Your petitions, they will do nothing. As far as Sega is concerned, cult adventure series Shenmue is dead in the water. But as far as fans are concerned, well, that's another story.

Korean fan NoconKid has got to work remastering the original Shenmue in HD, and he is doing a damn fine job. Leather jackets, coke machines, run-down florists, as you can see from these screens and videos, it's all looking very, very nice.

Before you get too excited, remember, he's only done certain aspects of a single area of the game. It's not like you can just download this right now and play the entire thing in HD.


By his own admission, doing the rest will take a "long, long time", and if past fan attempts at this sort of thing are anything to go by, it probably won't ever be done at all.


But hey, why get down about Shenmue. That's all anyone ever does. Why not just enjoy the stuff he's already done, squint a little, use your imagination and pretend you can download this for $6.99 on Steam.

[나에게 최고의 명작 쉔무를 한편의 영화로 그리고 HD버젼으로...][thanks Kev!]