With all this talk about Shenmue 3, have you wondered what all the fuss is about? Janelle's been playing the original for the first time. Meanwhile, Heath, who finished that game well over a decade ago, has been watching and reminiscing.
We couldn't help but notice how the game, while undeniably dated, still looks good.
This led us also to discuss what makes certain graphics hold up well. Why do some games look good when they're new, crappy a year later, and downright laughable after five or six years? Meanwhile, some games still look great after 15 years, such as Shenmue and Castlevania: Symphony of the Night.
And what makes Shenmue's open world different than others? With so many other, bigger open world games around, why is there still such a dedicated following for Shenmue?