Digital Foundry Proves Why Shenmue Was Ahead of Its Time

Back in 1998, the gaming world was overtaken by one strange word “Shenmue”. Boasting impressive graphics, a  virtual breathing world, and quite honestly set a standard for other open world games to follow.

Digital Foundry, who are known for dissecting video games on a technical level, have done a retro take on the Shenmue series. Their video demonstrates exactly why the game was ahead of its time, spawning a cult following for years to come.


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