Two million people have been bludgeoned to death via Saints Row: The Third's IED

by: Russell -
No, you read that right.  Two million people have been taken out by Voliton's deadly IED.  However, that's not all.  THQ has also said that a total of 5.8 billion citizens of Steelport have met their demise, and players have spend a cumulative two years streaking the streets of Steelport.  Interesting to know.  Read on for a few more crazy stats for Saints Row: The Third, plus what THQ is doing to celebrate this...uh...milestone, I guess?
Pleasure is pain with Saints Row’s favorite weapon of crass destruction.

THQ and Volition, Inc. are proud to announce today that 2 million people have been bludgeoned to death by Volition’s deadly IED (Inspirational Erotic Device), the purple Penetrator that has come to symbolize the strap-it-on attitude of Saints Row®: The ThirdTM.

In total, 5.8 billion citizens of Steelport have met their demise at the hands of gamers around the globe while playing Saints Row®: The ThirdTM. That’s 19 times the population of the United States, roughly 85 percent of the population of the world, and it’s just the beginning.

Amidst the mayhem, players have spent a cumulative two years in their birthday suits streaking the streets of Steelport, while in Whored Mode, 44 million pimps, gimps and prostitutes have been dispatched, roughly twice the population of Texas. Finally, 650 hot dog mascots have been overcooked to death by players using a flamethrower. Delicious.

To celebrate the mathematical insanity of Saints Row: The Third, you can now map your own mayhem with new community tracking features on SaintsRow.com. See how you rank among all Saints Row: The Third players in a number of disturbing categories, and see your actions tracked in real time on the Steelport community map. Strap it on, then track it down.


New features include:

· Saints Row: The Third Stats and Achievements Tracker

With the new in-depth tracking features on SaintsRow.com, you can now quantify the crazy. Check out your stats page for a list of your most devious accomplishments, from total time surfing moving vehicles, to number of pedestrians you’ve run over. See how you rank against the rest of the community, or head over to a friend’s profile page for a head-to-head comparison.


· Big Picture Map of Steelport

Some maps show directions. This map shows indiscretions. Check out a top-down map of Steelport updated in real-time with a feed of all in-game activity. In addition, tag an area on a map and leave hints for the rest of the community. Know the location of a hidden secret? How about a tip on completing a mission? This is your time to share. Finally, upload your favorite screenshots and tag them on the map to create your own cherished memories from Steelport.

For more information, head over to SaintsRow.com.
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