How well Shenmue 3 is or is not doing depends on who you ask, what translation you’re reading, which numbers you look at, and what you think the word “production” means. Or something. Here’s an attempt to make sense of probably the most multi-faceted controversies going around these days.
Shenmue 3 Kickstarter: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/ysnet/shenmue-3
Weekly Famitsu scan & tran: http://www.shenmuedojo.net/forum/viewtopic.php?t=47760
Engadget w/ Shuhei Yoshida: http://www.engadget.com/2015/06/17/an-intimate-chat-with-sony-playstation-shuhei-yoshida/
Twitch Q&A with Yu Suzuki: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eZm-HzCVzL4
Niconico broadcast w/ Yu Suzuki: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IntCDAc6c8Y
Last week on the TOVG podcast, we witheld stories about the ScrewAttack Gaming Crevice: http://www.thatonevideogamer.com/featured/the-tovg-podcast-56-sgc-2015-recap/