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Biting Saints Row: The Third trailer lampoons Modern Warfare 3 and Battlefield 3

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By now, you’re sure to have witnessed the intensely atmospheric, epic and military-themed trailers for Activision’s Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 and EA’s Battlefield 3, both of which exude very identifiable visual touches, action sequences and audio cues.

Saints Row: The Third - Battlefield 3 Style Logo

It seems as though people at THQ and Volition have seen these trailers, too, and together the publisher/developer pair have released a video of their own, only this time featuring Saints Row: The Third imbued with elements that are somehow very familiar:

Saints Row: The Third – Shock and Awesome Trailer

We’re sure you’ll agree, this trailer is fantastically produced and pulls off its references to both Battlefield 3 and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 perfectly – a little too perfectly, in fact.

It would be brilliant to see EA or Activision respond with a video of their own, but for now, we can look forward to the release of Saints Row: The Third on November 15th in the US and November 18th everywhere else, on Xbox 360 and PS3.

Look over El33tonline’s past coverage of Saints Row: The Third for more hilarity and pure cheek.


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