Gamereactor writes: "The latest issue of Japanese gaming magazine Maitsuki Playstation reported about some players around the world dreamed of ever since we last återsåg game character era Shenhua and Ryo Hazuki, namely that Shenmue 3 is finally on its way. Although Yu Suzuki himself left Sega's his original script to be used for a sequel, and he will also provide guidance during development to get to where the atmosphere.
Shenmue 3 will be developed by the parts from the old original team and the Yakuza team late in February released Yakuza 3 for Playstation 3 in Japan. Graphic promised real great that makes the old games justice, and the story should be easy to digest even for those who played the precursors to avoid excluding anyone."
With a particular attention, Gamereactor has just published the news that Shenmue 3 is in production but it's an April Fool joke.