Saints Row IV: Enter the Dominatrix Boots Up Today

Saints Row IV: Enter the Dominatrix Boots Up Today

Saints Row IV: Enter the Dominatrix reimagines the Zin invasion to be much more... punishing.

Back before THQ went under, Volition had been working on Enter the Dominatrix as a DLC expansion to Saints Row: The Third. When the planned expansion grew too ambitious and the game's publisher collapsed, the idea was scrapped, only to be spun into the main plot of Saints Row IV. Not everything in the DLC made it into the new game, though, so as of today Enter the Dominatrix is available as a $6.99 DLC-turned-game-turned-DLC again for Saints Row IV.

The expansion reboots the plot of Saints Row IV, keeping some ideas while twisting others into something even weirder. The Zin invade Earth and trap the Saints in a virtual Steelport, just like before, but this time around the virtual world is controlled by an insane AI called the Dominatrix, who rules pseudo-Steelport with a leather fist. Players will get some new toys and team up with old friends like Zimos the auto-tuned pimp to stop the Dominatrix and her army of sex workers.

Enter the Dominatrix is free for those who purchased the Saints Row IV season pass. The season pass will also include the game's other major expansion, How the Saints Saved Christmas, which is due for a release later this year (no points for guessing when).

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"OUR DLC WAS TOO BIG, SO WE MADE IT A GAME, THEN MADE IT DLC FOR THAT GAME."

Yyyeeaahh no, sorry Volition, this is money grubbing to the extreme.

The ending for the dlc was worth the price of admission alone. Had me fall of the couch laughing my butt off!

huh, though this went away, nice to see that was not the case.

cursedseishi:

Elate:
"OUR DLC WAS TOO BIG, SO WE MADE IT A GAME, THEN MADE IT DLC FOR THAT GAME."

Yyyeeaahh no, sorry Volition, this is money grubbing to the extreme.

"I NO PAY ATTENTION TO STUFF BUT TRY MAKE WITTY COMMENT ANYWAYZ!"

Yeaaaah, sorry try again buddy.

Oh you want witty? Okay
The Dominatrix looks like Loki's eviler twin sister Lo-kia
I bet she comes with a few extra pieces! ^_^

...Wow. When they said this was too crazy for Saints Row, they weren't kidding.

Still looks like a blast though. And I'd be lying if "How the Saints Saved Christmas" doesn't sound interesting...

cursedseishi:

Elate:
"OUR DLC WAS TOO BIG, SO WE MADE IT A GAME, THEN MADE IT DLC FOR THAT GAME."

Yyyeeaahh no, sorry Volition, this is money grubbing to the extreme.

"I NO PAY ATTENTION TO STUFF BUT TRY MAKE WITTY COMMENT ANYWAYZ!"

Yeaaaah, sorry try again buddy.

The core concept of the expansion were all taken and used in Saints Row 4, then as a joking reference to the original concept they decided to name the first bit of DLC after it. Unless, of course, you think the original version had built-in commentary for a game that didn't exist at the time.

I think the Saints Row 4 was money grubbing to start with, rehashed assets, even the same damn city, charged at 40, which is double what I would ever pay for a full retail game on steam. It is a lazy attempt at getting more money with less effort.

P.S Tone down the hostility there, makes you look like an asshole.

... and now I need to go out and buy a PSN card. Well crap.

Anyway, it sounds pretty fun. I look forward to more zaniness.

I managed to keep a straight face until the dinosaurs. After that... just can't do it.

Quazimofo:
I managed to keep a straight face until the dinosaurs. After that... just can't do it.

All I know is: I'm going to restart into windows 7 and ride me a 'raptor.

cursedseishi:

Elate:

cursedseishi:

"I NO PAY ATTENTION TO STUFF BUT TRY MAKE WITTY COMMENT ANYWAYZ!"

Yeaaaah, sorry try again buddy.

The core concept of the expansion were all taken and used in Saints Row 4, then as a joking reference to the original concept they decided to name the first bit of DLC after it. Unless, of course, you think the original version had built-in commentary for a game that didn't exist at the time.

I think the Saints Row 4 was money grubbing to start with, rehashed assets, even the same damn city, charged at 40, which is double what I would ever pay for a full retail game on steam. It is a lazy attempt at getting more money with less effort.

P.S Tone down the hostility there, makes you look like an asshole.

