Join Johnny Gat & Kinzie Kensington as you tear apart Hell in a quest to save the Boss’ soul. Historical icons, old friends, older enemies, a talking gun, a full length musical number & a whole lot more shenanigans await!
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About This Game

After the space faring antics of Saints Row IV, many fans asked what we could do next… the answer? Shoot The Devil in the face. Play as either Johnny Gat or Kinzie Kensington as you tear apart Hell in a quest to save the leader of the Saints’ soul. Historical icons, old friends, older enemies, a talking gun, a full length musical number, and a whole lot of other shenanigans all await you in the open world standalone expansion playground that is Saints Row: Gat Out Of Hell.

  • Play as Johnny Gat or Kinzie Kensington – For the first time ever, play as the fan favorites Johnny Gat and Kinzie Kensington, alone or in 2-player online co-op.
  • An Open World from Hell – Wage war against the Prince of Darkness through-out the 5 unique districts of hell any way you want: rescue allies, pick a fight with nightmarish Arch-Dukes, rob Satan’s soul processing plants… dozens of options await you in an all new city unlike any that’s been seen in Saints Row before.
  • New Supernatural Powers –The acclaimed super powers of Saints Row 4 are back with a hellish twist - Soar through the air on fallen angel’s wings, summon devilish imps to attack your foes, and surround yourself in a divine aura that forces all to worship you.
  • Outrageous Weapons – Put the 7 deadly sins to good use with an arsenal of underworld themed arms: fire exploding frogs at enemies, shoot swarms of locusts, and even deal destruction from afterlife’s most comfortable (and lethal) armchair.
  • Kill Dex – We promise you can do it this time. Pinky swear.

System Requirements

Windows
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows Vista (x86 or x64)
    • Processor: Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 | AMD Athlon II x3
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GTX 260 | AMD Radeon HD 5800 series
    • DirectX: Version 10
    • Storage: 7 GB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 7 (x86 or x64)
    • Processor: Intel i3 2100T | AMD Phenom II x4 or higher
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GTX 560 | AMD Radeon HD 6800 series or higher
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 7 GB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS or SteamOS Brewmaster
    • Processor: Intel Core i3-2100 (3.1 GHz) or AMD Athlon II X4 645 AM3 (3.1 GHz)
    • Memory: 4096 MB RAM
    • Graphics: GeForce GT 440 (1024 MB) or Radeon HD 6670 (1024 MB)
    • Storage: 7 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: Recommended Graphics Drivers: Nvidia: 352, 355 or 358 series driver / AMD: AMD Catalyst (fglrx) 15.9 or better. MESA drivers and Intel Graphics are not currently supported.
    Recommended:
    • OS: Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS or SteamOS Brewmaster
    • Processor: Intel Core i5-2500K (3.3 GHz) or AMD FX-4300 (3.8 GHz)
    • Memory: 8192 MB RAM
    • Graphics: GeForce GTX 660 (2048 MB) or Radeon HD 6970 (2048 MB)
    • Storage: 7 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: Recommended Graphics Drivers: Nvidia: 352, 355 or 358 series driver / AMD: AMD Catalyst (fglrx) 15.9 or better. MESA drivers and Intel Graphics are not currently supported.
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SoulReaperX89
13.8 hrs
Posted: August 22
Awesome DlC in my view as it gives a brand new paint job and theme to saints row 4. I love how in this game you can actually fly with wings and the mods make it hella fun. 9/10 fo sho
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Kura
11.7 hrs
Posted: August 20
If you're a Saints Row lover, you'll like this one.
Would be better if this game is an expansion, rather than being a separate game.
This game is full of side activities though, so keep that in mind.
Buy this game on sale if you want to, because this game is really short (probably like 6 hours or something)

+Flight mechanics, really great once you get the hang of it
-Hellblazing, f*** hellblazing, upgrade your flight arcane if you're having trouble with this crap
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Awesomo 2000
10.2 hrs
Posted: August 18
More of Saints Row 4, now in hellish city and artstyle. City is filled with demons and lost souls, not aliens and humans, but gameplay is more of the same as in 4. So if you liked 4 and want more, you will enjoy Gat out of Hell as much as I did, but if you didnt like Saints Row 4 at all, you will hate Gat out of Hell.
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adheper
0.7 hrs
Posted: August 17
A very, *very* big let-down after SR4. Unless you love the activities and find the story a menace, then this is for you. Otherwise... just no.
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HOTDOGWELDER
2.7 hrs
Posted: August 17
Saints row the third is a good game but it was unfinished and rushed out for money to save Thq. But it did well enough for deep silver to want to buy it and ♥♥♥♥ up the formula which proved to be less successful. But now we get saints row WITHOUT MUSIC and Without cribs.

Dear Volition
Remaster saints row 2 and don't let those ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥s at deep silver push you around

-Sincerely your biggest fan
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treefrog
1.9 hrs
Posted: August 16
BOGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGHHHH
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Whytestallion
6.7 hrs
Posted: August 15
I think I got this game for $10, but it's a fun game for that price. Short but crazy. Not as good as saints row IV, but hey that's a damn good game.

I'd recommend getting it cheap or with all the other saints row stuff. otherwise you'll think you overpaid for it

Oh. And the hours I put in got me most everything
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Spareweal
53.6 hrs
Posted: August 15
i like dis very much awesome game
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William
4.5 hrs
Posted: August 15
Meme
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Dumb White Rights Activist
14.7 hrs
Posted: August 13
Who knew Hell could be so much fun?
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4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
6.4 hrs on record
Posted: August 6
FUN BUT SHORT
^All you need to know

It's like a reskinned Saints Row IV, instead of Aliens you get Demons. Instead of simulated powers you get Lucifer's Halo. The main story itself is short but there are a lot of side quests, distractions and activities you can do as well as collectibles like audio logs and some other weapons. I'm not into those things really so I don't think I will be finishing anything else aside from the main quest.
It's pretty cheap and if you buy the game of the century bundle it's in there so I don't see any reason not to get this game.
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4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
11.7 hrs on record
Posted: August 20
If you're a Saints Row lover, you'll like this one.
Would be better if this game is an expansion, rather than being a separate game.
This game is full of side activities though, so keep that in mind.
Buy this game on sale if you want to, because this game is really short (probably like 6 hours or something)

+Flight mechanics, really great once you get the hang of it
-Hellblazing, f*** hellblazing, upgrade your flight arcane if you're having trouble with this crap
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7 of 10 people (70%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Not Recommended
9.1 hrs on record
Posted: August 2
If you like side missions, this is for you. If you like the storyline, this isn't for you. It has a really REALLY short story with a bunch of side missions for you to complete once you are done with the story line.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
10.2 hrs on record
Posted: August 18
More of Saints Row 4, now in hellish city and artstyle. City is filled with demons and lost souls, not aliens and humans, but gameplay is more of the same as in 4. So if you liked 4 and want more, you will enjoy Gat out of Hell as much as I did, but if you didnt like Saints Row 4 at all, you will hate Gat out of Hell.
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7 of 12 people (58%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Not Recommended
10.4 hrs on record
Posted: August 10
The Saints Row franchise was doing just fine after IV so why did we exactly need this? Not sure about it, but it seems the Devs weren’t sure either. I gotta say, I even liked the broken PC port of SR2 more than this, and that’s f#cking bad. As usual, I will start with what the game does terrible, and go up from there:

First and foremost, the story. It had tons of potential, and then they took that potential, glued it to a ton of bricks, threw it to the ocean right next to Megatron and Bin Laden and then NUKED IT JUST TO MAKE SURE IT STAYS DEAD FOREVER. The story is a God-forsaken f#cking joke. There’s LITERALLY JUST 4 STORY MISSIONS, ONE OF THEM BEING A FORCED TUTORIAL AND ANOTHER ONE JUST A LONG-#SS CUTSCENE. WHY. I’m not f#cking around, that’s seriously horrible! And the worst part is that, instead of adding more story to the game, they force you to play activities to progress through, which are always the same and feel completely hollow, so it won't just take you an hour to complete it. Something that also pisses me off is explaining most of the story by images with narration instead of using the game engine for it, like it has been done for the last four f#cking games, which is lame as hell and poor writing. It looked like the game could pull it off at the end with the good amount of different endings, but THEY F#CKED UP THAT AS WELL! Of 6 endings, only ONE is even worth your attention, and that one is just images and more narration. I’m not kidding, one of those “endings” is just the camera rotating around Gat for 15 seconds around a pitch-black area and him just saying ONE WORD. WHAT THE SH#T.

So the story sucks atomic balls, is the gameplay any better? Well… At times. It’s uninspired as hell, as guns and powers are quite blatant reskins from the previous game, and the game lacks any challenge. I went from start to finish on Hard-Core difficulty and I'm still waiting for the challenge to come at some point.

Something that also pisses me off as a Saints Row fan is Dex. What kind of lame-#ss conclusion is this!? After what he does in SR1, after running away and the main character declaring he would get revenge soon in SR2 and NOT EVEN BEING MENTIONED ONCE IN SR3, and then just getting a barely noticeable mention at the beginning of IV, Dex comes back… To just get killed over and over. You can’t talk to him, you can’t do sh#t with him, just kill him or ignore him, that’s it. It doesn’t even make sense, Kinzie doesn’t know him most likely and she still murders the poor ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ in cold blood. This is just… Lazy and lame as all hell.

Lastly, the collectables. Listen, it’s cool to add them. The sound clips you can find on the map? They’re great, add more of those! However, having a story mode that barely even lasts an hour and then FILLING THE MAP WITH OVER A THOUSAND CLUSTERS is just a cruel, sadistic f#cking joke. There wasn’t even that big of a need for them, the game could’ve just had half of them and still be fine! THEY’RE ALL OVER THE ♥♥♥♥ING PLACE, IT’S A PAIN TO COLLECT THEM ALL! It just feels like another cheap way to make the game artificially longer.

Does the game have something good though? Well…

The gameplay is somewhat neat. The flying controls are a bit weird at first, with the ♥♥♥♥♥♥ inverted controls bullsh#t by default, but once you change that crap and get used to it, it actually feels better than the gliding powers from the previous SRIV game.

Some of the activities were also fun. Not many, specially the ones that go around flying really f#cking fast as you’ll leave them to the end of the game, but they could’ve been much worse.

Characters are also okay. There’s barely many of them, and there’s a ton of wasted potential as many villains from previous games could have come back as boss and would’ve extended the story, such as Killbane or that ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ Ronin bald f#ck, but instead you’ll see A FEW OF THEM in a cutscene or two and that’s it. The ones that are here are well voice-acted and playing as both Gat and Kinzie feels great. The game could’ve also used some customization with both, but meh…

And that’s kind of it. This “Stand-alone DLC” seriously feels wrong. A ton of wasted potential, void of what made previous games fun. I would only recommend it to big SR fans and even then, at a really low price.

TL;DR Edition: A DLC that barely has content. The story is as lack-luster as it can possibly get, and a lot of stuff has been copied and pasted from SRIV. I don’t recommend it, you’re not missing anything too great here. Instead just replay SRIV, or buy the Xmas DLC, at least that’s fun as hell.
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2 of 3 people (67%) found this review helpful
Recommended
12.2 hrs on record
Posted: July 29
I have only recently had this game, however it is definitely a good game if you want something to play fairly quickly or want some more time with the Saints.

Gat Out of Hell is an expansion of Saints Row IV, following after the events of said game, where at a birthday party for Kinzie, the team uses an JuJu board and asks if the boss will ever have a partner. It is then suddenly the boss is sucked into hell.

Your mission, whether you play as Gat himself or Kinzie, is to retrieve the boss' soul from Hell.

The gameplay is nearly identical to Saints Row IV, with the same design as well as a few challenges which are similar. Although on my part, the keyboard/mouse controls for actions such as 'Flight' are very tricky and unfortunately irritating.

The extension is mainly focused on the story rather than being able to run around killing demons, and it could be pretty much finished around 5-6 hours if you don't collect audio tomes and every cluster. Activites in this game are also more challenging than in SRIV, so if you felt a bit empty of a challenge in SRIV, give a go or two at Salvation maybe.

There's not much to say about the game on my part for now, however I recommend you use a gamepad if you have one, because the game seems to be much easier with that rather than kb/mouse.

The game does not fail to deliver entertainment as you complete musical numbers, rally with club DJ/prolific bard William Shakespeare and help Vlad the Impaler out of the trance that is The Wheels on the Bus.

Despite control issues, I definitely recommend it if you have the time.
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4 of 7 people (57%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
2.7 hrs on record
Posted: August 17
Saints row the third is a good game but it was unfinished and rushed out for money to save Thq. But it did well enough for deep silver to want to buy it and ♥♥♥♥ up the formula which proved to be less successful. But now we get saints row WITHOUT MUSIC and Without cribs.

Dear Volition
Remaster saints row 2 and don't let those ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥s at deep silver push you around

-Sincerely your biggest fan
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2 of 4 people (50%) found this review helpful
Recommended
8.6 hrs on record
Posted: August 12
Grate game awsome Story a bit short thow :D
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349 of 405 people (86%) found this review helpful
80 people found this review funny
Recommended
40.7 hrs on record
Posted: January 20, 2015
Saints Row 4 Meets Hell Meets... Frozen?
(Feat. Terry Crews as Satan!)

If you loved the zany, crazy, madness that was Saints Row 4 - yes, thats including the superpowers and extremely insane themes. Then you will definitely get your money's worth with Gat Out of Hell.

Gat Out of Hell is short, but still very worth it for the price, especially if you are an SR4 fan. I would say that I hurried through the game, and with a time of about 6 hours 12 minutes, I finished the main story, all activities with gold and collected all collectables on Hardcore difficulty (97% game complete, plenty diversions and kill quests left to do, but those are just timesinks). Of course this is quite short, but considering they marked the game down to 20 dollars (compared to 60 dollar releases of the same quality), I would still say its well worth the money, or at the very least on sale.

The story is.. a love-story!.. In hell! Without spoiling anything that isn't in the description of the game already, the President is kidnapped by Satan. He is to marry his daughter, Jezebel. And on top of that, the story is portrayed as a musical in a few instances. Additionally, regarding the story, if you are a fan of the story in the Saint's Row genre in general, you will find many references or even characters throughout the game that will make you either laugh or reminisce. The ending is one of various choices, that you get to choose yourself.

On top of the story we also have activites, as in previous Saint's Row games, these often tie into the story in a way that you have to finish them to progress, personally I find most of these fun, even in previous Saint's Row games, so I did not have much of a problem with them, but I know some people are less inclined to do them - or even to strive for gold.

They have added a dozen variations to previous activities, and a bunch that are based on the new flight power - such as "Salvation", you have to fly to falling souls and catch them before they reach the ground, without landing on the ground yourself.

Gameplay is very similar to Saint's Row 4, in the sense that a lot of the superpowers are very similar, if not the same - with a few exceptions, such as "Summon", an ability to summon, for instance, an army of imps! Yes, that's right, your very own army of imps that will jump and attach themselves to your enemies while gnawing at their heads/limbs.

As for bugs/glitches, I have yet to stumble across any - I did find a few activities that seemed like they could do with some tweaking in time, but to be frank, this might just be a matter of getting through the learning curve and optimizing how I do it better.

I encountered a single bug that made me only get 939/940 of the soul clusters needed, this was a little annoying. (Edit: Turns out it was simply not on the map, but it was ingame, I found it now and have 940/940, link to map in comments).

So would I recommend this game? Hell, yes.

Edit: Pros and cons after finishing the game

Pros:

Saint's Row Insanity at its best.
New activities/variations of old activities. (Salvation, Torment Fraud, Hellblazing with flight)
New targets (Most are similar to SR4, but again, have a variation).
New Map (Uses the same city-theme as the others, with a hell twist - but it is a new map)
Characters from the older games (Dane, Dex, DeWynter sisters) + a few new original ones (Shakespeare, Vlad, etc).
Plenty of new awesome weapons (7 deadly sins).
New superpowers (Summon is entirely new, and all the others have new "Elements"/variations).
Story is as cheesy as any good Saint's Row story should be.
It's cheap. At $20 you still get much more content and usage than a movie ticket. (Now imagine the inevitable 75% off at $5).

Cons:
Game is not reinventing itself. And while this is not THAT bad, because I am a huge fan of the SR series, it would be nice with some more variety from SR4.
It's short - took me 6 hours to beat the story, gold all activities, and find all collectibles - could probably have been done faster. Still worth the $20 pricemark though, and definitely 50%-75% off if you can wait.
Not enough Genki, although you do get to kill him at least once.
Not enough old characters - Why not let us fight more old baddies again, let Gat kill Jyunichi (Aisha's killer) some more? Or Killbane for that matter?
Not enough Shaundi and Pierce. Gat and Kinzie are great, sure, but couldn't they at least have had some more banter between them?
There was no gang-war at all in this one, again, sure it's hell and all but..
No radios - Who wouldn't have LOVED a hell-themed radio-set? Imagine talkshow hosts in hell, maybe even interviewing Satan?

Conclusion:
As a Saint's Row fan I will be inclined to recommend this at its full price no problem, if you love the series and cant get enough of SR4 - then get this for sure. Otherwise, you might want to hold off until it's 50% off. It's still a great addition to the series, and I've had a lot of fun with it already - and will most definitely continue doing so.



Update:
After 14 hours and 51 minutes, I 100%'d the game - this could definitely have been done faster, but I wasn't exactly speed-rushing through it. Of course, this is excluding 1 achievement (Spend 20 hours in hell).
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241 of 286 people (84%) found this review helpful
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Recommended
39.9 hrs on record
Posted: January 22, 2015
Saints Row Gat out of Hell is a standalone DLC for saints row 4 featuring Gat and Kinzie as playable characters. Game’s main length is around 3-5 hours long and full completion is 10+

Story

+Audio logs are nice way to flesh out allies
-Princess of Satan feels underused (more missions would have helped)

Satan has taken the president’s soul and it’s up to Gat and Kinzie to bring him back home. Hell is full of disgruntled citizens, a promising avenue to recruit new allies for the confrontation against Satan, and his armies. Your allies all have hidden motivations to fight against Satan that is revealed as you discover tapes scattered throughout hell

Progression

+Doing what you want advances the story
+Repeatable last mission (Ability to watch all endings without loading)

-Only 2 main missions that feel unique (Operation Rescue + Defeat Satan)

♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ off Satan fills up the gauge, once filled leads to the final confrontation. Side missions are the fastest way to fill it up, which ranges from collecting souls, taking over the city, fulfilling weapon and power challenges, and obtaining more elements.

The gauge has two events that trigger before the final confrontation. The first one being anti-air spires planted around the city to shoot you out of the sky. The second involves freeing the allies you gained throughout the story. There are multiple endings to pick from once defeating Satan in the final confrontation, since the boss is repeatable, seeing all endings is possible, without loading a previous save or restarting the game.

SIde-Missions

+Abilities to increase time needed in activity is handy
+Flying is fun without being too difficult

The side missions are fun just like the previous saint row games. They range from murder with powers, collecting souls by flying into them before they disappear into the air, throwing yourself into cars, and more murder with weapons until you survive all the waves.

There were minor cosmetic done to the side missions that separate it from the previous games for example instead of fraud being paid in money its been substituted by years.

The missions that put your powers to the test, gained throughout Saints Row 4, have returned as alter missions that you can find throughout the city, to unlock further elements.

Achievements/Co-Op

+CO-OP still fun to play with friends!

The achievements in this game don’t require you to do the online profile thing which means getting 100% is a lot easier now, especially with CO-OP since the only achievement I saw requiring it was the 3 hour one.

Note: You play as the opposite character of whoever your friend picks.

Gear/Customization

+7 Deadly Sin Weapons are a treat to use
+Ability to upgrade weapons

-Customization is gone

The customization is gone the only cosmetic change you can really make is for people who have the alternate wings from the pre-order dlc.

The 7 deadly sin weapons are great fun to use and I do enjoy how diverse they are in both manner and execution similar to how creative previous saints row games have been with their weapons. Having jackpot weapons that explode enemies into gold is great fun and while I would rant more about the other weapons I’ll leave it up to you to discover them :)

The ability to upgrade weapons in various ways is still here. I tend to upgrade clip size even though I got the infinity ammo perks which made… that completely pointless (I never claimed I was smart!)


Powers

+Abilities are complimentary and worth to switch back and forth from.
+Summons have replaced calling up allies

-Losing the ability to fight alongside your new allies
-There are two less abilities than previous game (SR 4)

The abilities this time around in my experience feels like they compliment each other alot better. For example I can summon a titan that likes to charge enemies while i switch to stone spell and cast it on enemies for him to break into rubble. Another example is using stampade to vacuum up enemies while you have vamp drain active which drains enemies that are close to you. Due to the vacuum element of stampede this allows me to get enemies within range and clustered up for maximum effect supposing they don’t die.

Removing the ability to call up homies is the biggest con in the game. Being able to call on homies you unlocked throughout your journey was always fun in other saint row games. Considering you have new allies like shakespeare and Vlad the impaler it would have been interesting to fight alongside them. Summoning unlike calling homies doesn't require menu navigation and flows better.

There is two less abilities in this game than the previous one. If they are in the game I must have missed them (98% of game done) and I am only missing Kill X with Y powers/guns and some souls to collect. They could patch in either new powers or sell them as DLC we will see what happens in the future.

Environment

+Fresh Setting: Hell (allows for some interesting cosmetic choices)
-Where the physical barriers are can be misleading at times

The game looks very fresh and different from the other saints rows considering the setting and all it allowed for some interesting cosmetic changes. I believe its map design is structured after steelport (and mentioned in the game as looking similar in that sense) though I could be wrong. It looks different enough as a result of the setting to not feel like a clone.

The physical barriers can be quite misleading at times, what i mean by this is when i shoot at a enemy and I thought i aimed far away enough from a spire for example it still gets blocked magically. Other times I would be above a hole and go a bit closer and fall through the metal floor.

Note: Cars look horrible and explode randomly after curving off into buildings - awesome

Navigation

+Flying is a vast improvement over gliding

Navigation in Saints Row 4 focused super speed and gliding while Gat out of Hell switched up gliding for a pair of wings. One would think that it would only be a small improvement but since it was designed with momentum in mind and upgrade abilities its actually pretty big improvement over gliding. It feels more rapid and exciting especially to fly down from great heights or flapping your wings to gain speed and maneuver around buildings at a rapid pace. It’s also quite fun to shoot down those pesky Spire missiles that home-in on you.

Collectibles

+Collecting souls for skills
+Stacked data is replaced by a mini-game of grabbing a series of souls quickly (4-5)
+Commentary collectibles for both characters (Adds amusement/personality)
+Finding Glyphs unlocks treasure chests

There are 5 audio logs per ally that you can obtain in order to understand their motivations for helping you. There is also audio logs that Satan himself personally records that you can collect. The commentary for the two playable characters is spread out throughout the map in key points to comment about their surroundings.

Collecting 3 glyphs per distract allows you to open a chest for nice soul rewards and a weapon once you finish getting them all. The souls you collect throughout the city are useful for upgrading your powers.

Instead of grabbing stacked data like in saints row 4, you have to grab a series of souls after initiating the mini-game by touching the big glowy soul in the sky that is pointing at the direction it will launch the souls to. So it’s best to be facing that way whenever you plan to win them since they are TIMED.

Conclusion

Saints Row: Gat Out of Hell is alot of over the top fun with a variety of creative weapons and some laughs here and there at the absurdity of it all. I recommend getting this game if you're a fan of Saints Row the 4th.
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