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.
Volition has made a bold leap with Saints Row 4, opting to choose the humorous path to Grand Theft Auto's more serious tone. Completely abandoning any sense of realism – the little that it had to begin with – the developer has taken the franchise to new heights with the inclusion of aliens, super powers, and dubstep. But even for the franchise that has introduced wildly inappropriate weapons like the giant purple dildo, Saints Row 4 appeared, at least at first, to have jumped the shark. Admittedly, I was skeptical that the fourth installment in this beloved franchise would be too wild, too crazy, too inappropriate for its own good. Oddly enough, all of the nutty elements blend together to create gameplay that is ridiculously fun and extremely addicting. It all... Read Review