Shenmue

Shenmue

  • Publisher
    Sega
  • Developer
    Sega AM2
  • Release date
    29 Dec 1999

"He shall appear from a far Eastern land across the sea. A young man who has yet to know his potential. This potential is a power that can either destroy him, or realize his will. His courage shall determine his fate. The path he must traverse, fraught with adversity, I await whilst praying. For this destiny predetermined since ancient times... A pitch, black night unfolds with the morning star as its only light. And thus the saga, begins..." This first chapter of Shenmue kicks off Yu Suzuki's cinematic Dreamcast tour-de-force, an exploration-heavy adventure that has players immerse themselves in Yokosuka, Japan. Players slip into the role of a young martial artist named Ryo Hazuki, who is on the trail of his father's killer. On the way, players must talk with hundreds of characters, engage in martial arts battles, and marvel at the realistic depiction of the Japanese coastal town.

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AGM score 88%
IGN 9.7
GameSpot 7.8
simulation
e3 2000
health
death
cutscene
melee
real-time combat
mercenary
record breakers
adventure
polygonal 3d
single-player only
soccer ball
detective
high score
martial arts
hand-to-hand combat
sprite-scaling
third-person perspective
fist
game over
revenge
the mob
action-adventure
time limit
moral decisions
red herring
hamburger
voice acting
role playing
weather
non-player character
brawler
table
realism
e3 1999
alternate historical
power of friendship
tragic hero
save point
sword
love
key
side quests
player character
coming of age
fetch quests
my father's sword
multiple endings
original soundtrack release
loading screens
product placement
day/night cycle
scroll
persistent world
asian style
sandbox
artificial intelligence
open-world
katana
branching story line
questing
quick time event
ambient music
flashback
motion blur
rpg elements
descendants of other characters
vending machine
arcade cabinet
collector's edition
quest tracking
alcoholic beverages
drunk character
motion capture animation
cherry blossoms
hair physics
motion capture suit
murder
tea
desk
television
jukebox
minigames
cat
window
interactive environments
street sign
hidden door
interactive cutscene
gangs
aluminum can
phone
video game characters that play video games
wardrobe
power line
forklift
multiple discs
full reactive eyes entertainment
the 1980s
ball
day-based narrative
tofu
capsule toy
kotatsu
metagame
cliffhanger
christmas
spiky-haired protagonist
disc streaming
supply and demand
skybox
sitting down
kung fu
formal clothing
episodic content
timed decisions
employment
functional window
dice
holiday themes
mid-development ip split
unresolved stories
interactive achievement awards 2001
karate
vmu support
cancelled episodic game series
passport
boombox
dart board
deer scare
gameplay twist
platform change
phoenix mirror
dragon mirror
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About Shenmue

Shenmue is released by Sega in 29 Dec 1999. The game is designed by Sega AM2. Shenmue is a typical representative of the Role-playing (RPG) genre. Playing Shenmue is a pleasure. It does not matter whether it is the first or a millionth hour in Role-playing (RPG), there will always be room for something new and interesting. Thrilling levels and gameplay Shenmue will not leave anyone indifferent. The complexity of gameplay increases with each new level and does not let any player get bored.

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Shenmue is versatile and does not stand still, but it is never too late to start playing. The game, like many Role-playing (RPG) games has a full immersion in gaming. AllGame staff continues to play it.

Shenmue is perfect for playing alone or with friends.

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