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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 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 p...   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

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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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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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 a...   read
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Violence & vindication
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...   read
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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

 
 
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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 Buy.com and CDUniverse.com 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

 
 
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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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Rockstar: We haven't abandoned PC

Rockstar has promised that it's not forgotten about PC gamers, and that claims to the contrary are unfounded. The studio said this in the face of Red Dead Redemption being restricted to consoles and L.A. Noire taking months to find a home o...   read

 
 
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The DTOID Show: It's our 200th episode, let's celebrate!

Happy Wednesday, Destructurds! Max and I are back with another edition of The Destructoid Show - our 200th, to be exact. Feel free to send us cards with money in them. On tonight's totally un-special birthday episode, I run down the latest...   read

 
 
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Rockstar confirms Red Dead Redemption GOTY Edition

If you have been holding off living out your wild west fantasies in Red Dead Redemption, you might want to wait another month. Rockstar has just confirmed the Red Dead Redemption: Game of the Year Edition, which will arrive in North America...   read

 
 
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The DTOID Show: Borderlands 2 and hands-on with Rage!

[The Destructoid Show gives a rundown of all the top news from Destructoid.com every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. Subscribe to us on YouTube, follow us on Twitter, and like us on Facebook.] Hey, guys and gals! Before we ...   read

 
 
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Red Dead Redemption Game of the Year coming, says BBFC

To the reader who recently expressed interest in waiting for a Game of the Year edition of Red Dead Redemption: do it! Based on a BBFC listing, one such retail package is on the way. The ratings board says it'll include the ridiculous "Unde...   read

 
 


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Rockstar talks free Myths and Mavericks pack for Red Dead

This new downloadable content for Red Dead Redemption might seem out of nowhere if you haven't been following Rockstar lately, but the company has been teasing it for a while. The free content was given a name today: the "Myths and Maverick...   read

 
 
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4X multiplayer XP in Red Dead Redemption this weekend

Rockstar is almost ready to enable quadruple experience points in Red Dead Redemption across both platforms and all multiplayer modes, including Free Roam and Undead Overrun. The switch will be flipped at 12:01am Eastern on Friday and remai...   read

 
 
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