Category Archives: Shenmue

The Hazuki Diaries Part Four – Let’s Get Sweaty

“The Hazuki Diaries” is a project in which I chronicle my replay of the original Shenmue on the Dreamcast. Check out part one here. After asking around a bit, I learned that Charlie often hung out at a tattoo parlor in … Continue reading

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The Hazuki Diaries Part Three – Kickin’ Ass and Feedin’ Cats

“The Hazuki Diaries” is a project in which I chronicle my replay of the original Shenmue on the Dreamcast. Check out part one here and part two here. If the previous day was one of sloth and distraction (paralleling my own real-life Sundays), … Continue reading

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The Hazuki Diaries Part Two – I’ll Find Lan Di, Just Hang-On

“The Hazuki Diaries” is a project in which I chronicle my replay of the original Shenmue on the Dreamcast. Check out part one here. I left my home in search of anyone who knew anything about the people involved with … Continue reading

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The Hazuki Diaries Part One – December 3, 1986

I had a lot of fun documenting my replay of Phantasy Star Online Ver. 2 on the Dreamcast, so I decided to do it again, but this time with Shenmue! I’m calling it “The Hazuki Diaries” and it’s going to … Continue reading

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Electronica or Buttrock- What is Sega’s Musical Legacy?

As I listened to the final episode of Saturday Night Sega (RIP) recently, I was struck by the sheer variety of the tunes played during the show. Despite all the disparate styles of songs played, two genres were most prevalent: … Continue reading

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Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed – Ryo Hazuki DLC

One Ryo Hazuki DLC for Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed (PC Steam version), $1.59. I’ll try it.

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Sega Digital Review – 3D Super Hang-On

Released November 28, 2013 / $5.99 Version Reviewed: 3DS Original Release: Arcade / 1987 EDIT: I was just informed on Twitter by the producer of the Sega 3D Classics, Yosuke Okunari, that Super Hang-On was not actually a Yu Suzuki-directed … Continue reading

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Happy Dreamcast Day! 99 Ways to Celebrate

Today marks the 13th anniversary of the Dreamcast’s North American debut on 9/9/99 and it’s a great time to celebrate this incredible and innovative system! 99 ways to celebrate the Dreamcast today (in no particular order): 1. Wish the Dreamcast … Continue reading

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Sega Fun Club Podcast Episode 3 – Dreamcast Memories

Get the episode on iTunes! The Sega Dreamcast is pretty much the most important video game system ever to me. In this episode of Sega Fun Club I explain why, sharing some of my fondest Dreamcast memories. John (the other … Continue reading

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#GiveYuTheShenmueLicense

This coming Monday is September the 3rd and if you’re a frustrated Shenmue fan, you know what that means: Shenmue Tweetathon! The campaign was started in January of this year by “Team Yu.” It was inspired by an interview with … Continue reading

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