Japanese dev icon Tomonobu Itagaki is a playable character in Saints Row: The Third, publisher THQ has confirmed.

According to Gamespot, he'll be a preloaded option in the game's character creation feature, complete with trademark leather jacket and sunnies.

The former Team Ninja boss is currently working on action title Devil's Third for THQ at his new Valhalla Games Studios start-up.

Check out our recent Saints Row: The Third preview for more on Volition's barmy open worlder.

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