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SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 7, 2000 In time for the launch of "Shenmue(TM)" for the Sega Dreamcast(TM) the most cinematic video game this holiday season, Sega(R) of America will ship a special "Shenmue Limited Edition" version to select retailers nationwide. Signed by legendary video game developer Yu Suzuki, The "Shenmue Limited Edition" features a bonus 5th music CD in addition to the four "Shenmue" game discs. Inspired by Yu Suzuki, 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 rated "Teen." COPYRIGHT 2000 Business Wire No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder. Copyright 2000, Gale Group. All rights reserved. Gale Group is a Thomson Corporation Company.