Stilwater is a rough place. The city is virtually ruled by gangs who fight bloody battles in the street canyons. And this is where it happens: The player's alter ego gets into a wild shootout between hostile gangs and only gets away with his life, and this only because Julius, the leader of the "Stilwater Saints" intervenes and makes him a member of the up-and-coming gang. In the next game, the player must now earn respect to prove himself to the group and rise in their ranks. "Saints Row tells the story of a violent gang in the streets of the fictional Stilwater city. As a new member of this group, it is initially of great interest to the player to prove himself to the Saints and to prove himself worthy of them. The primary missions of the game serve this purpose. On assignment, you travel through the city on foot or any vehicle and complete tasks on behalf of the Saints. Completed missions lead to the Saints taking over more and more areas of the city, bringing them closer to their ultimate goal, the takeover of the metropolis. "Saints Row" is very much reminiscent of the successful "Grand Theft Auto" series from Rockstar Games. Game principle and controls, as well as presentation, are very similar, but "Saints Row" still manages to develop its charm. Especially the respect aspect of the game distinguishes it from the excellent role model GTA. The missions are variedly designed. The numerous side missions and other activities, such as insurance fraud, provide variety; the adult player will not get bored so quickly. However, you shouldn't have a high moral sense when playing this title, too brutal and illegal are the tasks you have to fulfil here. Adult players with a sufficient knowledge of abstraction and distance from the game may have fun, but the title should never fall into the hands of children and young people.