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Shenmue Fan Releases Cute Chobu-Chan-Themed Virtual Pet Game

Time Extension about 17 days ago

Now available for free on itch.io.Yesterday was Shenmue Day in the Shenmue fan community — a time for players to assemble on social media to call on the powers that be (namely Sega and YS Net) to continue Ryo Hazuki's story.The event was celebrated with …
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10 Very British Games for the Sega Dreamcast

The Dreamcast Junkyard about 1 month ago

The British are an odd bunch. We're not really a country (look we're not, you have to admit it. It's like someone got a bunch of nations together who don't really like each other all that much, told them the same rich pricks are in charge of them all and e …
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Fragmented Almanac: Teaser Trailer and an Interview with Developer Roby Provost

The Dreamcast Junkyard about 2 months ago

Last month, the Junkyard office was abuzz with excitement when we caught wind of the news that Fragmented Almanac, a compilation of two eerie narrative-based puzzle games, was soon due to be released by fledgling indie studio ANTIRUINS on our beloved Sega …
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Dreamcast Covers that Go Hard (and Some More that Can Go Straight in the Bin)

The Dreamcast Junkyard about 2 months ago

Like the greatest album covers in the world, some games make a great impression even when sitting on a shelf. Whilst previews in the media, video trailers and word of mouth are vitally important, it would be wise not to underestimate the immediate impact a …
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Guide: All Yakuza / Like A Dragon Sega Minigames

Time Extension about 3 months ago

Updated with games from Like A Dragon: Infinite Wealth.It's fair to say that many people's minds were blown when Yu Suzuki included fully playable arcade games in his Dreamcast magnum opus Shenmue, and while that series continues to this very day, the retr …
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'Shenmue' Earns Hilarious Reference In 'Like A Dragon: Infinite Wealth'

Time Extension about 3 months ago

"This kid is a force of nature".It's often claimed that the Yazkua / Like A Dragon series is a spiritual successor to Yu Suzuki's Shenmue series, and irrespective of where you fall on that particular debate, there's definitely a degree of crossover between …
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6 Games that Scratch the Shenmue Itch

The Dreamcast Junkyard about 4 months ago

There really isn't anything quite like Shenmue. As most Dreamcast fans know by now, the gameplay of Yu Suzuki's magnum opus, which juxtaposed snail's pace sleuthing around Japanese suburbia with frantic Virtua Fighter ass kicking, was polarising back when …
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The Best Dreamcast Merchandise: a Post-Christmas Breakdown

The Dreamcast Junkyard about 4 months ago

As a group of proudly obsessed Dreamcast fans here at the Junkyard, we don't simply leave our admiration for Sega's 128-bit box of wonders at talking endlessly about the games, hardware or accessories that most people associate with the console. For us, th …
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Dreamcastic Christmas 2023: Heart-warming Tales from DreamPod Listeners

The Dreamcast Junkyard about 4 months ago

Ahead of recording episode 125 of the DreamPod, which first aired as part of RadioSEGA’s illustrious Winterfest and is now available in all the regular places, we appealed to our listener base to send us their festive Dreamcast-related ideas, memories an …
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A New Shenmue Fangame "Dreams Of Saturn" Has Released Just In Time For Christmas

Time Extension about 4 months ago

Help Ryo win a Sega Saturn by tracking down Santa-Chans.Update : As spotted by the Shenmue community site Shenmue Dojo, George Kitchen's eagerly anticipated new Shenmue fan game is now available to download.The game is called Shenmue Dreams of Saturn and i …
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Random: Have You Seen This Rare Early Footage Of Space Harrier?

Time Extension about 4 months ago

It shows the game back when it originally featured a jet instead of a human.Sega's iconic 1985 arcade rail shooter Space Harrier is known today for its science-fiction and fantasy-like elements, including flying dragons, one-eyed mammoths, and giant robots …
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New Jet Set Radio and Crazy Taxi Games Announced by Sega!

