Tag Archives: Saints Row

What Colour is My Hero?

This is the second and final part of my article on the question posed by the GDC panel “What Colour is Your Hero?”. In the first part I spoke, as the panel did, about the representation of ethnic characters by developers in games. This time I’m going to take the question more literally and talk about player created characters, including my own personal choices. Anyone who read either my Mass Effect 2 Review or my follow up probably noticed that my Shepard isn’t the usual ‘default male Shepard’ or one of the many interchangeable female Shepards one sees in a…

What Saints Row 2 does better than GTA 4

Saints Row 2 looks to have been a bit of a sleeper hit around here. I think we all had pre-conceptions on release but after actually playing it for ourselves, we seem to be in agreement that it’s actually quite good. In fact; as I play I continually think that it does some things far better than what GTA has ever done. Infinite garage When you store a car in your ‘garage’ on Saints Row 2 it’s always there. You can take it out, blow it up then return and just get a new one. Also you can store a…