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Saints Row IV only £4 on PC at Games Planet

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Matt Gardner
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Deals
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Action Games, PC games, Saints Row IV, Sandbox games

Saints Row IV only £4 on PC at Games Planet

Saints Row IV | Games Planet | £4
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Saints Row IV might not be the most difficult game out there, but by god it's fun. Probably one of the finest sandbox games out there just for sheer insanity, Saints Row IV might just be the best game in the series (although I kind of swing between this and SR2 on a daily basis). You can grab it for around £4 at German site Games Planet, though only buy if you're based in the EU as the Steam code is region locked.

Be quick, mind, as there are only 12 and a half hours left to go for this flash deal.

Thanks to socialjeebus at HotUkDeals.

Only a few hours left to nab Saints Row IV for £7.49 at the Humble Store

Author:
Matt Gardner
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Deals
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Action Games, Deep Silver, PC games, Saints Row IV, Sandbox games, Volition Inc.

Only a few hours left to nab Saints Row IV for £7.49 at the Humble Store

Saints Row IV | Humble Store | £7.49
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I got a massive kick out of Saints Row IV thanks to its focus on giving you ridiculous superpowers, outlandish weapons, and setting you in a homage-toting version of the Matrix. It's a whole bunch of fun, and it's on sale over at the Humble Store for the next seven hours.

 

Saints Row IV £10.49 on PS3 or 360 at Base

Author:
Brendan Griffiths
Category:
Deals
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Action Games, PS3 games, Saints Row IV, Xbox 360 games

Saints Row IV £10.49 on PS3 or 360 at Base

Saints Row IVBase PS3360 | £10.49
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Not ready to stump up the cash for a PS4 and Infamous: Second Son yet? Well, this deal will save you hundreds of pounds for the Saints' latest adventure, now with aliens! The previously GTA-aping series has added a superhero element to the action by giving you insane powers like super sprinting, shooting fireballs, telekinesis and the ability to leap over buildings. Saints Row IV's super-powered take on the open-world genre is an absolute blast to play. Screw commuting to a mission like you do in GTA, when you can run faster than a car as the President of the USA while fighting off an alien invasion. Sane it is not, but we wouldn't have it any other way.

Thanks to Jas10 at HotUkDeals.

Shadow Warrior Unlocks 'Penetrator' Weapon If You Own Saints Row IV

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Jonathan Lester
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News
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Flying Wild Hog, FPS, PC games, Saints Row IV, Shadow Warrior, Steam games

Shadow Warrior Unlocks 'Penetrator' Weapon If You Own Saints Row IV

More Wang For Wang

Shadow Warrior reboot releases tomorrow on PC, PS3 and Xbox 360 - but if you plan on buying it on Steam and already own Saints Row IV, you may get more than you bargained for.

A dildo, basically.

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Saints Row IV: GAT V DLC | Free | Steam | PC

Author:
Jonathan Lester
Category:
Deals
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DLC, GAT V, PC games, Saints Row IV

Saints Row IV: GAT V DLC | Free | Steam | PC

"GAT V."

See what they did there? Either way, you can grab a free costume bundle for Saints Row IV on PC today only, and you might as well. It's not as if there are any other crime sandbox games on the market.

See what I did there?

UK Games Charts | 14th September 2013

Author:
Jonathan Lester
Category:
News
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Diablo III, Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 ReMIX, Saints Row IV, Splinter Cell: Blacklist, UK Games Charts, UK retail

UK Games Charts | 14th September 2013

This week's charts are sitting in the doldrums, the calm before the storm. Something big is coming tomorrow, but in the meantime, the same old faces continue to jostle for attention, with no less than six games retaining the same chart position as last week. Saints Row IV still sits pretty at the very top, enjoying the last few hours of being the only crime sandbox title on gaming campus.

That said, Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 Remix has charged into the charts full-tilt, making an impressive second place debut above Diablo III's console port. LEGO Batman 2 and The Lord Of The Rings have also leaped back into the top ten, shunting out the likes of Rayman Legends and Killzone Mercenary.

