Excerpt: I do admit, after playing the first Saints Row I lost interest in the series. To me it just seemed like another Grand Theft Auto wannabe. I tried playing a bit of Saints Row 2, and lost interest in an hour.
Saints Row IV review: sandbox lunacy comes full circle
4 September 2013
Excerpt: In Saints Row IV , the series comes full circle. What started out as a GTA clone has mushroomed into something utterly bonkers. All pretence has disappeared and any veneer of respectability has been yanked away, replaced instead by farce, lunacy and lashings of self referential wit.
Excerpt: Like the Third Street Saints themselves, the Saints Row series has graduated from a humble beginning into a monstrous entity that doesn’t so much “take over” the world as infect it with its unstoppable hubris. The original Saints Row title started out as a GTA clone, and a damned fine one at that.
Excerpt: Saints Row: The Third became notorious for breaking away from that Grand Theft Auto -inspired style of action-adventure games. By thinking outside the box – way outside the box – developer Volition managed to successfully create one of the wildest sandbox titles this console generation.
Excerpt: It’s no lie but Saints Row the Third was just an absolute treat to gamers who played the game and fans of the Saints Row series. It was an all-around good time fun in Steelport. And playing Saints Row IV still has the wide variety of customization, the all-around good time fun feel, and crazy- cool...
Excerpt: Saints Row IV attempts to improve on 2011's Saints Row: The Third in an unexpected way, inexplicably appointing the player character as the President of the United States, as well as transporting the central open-world hub city of Steelport to a virtual version of itself, thereby granting members of...