In 2010, a new video game classic was born.
“Red Dead Redemption” is widely regarded as one of the finest games made in the past 10 years. It takes the open-world environment of “Grand Theft Auto” and twists it into something unique: a third-person, open-world action game set in the Old West — it’s even made by the same folks behind “GTA”! We’re talking America as it transitioned from a lawless frontier to modern civilization. This is not stuff that video games tackle.
And that’s part of why people are so incredibly excited for “Red Dead Redemption 2,” which is expected to launch later this year. Just look at this:
Right? Let’s dive in.
If these graphics look too good to be true, think again: These incredible visuals were reportedly captured on a PlayStation 4.
Like the first “Red Dead Redemption,” the sequel takes place in the American Old West.
More specifically, the game is set in “America’s unforgiving heartland.”