Shenmue 3 Kickstarter campaign
A screenshot from Shenmue 2. Sega

Fourteen years after Shenmue 2 was released on Sega's Dreamcast, a follow-up is hoping to get made thanks to a Kickstarter from series creator Yu Suzuki - who came on stage to ring in the beginning of the crowd-funding campaign.

Fans can donate to Shenmue 3's Kickstarter campaign here. We have no doubt it will easily reach it's target goal of $2,000,000. In just ten minutes since its reveal it has raised $22,635 from 326 backers.

A trailer was also revealed for the game's crowd-funding campaign, which you can view below.

The KickStarter page reads: "Shenmue 3 is the true sequel to the classic open world action RPG games, Shenmue and Shenmue 2. Created for modern platforms (PC and PlayStation 4) and built in Unreal 4, Shenmue 3 will continue the legacy of Shenmue.

"With your help, we can #SaveShenmue and rejoin Ryo and our favourite characters on this new adventure!"

Pledge goals have been set. To receive a digital copy on PC or PS4 of the game backers most donate $29 or more, with a physical PC copy available to backers who pledge more than $60. Those who pledge more than $100 will be among the first to play the game and will recieve their choice of a digital or physical version of the game.

A brief plot synopsis for Shenmue 3 is as follows:

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