Saints Row 2 release date is August 26, 2008. First gameplay videos shown

Pre-order Saints Row 2 for Xbox 360THQ announced at their Gamer’s Day that Saints Row 2 will be available for PS3 and Xbox 360 on August 26th, 2008. In the works at Volition, Saints Row 2 will offer vastly expanded customization options, a totally transformed and expanded city of Stilwater, all new vehicles, sandbox tools and toys as well as both online co-op and competitive multiplayer.

What follows are three videos with the first gameplay of Saints Row 2. Actor Garey Busey will be showing you some of the game’s new features. Take it away uncle Gary!

Taunting lesson: If you really want to piss someone off, nothing does the job like good old fashioned insults about their mothers.

Throwing people lesson: Just think of it as a trust fall, where the person falling has to trust gravity.

Satchel charges lesson: There’s a new cure for headaches in Stillwater, take a look at this.