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Initial thoughts on Nintendo Switch

I love it when things slide into place and then click to fasten. Holy cow, that click on the Nintendo Switch. It's so gratifying. I will probably slide the Switch's Joy-Cons in and out, in and out, savoring each delicious snap. And I'm not ...   read

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Red Dead Redemption 2 teaser teases and not much else

Did you blink? The follow up to one of the best games of 2010, if not the decade, showed little beyond environments in its first trailer. Reminiscent of the first Grand Theft Auto V trailer which didn't explicitly tell us much, this trailer...   read


Red Dead Redemption 2 coming Fall 2017

It's official. The Rockstar Red Dead Redemption 2 page is now live. Not a surprise given the recent hints dropped on Twitter. Some may have been wishing for a new a title in the Red Dead series, but given the massive success ...   read

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Final Fantasy XV counters Red Dead teaser art by cribbing its style

Rockstar is on a quest to try to break the internet like Kim Kardashian circa 2014. Its obvious Red Dead tease on Sunday whipped everyone into a frenzy during the early hours of the morning. It was just the company's logo saturate...   read

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Rockstar teases what might be Red Dead Redemption follow-up

[Update: The saga continues. They've just tweeted out another hint that looks like an obvious nod towards a new Red Dead game. The reveal of multiple cast members could lead to a GTA V-like character switching system.] Rockstar got a l...   read


Westworld co-creator took inspiration from Red Dead and Elder Scrolls

HBO is hoping that its new TV show Westworld will be its next Game of Thrones-level hit, but based on the middling first episode I'm not sure how that's going to play out. Speaking to Vice, showrunner and co-creator Jonathan ...   read


Rumor: Marston rides again in Red Dead Redemption remastered

According to a Korean website listing, Red Dead Redemption will be making its way to current generation consoles and PC by way of a remaster. This seems a bit suspect as the game was recently added to Xbox One's backward compatibility ...   read

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Red Dead Redemption will finally be playable on Xbox One this week

The lovable Xbox mouthpiece Larry Hryb aka Major Nelson just made it official: The critically-acclaimed Red Dead Redemption will be backward compatible on the Xbox One this Friday, July 8.  YEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE HAWWWWWW...   read

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Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2 is huge, looks like a prequel story

Much of Red Dead Redemption's theme owes itself to its setting, not in the heyday of cowboy-ism, but nearer to the end of Manifest Destiny. It's why John Marston is working for government men in the first place. But it looks like Rockstar's...   read

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You could be playing Red Dead Redemption on your Xbox One right now

[Update: Looks like Microsoft pulled the trigger early. The game has been removed and more info is coming soon.] Last year, Microsoft hosted a vote to see what Xbox 360 titles folks wanted to see on the Xbox One via backwards compatibility....   read


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Grand Theft Auto

Why doesn't Rockstar release a new GTA game every year?

Rockstar's parent company, Take-Two, has opened up about why it does not annualise the release its biggest titles like Grand Theft Auto, Max Payne, and Red Dead Redemption. Talking at MKM Partners Investor Day in New York City (via Gamespot...   read

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Experience Points .20: Red Dead Redemption

Experience Points is a series in which I highlight some of the most memorable things about a particular game. These can include anything from a specific scene or moment, a character, a weapon or item, a level or location, a part of the soun...   read

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360 to One vote

Red Dead Redemption is most-wanted for Xbox One backwards compatibility

Microsoft has a place what where you can vote on what Xbox 360 games you want to work on Xbox One with the backwards compatibility. Tops is Red Dead Redemption with 34,862 votes, followed by Call of Duty: Black Ops II, Skyrim, Halo: Reach, ...   read

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Take-Two comments on future of Red Dead and BioShock

CEO Strauss Zelnick spoke recently at the Cowen and Company Analyst Conference about the future of the Red Dead and BioShock franchises. Speaking on their stable of IPs, Zelnick stated, "our selective approach, which we’ve taken ...   read

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Red Dead Redemption PC release could be a thing

For those of you holding out hope for a PC release of Red Dead Redemption, a new listing has been found on the Windows Compatibility website. The way is the site works is Microsoft or another party adds software to the database themselves t...   read

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Check out this Red Dead Redemption fan film trailer

Three years later, and there's still plenty of love for Red Dead Redemption. The people at SilkDogFilms are definitely fans, with a film, Red Dead Redemption: The Hanging of Bonnie MacFarlane, that has been in production for nearly a year....   read

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Red Dead vs. Metal Gear
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John Marston vs. Revolver Ocelot's ridiculous mustache

John Marston: outlaw turned hero of the Old West. Revolver Ocelot: two-faced Russian gunslinger with a flair for the dramatic. What happens when these two square off in a a shootout to the death? Ocelot wins. Duh. What, was that ever a mys...   read

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Hunting and videogames

From animal lover to virtual hunter

From a crouched position you move toward a jungle clearing. Left foot, then right foot; each step demonstrates restraint in the highest degree. A breeze travels through the overgrown leaves, causing the foliage to dance all around you. Tens...   read

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Violence & vindication

You should feel bad, but games don't want you to

You monster. Outside of the casual and educational spheres, violence abounds in games. Even Mario is violent, albeit not gratuitous. Combative, at least. Much of the game is purely avoiding obstacles, but eventually some form of cartoon, in...   read


Borderlands 2 ships 5M copies, XCOM deemed a success

Take-Two Interactive has disclosed its financial report for its second quarter fiscal 2013, which saw GAAP net revenue of $273.1 million, up from last year's $107 million for the same period. This was attributed to Borderlands 2 and catalog...   read


A massive Rockstar Games Collection is on the way

[Update: Rockstar has just officially confirmed this collection, coming out on November 6 for $59.99.] Retailers and have outed a Rockstar Games Collection which is set to include Grand Theft Auto: Episodes from Liber...   read

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Max Payne (and others) derezzed for 8-bit home computers

What if, instead of Max Payne 3, the next chapter in the saga was a retro throwback for old-ass computers like the ZX Spectrum or Commodore 64? You watch the video above and, at first, it doesn't look all that bad. Then you get to the actu...   read

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Location: Texture and authenticity in Red Dead Redemption

[Over the last week, JRo asked you to write about game settings. Yeroooc's first blog here explores how Red Dead Redemption did the southwest setting so well. As always, remember to load your own blogs into the Community Blogs and tag ...   read


Get Mass Effect 2 for $5, more deep cuts on Amazon

Oh, the season is upon us. Everybody has been dropping their Black Friday promotions all around, the smell of avarice is thick in the air. Time to save money by spending money. Take this ridiculous Amazon deal for Mass Effect 2. You ca...   read

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Gameloft copies Red Dead Redemption with Six Guns

I've given up trying to defend Gameloft. It knows what its doing and doesn't need the protection, so here's yet another shamelessly "inspired" game coming soon to mobile devices -- Six Guns.  This open-world cowboy game looks like a m...   read

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