If Grand Theft Auto created the open-world genre, Saints Row for the Xbox 360 has taken some bold steps to refine it. The fictional city of Stilwater is plagued by violence. Four rival gangs compete for turf through a series of petty crimes, street races, and vicious urban gun fights. One of these gangs is the 3rd Street Saints. As the newest initiate to the Saints, it’s your job to earn respect and street credit by accomplishing missions and running rival gangs out of your territory. Saints Row features a robust character creation system and allows you to take the fight online in a collection of multiplayer modes. Saints Row is available exclusively for the Xbox 360.
When Saints Row was originally announced, it wasn't long off the cusp of the highly successful and innovative GTA San Andreas in the last generation of gaming. Many saw this game as a rip-off from that success as they took many elements from San Andreas and applied them to this game. The gang aspect was the most prominent comparison between the two as, in Saints Row you play a mute gangster who joins a group called the 3rd street saints who are a gang located in, you guessed it 3rd Street in the … more