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Koch Media owns publisher Deep Silver (Dead Island). It now owns both the Saints Row and Metro franchises, along with the studios that made them. Fans have every right to be cautious about a management change, but while Koch said in a media release earlier today it "will roll out future plans for each franchise in the coming months", Deep Silver has since tweeted the following:..

http://kotaku.com/5978537/next-saints-row-metro-games-will-be-faithful-to-their-franchises-say-new-owners

More at source. I still won't buy Saint's Row 4 or anything from Volition...
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http://kotaku.com/5978537/next-saints-row-metro-games-will-be-faithful-to-their-franchises-say-new-owners

More at source. I still won't buy Saint's Row 4 or anything from Volition...

Why's that?
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I still won't buy Saint's Row 4 or anything from Volition...

I'd buy Freespace 3 from Volition but noooooo. mad.gif
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Why's that?

I'd like to know this too. SR3 was a brilliant game. Especially on PC.
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Why's that?

Because this is OCN. Everyone has to be boycotting something.....
 
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Because this is OCN. Everyone has to be boycotting something.....

I'm boycotting boycotts. Wait a second... rolleyes.gif
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Boycottception? <- Lame overused joke.

Can't click on the link at work, but do I understand this as the people that did Dead Island now have the Metro franchise? Eh...that's worrisome.
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It's because I bought Saint's Row 2 at launch - game wasn't even on shelves: the employee had to get it from the back. I understood why after getting to play it - it ran horribly, jerky controls, and choppy framerate IIRC. There was only ever 1 patch to add new resolutions or something and it didn't fix the issues. It was a really bad game IMO and a waste of $40. Since then, Volition has been on my "no-buy" list.

I should've known something was wrong when the game wasn't available on the shelves on release day.
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It's because I bought Saint's Row 2 at launch - game wasn't even on shelves: the employee had to get it from the back. I understood why after getting to play it - it ran horribly, jerky controls, and choppy framerate IIRC. There was only ever 1 patch to add new resolutions or something and it didn't fix the issues. It was a really bad game IMO and a waste of $40. Since then, Volition has been on my "no-buy" list.

I should've known something was wrong when the game wasn't available on the shelves on release day.

Yes, let's continue to punish developers for mistakes from 5 years ago that they've both acknowledged and fixed in succeeding products.
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I have it on Steam and I had it on the 360 (when I had one)... it runs fine!
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