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JLCrogue
JLCrogue

You'll still be playing as a gang leader in Saint's Row IV, because governments are no different than gangs. As the President you'll be the leader of the biggest, most destructive gang in the world, the US Federal government!

_huh
_huh

Your comment essentially calls Petit's issue a disorder!  I agree with that, and feel deeply empathetic for all people suffering from problems that cause them this much pain and confusion.  I welcome Petit and anyone into my home anytime in order to help them.  Problem is, people think this is not a disorder; they think this is normal.  That is delusional and just pushing unproven science.

adward22
adward22

sex sex sex sex ...WTFK  @_@?

cjtopspin
cjtopspin

Why are people discussing this individual's sexual orientation or whatever?  ...why does it even matter?  It seems about as relevant a discussion in this forum as someone's preference for soft cheeses over hard cheeses...and besides...what the hell does it have to do with any of us? 

Lets talk about video games on this video game website dedicated to video games. 

vivalatour
vivalatour

Good News , this game is labotomy friendly !

jourideblaere
jourideblaere

does this game still feature online co-op or even couch co-op?

Kirintar
Kirintar

That introduction made me laugh more than I thought it would.

tayburks1993
tayburks1993

I know there will be more people hate Saints Row 4 when they play it.

BloodyAura
BloodyAura

This is a funny video, and I personally can't wait for SR4.  Also, I'm so glad to see those hateful, prejudice comments have been deleted!

tommya06
tommya06

I came here to laugh and read rude comments, both have been satisfied.

quantumtheo
quantumtheo

Is it just me or is there a JC Denton vibe to the pic for the link to this article... I've gotten that feeling every time I see that pic...

KingKalo
KingKalo

Caro is a big girl who understood the cruelty of the internet before she made her decision.   The trolls of the interweb are just jealous of what she has and will most likely live in their parents basements forever.  The bravery it takes for someone to not only change genders but then put themselves out there on the internet publicly on a website that is mostly viewed by guys is hard to imagine.  Trolls will be trolls, delete the accounts, thats great and all but unfortunately it may not help.  Props to Caro and gamespot, stick to the job and ignore the cowards.

Super_Amanda
Super_Amanda

GS needs to start perma banning anyone who says nasty things about Caro. They wouldn't tolerate racism, and they shouldn't allow the scum users to continue their bigotry. 

adward22
adward22

^_^ saint row develpers must play their shity games first than make good games :)

adward22
adward22

i bagging you Saint row is ass shit game i even didnt download it cause its shit as hell

adward22
adward22

everyone run for your life this game saint  ass-row 4 is shit plz dont buy it ,dont waste your money or you will regret it save your money for GTA5 if your like open world game with a plenty stuff

bnarmz
bnarmz

Damn you Volition, you blew it. I was really hoping the last game was some kind of spinoff, a weird dream or something, unfortunately it wasn't. smfh.

You had a really fun sandbox, you have the best customization, you had the inner/urban theme going for you simply because there's hardly any games representing this, only a tiny handful at best. You had a strong following growing, you even had Rockstar's attention, you had the support from a wide spectrum of fans....and you threw all that away for cheesy humor, big head mascot, purple dickbats, cosmic love and super natural dork boredom, wtf!!

I'm a GTA fan and thought SR2 was a really great game, I actually liked it more than GTA4. But you ditched what was working for you and just went batsh!t crazy with this title, It's an ill mockery. It's no longer fun, just chaotic and silly with no substance. You turned a very good compelling story about "The Saints" into a lame super sci-fy spoofarama that tries way to hard to be funny. I'm in awe at how super goober SR4 is looking, this is by far the most dweebish game I've ever saw.

evil_snuggles
evil_snuggles

This game is so lame I want to throw up. This game will flop so hard it will make THQ proud.

dcaseng
dcaseng

Saints Row looks incredibly STUPID.

_huh
_huh

0:14...them is some manly hands dood

maxneopayne
maxneopayne

@cjtopspin If Carl is Gamespots attempt at gender equality than color me offended. Gamespot needs more(real) women reviewing games because last time i checked there are none.Unless of course gamers who mutilate their bodys are a larger demographic than women gamers, 

Super_Amanda
Super_Amanda

@KingKalo I agree with most of what you've said, but I've possibly misunderstood the first part. What are you referring to with regards to her "decision", her coming out as trans, or taking a public job at Gamespot? Because either way, "cruelty on the internet" being a reality doesn't mean anyone should exclude themselves from having a job, or from being themselves or speaking up about it. And as far as banning people, well, I think it would very much help. Firstly it shows the victims that "Someone is listening". That in itself is priceless. Secondly, it sends the message that "This kind of abuse will not be tolerated, and we don't want you,or anyone like you, on our site. Tell your friends." 


 Sorry if I come off as rude, I appreciate your comment, and you sound like a good person.

DigitalDame
DigitalDame moderator moderatorstaff

@Super_Amanda We do when we catch it, we're currently in the process of adding on a new wave of moderators. 

Regression
Regression

@adward22 When you wake up in the morning and you realize you're still you, are you disappointed?

Regression
Regression

You're not too good at this whole english/insult/intelligence/life thing, are you?  Maybe you should just not speak ever again.  Or type.  Don't write or type anything.  Don't give your opinions about anything.  Just stand/sit and listen for a few years.  A brain pilgrimage.  Seek a higher consciousness.  Travel the world, grow a beard, come back, shave the beard, and finally open your mouth.  Then put a gun in there and make your one contribution to the earth.  Decomposition.

PrinceFartsaIot
PrinceFartsaIot

@SpinDie25 Caro is not a thing, but a person.  There is a reason your account got banned and it will probably happen to this one soon as well.

Kickable
Kickable

@Jedilink109 i think Gamespot has like 1 dubstep song.  same one was in the Assassin's Creed dubstep video lol

Jedilink109
Jedilink109

Well I'm sure the PC version will have a mod to change the music for it hopefully.

RogerioFM
RogerioFM

@Super_Amanda @KingKalo I think by decision he meant her courage to appear in a public job where the audience can be really immature. I think his point is really relevant, although everyone has the right to have a public appearance and a job sometimes the stupidity of the masses can be scary.

Super_Amanda
Super_Amanda

@Fidelity29 @Super_Amanda How nice of you to copy/paste the definition of race, which I never mention. It IS bigotry, should I copy/paste the definition for you? Here you go: 


"Bigotry is the state of mind of a bigot: someone who, as a result of their prejudices, treats other people with hatred, contempt, or intolerance on the basis of a person's ethnicity, religion, national origin, GENDER, sexual orientation, disability, socioeconomic status, or other characteristics."


Oooh! What's that? GENDER? Hmmm. You are a bigot based on what you've said. You may not be racist  but you're sure as hell a transphobic bigot!


 Good thing you don't get to define people. Since you're so into the dictionary, look up some things about trans people so you can see how wrong you really are.


 And guess what, chief? The really real truth is you wouldn't know it if you've interacted with a trans person in real life, and most likely you already have many times. Just like nobody I see on a daily basis at my son's school, or at the store, or in the ladies room, knows that I am, in fact, a transwoman, just like Caro. Some of us have it harder than others, and that's messed up.


 Being trans isn't a "lifechoice" because it's always there whether you switch gender or not. The only choice we have is be who we are and be happy, or conform to unknown bigots, such as yourself,  expectations and never be happy.


 People are free to scrutinize all they want, but be polite about it like many, many folks here are. We know people don't understand us, you're a perfect example, but that doesn't give you license to be a insensitive prick, does it?


 Let's see how nice you are to me now that you know I'm trans. 


  You need to learn a little ability called empathy. Look that definition up yourself.

Super_Amanda
Super_Amanda

@Fidelity29 @Super_Amanda How nice of you to copy/paste the definition of race, which I never mention. It IS bigotry, should I copy/paste the definition for you? Here you go: 

"Bigotry is the state of mind of a bigot: someone who, as a result of their prejudices, treats other people with hatred, contempt, or intolerance on the basis of a person's ethnicity, religion, national origin, GENDER, sexual orientation, disability, socioeconomic status, or other characteristics."

Oooh! What's that? GENDER? Hmmm. You are a bigot based on what you've said. You may not be racist  but you're sure as hell a transphobic bigot!

 Good thing you don't get to define people. Since you're so into the dictionary, look up some things about trans people so you can see how wrong you really are.

 And guess what, chief? The really real truth is you wouldn't know it if you've interacted with a trans person in real life, and most likely you already have many times. Just like nobody I see on a daily basis at my son's school, or at the store, or in the ladies room, knows that I am, in fact, a transwoman, just like Caro. Some of us have it harder than others, and that's messed up.

 Being trans isn't a "lifechoice" because it's always there whether you switch gender or not. The only choice we have is be who we are and be happy, or conform to unknown bigots, such as yourself,  expectations and never be happy.

 People are free to scrutinize all they want, but be polite about it like many, many folks here are. We know people don't understand us, you're a perfect example, but that doesn't give you license to be a insensitive prick, does it?

 Let's see how nice you are to me now that you know I'm trans. 

  You need to learn a little ability called empathy. Look that definition up yourself.

Super_Amanda
Super_Amanda

@iDefinition @Super_Amanda Does not apply here. You can say whatever hateful garbage you want in your house or property or on the streets (try that here and see what happens to you) but here there are rules against certain speech, and the constitution and bill of rights do not apply. So nanny-nanny-boo-boo to you! :P

sc_ajk29
sc_ajk29

@iDefinition @Super_Amanda Freedom of speech only applies to government-sanctioned actions. It does not apply to private entities such as GameSpot.

cgobeil
cgobeil

@DigitalDame @Super_Amanda Thank you, Caro deserves respect for standing for her rights and frankly GameSpot will be better without these trolls.

KrnDuDe
KrnDuDe

@Regression not like you are any better...

andybauman
andybauman moderator

@Kickable @Jedilink109 There are more than one but they all kinda blend together. 

Axon121
Axon121

@Jedilink109 Yes, you could change it to the classical music gun. Or the pop music gun!

dadkwashere
dadkwashere

@Axon121 @Jedilink109 I would personally love the classical/opera music gun.

'it was hilarious running over people in SR3 while listening to the classic/opera station, it will be hilarious shooting them down with a women wailing or epic music playing in the background.