Argumentative Essay On Saints Row

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Ironically enough for a game that revels in its criminal activity, Saints Row stole most of its ideas from the Grand Theft Auto series. Admittedly, if you are going to imitate a game you can do far worse than GTA. Saints Row however goes the extra mile and provides players with a very enjoyable gameplay experience that goes beyond merely cloning the most popular aspects of GTA. The game opens with some extensive customization options where you get to create your inner gangster. You are then promptly chucked into the middle of crossfire between rival gangs. The leader of the 3rd Street Saints takes pity on you and recruits you to their cause which is where your life of crime begins. The game is set in the fictional city of Stillwater and to…show more content…
Besides the pistols, rifles, shotguns and grenades on offer you'll also get your hands on melee weapons like knives, baseball bats and batons. The "Hitman" activities give you specific targets to assassinate using a designated weapon so you will get the chance to use them all. Of course, getting up to no good will alert the police and the game uses a "Wanted Level" system it cribbed from GTA. With a one star level you will have a squad car after you but reach five stars and prepare yourself for the FBI and police helicopters. You gain the ability to recruit "Homies" off the street to assist you but sometimes the best tactic is just to rush to the "Forgive & Forget" drive0-through to wash away your sins (at a price of…show more content…
Expect to hear big names such as Micheal Clark Duncan, Tia Carera, Daniel Dae Kim and Mila Kunis lending their vocals to the main characters. Of course, no GTA clone would be complete without a wealth of radio stations and Saints Row has this covered as well. There is a station for virtually every genre of music from rock to rap and reggae plus a hilarious talk show one. Overall, I would say that the music selection is maybe not as mainstream as what the GTA games have to offer but it is still good. The humor falls a bit flat in place and you can expect a lot of over the top swearing but overall the audio is good. Due to the customized aspect of your characters he doesn't have much of a personality and rarely ever speaks which makes the rare occasions where he opens his mouth even

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