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Character customization can be a blessing and a curse. On one hand, spending time tweaking sliders and clicking through options to replicate the guys from NARC or create the perfect Bob Ross clone can be satisfying. On the other, it's been a bit of a hassle to share your work with other people. Fans of wrestling games have traded formulas for custom characters since the N64 days, but entering dozens of options is time consuming. With Saints Row: The Third, THQ and Volition have come up with a solution that could make the process significantly easier for everyone.
The Initiation Station is a free service that spans the Xbox 360, PS3, and PC versions of the game. Players will be able to share their creations from the game to a special community site, allowing folks to browse and download their results. The initiation Station will be released in advance of the game's holiday release for players who preorder Red Faction: Armageddon.
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This'll be a great feature. Hopefully other games will start to incorporate something like this.
Did you plan for your headline to make me do a double take?
that accually sounds good
ok so let me understand.. this service allows users to share their avatars online.. like svr2011 wwe community..
so in order to do this for saints row and get EARLY access.. i should go out and pre-order red faction just to use a service thats not really active yet since saints 3 is out at the end of the year??
thanks but no thanks.. not until GI gives Red Faction and awesome rating or the players here comment that that game is worth $60..
THQ needs to just spill the beans on the saints 3 DLC and try to hide the money grabs.
still cant wait for saints 3.. but can we atleast get trophies activated for saints row 2 in the meantime??
Neat feature. Now everyone can plague their version of Megan Fox on this site instead of Youtube.
This is great I will no longer have to go to YouTube to get formulas.
So will created characters just become playable skins, or will they randomly populate the world? 'Cuz that would be very cool if they implemented random NPC populations. Even if Saint's Row blows, that would be cool, and a feature I'd like to see in more games. More NPC variety in games please:)
Also, Dan, those are some awesome-looking NARC recreations, man:)
One of the better uses of a gaming community I've heard of in a while.
When you said get around I thought you just meant more gigolo missions. But that's cool, too!
Those NARC guys look SUH-WEEEEEET! The people who made them must be intelligent and sexy to the max.
cool idea but im with texasknight
Day 1 purchase no doubt
I'd really like some game footage plz (longer than a 3 second upper cut to the balls)
The Saints Row people get it. MP gaming can make these open world games that much better. I actually had more fun playing Saints Row 2 than I did playing GTA4 because I could customize my character, my cars, and best of all I could have a friend join me on all of the single player missions and side missions.
Sounds pretty cool. I probably won't be getting this game, but I like the idea. I really enjoy character customization. It makes you feel a bit more immersed in the game, I think, if you play as a character you created yourself. I'd like more games to include customization too.
only thing bad about this game are the *** physics
This should be included in the game, not just as a pre-order.