What’s in the Box?! – Shenmue 3 Collector’s Edition Unboxing - Niche Gamer What’s in the Box?! – Shenmue 3 Collector’s Edition Unboxing - Niche Gamer
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What’s in the Box?! – Shenmue 3 Collector’s Edition Unboxing

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After 18 years of suspense, YsNet has finally released Shenmue 3. If you haven’t checked out our review, we loved that the game is a faithful successor to previous entries but are aware that the title has limited appeal to newcomers.

Limited Run Games created 5,000 collector’s editions for Shenmue 3. This premium box (featured above) includes must have swag for any Shenmue fan. It includes:

  • Shenmue III physical game for the PlayStation 4
  • Premium foil stamped box
  • Premium high-gloss individually numbered foil embossed slipcover
  • Replica Phoenix/Dragon mirror
  • Iron-on patches featuring designs from the Shenmue series
  • Shoji door styled light box/desk lamp
  • A set of Shenmue stickers
  • Commemorative Sega Dreamcast case styled after the original Shenmue Dreamcast case
  • Shenmue III Limited Run Games trading card

Here’s a rundown on the game, via Deep Silver


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

In this third installment of the epic Shenmue series, Ryo seeks to solve the mystery behind the Phoenix Mirror, an artifact 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.

Key Features

  • One of the most anticipated video games in history, from legendary game developer, Yu Suzuki.
  • 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 colorful and diverse cast of characters and follow leads from those who hold the answers to the mysterious Phoenix Mirror…

Shenmue 3 is now available for PlayStation 4 and Windows PC via Epic Games Store in Japan, Americas and Europe.

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