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UK Games Charts | 7th September 2013

Author:
Matt Gardner
Category:
News
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Diablo III, Farming Simulator 2013, Games charts, Killzone: Mercenary, Saints Row IV, Sales, Total War: Rome II, UK Games Charts, UK retail

Saints Row IV maintained it's position at the top of the charts, but there were also no fewer than four new entries in the top ten this week. The Creative Assembly stormed into second place with Total War: Rome II, hotly followed by Diablo III, given a boost by its console release. The Vita got some sales loving thanks to Killzone: Mercenary and would you believe it, Farming Simulator 2013 has made the top ten in the console version's first week on sale here in the UK.

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UK Games Charts | 31st August 2013

Author:
Jonathan Lester
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News
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Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn, Rayman Legends, Saints Row IV, UK Games Charts, UK retail

UK Games Charts | 31st August 2013

Rayman Legends finally hit shelves last week following that excruciating delay, and the results were well worth the wait. Indeed, Matt awarded it a perfect ten in our Rayman Legends review. The sensational platformer has made its debut in sixth place, but predictably didn't quite manage to unseat the likes of Saints Row IV and Splinter Cell: Blacklist. Impressively, though, Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn has stormed into third, doubly notable because UKIE's charts currently doesn't include PC downloads yet... and the servers have been struggling to keep up with demand.

Two new entries didn't fare so well, with mundane Lost Planet 3 and divisive Killer Is Dead scraping the lower twenties.

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Game of the Month | August 2013

Author:
Matt Gardner
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Features
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Cubetractor, Disney Infinity, Game of the Month, Papers Please, Rayman Legends, Saints Row IV, Shelter, SteamWorld Dig, The Wonderful 101

Game of the Month | August 2013

The end of August saw what was possibly the most ridiculous fortnight of the year so far. We had a windfall of big-budget, outstanding titles from Saints Row IV to PayDay 2 to Disney Infinity to Rayman Legends. Oh, and Sam Fisher and Suda51 and a bunch of Sectoids showed up too. As did Platinum Games.

As such, this has been one of the toughest Game of the Month pieces to sort out. Not in terms of the outright winner, perhaps, but the runners-up have been hotly contested. And then there's all of the fantastic indie titles such as SteamWorld Dig and Papers, Please and Gone Home and Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons and Shelter.

Here in the UK, we've actually had some sunshine this August. But thankfully, there were so many reasons for staying inside this month, safe from that massive cancerous ball of fire in the sky. Let's take a look at the best of them...

Runners-Up

Game of the Month | August 2013

Saints Row IV -- Saints Row IV might not be the game that the die-hard Saints Row 2 fans have hoped for, but neither is it the bundle of juvenalia that The Third became. Instead, Volition have taken the best of both worlds and forged a fantastically self-aware opus that proves phenomenally engrossing whether you're dipping into  it for a quick, cathartic blast after a long day or settling in for a few hours of extended gameplay.  It's wonderfully referential and surprisingly refined in its approach to mixing things up, it's frequently funny and provides a challenge consistently even when you fear you're about to become too powerful. But best of all, it's a whole damn heap of fun, whether alone or playing with a friend. 9/10

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UK Games Charts | 24th August 2013

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Jonathan Lester
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News
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Disney Infinity, Saints Row IV, Splinter Cell: Blacklist, The Bureau: XCOM Declassified, UK Games Charts, UK retail

UK Games Charts | 24th August 2013

Hail to the chief: Saints Row IV has made its début in an assured first place, ably assisted by chief of staff Sam Fisher, whose game clocked in second. UKIE confirms that the "super-powered sandbox" is 2013's fourth highest-selling new release behind Tomb Raider, BioShock Infinite and The Last of Us - yet failed to match the prequel's sales. Hopefully the new console generation will help shake things up a bit.

Disney Infinity rounds out an all-new top three, which will need to make serious bank to recoup massive development costs. The Bureau: XCOM Declassified sneaked into tenth place below the predictable familiar faces. We've got the details below...

... wait. Where's The Wonderful 101? Erm... oh. 22nd.

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Saints Row IV Review | Superpowered Sandbox

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Matt Gardner
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Reviews
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Deep Silver, Saints Row IV, Sandbox games, Superhero games, Volition Inc.

Saints Row IV Review | Superpowered Sandbox

Platforms: PCPS3 Xbox 360 (reviewed)

Developers: Volition Inc.

