Posts Tagged ‘Saints Row: The Third’

A Ton Of Saints Row: The Third Screens

Anti-cuts protests get out of hand.

The first screenshots of Saints Row: The Third have appeared. Hip hip, poo-splatter. As the old saying goes. There’s a LOT of them. Which is what we like to see. We also like to see tanks crushing police cars, insane parachute shoot-outs, and crazy neon fights in which a girl is hitting a masked wrestler type with a four foot purple dildo. Wait, no – we don’t like to see that at all. Good heavens. But still. We have. You should too.

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Saints Row: The Third Footage, Lay-offs

Actual screenshot footage

While April 1st saw everyone oh-so hilariously lying about their products to create pointless confusion for gamers, it did also see a rather good sort-of-prank-but-actually-just-a-good-joke-even-if-it-weren’t-International-Lying-Day-and-isn’t-a-lie-either from Volition for Saints Row: The Third. Advertised as the first in-game footage, it’s – well, it’s exactly that. It’s below. There’s also some sadder news.

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Volition Boss Says No More Duff PC Ports

Shoot it in its physics!

There’s some lovely comments from Volition‘s studio manager, Eric Barker, over on Eurogamer. Discussing why it’s always worth developing for PC when creating cross platform titles, and how Volition will no longer be using external developers for their PC versions, he drops this gem of a comment that I’ll be quoting for some time to come.

“I don’t think [piracy] is something at the forefront for us. First and foremost, we want to make sure we’re making a game people would want to pirate. Let’s make a game that’s worth stealing, and then we’ll worry about making sure they don’t.”

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