It looks like developer Volition might be "primed" to reveal a next-gen Saints Row project.
If you check a posting for the upcoming PAX Prime Panel (set for Friday), you'll see the following: "Quiz Show Hour with Volition – Project Reveal & Prizes," which will take place on August 29 at 10 AM.
This is when the developer will show off "exclusive gameplay, art, and details for an upoming project," and panelists include Deep Silver brand director Aubrey Norris, as well as creative director Steve Jaros and producer Jim Boone. Last year's Saints Row IV was lots of fun, but many deemed it a step back from previous franchise glory.
Let's hope a next-gen Saints Row is better. That being said, there's a chance they're ditching the franchise for a little while to work on something new…