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Deep Silver and Volition are never satisfied. Sure, everyone who pre-orders Saints Row IV gets the Commander in Chief bonuses. For the collectors, there's already the Super Dangerous Wub Wub edition with a real life (non-lethal) dubstep gun and other goodies. Now, alien leader Emperor Zinyak is taking matters into his own hands by declaring that Saints Row IV is the Game of the Generation.
Well, at least that's what this new super premium version of the game is called. In addition to the dubstep gun, the Game of the Generation edition comes with a dubstep doomsday button, a memorial Johnny Gat statue (he'll love that now that he's back from the dead), a light-up display case with an individually numbered plaque (only 5,000 of these are being made), and a protective pouch. (The light-up case and protective pouch are the upgrades from the Super Dangerous Wub Wub edition. The dubstep doomsday button and statue are included with both collector's editions.)
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The collection will retail for $129.99, but you'd better move quickly. These are very limited. We also finally have some new information about benevolent alien invader ruler, Emperor Zinyak. His people have provided the following bio:
About Emperor ZinyakHis Majesty Emperor Zinyak is the ultimate ruler of the Zin Empire, a civilization of extraterrestrial beings bent upon world domination. After arriving at Earth on a routine conquest mission, Zinyak took it upon himself to select the best and brightest of the human race and graciously bring them under the watchful care of the Zin, initiating the humans to their superior ways via simulations of their pitiful world. In his free time, Emperor Zinyak enjoys sipping brandy next to a warm fire, reading classic works of fiction by Jane Austen and catching up on the delightful BBC series, Downtown Abbey.
There's also a new Hail to the Chief video, which involves mascots and bowling and a dump truck.
Saints Row IV will be out on August 20, 2013, for PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and PC.
I gotta admit. I wasn't the happiest person when I heard about the aliens and superpowers, but I love the way these guys are going all out. Very Saints Row if you ask me. I don't know if I'm getting this game at launch, but I'm definitely getting it eventually. I got to play SR3 thanks to PS Plus, and I loved it. so this one is only a matter of time.
Well if Emperor Zinyak says so, than it must be true.
Finally a real Incredibles video game.
With the only incentive for paying 30 dollars more than the Wub Wub edition being a rotating case and pouch, I don't know who will pick this edition up. I will stick to the regular release and enjoy my 'Merica gun and Eagle jet on the 20th.
I was really hoping Emperor Zinyak was the name of a new GI editor.
I belive in Emperor Zinyak!!!!
That looks like a worth while purchase
Zinyak's PR should better acquaint themselves with Earth's pop culture for they committed a common error - it's 'Downton Abbey," not "Downtown Abbey." Some evolved civilization indeed.