There is a keyword in this headline: considering. Shenmue III hasn’t been confirmed by any means, but this is good news for Shenmue fans.
Yu Suzuki, creator of the popular Shenmue series, stated today that he is open to doing something similar to a Kickstarter campaign to help fund Shenmue III. In addition, he’d also like to continue the story in either an anime or manga.
Regardless of whether or not Shenmue III sees the light of day, it’s clear that there’s a story waiting to be told and its creator wants to tell it.