Yesterday, the review ban of saints rows was lifted and the news was not good. With 64 MetaScores, it's one of the lowest-rated major releases of the year, and miles down to where you want your game to land.
Even if you're grading on a curve and expecting a little less than Saints Row as a series, the mid-70s will be considered very close to victory.
Although I didn't post a review, I did manage to hold back a code yesterday the day before the launch, and spent about eight hours in the game before I now
About to switch to the next season of Destiny 2. And much to my surprise, which was deeply skeptical about this new offering, I've come away from my early times with Saints Row...
Obviously there are some positive scores between the overall pile, so I'm not completely alone here, but I think the game might get an too bad rap, too much.
I'm coming to this as a Saint Row fan, have played the living hell from every game in the series, and even have a good share of the destructive agents of catastrophe, which I also didn't hate as much as everyone else.
Here's the thing: Does your love of saints stem from artists, and you can't replace Johnny, Pierce, and Shoundy with new, less cool faces?
So yes, the Saints row reboot will probably bother you. But if instead your love map of the saints row lies in domination, wacky missions and activities, chaotic action and the incredible.