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Get ready: Shenmue III PC pre-orders begin December 15

The latest edition of Japan’s top weekly gaming magazine, Famitsu, puts the spotlight on various game developers, asking questions on what to expect in 2017. One of those developers is Yu Suzuki, who puts some light on the progress of Shenmue III, while also announcing that pre-orders for the PC version of the long-awaited game will begin on December 15. “Development is …

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Yu Suzuki discusses Shenmue’s music in the latest Kickstarter update

While Yu Suzuki and his team are hard at work on Shenmue III, the team released a brand new Kickstarter update to tease the fans some more. In the latest update, Suzuki-san discusses the importance of music in Shenmue and video games in general. Additionally, he talks his own background in music, including his interests in Van Halen and Deep …

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‘New Batman/Superman Adventures’ animator joins Shenmue III’s team

In the latest Shenmue III Kickstarter update, it was announced that Toshihiko Masada has joined the team to handle the game’s cutscene storyboarding. Masada previously worked on The New Batman/Superman Adventures, where he earned an Emmy award in 1997, and has experience as an animation director, animation choreographer and artistic director, according to the update. “During the storyboard process, what …

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YS Net has begun testing Shenmue III’s motion capture system

Ever since the announcement of a Shenmue III at last year’s E3, there has been a steady stream of Shenmue news coming from Yu Suzuki and his team, YS Net. In the latest Kickstarter update, YS Net has revealed that they have begun testing the motion capture system for Shenmue III! “Right now we are testing out one of motion …

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Yu Suzuki says Shenmue III’s story is 95% complete

A couple of days ago, we reported on the interview that Gameblog had with Cedric Biscay where he discussed Microsoft’s offer for Shenmue III, among other things. Gameblog had recently revealed their interview with Yu Suzuki, and it was quite interesting. According to Yu Suzuki, Shenmue III‘s story is approximately 95% complete. When asked about potential sequels, Suzuki mentioned that …

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Check out these new Shenmue III screens unveiled at MAGIC

Famed SEGA legend Yu Suzuki, and other members of Shibuya Productions, are in Monaco, France, this weekend to attend the Monaco Anime Game International Conferences. Suzuki is giving a Shenmue III presentation, but they’ve been kind of enough to release the latest screens of the game they’ll be showcasing during the show. A couple Kickstarter backers who pledged at the $10,000 tier will …

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New screenshots for Shenmue 3 appear in the latest Yu Suzuki interview

In the latest interview with Red Bull, Yu Suzuki discusses Shenmue III‘s development, as well as the future of the series. According to Yu Suzuki, “Shenmue 3 will be based on the original 11 chapter story I planned during the [Sega] Saturn era,” he tells Red Bull. “Using that story, we put the game together in such a way that people …

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Check out these new Shenmue III screenshots

Magic Monaco, which celebrates many forms of media including video games, won’t be for another month. However they recently held a press conference where they revealed a few new Shenmue III screenshots! Check them out in the gallery below. Also included are screenshots taken from the conference itself Remember that Yu Suzuki will be at Magic Monaco. Odds are we’ll …

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Games we want SEGA to release in 2016

Maaaaaan, we can’t begin to tell you how happy we are that 2015 is behind us. It was pretty shitty for a number a reasons, one being that it was one of the worst years for SEGA in quite sometime. However, with the new year upon us, the possibilities for SEGA seem almost limitless, right? Well, maybe not so much, but surely …

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