Mike Hayes: “Never say never” to Shenmue 3


SEGA loves teasing our poor little hearts regarding Shenmue releases. But things are turning positive, Shenmue franchise turned from a dead franchise to one with new releases. It started this year with Ryo appearing in Sonic & SEGA All-Stars Racing and now the newly announced Shenmue City. But what about Shenmue 3?

“While at present we have no plans for the franchise [on next-gen consoles], the response to CVG’s question has certainly shown the Shenmue legacy ignites a lot of passion among fans. Never say never…” Mike Hayes

I really hope he didn’t mean that he doesn’t have plans for the franchise to return next generation, because that would just piss me off. I think the Shenmue fans have been waiting long enough for their game, now deliver. YS NET is open, get them some good programmers and get this thing cracking.

[Source: CVG]

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6 responses to “Mike Hayes: “Never say never” to Shenmue 3

  1. Sharky says:

    All this awesome Shenmue news is really really getting me excited. I mean. So it isn't coming any time soon… I can wait a few years.

    Forget friends and family, I've spent the last decade looking both ways before I cross the road simply so that when Shenmue 3 is finally released I won't be dead…

    Looking forward to the day I have Shenmue 3 in my hands and I can once more play in traffic.

  2. crackdude says:

    Ryan, that's beautiful.

  3. Centrale says:

    I think the current generation of console hardware has just perpetually been referred to as next-gen.

  4. crackdude says:

    There will be no other, that's why.. Next step is upgrade modules or components or something.

  5. CrazyTails says:

    Mike Hayes is such a tease

  6. ImSmartUrDum says:

    LOL Sharky, I know excactly how you feel.

    Whenever I get ill a thought that always crosses my mind is 'I hope I don't die before Shenmue III'

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