The Dreamcast Junkyard about 5 months ago

If you are a Sega enthusiast, I'm sure you are already well aware of the big announcement they made last night at The Game Awards. If you still need filling in, then here's the news: Sega have announced new games based on some long-neglected IPs, and much …
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Guide: Building The Ultimate Sega Dreamcast

Time Extension about 5 months ago

Build it and they will come.Sega's final home console is one that many people hold close to their hearts, and for good reason. The Dreamcast was home to some incredible arcade-perfect conversions – including Crazy Taxi 2, Virtua Tennis 2 and Power Stone …
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Celebrating 25 Years of the Dreamcast and the Kaiju Monster it Rode in on

The Dreamcast Junkyard about 5 months ago

Well, shit. It’s been 25 years…or 300 months…or over 13 million minutes. That’s how long it’s been since Godzilla Generations was unleashed in Japan.And the Dreamcast, too, for that matter.In our house, it's always November 27th, 1998.I was a twe …
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Christmas DreamPod - Audience Participation Sought by 30 November!

The Dreamcast Junkyard about 5 months ago

Update: submissions have now closed! You can hear the episode here.I apologise off the bat for raising the spectre of Christmas when we are barely half way through November. I know some will be dismayed by the ever expanding time and space which this parti …
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Guide: All Yakuza Sega Arcade Minigames

Time Extension about 5 months ago

Out Run! Space Harrier! Virtua Fighter! Daytona USA 2!It's fair to say that many people's minds were blown when Yu Suzuki included fully playable arcade games in his Dreamcast magnum opus Shenmue, and while that series continues to this very day, the retro …
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Yu Suzuki Would Love To Make A Yakuza 0-Style Shenmue Prequel

Time Extension about 6 months ago

"Making an even more detailed Dobuita is an interesting idea".Yu Suzuki is a certified video gaming legend. During his time at Sega, he oversaw the production of some of the most important games of the '80s, '90s and 2000s – including the likes of Out Ru …
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New Shenmue Fangame Will Make The Long Wait For Shenmue 4 That Tiny Bit Easier

Time Extension about 6 months ago

Coming December 15th exclusively for PC.Shenmue Dojo, the popular Shenmue fansite, posted a first look at a promising new fan game that will be arriving on PC on December 15th.The short fan game called A Shenmue Story is being developed by the musician Geo …
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Here's Why Castlevania: Symphony Of The Night's English Dub Is So Iconically Amusing

Time Extension about 9 months ago

"What is a man?".Castlevania: Symphony of the Night is rightly regarded as one of the finest video games ever made. A wonderful combination of Metroidvania gameplay, RPG mechanics, gorgeous 2D visuals and a sublime soundtrack, it continues to attract fans …
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The Definitive Shenmue Documentary Is Now Available To Buy/Rent Online

Time Extension about 10 months ago

On Apple TV, Amazon, Google Play, and more!The Shenmue experts over at Shenmue Dojo announced earlier today that the definitive documentary about the series — "A Gamers Journey: The Definitive History of Shenmue" — is now available to buy and rent onli …
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Let’s take a look at Dreamcast: Year Two

The Dreamcast Junkyard about 10 months ago

Back in July 2020, Dreamcast: Year Two - the sequel to Andrew Dickinson's Dreamcast: Year One book - went to Kickstarter and smashed its funding goal within 64 hours. It took a while to get finished, but is now complete, printed, and gradually ma …
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Shenmue-Inspired "Forklift Racer" Coming to Steam

The Dreamcast Junkyard about 11 months ago

 And it is exactly what you think it is.Source: Forklift Racer's Steam pageDirectly inspired by that game with the monotone stalker kid and the kung fu QTEs, indie dev Team Wulinshu has recently unveiled Forklift Racer, a beat-for-beat homage to Ryo …
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Let’s take a look at Fusion DC Magazine

The Dreamcast Junkyard about 1 year ago

All of the old school Dreamcast fans, those who have been appreciating Sega's last great punt at home gaming hardware since the late 90s, are starting to get old. It's true. Long gone are the days where we all hung round the streets in our baggy jeans, lis …