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[Eurogamer]Yu Suzuki thinks about Kickstarter for Shenmue 3

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Yu Suzuki is researching Kickstarter, and looking into the possibilities of using it to fund future projects.

Suzuki's always been vocal about how he'd like to return to Shenmue, a series famously cut short after the 2001 sequel, if the chance arose. At yesterday's Shenmue post-mortem at this year's GDC, he said he'd like to make Shenmue 3 with the "right opportunity."

Speaking in an interview today, Eurogamer asked Suzuki that, given his desire to make the game and the fans desire for him to return to the series, whether he'd considered crowd funding the game via Kickstarter.

"Yes," Suzuki answered. "I am researching it."

"Just now, I don't have anything I can say yet," he smiled. "I can't announce right now - but I'm making something."

OGL madness, DirectX12 madness, Snowdrop Engine...Shenmue 3. Shenmue 3

So, can we already declare this years GDC a mayhem of sex&drugs&rock'n'roll? band.gifbiggrin.gif
    
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I would be glad to pay for this, never even played the first two games but this would be the bestest way for me to finally start. Awesome.
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Do want Shenmue 3 soooo bad.
but there's no sex in Shenmue right ? or is there any ?
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Optimised OpenGL madness, DirectX12 madness crapness, Snowdrop Engine...Shenmue 3. Shenmue 3

So, can we already declare this years GDC a mayhem of sex&drugs&rock'n'roll? band.gifbiggrin.gif

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post #5 of 29
Would definitely buy. Shenmue is what made me originally get a Dreamcast (for the 1st one) and an Xbox (for the 2nd one). I'm a really big Shenmue fan haha...not to mention the fact that they, ya know, need to finish the damn story.
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Never got to play Shenmue 1, but did get Shenmue 2 for the Xbox, and LOVED it. Wish i could have finished it though frown.gif
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How about a quality PC port of both Shenmue 1 and 2. Then when those bring in the cash, move on to a quality PC-exclusive Shenmue 3.
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How about a quality PC port of both Shenmue 1 and 2. Then when those bring in the cash, move on to a quality PC-exclusive Shenmue 3.

Yes please biggrin.gif
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Yes please biggrin.gif

I'm sure he'd like to do that but its up to sega. Sega doesn't exactly have a history of making good decisions! They're sitting on some great franchises like streets of rage and golden axe. And why is it so hard to get a 2d sonic on par with the old ones?!
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I will donate for that.
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