I don't know anything about it but for $15.00 shipped, I guess I'm not losing much! I hope its fun!Fun is relative
To some people, the Shenmue games are too much like hardwork. It's got a definite story/path through the game, but to go along that path, you need to follow Ryu's regular humdrum days - that means doing some work each morning, earning a living, as well as exploring Hong Kong & playing Outrun
A good measure of the enjoyment in Shenmue is how much pleasure you'll get out of the arcade, the minigames, collecting trinkets, as well as trying to get through the story.
Personally, I love 'em, but I know plenty of people who can't stand 'em (hello, Morgan!).