Click here to watch embedded media Shenmue III is out today, which is a step toward finally getting an answer to one of gaming’s longest-running questions: Would Shenmue III be any good? It’s too early to give any kind of definitive answer, but today’s lengthy NGT should at least give you a little hint of what to expect.
The original Shenmue games were cinematic experiences that were ahead of their time in many ways. Is that formula still impressive? All I’ll say is that if you liked those weird old things, you might get a kick out of this one. Watch and see why (or why not!).
For more on Shenmue III, you can read Ben’s feature on the game’s development here or watch our Rapid Fire interview with creator Yu Suzuki here.