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Shenmue2(XB)- Japanese or no

Discussion in 'Archived Threads 2001-2004' started by Jeff Kleist, Aug 9, 2002.

  1. Jeff Kleist

    Jeff Kleist Executive Producer

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    Given that a dual-layer DVD can hold the game more than twice over, I was wondering if anyone had seen in ANY review of the game whether or not the J track is optional. I saw something over at "Fatbabies", but I'm told they are the AICN of game rumors.

    I know all the demos have been run dubbed, but one would hope that one of them would ask. Playing the UK DC version in J was a far superior experience. Much better acting and immersion. Since the sub files already exist and are timed and ready to go, I see no reason why they can't include it

    Calls to Sega lead to big duhs
     
  2. Morgan Jolley

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  4. Jeff Kleist

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    Bingo [​IMG] The Dreamcast version was on 4 GD-ROMs, and I'm guessing the 4th disc isn't full (but man, what scenary!) Even with uprezzed textures there should be plenty of room for the J track
     
  5. BrianB

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    Interesting piece of news: Microsoft will be bundling the full "ShenMue The Movie" DVD with ShenMue2 in the US to give players a 'recap' of the first game.
     
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    PROTIP:

    Yu Suzuki came to the Bay Area for a special Shenmue signing. My Dreamcast copy is autographed by the man himself, and i got to shake his hand.
     
  8. Jeff Kleist

    Jeff Kleist Executive Producer

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    Brian, I have the import disc of the Shenmue movie. How shall I say this..... I'ts boring as hell to watch someone else play Shenmue. And it's dubbed

    There is no version of Shenmue that has J with subs
     
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  10. Jeff Kleist

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    Sure I remember Ine-san, are you getting at how bad the dub was?

    They did pronounce the names correctly
     
  11. Romier S

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  12. Jeff Kleist

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    a good sign, the Shenmue movie disc that comes with Shenmue 2 has both Japanese(with subs) and English tracks

    Even the J release only had the English, maybe Suzuki-san really listened when we told him how much we hated the dubbing
     
  13. Romier S

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    Do we know if there is any chance of a Shenmue 3 for any platform?

    I would really hate to see this wonderful series die with the Xbox release.
     
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    Well,even though I have the DC import, I'll get the Xbox version just so there would be a chance for a Part 3.

    Don't want Shenmue to go the way of ICO....
     
  15. Romier S

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    Resurrecting this one with a purpose. Some new news out of IGN and thier updated preview:
     
  16. Dan Brecher

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    I may have to get the DC release. Buzz from the bees is that there will be NO European X-Box release for Shenmue 2 which is depressing. It's mysteriously been dropped from the UK release schedule at the X-Box UK website.

    Dan
     
  17. Jeff Kleist

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    GODDAMN MICROSOFT!
     
  18. Romier S

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    Just makes me glad I have the DC import. I'll more than likely pick up the box version anyway just to support the series, I would really like to see a Shenmue 3.
     
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    Was it really Microsoft's choice or was it Sega's? After all Sega saw fit to only give us the dub on the first game.
     
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