"I think" =/= "It is."
That does nothing, though, to excuse ignorance of what you are talking about, sorry to say. Neither does the concept of you not wanting to buy anything on Steam at retail/full price.

And pleaaaaaase. You wouldn't know hostility if it came charging up to you and slapped you with a wet macaroni noodle bub. If you think that was hostile, I feel bad for such a delicate little flower trying to be on the internet.

I bought Saints Row 4 and even I think I got ripped off.

Saints Row 2, even though it was essentially the same city, actually added areas to the already existing Stillwater, Saints Row 4?

Make it night for 98% of the game.

Replace all three gangs that acted as one gang from the last gang with aliens.

Make vehicles completely pointless within thirty minutes of the game.

congratulations, you just made Saints Row 4.

Funny how Volition declared it as a love letter to fans, guess they didn't count on AIDS jumping out when we opened it.

DVS BSTrD:

cursedseishi:

Elate:
"OUR DLC WAS TOO BIG, SO WE MADE IT A GAME, THEN MADE IT DLC FOR THAT GAME."

Yyyeeaahh no, sorry Volition, this is money grubbing to the extreme.

"I NO PAY ATTENTION TO STUFF BUT TRY MAKE WITTY COMMENT ANYWAYZ!"

Yeaaaah, sorry try again buddy.

Oh you want witty? Okay
The Dominatrix looks like Loki's eviler twin sister Lo-kia
I bet she comes with a few extra pieces! ^_^

Still waiting on witty

cursedseishi:

Elate:

cursedseishi:

"I NO PAY ATTENTION TO STUFF BUT TRY MAKE WITTY COMMENT ANYWAYZ!"

Yeaaaah, sorry try again buddy.

The core concept of the expansion were all taken and used in Saints Row 4, then as a joking reference to the original concept they decided to name the first bit of DLC after it. Unless, of course, you think the original version had built-in commentary for a game that didn't exist at the time.

I think the Saints Row 4 was money grubbing to start with, rehashed assets, even the same damn city, charged at 40, which is double what I would ever pay for a full retail game on steam. It is a lazy attempt at getting more money with less effort.

P.S Tone down the hostility there, makes you look like an asshole.

"I think" =/= "It is."
That does nothing, though, to excuse ignorance of what you are talking about, sorry to say. Neither does the concept of you not wanting to buy anything on Steam at retail/full price.

And pleaaaaaase. You wouldn't know hostility if it came charging up to you and slapped you with a wet macaroni noodle bub. If you think that was hostile, I feel bad for such a delicate little flower trying to be on the internet.

He's English, so Dr. Who qualifies as intense, and they have been rehashing the same content for fifty years.

Ignoring the silly argument above me...

Huzzah! The DLC is finally coming out and Zimos is also making a return.

I missed that crazy ass auto toned pimp.

The ending to this... it just... It makes Saints Row IV look sane. Like, really normal. I was laughing my ass off for the entire ending to this, and I really liked a lot of the cutscenes and commentary, even if the actual missions were a bit "meh" (Not bad, but they didn't really do much special). I feel like it was worth the money, and I'm glad that it was longer than SRTT's mission packs.

sigh... I played and beat SR4 and thoroughly enjoyed it. I thought I was done with it though and no matter what dlc they made, it wouldn't provoke another playthrough...

damn it.

Kalezian:
I bought Saints Row 4 and even I think I got ripped off.

Saints Row 2, even though it was essentially the same city, actually added areas to the already existing Stillwater, Saints Row 4?

Make it night for 98% of the game.

Replace all three gangs that acted as one gang from the last gang with aliens.

Make vehicles completely pointless within thirty minutes of the game.

congratulations, you just made Saints Row 4.

Funny how Volition declared it as a love letter to fans, guess they didn't count on AIDS jumping out when we opened it.

I would like to elect the bolded line as the most insane, hilarious and bold-faced attempt to spin-doctor something to make a point.

You're not mentioning that the REASON vehicles become pointless is because you get freaking superpowers.

How's THAT for a change from the last game, huh?

My body is ready.


Now, time to go get that ballgag I've been saving...

I don't think it was worth $7 USD, but hell if it wasn't funny and entertaining.

How the Saints Saved Christmas just sounds so damn good, so I'm eagerly awaiting that.

So that's why SRIV was an erratic mess (still good parts but meh) it didn't start off as a real game, but as DLC that got too big.