Publishers: Deep Silver

The 3rd Street Saints are much more than a bunch of purple-flecked gangbangers these days. In fact, they're running the country, and you, as the Boss, now answer to the name of Mr. President. There are a bunch of familiar faces in your Cabinet -- Keith David is your VP (now playing himself rather than the duplicitous Julius), Kinzie is your Press Secretary, Shaundi is heading up the Secret Service, and Benjamin "muthaf***ing" King is now your Chief of Staff.

And they all get kidnapped by aliens.

If you thought Saints Row: The Third went a little over the top, look away now. Saints Row IV goes bigger, better, and more batshit crazy than ever before. The Earth gets invaded by a race called the Zin, a bunch of extraterrestrials who resemble what the offspring of Mortal Kombat's Baraka and Goro might look like if they ever got it on. Their leader -- Zinyak -- is an egomaniacal Brit (to hear him speak), who finds himself amused at the Saints' tenacity, and isn't adverse to throwing verses of Shakespeare at you whilst bombarding you with waves of goons to demonstrate his superior strength and intellect.

The Zin enslave the human race, beaming them up to God knows where, and incarcerating key humans, such as the President, in individual virtual prisons, not unlike the Matrix. And much like the narrative in the Wachowski brothers' sci-fi opus, the game involves you breaking down the virtual code from  the inside, exploiting glitches and corrupting the code of your own simulated dungeon, and gradually turning the red of the Zin into the purple of the Saints.

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Saints Row IV Dev Diary Talks Powers & Guns

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Jonathan Lester
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News
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Deep Silver, Dev Diary, PC games, PS3 games, Saints Row IV, Volition Inc., Xbox 360 games

Saints Row IV Dev Diary Talks Powers & Guns

"We Just Wanted To Have Fun"

Saints Row IV is out next week on PC, PS3 and Xbox 360 - available in multiple editions including an insane $1,000,000 option - and we'll deliver our full review on the guilty pleasure sandbox very soon. To get you in the mood, Volition has released another developer diary examining how the new super-powers slot into the Saints Row experience, and how the virtual alien setting leads to all manner of silly and satisfying boomsticks to use.

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Dealspwn Playthrough | Saints Row IV Gameplay - Flashpoints and Towers

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Matt Gardner
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Features
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Dealspwn Playthrough, Deep Silver, Saints Row IV, Sandbox games, Shaft vs. Mal Reynolds, Videos, Volition Inc.

Dealspwn Playthrough | Saints Row IV Gameplay - Flashpoints and Towers
Dealspwn Playthrough is back, and today we're taking a look at Saints Row IV, the upcoming bundle of open-world insanity from Volition and Deep Silver that sees you play as POTUS with superpowers, attempting to thwart an alien invasion by a race called the Xin.

You can catch the first half hour of the game in our Opening Scenes video, but today we're showing a little bit of footage from the first few hours in which Matt lays the smackdown on a Xin flashpoint before using his superpowers to scale an alien tower in search of sweet XP and Cache credits.

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The Sunday Seven: Why You'll Enjoy Saints Row IV More Than GTA V

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Brendan Griffiths
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Features
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Grand Theft Auto V, GTA V, PS3 games, Saints Row IV, The Sunday Seven, Volition Inc., Xbox 360 games

The Sunday Seven: Why You'll Enjoy Saints Row IV More Than GTA V

We’ve been looking forwards to Saints Row IV ever since Deep Silver surprised us all with its announcement earlier this year. Yet much of its hard-earned limelight has been stolen by Rockstar’s upcoming GTA V. Rockstar release a few screenshots, one gameplay trailer and the world goes nuts, despite the press not even being allowed to touch it. Same old story, same old Rockstar.

Well, balls to them. Less than a month before GTA lands, one of the worst gaming droughts we’ve seen ends with numerous big hitters and none of them look half as entertaining as Saints Row IV. Here at Dealspwn we’ve had plenty of updates, trailers, interviews and hands-on sessions and it’s time to tell you why you’ll be having more fun with the dudes in purple.

The Sunday Seven: Why You'll Enjoy Saints Row IV More Than GTA V

You're not as grown up as you think you are

It's crude, rude, and lewd and you'll enjoy it all despite knowing better. Sure, we have games that try to be funny and just come out as embarrassing (hello Lollipop Chainsaw and Deadpool) but SR games have consistently amused with humorous missions and characters you'd never be able to call boring.

