Archive for January, 2012

SRTT Save Editor

Monday, January 23rd, 2012

Minimaul let me check out an alpha of his SRTT save editor earlier and it’s coming along rather nicely. It currently allows you to toggle upgrades and other unlocks on and off, and he should have other features like custom outfit export/import working soon as well.

 

Sad Panda Freefall Physics Mod

Friday, January 20th, 2012

I modded the open world freefall physics to mirror the Sad Panda Skydiving physics from the Genkibowl VII DLC by request. You can grab the mod here to try it out and get your superman on.

Saints Zombies!

Wednesday, January 18th, 2012

Are you ready for even more zombie fun? How about main characters spawning with zombie behavior! Yes, you too can have zombie Pierce shuffling around and mauling and eating npcs! :D

Zombie Army!

Wednesday, January 18th, 2012

Encogen has just updated his Gang Plus One mod with zombie homies! Now you too can have an entire army of the undead at your disposal on every controlled street corner instead of just calling in a small team of them. The best thing? They still act like zombies and rip everything to shreds!

Gentlemen of Steelport v1.0 Beta 1.2 Release!

Wednesday, January 18th, 2012

This new build of GoS fixes the incompatibilities issues caused by the Genkibowl VII DLC. It also installs a little bit differently than you might be used to.

The new build now packs all selected mods into two patch files:
patch_compressed.vpp_pc
patch_uncompressed.vpp_pc

These two new files do NOT go in your install folder like previous mods did. They actually go in your cache folder and replace the original vanilla ones:
..\steam\steamapps\common\saints row the third\packfiles\pc\cache\

You also want to make absolutely 100% certain that you clear any previous GoS mods out of the install folder first so there are no conflicts when using these new patch files.

As always, you can grab the latest and greatest beta releases from the download page on my site.

New DLC Breaks Wardrobe Color Changer!

Tuesday, January 17th, 2012

The new Genkibowl VII dlc has broken the wardrobe color changer mod included with the latest Gentlemen of Steelport compilation. The issue is something I should be able to easily fix, but in the meantime you can simply rebuild GoS and use the advanced menu to deselect that particular mod. More details and an updated patch coming soon.

EDIT:
The Mission Replay mod is also confirmed broken so remove that one as well. I’m working on a fix for both issues that should be out today.

THQ Officially Refutes Rumors

Monday, January 16th, 2012

THQ has issued an official statement refuting the rumors of the cancellation of their 2014 lineup.

 

“THQ has not cancelled its 2014 line-up, and has not made any decisions regarding the planned MMO. As part of the ongoing review of our business, we have made decisions to ensure that the company is strategically addressing the most attractive markets. As we have previously announced, we have dramatically reduced our commitment to the kids’ boxed games sector which leads to a significantly more focused release schedule moving forward. Our slate for calendar 2012 and beyond is focused on high-quality core games and continues to build our digital platform and business. We are excited for our pipeline of original and high-quality content along with our relationships with some of the best talent in the industry.

Additionally, we are thrilled with the great performance of Saints Row: The Third, which on a like for like period in North America has tripled in sell-through from Saints Row 2. In addition, WWE ’12′s worldwide sell-through sales are up almost 40% year-over-year for the same sales period with fewer platforms. According to NPD, for the month of December and the 2011 year, THQ was the #5 publisher overall, #4 third party, with reported sell through growing over 18% in a market that was down almost 6%. And coming up next, we have two great titles for the first half of the year including UFC Undisputed 3 and Darksiders 2.”

I’m personally taking both the initial rumors and THQ’s new statement with a grain of salt.  I sincerely hope that all of THQ’s development studios and the people involved come out okay, no matter what happens.

THQ Cancelling Projects?

Sunday, January 15th, 2012

There’s been some industry rumors flowing this morning concerning THQ being dead in the water which leaves the fate of Volition and the Saints Row series in question.

Quoted from the link above:

Rumor: THQ Cancels Their 2014 Line-Up & MMO, Looking For Buyers (i.e. Basically Dead)

Just for clarification: MMO = Warhammer 40K: Dark Millennium Online

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Apparently, The Game Workshops MMO has been cancelled by THQ

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@PeterSkerritt they cancelled all of their 2014

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Also heard that THQ are offering themselves to Asian firms to increase value!

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In addition, word is spreading that THQ has returned IP to Disney AFTER paying the advance, with no refund.
Jesus. Umm, hope the people working on the Warhammer MMO aren’t fired and are moved on to Darksiders 2. What 2014 titles does THQ have? INsane is 2013, right? Same with Devil’s Third? Hmm, what about Homefront 2?

Edit: Shit me, entirely forgot about THQ’s new Canada office, the fuck are they working on, and when is it due? They hired Patrice for that…

Edit 2: Editing: I’m going to put Nirolak’s post here, as people need to understand what this means;

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I don’t think people quite understand.

This is it.

They canceled all projects targeted for 2014. They only exist right now for the purposes of trying to sell the company.

Genkibowl DLC Info and Speculation

Saturday, January 14th, 2012

While looking through the file names for the upcoming DLC, I was able to make some guesses as to the upcoming content. Be warned that this info and speculation does contain spoilers. Rather than post it here, you can read my post on the Penny arcade forums with all the info laid out and spoilered correctly.

Saints Heroes Mod

Sunday, January 8th, 2012

Encogen released a really cool Saints Heroes mod that lets you choose almost any npc in the game in your homie selection screen.