Taking a brief and well needed breath following lengthly but deserved barrages against Capcoms Street Fighter X Tekken affront to decency, we venture out of the gloom and bask in the blue blue skies of a rare piece of good Sega news.
Seems as though recent indications from Sega minion Ben Harborne weave an intriguing web that suggest we may be in store for a little Shenmue and Skies of Arcadia HD action.
Much like the coming Jet Set Radio remake that is being lovingly carved over at Sega HQ, the broadband hub of many a fellow could soon be aglow with Sega goodness as they transfer the aforementioned gems into our homes via XBLA and PSN.
Speaking on the most demanded games due for the rerelease treatment, Heir Harborne speweth “I can tell you what’ll be: Shenmue. That, and Skies of Arcadia. They’re a couple of our most requested games. I can’t say ‘yes’ or ‘no’, but we may be working on them.”
Sounds like positive news to me! And providing they don’t trip over their own laces again with the simplest of tasks (iOS Streets of Rage 2 music distortion and missing lyrics from the Sonic CD remake is waving.), this could be a great chance for us veterans to relive one of the most memorable chapters of Segas epic console adventures! Now we just need a little Sega Saturn Nights action with online leader boards thrown in to the mix and things will be looking very rosy indeed!
**sorry to hijack your post here dibbs, but there’s a button to click for support of nights over at http://www.nid15.com/, though obviously we’ve missed the 15th anniversary window**