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Since the announcement of a Game of the Year strategy guide surfaced for Red Dead Redemption, I've been waiting patiently for the game version to follow. My wait is finally over now that Rockstar has officially announced Red Dead Redemption: Game of the Year Edition. To be released in about a month, Rockstar compiles all the redemption-rific add-ons and such to rope in the core audience, as well as newcomers. This edition will include all current DLC, including:

-Legends and Killers
-Undead Nightmare
-Liars and Cheats
-Outlaws to the End
-Solomonís Folly
-A new hardcore mode to make the west more treacherous

Priced at $50, it will bring all the gamers to the yard and realize itís better than yours. This edition will drop on October 14, and Rockstar implores you to heavily consider purchasing it for you collection. Keep in mind that for me, it's been hard for me to get into Rockstar titles such as Grand Theft Auto. Sure, I spent a lot of afternoons running people over in San Andreas while Snoop Dogg bumped on the radio. I might have stomped a few pedestrians to death, beat and robbed some hookers, and gotten all the way up to five stars in an epic gun battle with the SWAT team... but that doesn't mean I was enthralled in the likes of the game.

I've always gotten tired with the game very quickly, and developed a dislike for the game because I wasn't sure that being a flat-out criminal was right for me and my cerebral development. I guess my point is... what's the point? Red Dead Redemption is similar in gameplay type and gives me that same unaccomplished feeling that GTA did. I know in my heart that John Marston is a great character in a great game, but why can't I bring myself to love a game that has earned Game of the Year? Actually, Fallout 3 won Game of the Year, but don't get me started on why I can't stand that title.

When Red Dead first dropped, I played for an hour and rode my horse out into the wild only to get lost. While lost, I decided to shoot some desert animals, getting off my noble steed to line up some shots. Little did I know how treacherous the wild west could be in a video game. Some bum ran up and stole my horse! I was already a bit bored with it, but at that point, I gave up on it. Since then, I've borrowed the game, but have had no desire to play it again. Maybe I'm just being a weirdo, or maybe I'm the only sane one this side of the computer screen. Either way, I'm considering trying it again... any tips?
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