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Classic Game Postmortem: Shenmue

Yu Suzuki  |  President, Ys Net

Location: Room 135, North Hall

Format: Session
Track: Design
Vault Recording: Video

Yu Suzuki will talk for the very first time about the creation of the console classic, Shenmue. Beginning with the origin of the title as a Virtua Fighter-based RPG on the Sega Saturn, he will take the audience through the long journey of the game that led to its ultimate release in 1999 on the Sega Dreamcast.


The audience will leave with a behind-the-scenes understanding of how Shenmue really came to be.

Intended Audience

Anyone wanting to know more about the origins and development of this unique title.