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News Rejoice, Shenmue III Is Getting a Physical Edition on PS4
Kickstarter campaign still going strong
Last month, developer Yu Suzuki stated that he'd like to get Shenmue III onto physical PlayStation 4 discs, and thanks to the game's super successful Kickstarter campaign, it looks like that dream's going to become a reality. You'll get a retail edition of the release if you pledge $60 to the project, and...
News Ryo Hazuki's Original Voice Actor Is Back For Shenmue III
Take me to Lan-Di
Fans will know that the Shenmue games had some pretty questionable voice acting - especially looking back at them now - but we doubt that you lot would want it any other way. As such, the Kickstarter funded third title in the series will see the return of protagonist Ryo Hazuki's voice actor, Corey Marshall. "Corey is as excited...
News Yu Suzuki Wants Physical Shenmue III PS4 Discs
Where is the mirror?
Shenmue III could yet get a Blu-ray release on the PlayStation 4, as Yu Suzuki explained during a Twitch livestream overnight that he's eager to make it happen. The veteran developer told fans that he's currently considering ways to get the disc produced, and pleaded patience while he figures out the final details. We reckon...
Live Watch Yu Suzuki Talk Shenmue III Right Here
Streaming from Warehouse No. 8
As promised earlier in the week, Yu Suzuki will be hosting a live Twitch stream this evening to talk about Shenmue III and its Kickstarter campaign. The broadcast is set to begin at 19:00PM PT (22:00PM EDT/03:00AM BST), and you can watch it all right here. Hopefully the veteran developer sheds some light on a physical...
News Shenmue III Stretch Goals Extend PS4, PC Sequel's Scope
Betting games, battle systems, and more
After the initial burst of enthusiasm following its announcement, Shenmue III's long awaited Kickstarter campaign has slowed right down. In order for the title to reach its ultimate $10 million target, there's going to need to be another huge surge of interest – and creator Yu Suzuki and crew are desperately...
News Shenmue III Targets $10 Million as Funding Is Clarified
Sony won't see a cent
There's been a bit of a backlash surrounding Shenmue III since its announcement last week, which has been a bit disappointing to see. Ever wondered why we can't have nice things? Well, it's because there'll always be some spiteful people out there looking to scupper them – and Yu Suzuki's crowd funding campaign has been the...
News Forklift Racing Could Return in Shenmue III on PS4, PC
At least we have that to look forward to
Shenmue is a crazy series. The original incorporated various minigames, including gambling and arcade machines – but forklift racing will forever remain a favourite of fans. And speaking as part of a Reddit question and answer session, Yu Suzuki has hinted that it could make a return in the franchise's...
News Ryo Hazuki's Ghastly Shenmue III Character Model Will Totally Improve
Ine-san will be worried
In the cold, hard, sobering light of day, let's be honest: Shenmue III doesn't look very good yet. Unlike other Kickstarter campaigns, Yu Suzuki is flogging this project on the branding alone – and it's worked. But with the funding drive already successful – and Sony admitting that it will be putting its hand in its...
E3 2015 Shenmue III Expands with Fresh Stretch Goals
We love these
Shenmue III has rocketed past $3 million, meaning that it's time for some new Stretch Goals to be added to the campaign. These focus on Baisha Village, one of the three main hub areas in the game. The additions run from $4 million to $5 million, and include additional quests, mini-games, and battle events. If we had to guess, Yu Suzuki...
E3 2015 Shenmue III Now Has a Guinness World Record
Ain't even sweaty yet
Some salty individuals may want you to stop pledging your money to Shenmue III, but that ain't stopping the project from soaring through its stretch goals. The game's already raised a whopping $3 million at the time of typing – and has just been awarded a Guinness World Record for reaching its $1 milli
E3 2015 Sony's Partnering with Yu Suzuki on Shenmue III Production
"We're going to be partners the whole way"
As exciting as Shenmue III's reveal has been, the nature of the release's relationship with Sony has been a little muddy. Currently, we know that it's coming to the PlayStation 4 and PC – but an update to the title's Kickstarter page suggested that other systems could be added to the mix. We assumed that...
E3 2015 You Won't Be Receiving a Retail Release of Shenmue III PS4
Don't you know that's way uncool
Much like antagonist Chai, Yu Suzuki has chewed up any hope of a retail release of Shenmue III on the PlayStation 4 – for now. Following last night's shock announcement, a few firm details are starting to emerge regarding the perennially pined after sequel. An updated FAQ, for example, reveals that SEGA has given...
E3 2015 Shenmue III Will Have Its Revenge as Kickstarter Succeeds
Ten hours after appearing during PlayStation's big E3 2015 press conference in dramatic fashion, Shenmue III has hit its funding target. The game – which will now launch on the PlayStation 4 and PC – smashed all sorts of records, racing to its $2 million target faster than any other title in history. Let's hope that the funders don't...
E3 2015 Shenmue III Searches for Sailors on PS4
There's no need to rub your eyes: Shenmue III is real. Sony helped Yu Suzuki launch the Kickstarter campaign for the long-awaited sequel during its press conference this evening – a reveal that, not going to lie, almost had this author in tears. The title will release on the PlayStation 4 and PC in December 2017, assuming that it makes...