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  • 50 Cent to option Saints Row movie rights

    50 Cent has apparently just said he wants to make a Saints Row movie. “With my relationship with THQ, they’ll actually see me develop Saint’s Row into an actual screeplay and into a film project,” he told US journalists. “I’m optioning the rights for that right now, so they’ll see that before they see me […]

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  • 13 year-old dad plays Saints Row 2 like a champ

    What do you do when you have a baby aged 13? You play Saints Row 2 in front of the Sun’s cameras. Our words are pointless. Read this.

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  • Saint's Row 2 has sold 2.6 million to date

    For every cloud, a silver lining. Saints Row 2 has sold 2.6 million units since the game’s October release, Edge reports, bringing a touch of warmth to some otherwise awful THQ financial results yesterday. Other glimmers from THQ’s 2008 included WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2009, which has shipped over 4 million units, Big Beach Sports […]

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  • Saints Row 2 gets US PC release, Europe end of the month

    THQs excellent open-world romp, Saints Row 2, was released for PC across the US today, retailing at $39.99. The game is expected to ship to retail outlets in Europe on January 23, 2009 and Australia on February 5, 2009. “Saints Row 2′s console release was met with heavy praise from press and consumers alike for […]

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  • Saints Row 2 ships more than 2 million units

    Troubled THQ has confirmed that Saints Row 2 has now shipped more than 2 million units worldwide. The news is a shining light in a grim set of Q2 figures issued tonight, which show an increased loss and confirmation of the shedding of 250 jobs. More on that here.

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  • Saints Row 2 PC delayed till 2009

    According to this IGN piece, the PC version of Saints Row 2 won’t be with us until early next year. The news originally came from a forum post, apparently, but the site’s verified the game won’t ship until January 5, 2009. Go buy one of the console versions instead. It’s brilliant, apparently.

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  • Saints Row 3 confirmed, "new direction" touted

    Volition’s confirmed that work’s already started on Saints Row 3 in an interview with Play. Not only that: the game will take a “new direction” from the first two, apparently. From the piece: The last game had a very ‘open’ ending. Can we expect something similar with SR2? Associate producer Dan Sutton: Well, we knew […]

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  • Saints Row 2: Finishing moves add visual flourish

    In an interview with Gamezone, Saints Row 2 lead designer, James Tsai, has said that after you’ve repeatedly smashed your opponents face in with your bare fists, finishing moves add a “nice visual flourish” to the exercise. “We have several melee fighting styles the player can use throughout the game, each of which has its […]

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  • NYPD union chief says Saints Row 2 encourages depravity

    Speaking with newspaper the Daily News of New York, NYPD union boss Patrick Lynch has said that Saints Row 2 encourages depravity and a whole host of other unsightly adjectives amongst the yoof of today, Ripten reports. “Horrible and violent video games desensitize young people to violence while encouraging depravity, immorality while glorifying criminal behavior,” […]

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  • Tesco sends second customer email about Saints Row price balls-up

    Come on, Tesco. You can do better than this. The retailer has sent out another email to customers who bought a copy of Saints Row 2 for £16 from its website yesterday, only to be later told the firm had “not been able to obtain an item in your order”. This was shortly after the […]

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  • Tesco sending out Saints Row 2 order cancellation emails

    Tesco is now informing all those who took advantage of the seemingly fantastic deal of Saints Row 2 PS3 for £15.97 that the order is cancelled. The mail reads: Dear Mr ——-, We are sorry to inform you that we have not been able to obtain an item in your order. Don’t worry, we won’t […]

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  • Saints Row 2 scores well in initial reviews

    The first Saints Row 2 review have popped up, with scores in the eight and nine region pointing to a worthwhile use of your £16 down your local Tesco. Eurogamer’s given it 9/10, with CVG (via Xbox World 360 mag) going with 8.5/10. Get the rest from Metacritic. It’s out on October 17.

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  • Tesco now selling PS3 Saints Row 2 for £39.97

    Looks as though Tesco isn’t as stupid as it’s cabbage-looking. The retailer was listing the PS3 version of Saints Row 2 for £15.97 this morning, but has now put the price up to £39.97. Should have been faster. If you did buy one and you get an email from Tesco saying it was an error, […]

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  • Tesco selling PS3 Saints Row 2 for £15.97

    Tesco appears to be selling the PS3 version of Saints Row 2 for £15.97. See for yourself. Buy one, quick.

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  • Win a gold-plated 360 in new Saints Row 2 compo

    THQ is giving myTHQ members a chance to win a gold-plated Xbox 360 Elite console. Yes. A gold-plated Xbox 360 Elite console. We’re not myTHQ members unfortunately so if gold consoles float your boat then sign up and find out how. Saints Row 2 is out this Friday. By Mike Bowden

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  • Saints Row 2 gets launch trailer

    After the break. The movie outlines the game’s plot and includes the line, “These guys are packing space age shit,” which pretty much works for us. Have a nose. It’s out later this month.

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  • Saints Row 2 soundtrack announced, is massive, has Final Countdown

    THQ just sent word that the Saints Row 2 soundtrack’s been announced, and there are more tunes on it than there are leaves on a tree. That’s a lot. Here. Looking at it, there really is an awful lot of “classic” stuff on there, including The Final Countdown by Europe. Can’t say fairer than that. […]

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  • OXM Saints Row 2 review scanned and posted

    Someone’s posted the full, 8/10 Saints Row 2 review from this month’s OXM, as you can see on the game’s official forum. You may have to enter your age then hit the link again to see the pages, but they are there. The game’s out for PC, Xbox 360 and PS3 on October 17. Thanks, […]

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  • First Saints Row 2 review is an 8/10

    According to this MaxConsole piece, OXM UK has given Saints Row 2 8/10. There’s little information through there, but apparently the mag found the game funny but lacking on the multiplayer side. The game’s out for PC, Xbox 360 and PS3 on October 17.

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  • New Saints Row 2 movie shows acting, quality

    Want it. Please don’t be shit. There’s a video after the break of Saints Row 2′s actors talking about their VO roles on the game, and as far as we’re concerned this is starting to shape up to be a real contender. There’s nothing else like this in the final quarter and the humour, top […]

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