Ban or no ban in Australia, we'll probably see a lot of random nonsense in Saints Row IV—just like in SynaGl0w's screenshot from Saints Row: The Third. What's the most random thing you've encountered in the series? » 6/25/13 8:30am 6/25/13 8:30am

2012 Saint's Row Expansion Cancelled, Shifted into 2013 Saint's Row 4

We are no longer getting a standalone $30 expansion to the insane open-world crime game Saint's Row: The Third this year, as publisher THQ, emboldened by a change in leadership has nixed the project in order to expand it into a full-sized new Saint's Row next year. » 6/20/12 7:05am 6/20/12 7:05am

Three Dollars Adds a Pack of Penthouse Pets to Saints Row the Third

THQ continues to milk the living hell out of its best thing going with today's release of the Penthouse Pack for Saint's Row the Third, bolstering the ranks of players' gangs with a quartet of models from America's minor league nudie mag. » 5/22/12 1:30pm 5/22/12 1:30pm

The Week in Evil DLC [Update]

Downloadable content. Everyone hates it—but everyone buys it. Yes, even you in the comments, smart guy. Here's a look at the latest package of extensions and pre-order bonuses designed to crowbar the last dollar out of your wallet. Can you still respect yourself if you buy it? » 5/04/12 9:00pm 5/04/12 9:00pm

Saints Row the Third's April Fool's Joke Gets Real with Enter the…

Remember that silly April Fool's joke from Saints Row the Third about the alien kidnapping the leaders of the Saints and trapping them in a simulated reality with super powers? It's now a standalone expansion due out this fall. Indulge me as I fist pump triumphantly. » 5/03/12 11:35am 5/03/12 11:35am

Survive Yarngasms and Shark-Infested Jungles in Saints Row: The Third's

Next week, Saints Row: The Third players will get the weirdest DLC for the game yet (and that's counting the gun that launches shark-attacks) with Genki Bowl VII. » 1/10/12 2:00pm 1/10/12 2:00pm

It's Time for a Lady Hero In Grand Theft Auto

Drawing on familiar media representations and cultural histories for the sake of building a female gangster actually seems pretty difficult.

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Here’s a Naked, Fan-Made Saints Row The Third Edition of So You Think…

It's tough to top anything that's already in a game as aggressively juvenile and over-the-top as Saints Row the Third, a game that marketed itself with giant dildo weapons. But somehow YouTuber XBLStallion83's done exactly that with this hilarious video that stitches the game's taunt moves into a dance marathon.… » 12/05/11 4:40pm 12/05/11 4:40pm

Watch Our Own Kirk Hamilton Talk Saints Row: The Third on Revision3 TV

Kotaku's Kirk Hamilton (a.k.a. me) made an appearance yesterday on the Revision3 TV show "New Challenger," to chat with host Anthony Carboni about Saints Row: The Third. Give it a watch! » 12/02/11 3:47pm 12/02/11 3:47pm

What Does Your Saints Row: The Third Gang Leader Look Like?

In today's gang-related edition of Speak Up on Kotaku, commenter Nameloi wants to get a good look at the face of your Saints Row: The Third gang leader. What hath the game's character customization wrought? » 12/02/11 11:20am 12/02/11 11:20am

Saints Row's Dildo Bat: More Than Two Million Served

Since its introduction two weeks ago in Saints Row: The Third, the game's four-foot long dildo bat—nom de guerre: "The Penetrator"—has killed more than two million citizens of Steelport, publisher THQ said in announcing a stat-tracking capability that charts all the mayhem taking place in the open-world crime game. » 11/30/11 11:30pm 11/30/11 11:30pm

Even Saints Row Wants to Know Where Half-Life 2: Episode 3 Is...

Reader Naroon sends us this snap he took of a "well-hidden easter egg" he found while playing Saints Row the Third. » 11/24/11 11:00pm 11/24/11 11:00pm

Saints Row: The Third: The Kotaku Review

Kanye West's "Power" plays a central, recurring role in Volition's new open-world crime game Saints Row: The Third. The tune has been featured in the game's exhaustive promotional materials, plays regularly on its in-game radio stations, and makes bookending appearances in the single-player campaign. Considering the… » 11/18/11 3:00pm 11/18/11 3:00pm

Watch One of Saints Row: The Third's Most Out-There Gags

This week, I've been sharing a few short videos to give a sense of what Saints Row: The Third is all about. We've seen a chaotic way to start your day, how to customize your radio stations, and how fun the character creator is, especially with The Zombie Option. For the last video of the week, I wanted to show… » 11/17/11 10:00pm 11/17/11 10:00pm

In Saints Row: The Third, Always Bet on Zombie

This week, I've been sharing some videos of Volition's new (tremendously fun) open-world crime game Saints Row: The Third. On Monday, we saw how I start each day in Steelport, and yesterday I showed a cool refinement of its custom radio stations. » 11/16/11 8:00pm 11/16/11 8:00pm

Buy Saints Row: The Third on PS3, Get Saints Row 2 For Free

Sony has announced that new purchasers of the PS3 version of Saints Row: The Third (or anyone with an online pass) will get a free digital copy of Saints Row 2 and all of its DLC. The offer will last for 90 days, or until February 13, 2012. » 11/16/11 5:45pm 11/16/11 5:45pm

Saints Row: The Third's Best New Musical Feature

Yesterday, I showed you a video of how I begin my day in Saints Row: The Third. I said it was emblematic of the game—one sequence that sums up the total experience. Saints Row: The Third is full of such moments. Many of them involve skydiving, or tigers. » 11/15/11 9:00pm 11/15/11 9:00pm

Chaos, Catsuits and Chair Shots: This Is Your Saints Row the Third

In pro wrestling, a chair shot is when you hit someone with a metal folding chair, usually in the head area. You'll see one of those in the Saints Row the Third clip, along with all manner of open-world madness. Since it's out today, you can get your gangstafied crazy on right now. » 11/15/11 1:40pm 11/15/11 1:40pm

Start Your Day The Saints Row Way

Aah, morning. Such a lovely time of day, when the world feels new and possibilities are endless. I usually start the day by having some coffee and reading the news. That's how I start my day in real life, anyway. In Saints Row: The Third, I tend to start things with a little bit more… immediacy. » 11/14/11 10:00pm 11/14/11 10:00pm

This Saints Row Sing-Along is a Motherf***in' Riot

At some point in Saints Row The Third the player's character tunes into "Mix 107.77" and Sublime's "What I Got" comes on. And then they sing along, male or female, in all eight of the voices you can give your character. » 11/12/11 3:00pm 11/12/11 3:00pm