SEGA have released the first episode of a new video series called ‘What is Shenmue?’ – a series which focuses on different aspects of the fan-loved video game series. The debut focuses on the game’s story, and you can check it out below:

Exploring first and foremost the setting and story of Shenmue I & II, in this episode Corey guides us through Ryo’s tale of investigation and revenge for his father’s murder, and the mystery of the Dragon Mirror that his father kept hidden and eventually died to protect. Ryo’s quest of retribution against Lan Di, the man in the Chinese robes who assassinated his father before his very eyes, took him from the faithfully represented town of Yokosuka to different locations across China, meeting many allies along the way.

It’s not long for gamers to wait until they can get their hands on Shenmue I & II – they’re launching on the PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC on August 21st 2018.