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Saints Row IV

Paint The White House Purple In Saints Row IV
by Jeff Cork on Mar 15, 2013 at 05:16 AM
Publisher: Deep Silver
Developer: Deep Silver
Release:
Rating: Mature
Platform: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PC

The upwardly mobile Third Street Saints have conquered Stilwater and Steelport, but apparently they had their eyes set on the highest office this whole time. In Saints Row IV, the gang takes over Washington D.C. and gets superpowers. At this point, why even bother arguing?

According to new publisher Deep Silver, the game starts with the Saints' leader elected president of the United States. Then there's an alien invasion, and the player is thrust into an alien-created simulation of Steelport. In that world, characters can use alien tech against their aggressors and even gain access to superpowers. You can see some of those in action in the announce trailer below, including flight, power dives, the ability to freeze opponents, and more.

The game is due out on the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and PC on August 20.