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Shenmue 3 Box Art
Publisher
Deep Silver
Developer
Ys Net
Platforms
PS4, PC
Release Date
November 19, 2019
Genre
Action-Adventure

Game Overview:

Shenmue 3 is an action adventure title developed by Ys Net and published by Deep Silver.

It is a direct sequel to 2001’s Shenmue 2 and continues the saga of Ryo Hazuki’s quest for revenge against his father’s killer. After a decade in development hell, a Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign was kicked off for the game following its announcement at E3 2015.

Latest Updates For Shenmue 3

Shenmue 3 Comes To Steam November 19

Shenmue 3 Comes To Steam November 19

This would make it a year of EGS exclusivity.

Shenmue 3 Director Says Potential Next Game Will Have To Focus On More Mass Appeal

Shenmue 3 Director Says Potential Next Game Will Have To Focus On More Mass Appeal

If there is actually a next game, anyway.

Shenmue 3: Big Merry Cruise DLC Adds More Mini-Games, Out on March 17th

Shenmue 3: Big Merry Cruise DLC Adds More Mini-Games, Out on March 17th

Venture onto a cruise ship to complete new challenges and unlock new outfits.

Shenmue 3 Did “Fine” Financially But Is Not Mass Market Game, Per Publisher

Shenmue 3 Did “Fine” Financially But Is Not Mass Market Game, Per Publisher

Deep Silver's parent company sends mixed signals on the game's actual performance.

Shenmue 3 Story Quest DLC Releases February 18th

Shenmue 3 Story Quest DLC Releases February 18th

The game's second DLC add-on is coming soon.

Shenmue 3 Performing Below Expectations – Deep Silver

Shenmue 3 Performing Below Expectations – Deep Silver

Deep Silver revises financial projections due to Shenmue 3's poor performance.

Shenmue 3 Guide – How To Make Money Fast And Bell Tower Puzzle Solution

Shenmue 3 Guide – How To Make Money Fast And Bell Tower Puzzle Solution

Amass a small fortune quickly and find out how to solve that annoying Bell Tower puzzle.

Shenmue 3 Latest Patch Has Conversation Skips And Other Fixes

Shenmue 3 Latest Patch Has Conversation Skips And Other Fixes

Some quality of life fixes come in the latest update.

Shenmue 3 Battle Rally DLC Out on January 21st

Shenmue 3 Battle Rally DLC Out on January 21st

Play as Ryo or two other characters and participate in head-to-head races.

Shenmue 3 Gets New Update And Timeline For Kickstarter Backer Rewards

Shenmue 3 Gets New Update And Timeline For Kickstarter Backer Rewards

A mysterious update comes alongside new timelines for backers.

Shenmue 4 – Lakshya Digital Looking Forward to Development

Shenmue 4 – Lakshya Digital Looking Forward to Development

The studio says it's looking forward to working on the sequel "very soon."

Shenmue 3 Guide – Herb Locations, Herb Maps, and Hide and Seek Locations

Shenmue 3 Guide – Herb Locations, Herb Maps, and Hide and Seek Locations

Get a quick start on selling herbs for profit and solve one of the more annoying puzzles easily.

Shenmue 3 Guide – How To Fish And Lao Jiu Location

Shenmue 3 Guide – How To Fish And Lao Jiu Location

Reel in the big one and also learn how to perform the Body Check.

Shenmue 3 Review – Confidently Classic

Shenmue 3 Review – Confidently Classic

Shenmue 3 purposely avoids revision by fearlessly leaning into its past.

Shenmue Creator Promises Fans He Will Try To Get More Games In The Series Made

Shenmue Creator Promises Fans He Will Try To Get More Games In The Series Made

You will never be wanting for forklift simulators for as long as you live, if Yu Suzuki has his way.

Shenmue 3 is Out Now, New Video Celebrates Series’ Legacy

Shenmue 3 is Out Now, New Video Celebrates Series’ Legacy

Watch creator Yu Suzuki's journey up till the release of the sequel.

