Posts Tagged ‘Volition’

Remember how Saints Row IV wouldn’t pass Australian adult rating without alterations? Apparently, Volition’s answer to the problem was to remove a few hours of gameplay. At least Australian get to play the game.

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Some time ago, the Australian Rating Board banned Saints Row IV due to some violations to Australia’s Guidelines for the Classification of Computer Games. Well, just recently, Volition was able to get the approval for an Australian version of the game, by making an edited version, removing one quest that supposedly doesn’t change too much the game from the original version, it just removes a couple of hours from the total gameplay.

image_304556_16x9_620Well, according to a post from them Australian players won’t be able to enjoy the co-op features of the game with their friends that are using the international version of the game.

“While we are very proud of all our different missions, we do feel that Saints Row IV on the whole remains largely the same without this single optional mission, and we also feel that you deserve to know what you are getting in Australia, due to…

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That was meant to be confusing after the demise of THQ… what’s to happen with the IPs?

One of the best title ever released under the THQ banner is/was Saints Row: the Third. Good game. Crazy game. Fun game.

Those in the know were aware that there was plans for a Saints Row 4 (not really surprising) and a Saints Row 3.5 called Enter the Donimatrix. That was all under the realm of THQ. During that era, what the public knew of the future of the franchise was already fuzzy. Partly because of the marketing nature of such franchise, but also because of corporate modification trough THQ, and the bankruptcy that was coming.  But things have changed, and the Saints are now published by Deep Silver – which seems to be a good things as people at Volition reported that Deep Silver has been a fan of Saints Row and Volition all along.

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Little is known of Deep Silver’s intentions with the Third Street Saints.

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