Game details

Game:
Saints Row IV
AKA
Saints Row 4
Genre:
Action
Sub Genre:
Adventure
Release Date (US):
August 20th, 2013
Release Date (UK):
August 23rd, 2013
Players:
1
Online Players:
2
Developers:
Volition Software
Publisher:
Deep Silver
Rating:
M [Mature]
PSU Rank:
0 of 1166 Games
PSU Rank on PS3:
0 of 0 Games
Additional Information:
Also available on Xbox 360 and PC.

About Saints Row IV

Saints Row IV, in the hands of new publisher Deep Silver, continues the series' over-the-top tone established in Saints Row: The Third. In this latest installment, gamers explore a fictional Washington D.C. and a virtual Steelport. The leader of the Saints has been elected President. However, things quickly go awry as Aliens begin their invasion of the planet...

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PSU Review Score
8.5
Avg. user review score:
8.0

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Summary

Saints Row IV isn't the "Game of the Generation," but its best moments are more fun than almost everything else on PS3.

We like

  • Superpowers are irresponsibly fun
  • Laugh-out-loud from start to finish
  • Meaningful upgrades

We dislike

  • Hit-or-miss Activities
  • Freezes and framerate
  • Half of this game is Saints Row: The Third

See PSU's review on Metacritic & GameRankings

Deep Silver and Volition would have you believe that Saints Row IV is the Game of the Generation. It's not. Saints Row IV is, however, the Parody of the Generation. That word--parody--has been tossed at the franchise before (perhaps rightfully so), but this installment is different. Saints Row IV doesn't lampoon genre classics and industry mega-hits for mere laughs or well-meaning jabs. The concepts, mechanics, and tropes we'v...

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