Shenmue is known for its 3D beauty and innovative gameplay. In a mixture of role-playing, fighting, life simulation, and adventure, you play as Ryo, a young man who comes home to witness his father's death at the hand of thugs. This event sparks the quest for revenge and also an investigation into the theft of a mysterious jade amulet. You play as a detective - gathering clues from NPCs about motivations and whereabouts to get you closer to solving the mystery and avenging your father's death. Explore 1986 Yokosuka, Japan through the eyes of the most influential figure in Dreamcast history.