Shenmue 3 Could Be Funded By KickStarter Type Model


A twitter verified and very well known French Journalist has taken to twitter to confirm that SEGA’s Yu Suzuki (and my all-time hero) is looking at the possibilities of funding Shenmue 3. He created well known games such as Virtua Racing, Hang-On, Virtua Fighter and more spectacularly – the Shenmue series of games for the Sega Dreamcast. It seems his plans for a third entry in the popular franchise which is well overdue could be backed by a funding model similar to Kickstarter?

Quite some time ago thisisxbox was informed that both Shenmue and Shenmue II have been HD-fied for an Xbox LIVE Arcade release, but SEGA are sitting on the fence until they are clear about Shenmue’s future.

The French journalist also delivers the news that Shenmue could be continued in a Manga/Anime setting:

Shenmue 3 has been rumoured for quite some time, but no information or real proof of its existence surfacing anywhere.

We’ll keep you updated should we hear any more news

Via AGB and NeoGaf

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