Tokyo 42 is a new game from developer SMAC, and it doesn't look much like other open-world games. But with inspiration drawn from the original Syndicate and Grand Theft Auto — and, apparently, Where's Waldo? books — and a killer debut trailer, it might just be the open-world game you didn't know you were looking for.
Publisher Mode 7 says Tokyo 42 puts players in the role of a freelance assassin "in a world where sinister forces are at play, taking on missions to pay your way and becoming embroiled in all sorts of cyber-shenanigans." They add, "There are also cats."
According to a release, Tokyo 42 will also have a multiplayer arena mode in which players change their appearance and try to blend in with the crowd, then attack.
You can see Tokyo 42, which is in a pre-alpha state, in action in the trailer above. Some screenshots are below.