Professor Genki Wants You To Preorder The Platinum Edition Of Saints Row: The Third

Professor Genki Wants You To Preorder The Platinum Edition Of Saints Row: The Third
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The host of Saints Row’s top-rated reality show makes killing time fun with Professor Genki’s Hyper Ordinary Preorder Pack, the perfect octopus-shooting, pedestrian-catapulting compliment to the Saints Row: The Third Platinum Edition.

Professor Genki’s Super Ethical Reality Climax is a show that places contestants in shiny, happy, life-or-death contests, where winning is half the battle! Contestants participate in colourfully named games like Baby or Cobra, Monkey Money Grab, and Professor Genki’s Super Sparkle Lab. It sounds like the sort of game show I’d love to see other people play for hours on end.

With that much fun in the show itself, you know Professor Genki’s Hyper Ordinary Preorder Pack has to be filled with pure joy. It comes with three items to make your day in Saints Row happier: Professor Genki’s Super Ballistic Man-a-pult, which scoops up pedestrians and fires them out of a cannon; Professor Genki’s “Octopuss” Cannon, which shoots baby octopi at people’s heads; and the ever-stylish Professor Genki’s Leisure Stunt Suit, complete with mask.

These items can be yours if you preorder the regular edition of the game or the lovely $US99 Platinum Edition, which comes packed with the game’s soundtrack and a custom auto-tuning headset. Boy is multiplayer going to be fucking annoying!

Saints Row: The Third hits the PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox this Australian spring. Will you be playing?


  • I can not wait for this game! But I hope this isn’t the only special edition they announce. In-game items hardly count as a ‘platinum edition’.

    • The artile says it’s a pre-order bonus for both the regular and platinum versions. Platinum version comes with a soundtrack and headphones (presumably of the real-world variety).

      • My bad. Hadn’t seen anything on the collector’s edition prior to now. I thought they would’ve made a bigger deal about the collector’s edition instead of the in-game content pre-order bonus.

        Also, speaking of ‘custom tuning headset’: “Call a friend and switch-on the effect to speak with a digitized voice of the stars. For use with 3.5MM audio input and smart-phone devices only. Headset is NOT COMPATIBLE WITH Xbox LIVE / PLAYSTATION NETWORK.”

        I haven’t been this disappointed with a collector’s edition since I found out how small the Duke Nukem bust was… which, sadly, wasn’t even that long ago … /sadface

        I’ll still buy it if we get an Australian release. I’m a sucker for any sort of special edition, and the soundtrack should be awesome.

  • i fell in love with saints row 2 on PC thanks to getting it as a free gift from steam. Dispite the shonky port, my god its still on of the best games ive ever played.

    • at the moment JB and EB have mentioned this comes as a bonus with pre-order, howeever, the platinum edition hasn’t been taken yet. My bets on EB grabbing it as an exclusive

  • Every Website I go on i keep seeing people talking about how the headset is not compatible with the consoles, may be true for the stock headset controller, but for 360 there is this they are meant to work with all standard headset so it should allow you to use this headset on the 360, not sure if there is anything like this for ps3 though.

    All i want to know is when and where i can preorder the platinum edition in Australia lol.

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