The Creators of Shenmue and Heavy Rain Have a Chat About Storytelling

Yu Suzuki and David Cage walk into a room. This isn't the setup of a joke, but rather what ends up being a thoughtful session of comparing notes over the methods of storytelling in Shenmue, Indigo Prophecy and the upcoming Beyond: Two Souls. Take a look—the relevant bit starts 22 minutes in. » 6/21/13 7:50am 6/21/13 7:50am

In Case Sega Forgot, Fans Still Really Want A Shenmue Sequel

Today we give the Speak-Up on Kotaku podium over to commenter Ryohumar, who wants to let Sega know there is still hope for redemption in the form of Yu Suzuki and Shenmue 3.

You know, since SEGA was taken over by Sammy, the company has lost a lot of what made it so special. Having grown up as the one kid with a Sega… » 4/07/11 11:20am 4/07/11 11:20am

Yu Suzuki Still Gainfully Employed At Sega

Sega president Simon Jeffery appeared to have misspoke » 8/12/08 4:40pm 8/12/08 4:40pm on the employment fate of famed game designer Yu Suzuki when he told Gamasutra that the creator was no longer employed at the company. Turns out, he is! Hooray! Said to be bearing the title Creative Officer of Sega Corp., Suzuki may be (extremely) low profile and…

Shenmue Creator Yu Suzuki No Longer At Sega

The hopes of a Yu Suzuki led Shenmue III » 8/11/08 4:40pm 8/11/08 4:40pm have just become ground into ever finer particles, as Sega of America president Simon Jeffery tells Gamasutra in a new interview that the legendary developer is no longer at the company. Jeffery says of Suzuki's status that "Last I heard, he was doing some online stuff in…