X05: THQ Showcase Saint’s Row

THQ and internal development studio Volition, Inc. today announced that Saint’s Row, the first true evolution of the open-world genre will be featured at Microsoft’s X05 event held 4th and 5th October in Amsterdam. Showcasing the highly anticipated line-up of releases for the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, the convention will also highlight key titles for the Xbox video game and entertainment system from Microsoft.

We’re very excited with the gameplay experience that Volition is creating with Saint’s Row” said Mickey Torode, senior global brand manager, THQ. “We strongly believe that we will bring to market a game that not only has true innovation that represents a much-needed evolution of the open-world action genre, but also a gameplay-rich world into which gamers will be able to utterly immerse themselves. For the first time, gamers will be able to live and breathe the life of their fully-customisable character.”

Working with THQ and Volition on Saint’s Row has been a great experience for us,” enthused J. Allard, Corporate Vice President and Chief XNA Architect. “Their open and honest approach to game development has allowed a greater flow of communication between the team at Volition and ourselves, ultimately allowing them to maximize the powerful technical capabilities of Xbox 360 and deliver a fantastic, cutting-edge game.