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GF Rating
8.0

17680 ratings

Critic & User Reviews

GF Rating
1

Horrible

THIS GAME IS JUNK.

posted by ironredman (CLARKESVILLE, GA) Oct 24, 2008

Member since Sep 2007

1 out of 21 gamers (5%) found this review helpful

WHAT IS THQ THINK ABOUT. THE DUMB THING KEEPS FREEZING UP ALL THE TIME WAST OF MONEY.GRAPHIC SUCK. DO NOT BUY THIS GAME.....

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GF Rating
1

Horrible

Good, but not great.

posted by ScapeGoat6 (ANSONIA, CT) Oct 21, 2008

Member since Feb 2008

1 out of 8 gamers (12%) found this review helpful

Saints Row is a great game. As was GTA4. So enough with the comparisons and fan-boys arguing back and forth on which was better. Neither are. They're both great in their own ways. Now, on to the review.

The Negatives:
Now if you're looking for a game with great graphics and physics, look elsewhere. The game runs on the exact same engine as Saints Row 1. Nothing has changed other than the addition of vehicles, weapons, taking hostages, and a new story line. And of course, online play and co-op. If you're looking for a game that requires thought and strategy, then REALLY look elsewhere. This game requires little to no strategy what-so-ever. It's simply run-and-gun. One of the characters even jokes about how little strategy is in the game during a cinematic. And if you're looking for a game with a great story-line with compelling twists and intellectual dialog, Saints Row will be the biggest disappointment of your life. The story-line seems to have been written by 5-year-olds who based the entire game off of the idea "Hey, blowing stuff up and shooting people is fun!" The story line is less realistic than Lord of the Rings for god's sake. it's quite pathetic. And after playing the game for more than an hour, I felt my IQ dropping.

The Positives:
Despite all the countless negatives I've listed, this is a good game. And I really do enjoy it. No...really. I do. The gameplay (as outdated as it is) is actually is a lot of fun. But my favorite part of the game would be the customization. No matter your appearance, you can make your character look exactly like you. My other favorite thing is the sound track. No matter what you like, Saints Row has a radio station that you will love. My personal favorite being "Krunch 106.66" which plays death metal and hard rock. Also, I love that the programmers actually put a lot of work into putting good cheats into the game. Games don't really have that these days.

In conclusion; it is definitely worth a rent. Or possibly even a buy.

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GF Rating
1

Horrible

Game keeps freezing every 10-15 mins of play!

posted by monterio (KANSAS CITY, MO) Oct 19, 2008

Member since Jun 2008

5 out of 25 gamers (20%) found this review helpful

I am so upset at this game I can't wait for a patch/glitch update! Hopefully it's not just me but I really haven't had a chance to play my copy of SR2 yet cuz the game keeps freezing up!!! I know it's not my system cuz none of my other games have frozen up ever!(rock band 2, silent hill 2, SC4 for example) I hope I'm not the only gamer out there that has this annoying problem!

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