Deep Silver is rebooting the Saints Row franchise! In a press event that MP1st attended earlier this month, Deep Silver
This looks tame, but I sure hope to be proven wrong.
That was poor. So hipster chick vs hyper masculine dude at the end.
The art style looks like a mashup of Far Cry 6 and Watch Dogs Legion. And a big reboot but making it cross-gen is a bad idea.
On the plus side, no one needed a testicle retrieval after the trailer reveal. https://youtube.com/watch?v...
@strayanolog That short Saints Row 3 trailer is still hilarious. Such an epic build-up just for a guy to get punched in the balls. A perfect teaser for that game. haha
That was your take away and focus?
I am so sick of this edgy hipster type style game devs are going for these days. That trailer was garbage and the characters just came across unlikeable. I got the same type of vibe from that Red Fall trailer a few months ago.
Always portraying big muscular guys as the bad guys, but in real life, those guys at the gym are pretty nice and chill... And once again, we are forced to have a tough, nearly invincible, independent, hipster, maybe angry short haired female protagonist....
I mean... isn't that Saints Row The Third of its time w/Killbane? It's just some updated looks for the time, but it's pretty much the same dang thing. ***I am so sick of this edgy hipster type style game devs are going for these days.*** Look at who is streaming and playing games today. They're just going where the market is. Dinosaurs like myself are not the market focus here.
Yeah there's no more edge to this it seems heavily watered down I didn't notice a single dick joke this is what happens when your favourite artist matures and stops the drugs.
Maybe, dick jokes didn’t sell as well as they’d hoped so they are trying something different? Then again, who knows since this is a CGI of the game and more info might have all the dicks you can eat.
@lex It's possible but agents of mayhem was basically a attempt at a cleaner version of saints row the toilet humor was almost removed while the swearing was still there and the repetitiveness cranked up to 11
Lexreborn2 Saints row 2-3 sold quite well they showed you that stuff in reveals to make themselves stand out and away from GTA
If they are cutting out D1ck jokes... I expect boobie punches in return. 😏 BTW, just noticed that this is releasing a week away from horizon zero dawn 2...thats a big mistake.
I don't recall too many dick jokes in previous saints row trailers. Most of that humor type is saved for the game on not presented in trailers meant for the marketing.
@neutralgamer well considering they gave their statement on why they shifted. And it’s due to them adjusting to different themes and the times. I don’t see a problem with the change. Unless you guys just really need the dicks.
I don't really think it's "tame". But the devs have said that after Gat Out of Hell and SR4 they really needed to reign things in and return to their roots. Even the devs are admitting things got out of hand. It's not that SR4 was bad or anything, it just wasn't SR. If this reboot is a mix of SR 2 and 3 I'll be happy. I liked it being over-the-top, but bringing in aliens and superpowers was a step too far.
Absolutely. Saints 4, which I still can't bring myself to call it a true sequel considering most of it was meant to be DLC in the beginning, was very much out of hand and uneven. Like you, though, if this reboot blends 2 and 3, I'll be a buyer. There's a lot of positives in both those titles. Now with the Saints Reboot developer citing the over-the-top and arcade-y feel is still present, and that John Wick, Baby Driver, and Hobbs & Shaw are its creative inspirations, we both may have nothing to fear in our hopeful mix. And I truly hope so. But, despite that, for me, the trailer's vibe forces me to be cautiously optimistic rather than excited. Moving forward, hopefully my doubts will be pushed aside with some gameplay footage and another trailer.
Sooooo glad it's its a reboot it's been too damn long. They needed a fresh start from the series for a long time.
Definitely a good thing to have a fresh start. Welcomes new players.
No in game footage yet then, hope it has a big single player and multiplayer. If it's a bit more like the earlier games it will be better, I like them fun but not too over the top, but also not quite dull like GTA 3.
There is some gameplay in another trailer, gives me a little more hope cause this trailer looks dull. Look on YouTube it's like a 25 sec trailer
That's more like it but the clips are so short it's difficult to tell too much from it.
Yeesh, these comments...
It looked alright. Not sure how the actual gameplay is going to be and look. Also curious about these gangs and how fleshed out they will be as well as yours.
This is the actual gameplay that is only 25 seconds here: https://www.youtube.com/wat...
Yeah I saw that too, but it's like sped up and extremely small clips so it's hard to understand what's really happening. I mean like a gameplay walk through.
Well basing with those seconds car handling has improved.
