First Shenmue III trailer shown during Gamescom 2017

It's all happening over in Cologne, Germany, where developer Ys Net has released an official trailer for the feverishly awaited Shenmue III.

The footage shows Ryo Hazuki alongside Ling Shenhua, the woman he meets when he journeys to the mountains of Guilin, China, in search of his father's killer. We get to see him sparring and fighting with various larger-than-life characters. Check out the trailer above.

Shenmue III, directed by series creator Yu Suzuki, is due out for PC and PlayStation 4 in the second half of 2018. It's being developed by Ys Net and published worldwide by Deep Silver.