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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…

How to fix The Sims

The Sims can get pretty dull. We play games to escape to more interesting places and do more interesting things. In The Sims though, you end up escaping to a suburban neighbourhood where you still have to do the dishes, shower, cook breakfast, etc etc. And while the expansion packs might add new novelties, they aren’t really improving the core game, just extending it. It needs more randomness, more crazy, more opportunities to make emergent dramas play out. So, a list then, of ideas to inject some fun an interest into The Sims. And all these things can happen to…