Unlike the competition, Saints Row has always allowed you to create the game’s leading star so there are no complaints about how they look or sound. Get under their skin and they still manage to have a fun personality thanks to a decent range of voices to choose from and a tongue-in-cheek script.

Rockstar tried to use Niko, Roman and it's collection of racial stereotypes to tell an interesting story in GTA IV, but amidst all the dull friend missions, overcooked accents and never-ending escort jobs, they proved to be a collection of unlikable, tediously miserable bastards. Whereas here we have a street gangster who became so popular they went from the crack house, to the whorehouse to the White House despite a seedy obsession for all things purple and gangsta.

What was the point of Rockstar trying to make Niko out to be this wounded soul, haunted by his past in Eastern Europe when most players were going to make him run down pedestrians, shoot pigeons and kill all of the prostitutes in Liberty City with molotovs before robbing their still flaming purses? Yeah Rockstar, a kill/forgive choice at the end was really deep after what we'd put the poor fucker through.

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Opening Scenes | Saints Row IV Gameplay – First 25 Mins

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Matt Gardner
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Features
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Action Games, Deep Silver, Opening Scenes, Saints Row IV, Sandbox games, Videos, Volition Inc.

 

Opening Scenes | Saints Row IV Gameplay – First 25 Mins

Saints Row IV is in the house. Brendan is preparing a Sunday Seven for later that highlights just why Volition and Deep Silver's open-world playpen of insanity will rock your world later this month, but in the meantime why not check out the game's opening scenes in this new video.

There are spoilers, you understand, but if you're on the fence and somehow still not sure of what to expect at this point from Saints Row IV, put it in your face.

We'd also assume that if Keith David was our friend (how we wish it were so), he'd tell you to watch this. So you should. Because Keith David told you to.*

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Saints Row IV | £27.99 | Green Man Gaming | PS3 / 360

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Brendan Griffiths
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Deals
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Deep Silver, Saints Row IV, Volition Inc.

Saints Row IV | £27.99 | Green Man Gaming | PS3 / 360

Saints Row IV Commander in Chief Edition | Green Man Gaming PS3360
£27.99 (save £10) | Price Comparison PS3 / 360 | Hands-On Preview

Thanks to mushy9 at HotUkDeals.

Saints Row IV Dev Diary: What Happens In Space...

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Jonathan Lester
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News
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Deep Silver, Dev Diary, PC games, PS3 games, Saints Row IV, Volition Inc., Xbox 360 games

Saints Row IV Dev Diary: What Happens In Space...

What happens in space definitely doesn't stay in space, at least according to this new developer diary for Saints Row IV. Senior producer Jim Boone, creative director Steve Jaros and lighting lead Chris Claflin get together for a lighthearted chat about the new virtual Steelport setting, that lets them play with reality in suitably silly ways.

Saints Row IV is out this month on PC, PS3 and Xbox 360 - available in multiple editions including an insane $1,000,000 option. Check out our recent interview with producer Kate Nelson for the last word.

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Saints Row IV Wad Wad Edition Costs $1,000,000, Is Stupid(ly Awesome)

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Jonathan Lester
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News
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Deep Silver, Saints Row IV, Volition Inc., Wad Wad Edition

Saints Row IV Wad Wad Edition Costs ,000,000, Is Stupid(ly Awesome)

If you have more money than sense (and Lichtenstein), Deep Silver has revealed one of the silliest special editions we've ever seen. The Saints Row IV Wad Wad Edition costs a million Dollars, offering entire holidays, a trip to outer space and more as part of the package.

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Saints Row IV 109-Song Tracklist Revealed

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Matt Gardner
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News
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Deep Silver, Saints Row IV, Soundtrack, Volition Inc.

Saints Row IV 109-Song Tracklist Revealed

Deep Silver and Volition Inc. have announced that Saints Row IV will feature 109 songs across seven in-game radio stations. From Aerosmith to Outkast to Nero to Robert Palmer to Holst, there's something for everyone here. There's even a Papa Roach track on there. We thought'd they'd packed it in ages ago!

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