It's darker and grittier than your typical picture postcard. Less gondoliers and Cornettos and more burning oil drums and rocket launchers. Everywhere there are doorways to hide in and windows to pop up from.
Will it be worth the wait? It's hard to say for definite as we've yet to go hands-on with the game. But the idea of combining beat-'em-up and shooter elements is an intriguing one, and Bizarre certainly has an excellent track record. The Club marks a new direction for them, and they've clearly thought long and hard about how to carve their own niche. So far, the signs look good.