Saints Row 2 on the streets
THQ today announced that Saints Row 2 has shipped for the PS3 and Xbox 360.
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In Saints Row 2, players will lead the 3rd Street Saints in a battle against ruthless gangs and an evil corporation to reclaim the streets of Stilwater. Internally developed by leading open-world designers Volition, Inc., Saints Row 2 features unmatched customization options, intense combat, both competitive and cooperative online multiplayer and an arsenal of over-the-top weaponry and vehicles. The game is now available nationwide for the suggested retail price of $59.99 and will launch worldwide on October 17.
"The Saints Row franchise has earned critical praise for its over-the-top game play experience featuring the most robust player options on the market, and Saints Row 2 is expanding on that in every way," said Bob Aniello, senior vice president, worldwide marketing, THQ. "The game is advancing the genre once again with expanded customization options, revamped over-the-top combat and full co-op support through the entire single player campaign."
"Saints Row 2 was designed to give players unlimited options and the freedom to complete the game in many different ways," said Mike Kulas, vice president, product development and general manager, Volition, Inc., "Gamers can customize their characters, clothes, gangs, cribs and vehicles, take part in hundreds of different activities, diversions and missions, and do it all with a friend online. There are limitless game play options to discover."