Shenmue 3 Review Embargo Will Now Lift On Launch Day

Shenmue 3 Review Embargo Will Now Lift On Launch Day

Thankfully, sanity was allowed to prevail.

Shenmue Creator Thanks Fans Ahead Of Shenmue 3 Release

Shenmue Creator Thanks Fans Ahead Of Shenmue 3 Release

Yu Suzuki wants to thank fans of the franchise.

Shenmue 3’s Delay Was For Extra Polish; November Release Not A Concern

Shenmue 3’s Delay Was For Extra Polish; November Release Not A Concern

The delay isn't stressing Koch Media.

Shenmue 3 Launch Trailer Precedes Long-Awaited Release

Shenmue 3 Launch Trailer Precedes Long-Awaited Release

The story finally continues when Ys Net's sequel launches on November 19th.

Shenmue 3 Reportedly Already Shipping For Kickstarter Backers

Shenmue 3 Reportedly Already Shipping For Kickstarter Backers

The long awaited sequel ships early for many backers.

Shenmue 3 Trailer Shows Off Combat And Training

Shenmue 3 Trailer Shows Off Combat And Training

Train for the big fight in this trailer.

Shenmue 3 Focuses On Towns And Characters In New Trailer

Shenmue 3 Focuses On Towns And Characters In New Trailer

Get a detailed look at the game's world.

Shenmue 3 – 14 Things You Need To Know

Shenmue 3 – 14 Things You Need To Know

The return of a cult classic.

Shenmue 3 Gets New Video Focusing On Game’s Story

Shenmue 3 Gets New Video Focusing On Game’s Story

Those who didn't play the first two can get a recap.

Shenmue 3 Has Gone Gold

Shenmue 3 Has Gone Gold

The long journey is almost at its end.

Shenmue 3 Gets New Screenshots To Highlight Game’s Environments

Shenmue 3 Gets New Screenshots To Highlight Game’s Environments

Get a look at the calming world of Shenmue 3.

Shenmue 3 Gets Updated English “Prophecy” Trailer

Shenmue 3 Gets Updated English “Prophecy” Trailer

Get a look at the updated trailer with its English dub.

Shenmue 3 Backer Trial on PC Starts This Weekend

Shenmue 3 Backer Trial on PC Starts This Weekend

Players can explore Bailu Village and partake in various activities.

Shenmue 3 Developer Says Steam Refunds Depend On Negotiations With Valve

Shenmue 3 Developer Says Steam Refunds Depend On Negotiations With Valve

Well, more drama to add to the pile.

Shenmue 3 Has Faster Pace Than Older Titles, But Still Slow By Modern Standards, Says Director

Shenmue 3 Has Faster Pace Than Older Titles, But Still Slow By Modern Standards, Says Director

The game won't be the fastest thing ever.

Shenmue 3 “Spirit of the Land” Trailer Sets the Mood

Shenmue 3 “Spirit of the Land” Trailer Sets the Mood

Check out the environments, architecture and lay of the land in the new trailer.

Shenmue 4 Will Be Easier To Make If Shenmue 3 Sells Well, Says Yu Suzuki

Shenmue 4 Will Be Easier To Make If Shenmue 3 Sells Well, Says Yu Suzuki

Yu Suzuki would like to be able to finish telling Ryo's story.

Shenmue 3 Trailer Includes Food, Games, and Arena Fights

Shenmue 3 Trailer Includes Food, Games, and Arena Fights

Explore a day in Shenmue through protagonist Ryo's eyes (and fists).

Shenmue 3 Backer Trial Version Will Launch In September On PC

Shenmue 3 Backer Trial Version Will Launch In September On PC

An extended trial will come soon for backers.

Shenmue 3 Shows Off North American Preorder Bonuses

Shenmue 3 Shows Off North American Preorder Bonuses

Get a look at what you get from various stores when you preorder the sequel.

