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Shenmue II

Role-playing (RPG), Adventure

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Sega AM2, Rutubo Games, Sega, Microsoft Game Studios

September 6, 2001, October 28, 2002, August 21, 2018

PC (Microsoft Windows), Xbox, Dreamcast, PlayStation 4, Xbox One



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Bugs and Glitches: Some players have reported bugs that can disrupt the Shenmue II experience.

High Difficulty: The steep difficulty curve in Shenmue II can be daunting for new players.

Repetitive Elements: Shenmue II may become repetitive after extended play, especially in the Role-playing (RPG) genre.

Why To Avoid

Innovative Mechanics: Shenmue II introduces new and innovative mechanics in the Role-playing (RPG) genre.

Compelling Storyline: The narrative in Shenmue II is deeply engaging, making it a must-play for Role-playing (RPG) fans.

Beautiful World: Explore the stunning world of Shenmue II, a visual treat for fans of Role-playing (RPG).

Why To Play

Yu Suzuki's cinematic masterpiece returns with more spellbinding adventure and an even more immersive world. The epic continues as Ryo Hazuki arrives in Hong Kong on his quest to avenge his father's murder by the warlord Lan Di and unravel the mystery of the Phoenix mirror. Set in Hong Kong, Kowloon, and Guilin, you'll travel through breathtaking scenery, rich with mountainous wilderness, traditional Taoist temples, and stunning tropical landscapes. As you move through massive, highly-detailed 3D worlds, you'll interact with almost every facet of your environment as well as a whole new cast of characters.

Originally released on Dreamcast in Europe and Japan, this Xbox edition marks the sequel's debut in the US and includes the Shenmue Movie chronicling the first episode in the series.



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