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Yet another PR headache for “Shenmue III” – no preorder DLC for Kickstarter backers

The Shenmue III anti-hype train just keeps on chugging along. According to a comment on the game’s Kickstarter page, original Kickstarter backers of Shenmue III will not receive the bonus pre-order content that comes with the standard or deluxe retail editions of the game. A backer named Antonio Miranda requested information from Ys Net regarding season passes and the trial

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Refunds promised to “Shenmue III” backers after Epic Games exclusivity backlash

Last month, publisher Deep Silver and developer Ys Net confirmed that Shenmue III is going to be exclusive to the Epic Games Store on Windows PC. That surprise announcement decision disappointed many Shenmue fans, particularly the backers of the original Kickstarter campaign. Not only did the Epic Game Store not exist back when Shenmue III was crowdfunded in 2015, but

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E3: “Shenmue III” backers demand refunds after Epic Game Store exclusivity announcement

During the E3 2019 PC Gaming Press Conference, publisher Deep Silver and developer Ys Net have confirmed Shenmue III is going to be exclusive to the Epic Games Store on Windows PC. That may come as a surprise to Valve, as the Shenmue III Steam page is still live at the time of this writing and backers of the original

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Imagine my shock! “Shenmue III” delayed yet again

Publisher Deep Silver and the Shenmue III development team Ys Net released their 100th update to Kickstarter backers today. How did they celebrate this milestone? By announcing another delay. The new release date is now 19 November 2019. Here’s how the team put it in the update: Whilst almost ready, the game simply needs a little more refinement before being truly finished.

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Have you taken a walk “In Ryo’s Footsteps”? (SEGA Week Special)

Before their dreams came true when Shenmue III was revealed at E3 2015, the loyal Shenmue fan base was still rich with artistic and musical tributes, social media campaigns, and various other fan projects celebrating the dormant SEGA franchise. Among the more ambitious fan projects were a pair of documentary films titled In Ryo’s Footsteps by independent filmmakers Andrew Pine

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“Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night” releasing in June, new trailer released

According to ArtPlay and 505 Games, Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night will release on 18 June for PS4, Xbox One and PC, while the Nintendo Switch version will arrive on 25 June. Bloodstained‘s release marks the end of a storied development. Spearheaded by Castlevania producer Koji Igarashi, the game set new records on Kickstarter in 2015, becoming the short-lived most

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Face-Off: Is the Dreamcast still worth collecting? (SEGA Dreamcast Anniversary Week Special)

While the release of Shenmue I & II last year was certainly cause for celebration among SEGA fans, its release begs a question of critical, global importance: Is the SEGA Dreamcast still worth collecting for? To address this confounding issue, two top minds from Internet blogging sites have agreed to debate the finer points of the conundrum, and what better

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