Sega has announced that cult Dreamcast classics Shenmue and Shenmue II will be heading to PlayStation 4, PC, and Xbox One later this year.

The games that had you frantically searching for tattooed sailors and bombing around harbours in forklift trucks will be released as a double-pack, which Sega's billed as the 'definitive version' of the revenge-driven saga. 

While the games haven't been fully remastered from the ground-up as such, players will still be able to enjoy a bunch of new features, including a revamped user interface, modern control options, English and Japanese voice acting, and fully scalable screen resolution. 

Shenmue I and II will be released digitally and physically at some point in 2018, priced at $29.99.

Shenmue was released for the Dreamcast back in 1999, and was originally conceived as an RPG set in the Virtua Fighter universe. The sequel arrived two years later, although in the US it was ported to Xbox due to the untimely demise of the Dreamcast in the west. 

Creator Yu Suzuki is currently beavering away on Shenmue III for the PS4 and PC, which is currently pencilled in for release in the second half of this year.

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