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I honestly wanted more interesting stuff like the airplane intro, while it was very linear, it was at least extremely interesting , out of no where, and hilarious.

I do like to customize my characters and the crew I get, which is nice, but Im more interested in Customizing the cars honestly.

Im waiting for a GTA/SR game to be as comprehensive as Need for Speed Underground 2 was with car customizations. Lord knows I spent HOURS making beautiful cars, and then HOURS driving around in a big circle int he open sand box map. Give me more of than, and more hilarious moments like the airplane scene and Im golden
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I'd like to see what Yahtzee thinks about this one.

He already said that Saints Row 2 was brilliant because the comical whacky times shone all that much brighter because the game was still grounded in reality, there was still a bit of seriousness to be had and thus there was great contrast.

Saints Row 3 went completely tits-up and since the whole game was whacky the contrast to serious moments was lost and they completely sold-out.

Judging by the trailer, Saints Row 4 seems to miss the point even harder and go full-retard with the whackyness but by this point the franchise has been established as just trying too damn hard to be ridiculous/random. Now that it's fully EXPECTED for the game to be ridiculous (anything less would be a step backwards), nothing they pull out could possibly surprise the player in the same way that Saints Row 2 did.
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I'd like to see what Yahtzee thinks about this one.

He already said that Saints Row 2 was brilliant because the comical whacky times shone all that much brighter because the game was still grounded in reality, there was still a bit of seriousness to be had and thus there was great contrast.

Saints Row 3 went completely tits-up and since the whole game was whacky the contrast to serious moments was lost and they completely sold-out.

Judging by the trailer, Saints Row 4 seems to miss the point even harder and go full-retard with the whackyness but by this point the franchise has been established as just trying too damn hard to be ridiculous/random. Now that it's fully EXPECTED for the game to be ridiculous (anything less would be a step backwards), nothing they pull out could possibly surprise the player in the same way that Saints Row 2 did.

He didn't like SR3 nearly as much (did he even like SR3?) as SR2 from what I remembered. He complained about the significant back step in appearance customization options and the increased "sexualization" of body types; how there is only male/female and buff/fat/skinny. SR2 started right off the bat with you able to create whatever mismash of oddballs your imagination can come up with. SR3 dumbed that down a lot.
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He didn't like SR3 nearly as much (did he even like SR3?) as SR2 from what I remembered. He complained about the significant back step in appearance customization options and the increased "sexualization" of body types; how there is only male/female and buff/fat/skinny. SR2 started right off the bat with you able to create whatever mismash of oddballs your imagination can come up with. SR3 dumbed that down a lot.

I think a seriously overlooked part of this problem is the users themselves. My best friend made a new character to play coop with me a week or two ago. It is the most alien looking disfigured collection of Frankenstein-esque nonsense I've ever seen. There isn't a being in the world who could consider that even remotely sexualized (or even humanized) yet it is possible in SR3, and not in any other game I've played (including SR2).

Lets face it, you go into a game that you know is already "tits-up" crazy and base, most people are probably going to make as oversexualized of a character as the engine allows.
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i hope i can still use my character from Saint's Row: The Third.

please keep the purple baseball bat, as well.
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i hope i can still use my character from Saint's Row: The Third.

please keep the purple baseball bat, as well.

I don't recall being able to import characters from SR1 to SR2 and SR2 to SR3, most likely because character choices don't matter. Since SR4 is technically SR3.5, I imagine it would be the same.
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Considering the game appears to be the same engine with a lot of the same assets. You'll probably be able to exactly recreate your SR3 character.
 
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Saints Row IV is available to preorder from ebgames :

http://www.ebgames.ca/pc/games/saints-row-iv/316214

and it gives a little bit of info :
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In Saints Row IV, the head honcho of the Saints has been elected to the Presidency of the United States. But the Saints are just getting started. Now the larger-than-life insanity of the Saints series gets a new twist with a catastrophic alien invasion, and the aliens have transported the Saints to a bizarro-Steelport simulation. Wield gargantuan superpowers and fight to free humanity from alien granddaddy Zinyak's mental grasp. Escape the simulation that's trapped the Saints crew, or die trying.

Saints Row IV lets players delve into an arsenal of alien weaponry and technology that will turn each Saint into an ultimate entity of destruction. Utilize out-of-this-world superpowers to fight all the way to the top. With intensified action and enhanced customization, players can use their newfound superpowers and leap over buildings, outrun the fastest sports cars, or send enemies flying with telekinesis in the greatest, most insane installment of Saints Row yet.

Will see with the future video's and info but I had a lot of fun with the Third, I should have fun with IV thumb.gif
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Did anyone mod their SR3 game?
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Did anyone mod their SR3 game?

Gentlemen of Steelport here.
 
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