Excerpt: Saints Row 2 is set years after the original in a Stilwater that is both familiar and strange. The explosive events of the last chapter has left your character wounded, betrayed, and thirsty for revenge, and after a long coma induced sleep it's time to take back the city that has forgotten you.
Excerpt: The Saints Row franchise has unfortunately lived under the microscope as a one-off of the famed Grand Theft Auto series of games. However, the comparison is unfair, because as we have come to find out, …
Excerpt: We really hope Volition and THQ are fully aware of the game they've created. Saints Row 2 is a game that excels at being bad. Whereas Rockstar's GTA 4 did its very best to be the most accomplished, cinematic video game of all time, Saints Row 2 often goes in completely the other direction.
Summary: When the original Saints Row came out two years ago, it served to placate fans until Grand Theft Auto made its next-generation debut. Saints Row's deviant destruction didn't push the boundaries of what to expect from a free-roaming urban assault game, but it did provide an enjoyable outlet for...
Pros: Tons of variety, Zombie Uprising is awesome, Co-op mode is a blast, You can throw people 20 feet
Cons: Frame rate issues and tons of pop-in, Friendly AI is frustratingly stupid, Multiplayer is forgettable
Excerpt: The Saint’s Row series has always been underappreciated. Though constantly overshadowed by the much larger and much more successful Grand Theft Auto series, Volition’s open-world gangster simulation gave more to the growing genre than most games dubbed “GTA clones.