So they added more to the DLC and called it the next game in the series. With calls like that being made, no wonder the game lost itself starting with Saints Row 3.

Man I'm not this bitter about any other game.. Except MAYBE World of WarCraft. They really fucked that series up after 2.

Having played through about half of it, I can safely say it's a fun little addition. I would've preferred paying only two or three bucks, honestly, but I did appreciate the mockumentary-ish angle.

It's late, I'll finish the DLC tomorrow. Or, well, later today. Darn.

Let the haters hate; I really enjoyed SR4 (still am!)
I can't wait to get home and play me some more lunacy

321 Boys...
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lacktheknack:

Kalezian:
I bought Saints Row 4 and even I think I got ripped off.

Saints Row 2, even though it was essentially the same city, actually added areas to the already existing Stillwater, Saints Row 4?

Make it night for 98% of the game.

Replace all three gangs that acted as one gang from the last gang with aliens.

Make vehicles completely pointless within thirty minutes of the game.

congratulations, you just made Saints Row 4.

Funny how Volition declared it as a love letter to fans, guess they didn't count on AIDS jumping out when we opened it.

I would like to elect the bolded line as the most insane, hilarious and bold-faced attempt to spin-doctor something to make a point.

You're not mentioning that the REASON vehicles become pointless is because you get freaking superpowers.

How's THAT for a change from the last game, huh?

I will take that criticism and then load my cynic catapult.

If I wanted to play Crackdown, I would play Crackdown.....

"Holy shit, this town is covered with sex workers!"

Sound new ringtone.

Saints Row IV is the best game I've ever played and I'm going to buy all the DLC for it even if it's full price!

SRIV is SO much better than GTAV. I mean, why did Rockstar have to fuck up GTAV so much? Why couldn't they make GTAV more like GTAIII? They completely screwed up the series with things like bullet-time, car customization, and swimming!

No, really, SRIV has been the best AAA title that I've made this year. I've no doubt that I'm going to get this DLC.

Whereas I am completely done with GTA (V, Online, or otherwise).

lacktheknack:

Kalezian:
I bought Saints Row 4 and even I think I got ripped off.

Saints Row 2, even though it was essentially the same city, actually added areas to the already existing Stillwater, Saints Row 4?

Make it night for 98% of the game.

Replace all three gangs that acted as one gang from the last gang with aliens.

Make vehicles completely pointless within thirty minutes of the game.

congratulations, you just made Saints Row 4.

Funny how Volition declared it as a love letter to fans, guess they didn't count on AIDS jumping out when we opened it.

I would like to elect the bolded line as the most insane, hilarious and bold-faced attempt to spin-doctor something to make a point.

You're not mentioning that the REASON vehicles become pointless is because you get freaking superpowers.

How's THAT for a change from the last game, huh?

He's got a point. Just because the game introduced superpowers doesn't mean it was necessarily a good change, especially for a series like SR. It's a cheap, unfunny way of making the series zannier than it should be.

fozzy360:

lacktheknack:

Kalezian:
I bought Saints Row 4 and even I think I got ripped off.

Saints Row 2, even though it was essentially the same city, actually added areas to the already existing Stillwater, Saints Row 4?

Make it night for 98% of the game.

Replace all three gangs that acted as one gang from the last gang with aliens.

Make vehicles completely pointless within thirty minutes of the game.

congratulations, you just made Saints Row 4.

Funny how Volition declared it as a love letter to fans, guess they didn't count on AIDS jumping out when we opened it.

I would like to elect the bolded line as the most insane, hilarious and bold-faced attempt to spin-doctor something to make a point.

You're not mentioning that the REASON vehicles become pointless is because you get freaking superpowers.

How's THAT for a change from the last game, huh?

He's got a point. Just because the game introduced superpowers doesn't mean it was necessarily a good change, especially for a series like SR. It's a cheap, unfunny way of making the series zannier than it should be.

"Should be", according to whom?

The critics loved it, and while players are a bit divided, the general consensus is "This was a good idea". I certainly think it was.

And also, no he didn't have a good point. In terms of the superpowers, he didn't have ANY point.

So how long do we Australians have to keep waiting for teh DLC to be on the store for...

well, I know where some of that 10 dollars for every 50 dollars spent psn deal is going come november. If I can wait that long. :P

 

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