Excerpt: The Saints are coming the Saints are coming. The Saints have returned. In 2006, THQ released the original Saints Row exclusively on the XBOX 360. It was dubbed as the “Grand Theft Auto Killer.” However, that did not end up being the case, not even close in my eyes.
Excerpt: (the original game) all over again. Play another four hours and it becomes apparent that this has been fine tuned to very nearly reaching perfection. So, have they gone the GTA4 way? Nope, they don’t seem really worried about what Rockstar is up to as they are pimping a different brand of chaos.
Excerpt: As the old adage goes, imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. If that's to be believed, then the level of Saints Row 2's praise approaches that of adoring adulation. Its object of affection, of course, is the Grand Theft Auto series, particularly Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas.
Excerpt: First Impressions My reaction is The first Saints Row was a pretty solid title. Many people had hoped the game would turn out to be the next generation GTA, but at the end of the day it failed to reach such heights.
Excerpt: “Saints Row 2”, the sequel to the original 360 exclusive, comes to us not long after the release of the monolithic “GTA IV”. So how does the young pretender fair against it's biggest muse and rival?