The video highlights driving in the game, with players able to take the wheel of over 65 cars, bikes and boats.
As undercover cop Wei Shen infiltrates Hong Kong's most dangerous gangs he will have to take part in illegal street races and shootouts from the window of a moving vehicle.
He will also be able to perform action hijacking, jumping from one moving vehicle to another to take control.
Players will take to the streets in the open-world city of Hong Kong, with the lines continually blurring between unlawful and lawful duties as Wei completes missions to make his way to the top of the Sun On Yee triads.
Square Enix recently revealed the game's box art, featuring the work of innovative US artist Tyler Stout.
Sleeping Dogs will release for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC during the second half of 2012.
Watch the story trailer for Sleeping Dogs below: