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Shenmue III at E3? “No comment”

Monday, 2nd June 2008 12:34 GMT By Patrick Garratt

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Sega’s just issued on a “no comment” on rumours last week that Shenmue III is to be shown at this year’s E3.

For what it’s worth – and before you all start frothing at the mouth, digging out your Ryu codpieces and waiting for buses for days on end – we would be extremely surprised it this were true.

The original talk about a new version of the game came from a Meristation report, which speculated that a newly-acquired Unreal Engine license by Sega was to create a third Shenmue game.

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  1. Blerk

    Did Sega ever answer your Yakuza 2 questions?

    #1 6 years ago
  2. Hero of Canton

    Why don’t they just say ‘no’, then?

    @ Blerk – Yakuza 2′s in the process of being localised. I know someone at SOE who told me it was definitely happening.

    #2 6 years ago
  3. Blerk

    I know it’s coming out – it was officially announced a few months ago. But we compiled a list of questions for Pat to fire at Sega, and I don’t remember ever seeing any answers. :-)

    #3 6 years ago
  4. morriss

    /starts waiting for a bus for days on end

    :D

    #4 6 years ago
  5. El_MUERkO

    pft and twaddle, more chance of a dodo kebab in abrakebabra than a shenmue 3

    #5 6 years ago
  6. pjmaybe

    Pah! Why can’t the games industry do flat out denials properly if it’s the case that it’s not happening.

    /races round and round on fork lift truck before asking about sailors down by the docks

    #6 6 years ago
  7. Michael

    What ever happened to Shenmue Online?

    Wasn’t that supposed to continue the story of the series?

    #7 6 years ago
  8. Spiral

    Last I heard it was in development hell. Someone pulled out, they were looking for a replacement, and then it was never heard of again. But I don’t think it was supposed to continue the story.

    #8 6 years ago
  9. mortiferus

    Hmmmm… The plot thickens, or not.

    #9 6 years ago
  10. disusedgenius

    Ba! WHY DOTH THOU TORMENTEST ME?!?

    #10 6 years ago