Ryo Hazuki witnesses the murder of his father in Japan and is now determined to find out the reason. His journey will introduce players to a world so real time and weather are used like never before. Choose where to go and who to meet (and battle).


Two Disc Special Edition:
  • Commentary by writer/director Frank Darabont
  • Two Making-of documentaries, "Hope Springs Eternal" and "The Redeeming Feature"
  • The Charlie Rose Show segment with filmmaker Frank Darabont, and actors Tim Robbins & Morgan Freeman
  • Comic spoof "The Sharktank Redemption"
  • Stills Gallery: Photos from director Frank Darabont's collection
  • Storyboards
  • Trailers

    Editor's Note:

    This game will be released in chapters. (separate GD-ROMs) A great deal of Internet support backs Shenmue. The "Shenmue Passport" will use your saved data to provide this support, whether it be online help, ranking, guides to the Shenmue universe, etc.


    Winner of's 'Best graphics, Technical' of 2000.

    Added on: September 28, 2000

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    • Genre: Fantasy RPG (DC)
    • Theme(s): Asiatic
    • Perspective(s): First Person,Third Person
    • Developer: AM 2
    • Publisher: Sega
    • Released
      North AmericaNov 7, 2000
      EuropeDec 1, 2000
      JapanDec 29, 1999
    • Also known as:
    • シェンムー, in Japan
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