The Saboteur is a stylish open world action game. Set in a stylized, over-the-top 1940s Paris, your undercover saboteur has to run, fight, climb and chase his way around the city to avenge your friend by taking out the occupying Nazis.
The format of this sandbox game is like many others, make your way around, completing missions you are given on the way. Of course, while avenging your friend's death, you'll more or less single-handedly save Paris! Realism is not important in Saboteur, and you have to play it accepting that it's not to be taken seriously.
Graphically, The Saboteur is not up to the standards of games like GTA IV or Assassin's Creed. It's also more buggy, with graphics occasionally popping up as you travel around the city. The story is clichéd, as are the characters.
The driving is satisfying, even if Paris isn't made a very exciting place to drive around. Damage isn't realistic though, so you don't really need to drive with any care! Despite its technical and gameplay limitations, The Saboteur can still be fun to play, and there is plenty to see and do around the city.
The Saboteur isn't as impressive as the best sandbox, open world games, but it has its moments.