Saints Row Producer: Using Porn Stars To Promote Games Was Dumb, Part 4 Will Empower Women

With Saints Row 4 on the horizon, many are wondering how new publisher Deep Silver will handle the marketing blitz. THQ, the franchise’s former publisher, hired a number of porn stars to promote parts 2 and 3, which bothered more than a few people.

Including the people who made the game, as it turns out.

In an interview with Edge Online, associate producer Kate Nelson, had this to say:

“I did not always love how much THQ put an emphasis on porn stars. In Saints Row 2 and Saints Row 3 there was an emphasis on the penthouse girls, and earlier Tera Patrick. I think it’s important in marketing games to make sure that the essence of the game is what’s being marketed, and I think the porn star angle didn’t really fit in with what Saints Row is at heart, which is a parody. We like to poke fun.”

In reference to Tera Patrick, one of the bigger names in the porn business, she was given the title of producer of the game:

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