Protagonist: Russian immigrant (who's "killed, smuggled and sold" people)
Setting: Modern day Liberty City (NYC)
Looks pretty cool. The official word (via IGN) is that everything is in real-time using the in-game graphics engine. If that's true...wow. I love Crackdown, but there is no comparison graphics-wise. I guess we'll find out if it's going to look this good for sure in the next few months.