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  • Summary: Saints Row IV is an open world game that continues the story of the Third Street Saints by elevating their status to the highest level - the leaders of the free world. After a catastrophic alien invasion occurs where the aliens trasnport the Saints to a bizarro-Steelport simulation, you mustSaints Row IV is an open world game that continues the story of the Third Street Saints by elevating their status to the highest level - the leaders of the free world. After a catastrophic alien invasion occurs where the aliens trasnport the Saints to a bizarro-Steelport simulation, you must fight to free humanity from alien grandaddy Zinyak's mental grasp by ultiziling gargantuan superpowers. Escape the simulation that's trapped the Saints crew, or die trying. Expand
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  1. Positive: 42 out of 45
  2. Negative: 0 out of 45
  1. Aug 19, 2013
    100
    The consistent thrill of Saints Row IV is how it constantly, eagerly, happily, accommodatingly asks you “Hey, how do you want to break the game now?” And for a game so colossal, so occasionally dumb, so often colossally sharks-with-laser-beams-on-their-heads-that-can-also-breathe-fire-and-fly-and-turn-invisible-and-you-can-even-ride-them dumb, what an incredibly smart thing to do with an open world, a franchise, and a story.
  2. Sep 9, 2013
    98
    Volition it seems has made a new standard in over the top…no really I don’t think you understand… they went over the top before. Now they had to raise the bar in standards as well, just so they could go over the top of that.
  3. PC PowerPlay
    Oct 28, 2013
    90
    A combination of sublime and ridiculous, Saints Row IV is outlandish fun. [Nov 2013, p.97]
  4. Sep 1, 2013
    88
    Overall Saints Row IV is a marvellously enjoyable game, while still suffering from a few of the complaints that the series has always had. The main quests are great, and although the side missions are not painful to play, they don’t pack the same punch. If you played and enjoyed Saints Row The Third, then picking up this sequel is a must. Equally if you’re looking for a game that lets you act like a badass with special powers, this might be a better superhero game than many others that are actually billed as such.
  5. Aug 14, 2013
    85
    Saints Row IV doesn't excel in terms of gameplay, but it hits a home run in terms of fun and laughter. The plot is both absurd and beautiful and the activities are so varied that one can easily forgive its faults. If you want a sandbox and you don't take yourself too seriously, Saints Row IV is a game you don't want to miss.
  6. Aug 15, 2013
    80
    We think there's a story in there somewhere. Saints Row IV is weird. Too weird, in fact. And we love it for that exact reason.
  7. Aug 14, 2013
    70
    The Saints Row saga can still be considered the most debauched franchise that lovers of free roamers could dream of. It has some good new ideas and the same shortcomings of the previous game, but it's a funny game nonetheless.

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Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 70 out of 384
  1. Aug 20, 2013
    10
    A LOT of people will be mad at this game. It is completely different from all of the ones before it, and it really shares little with theA LOT of people will be mad at this game. It is completely different from all of the ones before it, and it really shares little with the previous games in the series. If you didn't like SR 3 due to the sci-fi and super hero aspects, you might hate this game... a lot. If you're looking for something in the realistic criminal vein (ala Grand Theft Auto), you might hate this game.

    The changes here are immense. It's like being in a mish-mash of every science fiction movie out there, with lots of elements/ideas coming straight from the Matrix.

    Before you buy, check out some of the YouTube gameplay videos and make sure you're not going to hate it. If you go into this with the wrong expectations, you're going to be very disappointed.
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  2. Jun 14, 2022
    10
    its all about humor and entertainment, the game is just gta with superpowers if you didn't play any other saints row game.
    +Storyline
    its all about humor and entertainment, the game is just gta with superpowers if you didn't play any other saints row game.
    +Storyline
    +Superpowers
    +Co-op

    -kinda glitchy?
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  3. Aug 20, 2013
    9
    Even though the changes from SR3 are minimal and some features have been left out, it's still an awesome game and, in my opinion, one of theEven though the changes from SR3 are minimal and some features have been left out, it's still an awesome game and, in my opinion, one of the maddest games of the generation. Expand
  4. Jun 14, 2016
    8
    Good God, is this game insane. Superpowers, dubstep guns, aliens, People with skin made out of solid gold.
    Pros
    +The Humour is great +Ditto
    Good God, is this game insane. Superpowers, dubstep guns, aliens, People with skin made out of solid gold.
    Pros
    +The Humour is great
    +Ditto for story
    +Very Fun Gameplay
    +All characters are likeable and funny
    Cons
    -Very similar to Saints Row 3, with the city being the same, and mechanics and characters are very similar
    -With the exception of the tank, all vehicles are practically useless. You don't need cars, Just run around the place.

    For Only $15 on steam, this is a great open world game to pick up and play, for 20 mins to 2 hours. I Recommend it.
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  5. Sep 5, 2022
    7
    The graphics are practically the same as in 3. However, the idea of ​​the game is completely different, leaving the GTA style for somethingThe graphics are practically the same as in 3. However, the idea of ​​the game is completely different, leaving the GTA style for something with super powers. I particularly liked this game too. Expand
  6. Mar 26, 2020
    6
    A decent time waster with solid character customisation. Ultimately couldn't hold attention for long due to middling combat and overall openA decent time waster with solid character customisation. Ultimately couldn't hold attention for long due to middling combat and overall open world experience. Expand
  7. Feb 7, 2019
    0
    - odpad
    - inteligence
    - podoba
    - rozum
    - katastrofa
    - vše je špatně
    - zadarmo drahé

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