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Author Topic: Dead or Alive 5: Shenmue mod  (Read 8487 times)

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Offline Team Yu

Dead or Alive 5: Shenmue mod
« on: April 09, 2015, 06:04:15 AM »

What happens when a fan reskins a modern fighting game to resemble Shenmue characters and locations?

It tops the headlines on GameSpot, of course.

And around the world.

Regular #SaveShenmue supporter Andrés Delgado, a/k/a Esppiral, has put his modding skills to the test with the PC port of Dead or Alive 5: Last Round, transforming it into a fully playable recreation of the showdown many gamers have dreamed of: Ryo Hazuki (subbing for Jacky) versus Lan Di (in the role of Akira), inviting each other to die like warriors in the familiar surroundings of the Hazuki family dojo.

If you're itching to give it a try, you can download the mod from here:

The extraordinary dedication of Shenmue fans is a frequent topic of interest for the media, and while journalists' optimism towards us getting what we want in terms of reviving the series can vary, the positive press given to Shenmue's enduring effect on its fans only strengthens awareness of the franchise and the argument for its return.

So we salivate at the coverage that would accompany Ryo Hazuki being voted into a mainstream Nintendo hit like Super Smash Bros. The story would be picked up by nearly every gaming website on the planet, such is the appeal of the definitive mascot brawler and the novel significance of Shenmue's lead character being the people's choice for DLC.

Make headlines. Make history. Make your vote count:

Offline jameswalker85

Re: Dead or Alive 5: Shenmue mod
« Reply #1 on: April 09, 2015, 06:53:15 PM »
Love it... even if their faces are a little bit odd...