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Shenmue Dojo Show: Love to Hate Shenmue Video (S2:EP18)

Posted on October 25, 2022 at 20:00 PM BST

Apologies ahead for the very ranty episode, but James and Matt delve into the controversial clickbait and headlines throughout the years that have frustrated Shenmue fans…these unprovoked attacks on our beloved series that we attempt to address…for better or worse 🙂

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Listen to the audio Podcast version via all good Podcast providers and Spotify.


Shenmue 2 OST – Forest 5 (Intro)
Kitchen Brothers – Arihiro & Rika Sato Theme
Richard Cartlidge – Baihu’s Defeat Remix
During Quiz – Various Richard Cartlidges Tracks
RyoX – Inherited Skills at Dawn


SEGA Shop EU Pin of the Month –
Jason Demarco Tweet –
Air Twister –
Air Twister Soundtrack –
Shenmusings GameJam Website –
Dreamcast Junkyard DreamPod with the Dojo! –
Suka Pass Shenmue Passport Fan App –
Kitchen Bro’s Arihiro & Rika Sato Video –
Sporcle Shenmue Quiz –


Article Links:
Interesting tweet:
Jeff Gerstmann: “It’s a fucking bullshit forklift simulator for assholes” – Jeff Gerstmann:
Shenmue is the best bad game of all time:
Random hate:
Shenmue 2 Bad:
Shenmue 3 Shit Show…:
RGT85 Video:
AEW Sign:
Poor Sales:
Shenmue 3 failed Rebuttal:
Video Games Chronicle:
Shenmue 3 sales Poor:
Epic Issue rebuttal from Tim Sweeny:
Shenmue 3 Free Epic People crying:
Brutalmoose liked it:
Anime did good:

Thanks for watching!

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