The lights are on
One of the biggest franchises in today's THQ brouhaha is Saints Row, and it will be joining the Metro series under the Koch Media/Deep Silver umbrella. The publisher recently sent out a press release welcoming them (and Volition) into the fold.
“These franchises hold a special place in the hearts and minds of anyone who loves exceptional video games,” said Geoff Mulligan, COO of Deep Silver. “We’re thrilled to usher in a new era for these franchises and are proud to welcome the visionaries and talented forces at Volition on board.”
No immediate plans were detailed for the franchises, but Koch Media/Deep Silver stated that they'll roll out more info in the coming months.
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Give them enough time and funding, and Saints Row 4 will rock! Volition did a great job with Saints Row 3 considering the small amount of resources (funding & time) they had to work with, I can't wait to see what they can do when properly led!
I don't know about you guys, but with Metro and SR combined it could really put Deep Silver in the big leagues of publishing.
it will be the same the group of people at volition that made saints row are now part of deep silver
I'm really hoping they do both these series justice. I would hate to see drastic and unnecessary changes. I'm a little skeptical, but I do think they will be able to do some great work!
This is a big pick-up for them, kinda surprised Saints Row didn't go to a bigger developer.
So long as they can keep Volition funded, there really shouldn't be too much change if any at all to the Saints Row formulae that we have all come to love.
Not going to lie, this kinda scares me.
Volition is a pretty good studio, just let them do their thing and all should work out.
Deep Silver could really deal the hurt if they made Saints Row 4: Zombie Saints. ;-)
Change can only mean things will get worse. I may be sarcastic.
Glad both the talent and the franchises are still afloat and seem alive and well after the transition.
Give us back Red Faction!