Shenmue 3 Shows Backer Rewards In New Update

Shenmue 3 Shows Backer Rewards In New Update

Get a look at the various Kickstarter rewards.

Shenmue 3 Backers Will Not Receive Season Pass Or Preorder Bonuses

Shenmue 3 Backers Will Not Receive Season Pass Or Preorder Bonuses

From one controversy to another.

Shenmue 3 Gets New Screenshots And Forklift Action

Shenmue 3 Gets New Screenshots And Forklift Action

A familiar minigame gets demoed at the Japan Expo.

Shenmue 3 System Requirements Revealed; Requires 100 GB of Storage

Shenmue 3 System Requirements Revealed; Requires 100 GB of Storage

No, that's not a typo for 10. It requires a hundred fricking gigs of storage.

Shenmue 3 – Epic Games Covered Refund For PC Backers, Will Try To Do So In Future Deals

Shenmue 3 – Epic Games Covered Refund For PC Backers, Will Try To Do So In Future Deals

The company will cover the fees for refunds for crowdfunded games.

Shenmue 3 Developer Implements 10 Unreached Stretch Goals

Shenmue 3 Developer Implements 10 Unreached Stretch Goals

One funded stretch goal, the Character Perspective System, won't be implemented.

Shenmue 3 Developer Will Offer Refunds for Backers

Shenmue 3 Developer Will Offer Refunds for Backers

PC players can also opt to receive Steam keys one year later.

Shenmue 3 Developer Is “Assessing” User Issues With Epic Games Store Exclusivity

Shenmue 3 Developer Is “Assessing” User Issues With Epic Games Store Exclusivity

Ys Net says they've heard the complaints.

Shenmue 3 Gets New Gameplay Videos Highlighting Training, Minigames, And More

Shenmue 3 Gets New Gameplay Videos Highlighting Training, Minigames, And More

Get some looks at the gameplay for the upcoming revival of the classic franchise.

Shenmue 3 Developers Will Not Refund PC Version For Backers

Shenmue 3 Developers Will Not Refund PC Version For Backers

You seem to be out of luck if you don't want the Epic Games Store version.

Shenmue 3 PC Version is Exclusive to Epic Games Store

Shenmue 3 PC Version is Exclusive to Epic Games Store

Ys Net says that the Epic Games Store will be "the best distribution platform option."

Shenmue 3 Confirmed for E3 2019

Shenmue 3 Confirmed for E3 2019

There will likely be a hands-on demo for media representatives at the event.

Shenmue 3 Delayed Again, This Time To November 2019

Shenmue 3 Delayed Again, This Time To November 2019

The game needs "a little more refinement before being truly finished."

Shenmue 3 Will Have Forklifts

Shenmue 3 Will Have Forklifts

More details to come in the next issue of Weekly Famitsu.

Shenmue 3 Receives Info On Combat, Setting, Story, and More

Shenmue 3 Receives Info On Combat, Setting, Story, and More

Shenmue 3 continues to sound like the ideal Shenmue sequel.

Shenmue 3 English Voice Acting Is 80-90% Complete

Shenmue 3 English Voice Acting Is 80-90% Complete

We also get a new video of the actors recording in the studio.

Shenmue 3 Will Be Twice As Long As Previous Games in the Series

Shenmue 3 Will Be Twice As Long As Previous Games in the Series

It’s not like the original two games were short or anything...

Shenmue 3 Crowdfunding Campaign’s Final Amount Is Over $7 Million

Shenmue 3 Crowdfunding Campaign’s Final Amount Is Over $7 Million

The record breaking run ends at last.

Shenmue 3 Steam Listing is Live, New Screenshots Released

Shenmue 3 Steam Listing is Live, New Screenshots Released

Check out the gorgeous environments and a slightly different Ryo Hazuki.

Shenmue 3 Releasing on August 27th, 2019

Shenmue 3 Releasing on August 27th, 2019

Ys Net has finally dated the epic sequel, along with releasing new gameplay footage.

