In time for the launch of "Shenmue(tm)," the most cinematic
videogame this holiday season for the Sega Dreamcast(tm), Segaź of America will ship a
special "Shenmue Limited Edition" version to select retailers nationwide.
At Software Etc. (Store 812) in San Jose, "Shenmue" developer, Yu Suzuki,
will be on-site Saturday, November 11 from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. meeting consumers and
signing autographs. Signed by Suzuki, The "Shenmue Limited Edition"
features a bonus 5th music CD in addition to the four "Shenmue" game
discs. The music CD will contain tracks including more than 10 original orchestral
scores from "Shenmue."
"Shenmue" is a cinematic epic featuring
hundreds of speaking characters, a highly interactive 3D world, groundbreaking real-time
environments and an online component to enhance gameplay. In "Shenmue,"
players assume the role of Ryo Hazuki, a young man on a mission to unravel the mystery of
his father's death. "Shenmue" was featured among Newsweek's
"top five games at E3 [Electronic Entertainment Expo]" and was given four out of
four stars from Time Digital this fall.
"Shenmue" and the "Shenmue Limited
Edition" have a suggested retail price of $49.95 and will be available on Sega.com in
addition to retail stores nationwide. Both versions hit shelves November 7th and are
3600-A Stevens Creek Blvd.
San Jose, CA 95117
When: Saturday, November 11
10:30 AM -