Shenmue 3 (Nov 19)

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Looks good, I wish Sega had done more with the re-release of the older games.
This is the best they could do without remaking it almost from the ground up. At least with 2 they were able to port the Xbox version so just adds to the shame of them not porting both back then
 
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This is the best they could do without remaking it almost from the ground up. At least with 2 they were able to port the Xbox version so just adds to the shame of them not porting both back then
Oh I know, I just wish they had remade them both but I bought the games anyway.
 

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August 27, 2019. Well, that's a year away, but at least there's a release date. I wouldn't be surprised if it got pushed further back in the next year, though.
 

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Maybe five to six months, or year, after there’ll be an Xbox version, like No Mans Sky
G: Xbox executives talked about Shenmue quite a bit in the past over social media, and that’s why I was quite surprised to see the deal with Sony. I honestly expected to see you appear on Microsoft’s stage at E3. Was there any contact with Microsoft in the past year about making the game for their console?
YS: I’ll let you use your imagination on this one (laughs).
 
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G: Xbox executives talked about Shenmue quite a bit in the past over social media, and that’s why I was quite surprised to see the deal with Sony. I honestly expected to see you appear on Microsoft’s stage at E3. Was there any contact with Microsoft in the past year about making the game for their console?
YS: I’ll let you use your imagination on this one (laughs).
Ryo confirmed for smash and gears, wooooh!!!! :p
 
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If no announcement of xbox version, I'll have to buy a ps4 on release.... Ryo is worth it though... he's worth it.
Goty 2019, Gotg, Gotc
 

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No only hardcore gamers will care and Sony seems to have them already this gen. Fact is other then older gamers nobody will even know wtf shun use even is it may as well be a new series to most gamers now. They'd have to push it as something new to get good sales.

It breaks my heart to say but shun mue is just not a money maker or console seller even if I myself want it so bad.
It's "Shenmue".
 
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I'm feeling confident that this game will have samey graphics and controls as the prequels, minus walking with triggers.
And that's exactly what I want, a pure sequel (and please, please, please tie it all up) that could've been released 2 years after the second game, just up the res and make better textures.
 

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Also, this really is a dream come true for me, makes my eyes all teared up thinking about it. Gods damn masterpieces of gaming.
 

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I'm feeling confident that this game will have samey graphics and controls as the prequels, minus walking with triggers.
And that's exactly what I want, a pure sequel (and please, please, please tie it all up) that could've been released 2 years after the second game, just up the res and make better textures.
Already confirmed plans for a 4th so won't be tied up
 

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In a recent interview from the G-Fusion Tour in China, Yu Suzuki and Hiroaki Takeuchi talked about Shenmue 3.

Yu describes the new combat as “very varied, richer, and more playable”. Takeuchi-san elaborates that the goal is to create a combat system that welcomes players of different skill levels, and that a lot of consideration of design and balance went into making combat feel fun for all players. He finishes saying a lot of effort went into the combat. Yu’s ambitions are to show a lifelike representation of Chinese martial arts.

Some mini-games from the original won’t return, but there are new ones included that they feel are more interesting. Old mini-games confirmed to return are Lucky Hit, Excite QTE, capsule toys, and yes, forklifts.

Mini-games will hold greater impact and influence over the wider game because of better integration, and there will be surprises after playing for a while. Takeuchi-san is looking forward to player reactions on this aspect.

Yu’s comments in 2017 about Shenmue III being a 70/30 split between old and new ideas has changed thanks to development advancing, and now stands at 50/50.

Side quests and the main story will have better integration, and form a better closed loop. A better translation might be able to elaborate on this, as machine translation threw up the word “branch” and might be related to Yu talking about quests that could have branching outcomes. Side quests will no longer be isolated from the main plot. This was apparently considered for the originals, but couldn’t be achieved at the time.

Yu says Shenmue III is more of a hardcore game than the originals because of elements of playability and increased degree of freedom, it seems to be implied Shenmue III may take longer to complete than the originals (Yu says I & II are single week games, III is a multi-week game). Also seems to infer players can interact, or not interact, with content how they choose. Not completely clear on what this means.

Yu implies once the main story has wrapped up, there are other storylines to explore and systems to play. Sounds to go beyond just the mini-game and combat collection Shenmue II had once you cleared the game, and implies possibly being able to mop that extra content up without having to start a new save.
 
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As long as we aren't moving boxes to "RIGHT, RIGHT, RIGHT!". Man I hated that "mini-game"...
 

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It just still looks all over the place and not much dev time left