Saints Row Series News


Saints Row 4 producer: overcoming THQ 'distraction,' and embracing its 'juvenile tone'

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 18, 2013 2:00pm PDT

Saints Row 4 was arguably the biggest game in THQ's lineup--before it collapsed. Now in the hands of Deep Silver, Volition senior producer Jim Boon talks about how the transition has (and hasn't) affected development of the super-powered open-world sequel.


"Hey, somebody had to claim this niche, and let us thank our lucky stars it was Volition."

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Saints Row, Metro films possible

By Steve Watts, Apr 12, 2013 7:30am PDT

Deep Silver parent company Koch Media is interested in making films of its properties, which includes Saints Row and Metro.


"I think I'll wait for the novelization of the film of the game of the book. "

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Saints Row 4 cut ideas include Colbert as president, monkey-summoning gun

By Steve Watts, Mar 26, 2013 1:45pm PDT

Saints Row 4 has a lot of crazy elements, but its original drafts included even more absurd ideas: Stephen Colbert as president, a gun that summons monkeys, and more.


"Well one of those would have completely destroyed Volition's image in the media lmao"

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Saints Row 4 preview: all the president's superpowers

By Steve Watts, Mar 26, 2013 8:15am PDT

A preview of Saints Row 4 from a hands-off press demo given at PAX East 2013.


"This game looks amazing so far, but what I'm worried about is what they do next. A fresh coat of ..."

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Saints Row 4 not a reworked 'Dominatrix,' Volition says

By John Keefer, Mar 22, 2013 1:00pm PDT

Those concerned that the recently announced Saints Row 4 would be a revamped version of Saints Row: The Third or the cancelled expansion Enter the Dominatrix can rest easy. Volition says the game will stand on its own quite nicely.


"You can always wait 2 months after the game's release and pay 20 bucks for it all."

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Saints Row 4 coming August 20

By Steve Watts, Mar 15, 2013 7:15am PDT

Deep Silver and Volition have formally announced Saints Row 4, which started its life as an ambitious Saints Row 3 expansion and has been blown out into a full sequel. It centers the head of the Saints, as President of the United States, fighting mind-controlling space alien...


"Guys, I never dropped a word about this sort of thing in SR3. I loved SR3. I just said that "4" ..."

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Saints Row: The Third 'Full Package' announced

By Steve Watts, Sep 24, 2012 11:30am PDT

THQ announced "Saints Row The Third: The Full Package" today, a set including the game and all its associated DLC.


"A season pass is only 1 season. You need an all four season gold game of the year greatest hits ..."

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Shack PSA: Saints Row 3 gets free weekend

By Steve Watts, Sep 21, 2012 12:30pm PDT

Saints Row: The Third is getting a free weekend on Steam, along with a hefty discount for purchase.


Saints Row 2013 sequel swallows Enter the Dominatrix expansion

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 20, 2012 6:00am PDT

As THQ tries to get its house in order following financial crisis, the publisher has announced that Volition's standalone expansion Saints Row: The Third - Enter the Dominatrix will be rolled into a "full-fledged" sequel due out next year.


"On the plus side they won't have to develop a new engine this time"

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PlayStation Plus adding full games tomorrow

By Steve Watts, Jun 04, 2012 6:53pm PDT

Sony announced full retail games coming to PlayStation Plus starting tomorrow. The first ones will include Infamous 2, LittleBigPlanet 2, and Saints Row 2.


Saints Row expansion in September, South Park delayed

By John Keefer, May 15, 2012 2:45pm PDT

THQ's latest earning report is out and it included a few interesting tidbits, including sales figures for Saint's Row: The Third and an September release date for the expansion.


"Giving Obsidian some time for more polish? Yeah that's probably a good idea"

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Saints Row: 'Enter the Dominatrix' expansion coming in fall

By Steve Watts, May 03, 2012 10:30am PDT

THQ announced Saints Row: The Third "Enter the Dominatrix," a standalone, disc-based expansion to the original game that grants you super powers.


"THQ confirmed to Joystiq that the game is launching only as a boxed retail product AgentPothead ..."

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Saints Row sales help THQ bottom line

By Steve Watts, Apr 18, 2012 4:30pm PDT

THQ has reported its fourth-quarter results for the fiscal year, which found that higher-than-expected sales of Saints Row: The Third, its associated DLC, and UFC Undisputed 3 led to a fairly positive outcome.


Saints Row: The Third DLC brings Gat back today

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 20, 2012 6:30am PDT

Science is once again be proven evil in 'The Trouble With Clones,' with cloning Johnny Gat in a new Saints Row: The Third DLC pack out today on PC, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. It's 'free' for DLC Season Pass holders, or $6.99 (560 MSP) otherwise.


"I dunno. Full on speech alone should have taken the full 120megs by itself, its not like this ..."

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Saints Row: The Third 'Gangstas in Space' detailed

By Steve Watts, Feb 21, 2012 8:00am PST

Saints Row: The Third's second mission pack, Gangstas in Space, is hitting today. Volition detailed the pack and released a trailer to mark the occasion.


"I just played it through and it was AMAZING compared to Genkibowl. It had an actual story, ..."

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