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Saints Row 2 £9.91 @ Asda [Xbox 360 Game]

Felix Kemp
Action Games, Saints Row, Xbox 360 games
Xbox 360

Saints Row 2 £9.91 @ Asda [Xbox 360 Game]

If you enjoy ploughing cars through a virtual crowd, or throwing yourself into harms way to elicit some insurance-fraud cash, Saints Row 2 is available from Asda for just £9.91, with free delivery, too!

According to a price-comparison, Asda’s deal for Saints Row 2 offers an almost five-pound saving! Averaging an 81/100 on MetaCritic, with critics citing the game’s wacky feature list and unadulterated fun-factor, Saints Row 2 enjoyed moderate success.

Originally labelled a GTA-clone, I believe fans have come to realise Saints Row is an altogether different game from Rockstar’s crime-epic. Whereas GTA now has a newfound focus on realism, Saints Row embraces the extreme, almost stylised appeal last-generation Grand Theft Auto games encapsulated.

It’s a direct sequel to the original Saints Row game, with your now imprisoned character having his surgically-altered face unravelled. You decide how he or she looks, acts and even talks, with a wild variety of faces and personalities available. From there, your former comrades in arms, the Saints, spring you from jail and return you to Stillwater in an epic escape spanning a wide river, speedboats, helicopters and plenty of explosions.

Stillwater is a sandbox for you to explore. There are missions to complete, challenges to unlock, and purely arbitrary side-roads to enjoy. If you're familiar with the GTA set-up, you know what to expect, albeit filtered through a warped lense.

You see, whereas GTA may now be considered a more Scorsese-esque experience; Saints Row is like a Michael Bay film. Its stupid, rife with bad storytelling and generic characters, but contains so much pure mayhem and adrenaline-soaked carnage you can’t help buy enjoy it!

Saints Row 2 £9.91 @ Asda [Xbox 360 Game]

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S Claus Esq  Aug. 26, 2009 at 20:50

hardly newsworthy is it ..... it was on hukd over 5 days ago ..... http://www.hotukdeals.com/item/464436/saints-row-2-two-classic-xbox360-9-

and I ordered it within minutes of seeing that on the day and its still not come, crap service.


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