SAW: The Video Game (Microsoft Windows) - Overview

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SAW: The Video Game


Zombie Studios



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X360, PS3

Release Dates

10/31/09 Konami
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11/20/09 Konami

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Jigsaw has killed your partner and destroyed your life.  Now he has trapped you in an abandoned insane asylum that he alone controls.  If you can defeat his brutal traps and survive, you may just discover the truth behind what drives this twisted serial killer.

SAW is a third-person perspective, survival horror game based on the SAW film franchise, which has grossed more than $665M worldwide and sold more than 28 million DVDs.  The game features many of the deadly mechanical traps seen in the film, as well as terrifying new ones.  Players will pit their wits against Jigsaw as they navigate his world in an attempt to evade and escape his gruesome traps, while also struggling against his minions in brutal combat by using weapons found within the environment.

SAW, the video game, is based on a treatment from Zombie Studios and the creators of the SAW franchise, Leigh Whannell and James Wan.

The timeline for the game takes place between the movies: SAW and SAW II, giving the game its own story, yet fitting within the narratives of the movies.

The story centers on Detective David Tapp who awakens in a decrepit, abandoned asylum.  He has been captured by his longtime nemesis, Jigsaw.  Obsessed with catching this serial killer, Tapp's mission has consumed him and ruined his family, resulting in divorce, mental imbalance, and abandonment. Worse yet, this frantic hunt destroyed Tapp's career while he watched his long-time friend and partner get killed by one of Jigsaw's traps.  Now Jigsaw has the upper hand and has captured the detective. Tapp must play a deadly game-the likes of which he has been investigating for years-to escape, and in order to do so he must survive the lethal traps and puzzles that Jigsaw has put in place for him and others. But each victim has a dark connection to Tapp. Will Tapp save them? Can he survive his obsession to find the Jigsaw killer?

Product Features

  • Traps of Lethal Cunning
    Jigsaw has laid out a gauntlet of torturous traps for a handful of innocents. Only you stand between them and the most brutal death imaginable. Think quickly and act! The clock is ticking.
  • Choices of Conscience
    The player is forced to make difficult moral choices. Who lives and who dies in the game is determined by the player's choices.
  • Mysteries Revealed
    Unanswered questions from the films are finally laid to rest. Gamers will discover the origin of Jigsaw and why he devoted his life to games, while also finding out what happened to the characters from the first SAW movie.
  • An Ecology of Terror
    The asylum in which Jigsaw has trapped you is abandoned, but it is far from empty. It is a living world of horror populated by Jigsaw's minions and the insane souls they torture... and they have no intention of letting you leave.

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2 n/a n/a 10 4 14
3 n/a n/a 25 16 41
4 n/a n/a 78 46 124
5 n/a n/a 242 132 374
6 n/a n/a 231 125 356
7 n/a n/a 238 128 366
8 n/a n/a 228 123 351
9 n/a n/a 371 202 573
10 n/a n/a 319 172 491

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