Red Dead Redemption for Xbox 360
Xbox 360

Red Dead Redemption

May 18, 2010
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About this game

Content Rating: Mature

Summary

Red Dead Redemption is an open-world, third-person, action-adventure game set at the tail end of the American West West era. Action takes place in the first few years of the twentieth century and revolves around the choices that the protagonist, former outlaw John Marston, is forced to make due to his blemished past. The game features a morality system assigning honor and fame points generated through the player's choices. It also features Wild West themed mini-games, new targeting and cover systems, extensive horse riding abilities, a wealth of period specific weapons and more than 40 huntable animals.

Critic Reviews

19 Reviews
9.16
Neon KellyMay 19, 2010
So yes, the action rocks bells. But I still can't help but feel that, for me, it's the less familiar elements that help to make Red Dead Redemption the best game of 2010 thus far. There's an early mission where you have to herd cattle with your horse in the middle of a storm, and if you cock things up you'll have to watch as the cows plunge over a cliff to their deaths. It's very, very odd – and yet even this failure feels remarkably fresh.
Justin CalvertMay 18, 2010
This is an outstanding game that tells a great story with memorable and occasionally laugh-out-loud-funny characters. Think about great moments that you remember from spaghetti Western movies, put them all into one 20- to 40-hour epic feature, and picture yourself in the starring role. Now you have some idea of what's waiting for you in Red Dead Redemption.
Russ PittsMay 25, 2010
The Western genre has been won. Fans of the Western genre will feel as if they've died and gone to heaven and open-world gamers will be treated to an experience unlike any they've had before. This is a must-buy for any number of reasons, least of all being you'll want to tell people you own this game, as it is sure to become a classic.

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