Swingin’ Report Show #81: Shenmue 3 Kickstarter Countdown

Join George and Barry as they count down the final hour of the record breaking Shenmue 3 Kickstarter campaign! It has been as wild month, from the game’s E3 Sony stage announcement, to the ups and downs of Awesome Japan’s handling of the campaign. Hear our thoughts on how the Kickstarter was managed, the new tiers, and the recently revealed details of what we can expect in the finished game. Also in this episode, the recent comments from SEGA Games president on the company regaining the trust of gamers.

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2 responses to “Swingin’ Report Show #81: Shenmue 3 Kickstarter Countdown

  1. Sestren_NK says:

    Oh gosh, as a graphic designer myself, around the 48 minute mark, I found myself laughing hard in total agreement. And I’m definitely with you about Yu Suzuki’s arcade history, and yet so overlooked…

    And I need to find out what brand of band-aid Ryo uses. Mine fall off in the same day I put them on!

    • Funny thing is, they aren’t even using the proper lookalike font. They should be using Mistral, like I did in the above podcast image. Not Papyrus, which is better suited for a thai restaurant menu or a welcome sign for a yoga studio. I do think there is a charm to the old menu designs that Shenmue 1&2 had, but they need to step it up in the design department.

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