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Saints Row 4 How the Saints Save Chirstmas DLC has you saving Santa

Monday, 25th November 2013 22:28 GMT By Brenna Hillier

Saints Row 4′s next DLC pack is determinedly holiday-themed, with robot reindeer, an out-of-sorts Santa, and a very pissed-off looking Shaundi.

The next pack is called How the Saints Save Christmas, and it’s due on December 11. Santa has been trapped inside the simulation, but the Boss doesn’t want to save him. The Saints must help you recover the spirit of Christmas in time to save the holiday.

You can get a pretty good idea of how they accomplish this (guns) in the screenshots below.

The DLC will go for $7 and is part of the Season Pass.

In other holiday news, Volition has posted Santa’s naughty or nice list, and is hosting a competition to rewrite the lyrics to Jingle Bells. Both can be accessed on the dedicated Saints Row Christmas site

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4 Comments

  1. POOhead

    if peter replied then who is peter?

    #1 1 year ago
  2. The_Red

    Saints Row: Crazy awesome re-defined. Why can’t we have more of this and less of “gritty, realistic” COD wanna-bes?

    #2 1 year ago
  3. TheWulf

    @3

    Me too. I miss when the mainstream had a sense of fun and creativity. This came up earlier when I had a moment where I thought that Call of Duty was actually adding a gun that shot tacky christmas sweaters at people. Then I realised that it was just a poorly made gun decal and I felt great disappointment.

    This should be the norm. Sadly, the norm is seriousface glorification of men shooting other seriousface men and that’s not only slightly disturbing, but very boring at the same time. It makes gaming feel like a cultural dead end, a ghetto.

    You can’t do it in films, or on TV, or in books, so you do it in games.

    When I look at things that way, I can kind of understand how Ebert arrived at the opinion he had. I’d say something like ‘well, gaming probably needs to mature’ but gaming was plenty mature (along with creative, clever, and genuinely intelligent) up until the early ’00s. When the mainstream came to gaming, it all turned into this grey-brown mush of seriousfaced shooters and dull action adventures.

    Not to mention that it feels like the… what’s the word for it?

    Probably soul.

    It feels like the soul of our hobby has just been stolen away and we’re left with its festering, half-living body. I remember when you could do just about anything in a mainstream game, and you could follow your own dreams and imagination without ever having to answer to a marketing department.

    Just look at all of the crazy that happened from the home computer and early consoles right up until the early ’00s.

    Then it all died.

    And we have fragments of remembrance like Saints Row. But no one wants imagination, cleverness, creativity, colour, or soul. They just want another game about seriousfaced men shooting seriousfaced men in grey-brown environments.

    #3 1 year ago
  4. viralshag

    This is a good game but it’s a big stretch to claim it’s some kind of unspoken hero of artistic, creative and intelligent design in comparison to all the other games on the market.

    #4 1 year ago

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