SAINTS ROW (2022)

Saints Row Helped Me Realize I’m Trans

When the original Saints Row launched in 2006, many were quick to label the game a Grand Theft Auto clone. It was an open-world crime playground, fair enough, but it had plenty of features to call its own. With unparalleled customization for its time, the Saints Row series paved the…

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Where is Our Saints Row Review?

Like a lot of you, I have been waiting quite a while for the new Saints Row title. While the series can be divisive, even amongst individual games, there was a magic to Saints Row III that I still think about almost a decade later. When open-world games felt like they were…

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You Aren’t Owning Anyone By Buying Saints Row (Or Any Game)

Saints Row is a video game that is being released next week. It’s an open world action game where you shoot people, drive cars, and generally cause mayhem while building up a criminal empire. Despite liking prior games in the series, I thought it was kind of middling and found the…

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Modern AAA Narrative Fiction Games are Falling Drastically Short

This week I had the pleasure of talking to merritt k about her trip to Las Vegas to play the reboot of Saints Row on Thanks for the Knowledge. You can read her impressions of the game here, of course, but you should also listen in for some tidbits about…

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Saints Row Character Creator Review: A Post-Monster Factory Debut

Saints Row is the fifth (or 5.5th, if you count Gat Out of Hell, or 5.75th, if you count Agents of Mayhem) game in a string of open-world criminal goofball simulators. It releases later this year and will be the series’ first entry in a post-Monster Factory world — where making…

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ICYMI: Everything From Summer Game Fest 2022

Once again, Geoff Keighley is hosting a Summer Game Fest stream. The event has been going for a few years now, but this year appears to be the major inflection point of E3 at its weakest and Summer Games Fest carrying the most momentum. Last year, the major bomb drop…

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Saints Row Goes All In on Customization

One of the key features of the Saints Row series, inconsistent though it may be, is a heavy emphasis on customization. Your character can be pretty much anything you want, dress however you want, talk like Nolan North, speak like a zombie, whatever. At the time, we all understood the…

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New Saints Row Game Delayed to Summer 2022

Saints Row, the reboot-ish game that is the first title in the series since 2013, was part of a surprise reveal during Gamescom earlier in the year with an already-set date of February 2022. Over the following months, developer Volition put the game up for a Game Informer cover story,…

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Saints Row Developer Says They “Won’t Back Down” on New Direction

Earlier this week at Gamescom’s Opening Night Live show, a brand new Saints Row reboot was revealed for the first time with a new trailer. Despite Volition’s hotly anticipated new Saints Row game finally coming after years of waiting, the YouTube trailer for the game has vastly more dislikes than likes…

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Saints Row Reboot Revealed for February 2022

As teased last week, Saints Row is officially and finally revealed. The game is a lot more grounded than the previous two titles with new characters, a new city, and an entirely new story seemingly separate from the rest of the series. The trailer was accompanied by a short gameplay preview,…

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Saints Row Reboot Teased for Gamescom

Saints Row, a series that began life as Grand Theft Auto with a comedic edge, eventually went off the rails in good and bad ways. By the end of the fourth game, the third-street Saints were an unstoppable superpowered force that could travel through time. There is nowhere that a hypothetical Saints Row…

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8 Items from Other Games That Should Be in Fortnite

This morning’s Fortnite patch put the Infinity Blade from Infinity Blade into Battle Royale mode, which is weird on it’s own, but Epic also de-listed all of the Infinity Blade games at the same time. Epic said that maintaining the Infinity Blade series has “become increasingly difficult for our team…

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