I got SR2 with the Humble Deep Silver Bundle, and I'm really enjoying playing it concurrently with Saints Row the Third. While the Third is awesome and whacky, and self-aware and all in all a completely different game than SR2, I actually think that there are some things that 2 does a lot better than The Third.

For example, the setting is way more varied. From trailer-parks to suburbs to the big city to the college district to a beachy area... I don't get the same feeling of driving around a living city in 3. I don't know how the actual areas compare, but Stilwater's variety makes it seem like a much larger place than Steelport.

And really, you're going for a more absurdist take on Saint's Row, and they took out those whacky french fry cars?

Also, if you're playing 3 without playing 2, you're missing out on a lot of great inside humor.

P.S. there is a distinct lack of Michael Dorn in Saints Row the Third.

Nayelianne wrote on 08/25/2013 at 01:31am

Thanks for the tip, I would have probably skipped SR2 if I hadn't seen your post!

Travis   Admin   Member wrote on 08/25/2013 at 06:39pm

I had no idea that was Michael Dorn. It's been a while since I played SR2 though.

gmlawton   Post Author wrote on 08/26/2013 at 02:49pm

@Travis, It totes is! After looking into it, (because I didn't believe my ears) apparently he does quite a bit of vo for games.

beansmyname   Supporter wrote on 08/30/2013 at 12:54am

Just want to second @gmlawton's sentiments here: SR2 is worth the investment in time for the awesome foundation it sets for the next two in the series.

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