It’s long been an open secret in the video game industry that the prestigious developer Rockstar embraces overtime, and a new quote from company co-founder Dan Houser about Red Dead Redemption 2 caused controversy this morning by suggesting that it took 100-hour weeks to make. In a new elaboration to Kotaku, however,…
Before GTA Online, Rockstar Games took a few stabs at online multiplayer within their open world games. Red Dead Redemption for Xbox 360 and PS3 was a big step beyond what was accomplished in GTA IV’s multiplayer. In many ways RDR multiplayer feels like a prototype for GTA Online. With Red Dead Redemption 2 coming out…
If you read Stephen Totilo’s’s preview of Red Dead Redemption 2 but want to hear more about it, check out this bonus episode of Kotaku Splitscreen. Maddy Myers and I grill him about train robberies, horse balls, and plenty more. Splitscreen is also on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, and other major podcast services.
I played Red Dead Redemption 2 for the first time this week, and I swiftly caused glorious chaos.
Rockstar today showed off a first look at the western Red Dead Redemption II, which comes out October 26 for PS4 and Xbox One, and it looks like a fascinating evolution of the first one. Most importantly, this time you can brush your horse.
Zombies have been integral to horror games for decades now. Whether we’re doing a solo crawls through a haunted mansion, a fast-paced multiplayer kill-fest, or just side content in a first-person shooter series, the undead seem to be the one bad guy we can’t get enough of.
One of the video game industry’s most grating trends is timed exclusivity, when a console manufacturer like Sony or Microsoft pays a publisher money in order to deprive content from other platforms for a certain timeframe. It looks like Red Dead Redemption 2 will be following suit.
It’s tempting to want to see our favorite characters in fiction again, maybe in a sequel or prequel. But sometimes I wonder if it’s best if they’re left alone.
Here’s the new trailer for Red Dead Redemption 2, a video game about cowboys that I think a couple of people might be anticipating. It’s our best look yet at the upcoming Rockstar western.
Today from 10am to 6pm Pacific (1pm-9pm Eastern), Kirk and I will be streaming video games. We’ll be speedrunning Super Mario World, killing bosses in Mega Man X, and trying to figure out if Red Dead Redemption is a good enough real-life version of Westworld.
Red Dead Redemption 2 will be out October 26, Rockstar said today, the second major delay for what might be the most anticipated game of 2018.
It’s been nearly a year since GTAForums member RedDagger started a thread dedicated to “landmark analysis” of Red Dead Redemption 2—a game that, at the time, was still nowhere close to coming out. “The aim is to get an idea of real-world locations within the game, and hopefully recreate the in-game map, using official…
I don’t think people say that Mass Effect “feels like sci-fi,” or The Witcher “feels like fantasy.” But people do say that Red Dead Redemption “feels like a Western,” and I’m compelled to agree. Why? Listen to the game.
Here’s the new trailer for Red Dead Redemption 2, which stars a new character named Arthur Morgan and is set before the events of the first game, as has been rumored.
If you had “spring 2018" in the Red Dead Redemption 2 delay pool, congratulations. Rockstar announced today that the highly anticipated western game will not make it this year after all.
Red Dead Redemption released seven years ago today and remains a triumph. The tale of John Marston’s failure might be Rockstar’s finest story.
Last month, the mod group known as .White announced “Red Dead Redemption V,” a project that would incorporate Red Dead’s map into Grand Theft Auto V. But soon after releasing a teaser trailer for the mod on Friday, the group decided to cancel the project.
Evidence is mounting that Red Dead Redemption 2 is in fact a prequel to the first game, and by evidence, I mean IMDB listings, casting calls, and Facebook friend lists. Welcome to the wild world of Rockstar fan sleuthing.
Red Dead Redemption and its Undead Nightmare expansion arrive on PlayStation Now on December 6. Subscribers to Sony’s streaming game service can get their Marston on via PS4 or PC. I could have headlined this “Play Red Dead Redemption on PC Next Week,” but I’m not a monster.
For such a fun holiday, video games have a lot of trouble doing Halloween justice. Sure there are exceptions—Destiny just did a pretty good job, and Costume Quest is fun—but for the most part it’s a time of year that games struggle to really celebrate. Unless, like right now, we’re talking about Undead Nightmare, the…