Shenmue 3 Announcement Coming At Gamescom 2018

Shenmue 3 Announcement Coming At Gamescom 2018

The "final touches" are being added to a new video set for August 21st.

Shenmue 3 Gets New Expanded Battle System After Hitting $7 Million Kickstarter Stretch Goal

Shenmue 3 Gets New Expanded Battle System After Hitting $7 Million Kickstarter Stretch Goal

The goal with the expanded battle system is that even those not used to fighting games will be able to enjoy the game.

Shenmue 3 Preliminary PC Specs Require 100 GB of PC HDD Space, Hardware Requirements Revealed

Shenmue 3 Preliminary PC Specs Require 100 GB of PC HDD Space, Hardware Requirements Revealed

Other than space, the rest of the requirements seems quite reasonable.

Shenmue 3 New Video Shows Off How Its Graphics have Been Updated

Shenmue 3 New Video Shows Off How Its Graphics have Been Updated

Looking good there, Shenmue.

Shenmue 3 Delayed to 2019

Shenmue 3 Delayed to 2019

"The extra time will be used to polish the quality further."

Shenmue 3 Not Planned for Nintendo Switch, Series Creator Yu Suzuki Says

Shenmue 3 Not Planned for Nintendo Switch, Series Creator Yu Suzuki Says

The key words here are “for now”.

Shenmue 3 Will Have an Open Ending, Director Yu Suzuki Confirms

Shenmue 3 Will Have an Open Ending, Director Yu Suzuki Confirms

It won't be possible to complete the story with just this entry.

Shenmue 3: Brand New Screenshots of Characters Revealed

Shenmue 3: Brand New Screenshots of Characters Revealed

The screenshots were revealed at this year's MAGIC Monaco conference.

Shenmue 3 Will be at MAGIC Monaco 2018 This Weekend

Shenmue 3 Will be at MAGIC Monaco 2018 This Weekend

Might we see gameplay footage?

Shenmue 3 New Screenshots Show off Environments and Characters

Shenmue 3 New Screenshots Show off Environments and Characters

It continues to look great!

Shenmue 3 Still Planned For 2018, Other Surprises Suggests Producer

Shenmue 3 Still Planned For 2018, Other Surprises Suggests Producer

I'll believe it when I see it

Shenmue 3 Combat Will Be Different From Previous Games in the Series, Director Yu Suzuki Confirms

Shenmue 3 Combat Will Be Different From Previous Games in the Series, Director Yu Suzuki Confirms

"I want to do something a little different with the battles."

Shenmue 3 and Unreal Engine Are Good Fits For Each Other, Says Shenmue Director

Shenmue 3 and Unreal Engine Are Good Fits For Each Other, Says Shenmue Director

However, it also makes it a bit harder to fine tune things.

Shenmue 3 Will Be 70% Like The Original

Shenmue 3 Will Be 70% Like The Original

But the developers are open to adding new ideas to the game, too.

Shenmue 3 Receives First Teaser, Showcases Stunning Environments

Shenmue 3 Receives First Teaser, Showcases Stunning Environments

Represents a "small slice"of an in-development build so be nice.

Shenmue 3 Will Be Published by Deep Silver, Yu Suzuki Present at Gamescom

Shenmue 3 Will Be Published by Deep Silver, Yu Suzuki Present at Gamescom

A meet and greet has been announced for August 23rd and 24th.

Shenmue 3 New Gameplay Footage Will Debut At Gamescom This Year

Shenmue 3 New Gameplay Footage Will Debut At Gamescom This Year

That's not too far out.

Shenmue 3 Delayed to Second Half of 2018

Shenmue 3 Delayed to Second Half of 2018

Development schedule revised due to larger than expected scale.

Shenmue 3 Not Appearing At E3 2017

Shenmue 3 Not Appearing At E3 2017

But hey, new character reveal.

Shenmue 3 Development Update Shows Off Gameplay Footage, And QTEs

Shenmue 3 Development Update Shows Off Gameplay Footage, And QTEs

Another update, at last.

