The only reason I don’t think this is part of a coordinated effort is that it is an already sold product that (if I remember correctly) they’ve collected money for, so they are really just frustrating the buyers. If it was an upcoming product not already sold out, I’d believe the delay was...
Honestly, the negativity was a vocal minority. The game was critically acclaimed and sold very well.
it has a very high user rating on PSN and Amazon (both where you have to actually buy the game to rate it), and was the third best selling PS game last year behind only two Call of Duty games.
Yeah, Koch/Deep Silver is magnitudes more likely than Sony. Don't forget, Sony is all about their hundred-million dollar exclusives that make big bucks. They do experiment, but generally with new franchises/IPs that they own, rather than picking up or supporting a 4th game in a series. I'm not...
Agreed. As excited as I am for the anime and the possibilities that it may open IF it is successful, I am still 50/50 on Shenmue IV happening. I want it as much as any Shenmue fan, but I don't see a big publisher jumping onboard after SIII sales. Prove me wrong, Yu!!!
Nah, my bet is on the Saints Row 5 reveal and trailer. They confirmed previously it was supposed to be fully revealed in 2020, but COVID-19 took its toll.
They could have multiple games, of course, but I still don’t think Deep Silver/Koch will be behind SIV. They haven’t ever talked sales or...
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Question for Ryuji Iuchi
- Outside of Shenmue, what inspires you the most? Are there other games/movies that heavily inspire you?
My fondest Shenmue memory
Receiving Shenmue 2 on Xbox for Christmas - it simply encapsulates everything wonderful...
I think people overestimate the demand. It took a while last year for the S3 collector's edition to sell out. I imagine it'll take even longer this time around.
I purchased the collector's edition and the $39.99 vinyl. I had the mega box in my cart but I just couldn't justify it.