Home / News / Sony startles E3 with Kickstarter-funded Shenmue 3, plus Final Fantasy VII remake and The Last Guardian
Unexpected announcements from the electronics and entertainment giant

Sony startles E3 with Kickstarter-funded Shenmue 3, plus Final Fantasy VII remake and The Last Guardian

Sony used its E3 press conference to reveal that a Shenmue 3 game is in development.

That fact was surprising in itself, but series creator Yu Suzuki went on to say that he was launching a Kickstarter to fund the title.

And it seems that he’ll have no problem reaching the goal of $2m, with fundraising sitting just shy of that target after a veritable pile in after the announcement.

But that wasn’t the only surprise Sony had in store – the electronics and entertainment giant also confirmed that:

  • A full blown remake of Final Fantasy VII called, imaginatively, Final Fantasy VII Remake, is in the works.
  • The Last Guardian is still in development and is coming to PlayStation 4 at a TBC date in 2016.
  • A new game in the Hitman franchise, called simply Hitman, is in development for PS4, but also other platforms including PC.
  • Call of Duty: Black Ops III will be promoted heavily with PS4 as opposed to the brand’s historic tie-ins with Xbox, with owners of the Sony machine getting extra DLC content upon the game’s release.

We’ll be rounding up all the PC-related news from the big E3 press conferences here on PCR throughout the week!

Check Also

Netgear launches Nighthawk Pro gaming XR1000 WiFi router

NETGEAR, Inc. has released its new Nighthawk Pro Gaming XR1000 WiFi 6 AX5400 router. This …