaty » Tue May 01, 2018 6:32 pm

alexh86 wrote:Thanks to the previous owner of my new home receiving Game Informer, I now receive Game Informer.


Aw, it's good to know such kindness still exists! =D>

phpBB [video]
Let's Get Sweaty
Machine Gun Fist
Machine Gun Fist
 
Joined: January 2012
Favorite title: Shenmue IIx
Currently playing: truant

Re: Shenmue HD in magazines

Postby alexh86 » Tue May 01, 2018 9:35 pm

Maybe it was kindness, more likely it was laziness. It's a free magazine subscription that comes with a year paid into Gamestop's reward program. He may not have even cared about the magazine, he may have simply wanted the discounts and the magazine came with it. He'd likely just need to update his address with Gamestop but clearly has not done so. It's usually worth scanning through quickly, not much more than that.
alexh86
Master of the Three Blades
Master of the Three Blades
 
Joined: December 2014
PSN: ahark86
Favorite title: Shenmue II

Re: Shenmue HD in magazines

Postby James Brown » Fri May 04, 2018 12:45 pm

Not the biggest article that I was expecting, but there's a smallish blurb in the latest issue of the Official Playstation UK Magazine -

Image

Full Page:
Image


Full Spread:
Image
Image

James Brown has received 6 thanks from: Kiske, Let's Get Sweaty, Sonoshee, Stromer, Switch, Yama
User avatar
James Brown
"After Burner...Great!"
"After Burner...Great!"
 
Joined: March 2003
Location: England
XBL: skilljimmeh
Favorite title: Shenmue

Re: Shenmue HD in magazines

Postby Yokosuka » Fri May 04, 2018 1:30 pm

James Brown wrote: Not the biggest article that I was expecting


I don't see any reason why. It's only an announcement, and D3T have been themselves very stoic about. A 1/2 page is easily satisfying, thanks for the scan.
User avatar
Yokosuka
Machine Gun Fist
Machine Gun Fist
 
Joined: August 2014
Location: France
Favorite title: Shenmue II
Currently playing: Rocket League

Re: Shenmue HD in magazines

Postby James Brown » Fri May 04, 2018 4:37 pm

Yokosuka wrote:
James Brown wrote: Not the biggest article that I was expecting


I don't see any reason why. It's only an announcement, and D3T have been themselves very stoic about. A 1/2 page is easily satisfying, thanks for the scan.


Ahh I guess so, the Tomb Raider announcement got pretty favoured anyways, double sided poster, 4 coasters, front cover and an 8 page article! It's to be expected though :D

No worries! Will keep an eye out for more over the coming month!
Image
User avatar
James Brown
"After Burner...Great!"
"After Burner...Great!"
 
Joined: March 2003
Location: England
XBL: skilljimmeh
Favorite title: Shenmue

Re: Shenmue HD in magazines

Postby Yama » Sat May 05, 2018 1:32 pm

James Brown wrote: Not the biggest article that I was expecting, but there's a smallish blurb in the latest issue of the Official Playstation UK Magazine -

Image


It's so good to see Shenmue in modern day print again. That one definitely hit me looking at it.
Image

Yama has received 4 thanks from: *Kenshin Himura*, James Brown, Kiske, VukBZ2005
User avatar
Yama
Shenmue Dojo Owner
Shenmue Dojo Owner
 
Joined: December 2003
Location: Los Angeles
PSN: YamaMX
Favorite title: Shenmue

Re: Shenmue HD in magazines

Postby dietsoap » Sat May 05, 2018 5:26 pm

James Brown wrote:
Yokosuka wrote:
James Brown wrote: Not the biggest article that I was expecting


I don't see any reason why. It's only an announcement, and D3T have been themselves very stoic about. A 1/2 page is easily satisfying, thanks for the scan.


Ahh I guess so, the Tomb Raider announcement got pretty favoured anyways, double sided poster, 4 coasters, front cover and an 8 page article! It's to be expected though :D

No worries! Will keep an eye out for more over the coming month!

Tbh, that article was more than I expected. Considering Sega and the devs have said virtually nothing about the game so far, I think them giving the announcement a full page of its own rather than a little blurb saying "Shenmue HD collection has been announced" is quite nice.

dietsoap has received a thanks from: James Brown
User avatar
dietsoap
Funny Bear Burger Clerk
Funny Bear Burger Clerk
 
Joined: December 2013
Favorite title: Shenmue

Re: Shenmue HD in magazines

Postby Let's Get Sweaty » Mon May 07, 2018 12:32 pm

Saw this posted on Twitter:

Image

So if you're looking for a game that's either a masterpiece or a mess, PC Gamer's cutting insight has you covered.

Let's Get Sweaty
Machine Gun Fist
Machine Gun Fist
 
Joined: January 2012
Favorite title: Shenmue IIx
Currently playing: truant

Re: Shenmue HD in magazines

Postby Spaghetti » Mon May 07, 2018 1:33 pm

Mm, sweet games journalism hyperbole.
User avatar
Spaghetti
Machine Gun Fist
Machine Gun Fist
 
Joined: November 2015

Re: Shenmue HD in magazines

Postby mjq jazz bar » Mon May 07, 2018 1:57 pm

The more magazines, the better. Keeps the name fresh in people's minds!
User avatar
mjq jazz bar
Alpha Trading Boss
Alpha Trading Boss
 
Joined: June 2015
PSN: mortimerOA
Favorite title: Shenmue II
Currently playing: Yakuza 0 & Ni No Kuni

Re: Shenmue HD in magazines

Postby James Brown » Tue May 08, 2018 2:27 pm

Whilst having a more thorough look through the Official Playstation UK magazine, I noticed a second article, mainly more about Shenmue 3 though.

Image

Full Page:
Image
Image

James Brown has received a thanks from: Stromer
User avatar
James Brown
"After Burner...Great!"
"After Burner...Great!"
 
Joined: March 2003
Location: England
XBL: skilljimmeh
Favorite title: Shenmue

Re: Shenmue HD in magazines

Postby Centrale » Tue May 08, 2018 2:42 pm

James Brown wrote: Whilst having a more thorough look through the Official Playstation UK magazine, I noticed a second article, mainly more about Shenmue 3 though.


Well, I don't begrudge the tone of the article, but I think Yu Suzuki is still thinking in terms of innovative gameplay, particularly since this isn't a project with a AAA budget. However, I do take exception to the author saying that Sonic Mania didn't bring anything new to that series, because it had numerous clever innovations and it also simply would not have been graphically possible on old hardware in spite of its pixel art styling.

Centrale has received a thanks from: VukBZ2005
User avatar
Centrale
Man Mo Acolyte
Man Mo Acolyte
 
Joined: June 2015
Favorite title: Shenmue

Next

Return to Shenmue I & II Re-Release

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 4 guests

Powered by phpBB © 2000-
ShenmueDojo.net