The Shenmue III dream is still alive.
When asked by Eurogamer whether he’d consider taking to crowdfunding site Kickstarter to finance a third entry in the Shenmue series, series creator Yu Suzuki answered: "Yes. I am researching it."
Of course, it would have to be a phenomenally successful Kickstarter to fund a project that matched the originals, which reportedly cost $70m to develop.
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