Tag Archives: Epic Games Store

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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SNK rejects exclusivity deal with an “unnamed PC platform” for “Samurai Shodown”

In a recent interview with Korean outlet GameFocus, Samurai Shodown director and art director Nobuyuki Kuroki revealed that SNK executives rejected an exclusivity offer from an unnamed “PC sales platform.” While the chief suspect is certainly the Epic Games Store, as Niche Gamer astutely points out, the platform could very well have been GOG, Itch.io, Steam or others. According to

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E3: Tripwire releases new trailer for shark RPG “Maneater”

Tripwire Interactive revealed Maneater at E3 2018. and this year during the PC gaming press conference, the company released an all-new trailer for their submarine RPG, this time featuring the game’s antagonist, Scaly Pete (voiced by Chris Parnell). You can watch the new trailer below. Maneater is an open-world, action RPG set in the Gulf Coast where players control a giant

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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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