Shenmue 3 Looks To Be Coming Along Great In These New Screenshots

Shenmue 3 Looks To Be Coming Along Great In These New Screenshots

It looks surprisingly good.

Shenmue 3 Entering Full-Scale Production Soon

Shenmue 3 Entering Full-Scale Production Soon

PC pre-orders start tomorrow.

Shenmue Game Director Returning For Shenmue 3

Shenmue Game Director Returning For Shenmue 3

Going back to their roots.

Shenmue 3 Gameplay at E3? Publisher Says “No” (For Today)

Shenmue 3 Gameplay at E3? Publisher Says “No” (For Today)

Tomorrow, who knows?

Shenmue 3 Appearing At E3 2016? Publisher Hypes Up Game

Shenmue 3 Appearing At E3 2016? Publisher Hypes Up Game

"We are preparing great things" according to Shibuya Productions' Cedric Biscay.

Pachter On Sony Delaying PS4 Games, Games Like The Last Guardian & Shenmue 3 Won’t Sell Many Units

Pachter On Sony Delaying PS4 Games, Games Like The Last Guardian & Shenmue 3 Won’t Sell Many Units

"The ones that get delayed are the lame ones."

Shenmue 3 Is Looking Good In These New Screenshots and Video
Shenmue 3 Creator Working to Create “Next Evolution” of QTE

Shenmue 3 Creator Working to Create “Next Evolution” of QTE

Yu Suzuki belivs it's a "fundamental technique" for the game's drama.

Shenmue 3 New Screenshots Showcase Colourful Locales

Shenmue 3 New Screenshots Showcase Colourful Locales

Ryo and Shenhua also present.

Shenmue 3 Hits Funding Goal To Add Ragdoll Physics

Shenmue 3 Hits Funding Goal To Add Ragdoll Physics

$10 million is the ultimate goal.

Shenmue 3 Gets A New Prototype Video

Shenmue 3 Gets A New Prototype Video

Work continues on Shenmue 3.

Shenmue 3 New Screens Now Out, Show Graphics Improvement

Shenmue 3 New Screens Now Out, Show Graphics Improvement

'The composition for the game has been finalized.'

Shenmue 3 Prototype Shown Off In China

Shenmue 3 Prototype Shown Off In China

Looks like Shenmue 3 will have the same kind of immersive world its predecessors did.

Sega Is Supporting Shenmue 3

Sega Is Supporting Shenmue 3

After over a decade of not supporting it.

Shenmue 3 New Screenshots Show Us How Development Is Progressing
Shenmue 3 Could Eventually Be Coming To The Xbox One

Shenmue 3 Could Eventually Be Coming To The Xbox One

The game's director says "I’ll let you use your imagination" on whether he's talked to Microsoft about a port.

Shenmue 3 at 60 FPS “Might Be Too Difficult” – Creator

Shenmue 3 at 60 FPS “Might Be Too Difficult” – Creator

Dev team "currently testing" Unreal Engine 4.

Shenmue 3 Progress Update Next Week Brings Test Shots

Shenmue 3 Progress Update Next Week Brings Test Shots

Ryo is "back in action" according to the game's official Twitter.

Shenmue 3 Director Explains Own Excitement About Continuing The Series, Ryo’s Story Arch

Shenmue 3 Director Explains Own Excitement About Continuing The Series, Ryo’s Story Arch

Suzuki says this game won't wrap up Ryo's story.

Shenmue 3 Is In A Playable State For Testing

Shenmue 3 Is In A Playable State For Testing

But still not for the general public.

Shenmue 3 “Slacker Backer” Campaign Opens for More Funds

Shenmue 3 “Slacker Backer” Campaign Opens for More Funds

Ys Net will accept funding from those who didn't have the chance earlier.

Shenmue 3 Breaks Kickstarter Record for Highest Funded Video Game

Shenmue 3 Breaks Kickstarter Record for Highest Funded Video Game

Also becomes the eighth most funded Kickstarter project of all time.