IMO, the only «Saints Row» about this trailer is the purple color and that bad guy. "Your" crew looks like straight out Watch_Dogs 2 or from that new Arkane Studios game, Bloodfall (or Redrain, can't remember the name; that 4 player vampire hunting), ticking all the diversity boxes, but all having the same quirky personality. And personally, not a fan of that uwu helmet, not sure why that character wasn't shot on site (this is the first thing i would do in a game). I haven't seen any gameplay yet, so i'll wait for that. But first impression is bad. Personally, i was hoping that they'll go back to Saints Row 2 setting/plot-wise (more dark, serious tone, but with some humor at least). I can't imagine Volition pulling off another interesting character like Carlos [spoiler]and the killing him in a gruesome way and turning him into a zombie[/spoiler]. I don't even think they'll give you a lot of options with customization (like breast size and so on). Especially, if you take their recent track record into account. Saints Row IV was ok at best, but Gat Out Of Hell and Agents Of Mayhem were just terrible. I sincerely hope i will be proven wrong when the game will be released.
The uwu helmet guy was such a buzz kill. Hated the sense of humour they're going for with that character. The customization is at least being claimed to be better than the previous games though: "Express yourself and unleash your inner Saint, with the most advanced suite of customization tools yet seen in an open-world game – make your character, your car and your crew your own."
Another cross-gen 2022 game, lame.
This looks more like a woke-certified Fortnite open world game that anything remotely similar to old Saints Row games, no thanks.
Fortnite x Watch Dogs. Personally getting bored of this art style where everything needs to look hipster with a slight cartoonist twist. Also can we stop giving female characters that dumb haircut already?
The whole thing was pure cringe. Pandering to an audience that either doesn't exist or won't buy the game anyway. One thing they have done is piss off the Saints Row fans, this is not something I have seen any of them say they wanted for the series going forward, me included.
Wow that looked.... Pretty cringe honestly. Should have just remastered Saints Row 2 and called it a day.
That would be even worse
No aliens no Matrix type atmosphere with super powers I'll be down for it. But the trailer looks kind of lack lustered no Shaundi is a big let down. The weird biker helmet with the face looks like something from Fortnite the trailer feels and looks like a Fortnite add on commercial. Only saving grace would be the actual game play if they take the game back to its roots. Screw being President, having energy drinks, aliens, and acting like a Matrix clone. I despise SR 4 if I want that type of gameplay I'll play Prototype or Infamous or even Crackdown.
SR4 is quite hilarious though
Cross gen trash
Saints Row is one of my favorite game franchises but I'm not sure about this. Need to see more
That was a dreadful trailer
No in game footage for a game that's coming in a few months
Looks like a sequel to Watchdogs 2 and a dash of Borderlands. I already miss the prior SR characters.
What is so hard for people to understand regarding cross-gen? People still can't buy these consoles and the Ps4 has an install base of 100+. This will probably be a very long console generation because of the pandemic.
This whole bitching about cross gen thing is weird to me. It's like people have forgotten that cross gen has always been a thing in the first year of a console generation. It often stretches into the second and third year too. Persona 5 was released on the PS3 alongside the PS4, and that was nearly 3 years after the PS4 was released.
The PS5 is the fastest selling console in the history of Playstation. Same for Xbox. If a 2 year cross gen wasn’t done for: PS4 PS3 PS2 Then why now? To understand why we don’t want cross gen is a simple fact. A game cannot take full advantage of PS5 and still run on PS4. It is impossible due to the SSD. It changes the very structure of level and game design. We bought a PS5 to play PS5 games. It is that simple.
No more superpower.......
my reaction to watching this was like watching that reveal trailer for Beyond Good & Evil years ago.
So many people looking for shit to be triggered by.
This looks abhorrent
Not understanding the hate? Because women featured prominently in the trailer? I have been waiting for a new Saints Row and a reboot of the series is a great idea in my eyes. Give me the same action and funny banter as the previous games and I am in. Can't see a downside to this myself.
I mean the trailer was basically bad people chasing fortnite characters. What's not to like right?
2015 called, it wants its strawman arguments back.
Who am I strawmaning here? I presented the argument I was not refuting someone else's argument directly. which would be needed for a strawman argument to occur.
There's been women characters in Saints Row since the first game so I don't know what you're talking about.
Look at some of the replies and come back and talk more. "Hipster chick vs biker dude" Because what I see is a lot of people upset that the characters aren't gangster enough. And yet these same gamers have been playing Saints Row with dildo weapons, music weapons, kitty cat vehicles and more.
YouTube comments and like to dislike ratio says it all almost 8k thumbs down vs 3k up
"says it all", so the youtube like's ratio is the gauge for game quality now? lol
Not at all Cyberpunk was extremely positive prior to its release so I get that quality isn't the point but it's a guide to public reaction particularly from a fan base who would be among the first the view and respond to this.
Looks like a rip off of Watch Dogs 2.
I'll give it a maybe. I've been hoping the next release would be more like how the first two SR games were and not the over the top crap.
I'm sure it will be fun but I don't want another watch dogs 2
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