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Shenmue III: punching all the right notes

From this latest Shenmue III screenshot, we have what promises to be the biggest progress we have seen so far. Not only does the image look FANTASTIC, but it also retains those original vibes. This is perhaps the first time that we are seeing the real authentic Shenmue look.  The game on the basis of that screenshot alone, really is poised to be not just another fan funded project, but something truly special and groundbreaking.

 

 

Some fans, including myself were slightly concerned if the game could live up to the hype and if the team could recreate the same experience with different hardware and much smaller financial resources.  And if, what appears to be the case, Shenmue III’s development has carried on in this spectacular vein, then the game could even surpass the wildest of fan expectations.

 

 

 

In light of a few negative reviews of the Shenmue I & II collection, this screenshot is a massive morale boost for the fanbase. It really looks like not just the game is on track, but that this is the real deal. Also very key to point out, Ryo looks authentic and it’s a sign that the character models have reached the same level as those environments showcased in the small trailers.

 

 

I’m quietly confident now that Shenmue can live up to the hype.

 

Being a game anyway, that won’t immediately appeal or gain the attention of the casual gamer, means that in some ways maybe it can slip under the radar. And maybe allow the team more freedom to work under, as bizarre at that could sound.  And you could certainly say, even though there is some pressure on YS NET and Deep Silver, the extra year they’ve taken to release Shenmue III, will ensure we do not have a “rushed mess”.. As some fans may point the finger at towards with certain other releases..

 

 

We hope to see more similar quality screenshots in the build up to 2019 and beyond.

Not only will it help to gather more momentum, but it’ll show that this is not just another project, this is something special and unique.

This is Shenmue.

 

 

(ಠ▂ಠ,) DeathWishRyo

 

 

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Bertie Wiseman

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Bertie Wiseman

Hey guys I would like to remind you we now have Official Shenmue500K APP for Android Phone Users, to make it even easier for you to keep track Shenmue 3 News.

Please visit this link to Download 500K APP:

If you would like to share your own Shenmue experience or you have worked on your own fan art or a project. Please get in touch Use our Contact Form

In order for Shenmue 3 to be the best game we could want, remember to make a PayPal Donation at Shenmue 3 Slacker Backer Campaign if you missed out during the Shenmue 3 Kickstarter – (https://shenmue.link/order/) It’s a great way to show support and become part of gaming history there are still stretch goals to be reached.

Created this website for the 3rd Shenmue500K Group this website will also play role in supporting shenmue.link.

Will also bring you all the latest – (Shenmue III News, Updates from the Community and many Interviews from Yu Suzuki and partners and maybe even odd article from myself) – Regarding Shenmue 3 Development over the next 2 years.

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