Shenmue 3 Physical Retail Release Still Unconfirmed

Shenmue 3 Physical Retail Release Still Unconfirmed

As of now, it's simply uncertain whether the crowd-funded RPG will ever have a physical release.

Shenmue 3 Kickstarter Crosses $5 Million in Funding

Shenmue 3 Kickstarter Crosses $5 Million in Funding

With 55 hours left to go, Yu Suzuki's epic hits another milestone.

Shenmue 3 Teaser is Full of Fireflies

Shenmue 3 Teaser is Full of Fireflies

Watch Ryo and Shenhua visit the Lake of the Lantern Bugs in new early footage.

Shenmue 3 Physical Copy for PS4 Finally Being Offered on Kickstarter

Shenmue 3 Physical Copy for PS4 Finally Being Offered on Kickstarter

That's another excuse for not backing the game gone.

Shenmue 3 Will Have Original Voice Actor For Ryo

Shenmue 3 Will Have Original Voice Actor For Ryo

What other kinds of perks are going to pop up?

Shenmue 3 Will “Truly Have” Open World Features at $10 Mil Mark

Shenmue 3 Will “Truly Have” Open World Features at $10 Mil Mark

Yu Suzuki will also accomplish a much longed for feature at the $5 mil mark.

Shenmue 3 Wiki – Everything you need to know about the game

Shenmue 3 Wiki – Everything you need to know about the game

Everything you need to know about Shenmue 3.

Shenmue 3 Kickstarter May Be Hinting At Xbox One Stretch Goal

Shenmue 3 Kickstarter May Be Hinting At Xbox One Stretch Goal

So this was all a case of marketing misappropriation, then?

Shenmue 3 Kickstarter Continues To Impress, All Four $10,000 Reward Tiers Are Now Filled

Shenmue 3 Kickstarter Continues To Impress, All Four $10,000 Reward Tiers Are Now Filled

Fans are proving their dedication to the franchise in the best possible way.

Shenmue 3 Smashes Funding Goal, Raises More Than $3 Mil

Shenmue 3 Smashes Funding Goal, Raises More Than $3 Mil

Yu Suzuki's RPG revival is well on its way to reaching all of its stretch goals.

Shenmue 3 Won’t Release at Retail on PS4

Shenmue 3 Won’t Release at Retail on PS4

Backers who donate $60 will receive a physical PC copy however.

Shenmue 3 Kickstarter Already at $1,584,912 in Funding

Shenmue 3 Kickstarter Already at $1,584,912 in Funding

Yu Suzuki's crowd-funding campaign for the sequel is will on its way to being funded.

Shenmue 3 Announced, Coming to PS4 via Kickstarter

Shenmue 3 Announced, Coming to PS4 via Kickstarter

WHAT IS SONY DOING RIGHT NOW?

Yu Suzuki Wants To Make Shenmue 3

Yu Suzuki Wants To Make Shenmue 3

Make it happen, dammit!

Sonic & All-Stars Racing New Screen Teasing A Possible Shenmue 3

Sonic & All-Stars Racing New Screen Teasing A Possible Shenmue 3

Likely a troll on Sega's part.

The Recent Shenmue 3 Trademark Registration Is Fake

The Recent Shenmue 3 Trademark Registration Is Fake

Shenmue 3 is still just a dream.

Shenmue 3 to be Crowd-Funded? Suzuki Wants to Continue Story in Anime, Manga Form

Shenmue 3 to be Crowd-Funded? Suzuki Wants to Continue Story in Anime, Manga Form

The underdog open-world title isn't dead yet.

Yu Suzuki at GDC: “Sega Will Probably Let Me Make Shenmue 3”

Yu Suzuki at GDC: “Sega Will Probably Let Me Make Shenmue 3”

During a Q&A session at GDC Yu Suzuki, creator of the critically acclaimed Shenmue series, was candidly asked by an audience member "when will Shenmue 3 be released?" Suzuki responded “Well, I w... Read More

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