Forums => Campaign News => Topic started by: Team Yu on January 20, 2016, 06:04:58 AM

Title: Yu Suzuki accepts two Guinness World Records
Post by: Team Yu on January 20, 2016, 06:04:58 AM

The official Guinness World Records website has a new article ( on Shenmue III's historic crowdfunding success, with new comments from Yu Suzuki while accepting two certificates for the records achieved last summer.

"Everything that happened was beyond my expectation," he explains, "I was touched by the fact that there were so many fans waiting for the release of Shenmue 3."

"The game has universal themes like family, love and romance," he adds when asked his opinion on why interest and anticipation in the Shenmue series has endured among the gaming community, "That is why people can empathize.”

He describes the game as having an even "larger scale of open world," with current development being "a heavy responsibility... because this game is now supported literally by fans."

He goes on to explain, "I don’t like to be beaten by others. It is better for me to find an original way and an individual creation [because this] draws more attention... I love challenging creation.”

Shenmue III crowdfunding continues through PayPal with a host of rewards available at (, and new backers can win prizes in the Winning Can Raffle at (