Shenmue III
Review: 5 - "A masterpiece of literature" by , written on May 4, 2006
I really enjoyed this book. It captures the essential challenge people face as they try make sense of their lives and grow to adulthood.

Shenmue III

Availability: Available to Order
£24.95

Publisher Label: Deep Silver

Developer: Y’s Net

Genre: Action RPG

Age Rating: PROVISIONAL PEGI 12

Release Date: 19th November 2019

Play as Ryo Hazuki, an 18-year-old Japanese martial artist hell-bent on avenging his father’s death.

In this third instalment of the epic Shenmue series, Ryo seeks to solve the mystery behind the Phoenix Mirror, an artefact sought after by his father’s killer. His journey takes him to an immersive representation of rural China, brimming with activity and surrounded by beautiful landscapes.

Ryo’s adventure leads him to towns and mountain villages where he can further his training, try his hand at gambling, play arcade games, and work part-time jobs while investigating those who know truth behind the Phoenix Mirror.

  • Epic Adventure – Immerse yourself in the stunning and magical world of Shenmue.
  • Breathing, Living World – Explore inside and outside buildings, take on part-time jobs, play arcade games, and interact with local inhabitants of beautiful Chinese locales.
  • Martial Arts Action – Put your training and upgraded skills to the test via intense free battles and intense Quick Time Events.
  • Solve the Mystery – Converse with a colourful and diverse cast of characters and follow leads from those who hold the answers to the mysterious Phoenix Mirror.

PEGI 16+

PEGI 16+: The game may feature realistic violence to human characters including death and injury and can often include blood and bodies that remain after they are dead. The worst forms of bad language can be heard including sexual expletives.

Sexual activity can be shown but it must not include visible genitals. Depictions of erotic nudity may feature. The use of tobacco and alcohol may be encouraged, and the game can feature the use of illegal drugs. The game could glamorise crime.

This game is rated by Games rating authority and PEGI

The Chelsea Gamer and the Video Standards Council