I found a link to this interesting publication, the zip archive contains a video of what appears to be a beta build of SR3, with advertisements of "freerunning" and "vaulting", which never made it into the game. (Big shock.)
Here's a link
Saintsgodzilla also made a video describing the footage contents, which you can find here if you don't want to download the file.Read post >
So apparantly, Saints Row 2 was to be a completely different game had it not been for an animator's laziness. According to an interview with volition the animators animated Julius checking his watch during Saints and Matyrs rather then him running from a gunmen in an alleyway.
https://youtu.be/JS5t4hpHe34?t=4m30s It goes up until 7:00
It is part of a video about Dex however, you can watch the whole thing on your own if you wish.Read post >