New Saints Row potentially in development

#1 Edited by FluxWaveZ (19305 posts) -

Not too much of a surprise given the popularity of the series. I'm curious to see where the series will go after SRIV's ending. I believe they had stated that the direction of the series would be changed after SRIV.

My favorite's still SR2 because of its fantastic balance between silliness and emotionally resonant story moments that were actually sincere.

#2 Posted by BaneFireLord (2908 posts) -

Seems rather soon for them to already be doing voice over for a full new game...maybe it's for new DLC for IV?

#3 Edited by Yummylee (21208 posts) -

Huh, I wonder if he got mixed up by saying a new SR game and is actually only recording for a new SRIV DLC pack. After all, Jay voiced Dane Vogel in SR2, so he might be reprising that role as the latest 'revival' for SRIV.

#4 Edited by FluxWaveZ (19305 posts) -

Seems rather soon for them to already be doing voice over for a full new game...maybe it's for new DLC for IV?

DLC is definitely what I was thinking as well, which is why I added the "potentially."

#5 Posted by MattyFTM (14328 posts) -

It's not uncommon for voice work to be done before a game is announced. I mean, any voices that are going to appear in the first trailer for the game will have to be done prior to any announcement. If they're planning on doing an early 2014 reveal, now is the right time to be doing the first round of voicework.

I mean it could be DLC, but I don't think the timing is evidence that it's not a full new game.

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#6 Edited by AlexGBRO (267 posts) -

of course they are making a new one but don't expect it until 2015 or 2016

#7 Posted by Castiel (2520 posts) -

Shocker!

#8 Posted by HellBound (1043 posts) -

As someone that loved SR2, Saints Row 3 was good, but I have not even played 4 yet because I just did not care for the style it went for. I mean I love the humor, but the art style and some of the mini games just got too repetitive.

#9 Edited by JeanLuc (3565 posts) -

The real question is whether a new saints row will continue with the characters or be a reboot. I feel like story wise they've written themselves into a wall (kind of) but I love my Boss too much to see her go. The only solution? Alternate dimension jumping.

#10 Edited by wjb (1626 posts) -

Unless they got something big for next-gen, I'd rather the take a break and do something else if there was indeed a new game coming in the next few years.

4 was a fine game, but the cracks were there.

EDIT: Also, I wouldn't be surprised either if Jay Mohr doesn't know the difference between DLC and an actual new game. Pfft...what a maroon. Just because you were that asshole Bob Sugar in Jerry Maguire from like, 17 years ago doesn't make you a big shot, Mohr!

#11 Edited by Yummylee (21208 posts) -
@jeanluc said:

The real question is whether a new saints row will continue with the characters or be a reboot. I feel like story wise they've written themselves into a wall (kind of) but I love my Boss too much to see her go. The only solution? Alternate dimension jumping.

I'd say it's the opposite, given that they cannow literally do whatever the Hell they want, and take the series into any number of directions. I think it'd be really neat if they release the next Saints Row in an episodic format, with each episode related to a different setting/time period courtesy of their newfound time-travelling capabilities.

A reboot could also be interesting, too. As someone else who's favourite is also SR2, I wouldn't be opposed to Volition trying to recapture the balance that game had in terms of serious drama, and flamboyent lunacy.

#12 Posted by mrfluke (5049 posts) -

fuck yes! on just generally more saints row! whether it be dlc or a new game.

saints row 4 is my favorite in the series, loved it to pieces. if thats the tone going forward, then i cant wait.

#13 Posted by DonChipotle (2693 posts) -

Isn't Jay Mohr's character dead anyway? Seems more like DLC if indeed he'll be reprising his role.

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