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Agents of Mayhem trailer is as gloriously stupid as you'd expect

All evidence points to Agents of Mayhem being a remarkably stupid video game, and personally I'm grateful for that. Developed by the Saints Row team – the last instalment of which was a modern classic if you ask me – the over-the-top sandbox launches August 18, and embedded below is a new trailer.

The trailer doesn't really reveal much that we don't already know: there will be a whole bunch of shooting, a whole bunch of annoyingly cliched action movie banter, and a whole bunch of driving very fast. Most exciting are the super powers each of the nominal agents will wield, and if they're anything like the powers in Saints Row 4 it's going to be madness.

The trailer also indicates that there are pre-order bonuses – special "Cosplay skins" at launch – as well day one skins and a playable Johnny Gat, he of Saints Row fame. 

Shaun Prescott
Shaun is PC Gamer’s Australian editor and news writer. He mostly plays platformers and RPGs, and keeps a close eye on anything of particular interest to antipodean audiences. He (rather obsessively) tracks the movements of the Doom modding community, too.