There is an anxiety of seeing a classic game return, mainly due to the possibility that Shenmue will look like a relic alongside the kind of open-world games we expect in 2018.
I think gamers just need to let Shenmue be Shenmue. As soon as you start expecting it to be like Sleeping Dogs or GTA you lose what made the game so special, and to this day there are no games that offer the same things as Shenmue did over 15 years ago. Introverted scale is equally as valid as extroverted in modern open-worlds.
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