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Posted by MysteriousBob
@thefreed: Nostalgia does not a good game make. This game sucked then and it sucks even more now. Just because something is innovative and ambitious, doesn't magically make it a worthwhile, entertaining product.
Posted by drew327

I love Brad's outrage at 11:30 at the controls, Lol

Posted by Soap

I know all talk of a third endurance run has kind of died off, but I think this would be a great candidate, it's old so it won't effect sales in a negative way, it's kind of weird and can provide a lot of humour and it's long enough to be an endurance. 
 
...Just saying.

Posted by teekomeeko

I always thought that maybe I'd have liked Shenmue when it came out, but man... there's just no way. Admittedly I was more tolerant of melodrama in games back then (when this came out I only just started playing regularly as a hobby), but this would have simply been too much for me.

Posted by Guyzea
I'll get revenge for my father!!
Posted by falling_fast

oh god, this dub is TERRIBLE xd

Posted by Laini

Gosh, this takes me back. I don't know if I could play it today but at the time this was incredible. I had to look inside every single drawer and talk to every single person. It really sucked me in. Not many games really achieve that these days.

Posted by edsone

oh, seeing this again reminds me I still want the endurance run lol

I've actually replayed the game (along with the second) last year and had a lot of fun.

My opinio is pretty much like Vinny's on this one. It's got it's flaw but there's something compelling to it.

I don't know, sometimes the "flaws" themselves. The thing about taking you time to do and explore everything. In the begining you get frustrated by the pace but it grows on you. Soon enough it makes the game a experience you truly care about. All the mundane things as Vinny said makes it what it was. Of course some of it was there just as a showcase of what could be done with that graphics engine that I still find impressive considering its age.

Flawed? definitely but still something that will stay with you long after you beat the game. I'm glad I played this game. Games like this don't come very often.

Posted by Eclectic

Can we get Brad, Jeff and Vinny to do a Ryan Davis memorial Shenmue Endurance Run?

What? Too soon?

Posted by whatisdelicious

Time to get caught up.

Edited by randomawesome

I made an account here just to say how pissed off I am about Jeff's flippant and condescending attitude about Shenmue. If you're so bitter and jaded about gaming, do a massive favor for those of us who love video games and respect them as art; get the fuck out of games journalism. Goodbye, Giant Bomb,

Posted by Berfunkle

Wow, Harsh. Can anyone tell me what Jeff said that pissed this guy off or maybe point me to a video clip?

When this game was announced, I had no clue about it since I was mostly into PC games 15 years ago.

Posted by Coolarman

@randomawesome: Stop taking video games so seriously and if someone else doesn't like a video game you like should not affect your enjoyment of said video game. So calm down.

Posted by hamchan

I made an account here just to say how pissed off I am about Jeff's flippant and condescending attitude about Shenmue. If you're so bitter and jaded about gaming, do a massive favor for those of us who love video games and respect them as art; get the fuck out of games journalism. Goodbye, Giant Bomb,

AHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

Posted by mrblobby64

Wow, Harsh. Can anyone tell me what Jeff said that pissed this guy off or maybe point me to a video clip?

When this game was announced, I had no clue about it since I was mostly into PC games 15 years ago.

I'm sure he had some rant about it over the E3 stuff this year too but this is what came to mind.

Posted by Lando81

@randomawesome: hahahahahahahaha but no really Shenmue is a shit game.

Posted by Berfunkle

Wow, I was reading some of the comments from that You tube clip. Jesus, some people really, REALLY love Shenmue!