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Seen@GDC: Yu Suzuki vs. USSR

We ... don't think he can claim all of these things as his "game works."...

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Yu Suzuki: 'I think Sega's going to let me' make Shenmue 3

During his GDC 2011 panel, Shenmue creator Yu Suzuki said "I think Sega will let me make it," referring to the long-awaited Shenmue 3. However, it's not a guarantee. He couched the discussion by saying it's contingent on budget issues -- by the way, Suzuki said that Shenmue cost $47 million to...

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Yu Suzuki to be honored as 'Pioneer' at Game Developers Choice Awards

Yu Suzuki, a central driving force behind iconic Sega franchises such as Space Harrier, Afterburner, Virtua Fighter and Out Run, will be honored with the Pioneer Award at the 11th annual Game Developers Choice Awards next month. The accolade recognizes creators of "breakthrough genres and concepts"...

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Yu Suzuki discusses concept for Shenmue 3

James Mielke, formerly of 1UP, tracked down Sega legend Yu Suzuki for an interview, during which Suzuki revealed one of his ideas for the design of Shenmue 3 -- which, just to keep you from getting your hopes up, is still totally not happening. But it sounds interesting! But it's not happening. ...

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Shenmue Town is a 'side story,' made by Yu Suzuki's new company

Here's a thought experiment. Would it be worse if: Yu Suzuki's Shenmue story continued, but in the form of a mobile game that none of us will ever play, or a new (mobile, Japanese) Shenmue game was made by Suzuki, and didn't continue the story? Both of those are kind of hellish -- the first...

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Yu Suzuki assumes even smaller role at Sega

Yu Suzuki, creator of such renowned gaming franchises as OutRun, Virtua Fighter and Shenmue has been slowly making a move out of Sega's R&D division over the past year, taking on such a limited role that Sega of America's president believed he'd left the company. GameSpot now reports that Suzuki...

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VC Monday Madness: Space Harrier

Space Harrier (Sega Master System, 1 player, 500 Wii Points) Wii Fanboy says: download it! Yu Suzuki's Space Harrier is quite the fun time. It may not be the perfect arcade port and runs a bit slow when you're playing, but, overall, it's a fun game. And, seriously, for $5, it's a great...

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Yu Suzuki no longer a Sega employee [update: yeah he is!]

Update: Whoops! Sounds like Sega America CEO Simon Jeffrey was totally out of touch. "Yu Suzuki is at Sega and is Creative officer at Sega Corp," Jeffrey told GameDaily this afternoon, recanting his original remark to Gamasutra (see below). Original: If we had made games like Virtua Fighter, Out...

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