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|Notes||シェンムー or (Shenmue) is a video game series created by Yu Suzuki for the Sega Dreamcast. Originally developed for the Sega Saturn, the final product moved over to the Dreamcast in December of 1999. Billed as the "killer app" for the Sega Dreamcast Shenmue (and Shenmue II) have gone on to become highly beloved games for the Dreamcast. |
After thirteen years of dormancy, Shenmue III was unexpectedly announced on the Sony PlayStation event at E3 2015. Yu Suzuki came on stage and announced he was going to set up a Kickstarter for the third entry. At the end of the Kickstarter, Shenmue III went on to make $6 million dollars and became the highest funded video-game Kickstarter in history and the sixth highest grossing Kickstarter of all time.
Shenmue III is now slated for a November 19, 2019 release date.