Category Archives: Yu Suzuki

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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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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Sega Digital Review – Virtua Fighter 2

Released November 27, 2012 / $4.99 Version Reviewed: PSN Original Release: Arcade / November 1994 While the Virtua Fighter series is my favorite fighting game franchise of all time, I didn’t really “get” the series until my friend Chris and … Continue reading

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Sega Arcade Games on the Wii Virtual Console

Inspired by both the Hardcore Gaming 101 Sega Arcade Classics book and my recent acquisition of quite a few Wii Points, I decided to give all of the Sega arcade games available on the Wii Virtual Console a try. As … Continue reading

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You Really Ought to Buy Hardcore Gaming 101’s SEGA ARCADE CLASSICS Book

If you are at all interested in strange/great/obscure/interesting games, you probably read Hardcore Gaming 101 on a fairly regular basis. Well, the folks behind that indispensable resource have released their second book (the first was a guide to classic adventure games), and … 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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