Fans of SEGA’s Shenmue have taken to twitter to campaign directly to Shuhei Yoshida, President of Sony’s Worldwide Studios for Sony Computer Entertainment, for the release of a new game in the popular open-world series.
It’s certainly an eye-catching way of grabbing his attention with fans taking photos and brandishing single letters that when placed together spell out the words “Please #SaveShenmue.
— Shenmue Dojo (@Shenmue_Dojo) January 13, 2014
Yoshida has also responded to the plea by with some brief, yet encouraging words…
— Shuhei Yoshida (@yosp) January 13, 2014
In December, SEGA sent out a tweet with an image suggesting that Shenmue 3 could be in the works. The picture (shown below) showed protagonist Ryo Hazuki riding a vehicle with the words ‘Shen 3’ visible on the license plate.
Is it a car? pic.twitter.com/3dFnUX7mCJ
— SEGA (@SEGA) December 31, 2013
Could we be getting close to a big reveal?