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  • Summary: A blazing arcade-style third person game fueled by precision gunplay, Red Dead Revolver is a classic tale of vengeance on the untamed frontier. The addictively fun, innovative combat scheme rewards accurate and ruthless elimination of backwater lowlifes. Ride down outlaws on horseback, fightA blazing arcade-style third person game fueled by precision gunplay, Red Dead Revolver is a classic tale of vengeance on the untamed frontier. The addictively fun, innovative combat scheme rewards accurate and ruthless elimination of backwater lowlifes. Ride down outlaws on horseback, fight bloody duels aboard trains, command stagecoaches and more in your quest for justice. Punctuated with dark humor and filled with the elements that make the Wild West so compelling, Red Dead Revolver's story is told through full motion cutscenes and breathtaking in-game visuals. [Rockstar Games] Expand
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 24 out of 42
  2. Negative: 2 out of 42
  1. A fantastic game in a genre that is, sadly, rarely tapped. Its single player mode is more than worth the money, unfortunately the multiplayer modes do little to add to the game.
  2. Red Dead's venomous cocktail of sassy action, swish visuals and sharp scenarios make it a fresh and ballsy alternative to most other third-person console blasters currently roaming the paddock.
  3. Has a strong, coherent storyline that whisks Red from novice gunslinger to competent bounty hunter in what proves to be the mother of all shooting practice games.
  4. The best in a limited line of Western shooters.
  5. If you can forgive Red Dead Revolver for its hubris, you'll find a game with some great style and enough fun moments to justify the rough edges.
  6. 70
    The Dueling is good, but it's painfully built on trial and error techniques, and it's hard to consistently master.
  7. Take away the horses, squinty eyes, six-shooters and five o’ clock shadows, and this cowpoke goes from deadeye to dead on arrival.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 16 out of 18
  2. Negative: 1 out of 18
  1. ErikR.
    Jun 27, 2004
    10
    I thought this game was great 'cause of the non-stop bullet fireing. You play 4 different carachters for one level each. Jack swift is I thought this game was great 'cause of the non-stop bullet fireing. You play 4 different carachters for one level each. Jack swift is the only one worth playing though. and the option of buying bigger and better revolvers and rifles instead of just picking up dead enemies weapons. In conclusion I thougt this is one of the best games I've ever ever played. Expand
  2. May 12, 2015
    10
    A classic gem on the PS2. But, honestly, "Horrible game. Buy Gun if you want a western game. This one is ridiculous with a horrible plot,A classic gem on the PS2. But, honestly, "Horrible game. Buy Gun if you want a western game. This one is ridiculous with a horrible plot, shotty controls and just an overall bad game!"?? Really? GUN?? You mean the game that is wickedly clichéd. Hell, the plot of Gun was horrible and unoriginal. What's the plot for Gun? Your dad dies and blah blah blah blah blah. And it's hard for you to sympathize with the main character regarding that. As for 'Revolver', Red's father, Nate, AND mother, Morning Star, are killed in killed blood in an act of betrayal by Gen. Diego's right-hand man, Cl. Daren. Even though, Cole's father in Gun, lasted longer prior to dying, but Nate Harlow had more of an impact on the player due to the intense development he has through a short cutscene. Unlike Gun, the characters are more likable. If this game was so horrible and had a horrible plot, why were so many people outraged of Swift not returning in Redemption.
    This game is a masterpiece, and as far as I'm concerned, it's better than Redemption.
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  3. SamN.
    Jul 23, 2006
    10
    Wow.
  4. JavaJ.
    May 8, 2004
    9
    This is a GREAT game! Lighting, controls, graphics, and game play are all on the mark. Rockstar has put together the best western game to This is a GREAT game! Lighting, controls, graphics, and game play are all on the mark. Rockstar has put together the best western game to date. Red Deads Revoler's story is a homage to the old Clint Eastwood spaghetti westerns. This is a great game to add you any collection! Collapse
  5. Apr 11, 2011
    7
    It's not great, especially since most of the gameplay is either generic or just flat out cliche. But Red Dead Revolver still offers someIt's not great, especially since most of the gameplay is either generic or just flat out cliche. But Red Dead Revolver still offers some impressive visuals, great scenery, and funny dialog. Expand
  6. Sep 28, 2013
    7
    Rockstar se desprende otro juego sand box sobre las consecuencias de vivir en el viejo oeste, no está nada mal, pero un punto criticable es laRockstar se desprende otro juego sand box sobre las consecuencias de vivir en el viejo oeste, no está nada mal, pero un punto criticable es la tediosa jugabilidad y los gráficos sin nada de otro mundo, pero el juego se hace un amigo cuando se le atrapa el truco. Sin otras palabras, si jugaron éste juego es NECESARIO jugar "Red Dead Redemption" es totalmente mejorado y más apasionante. Expand
  7. SteveE.
    Dec 12, 2005
    2
    Horrible game. Buy Gun if you want a western game. This one is ridiculous with a horrible plot, shotty controls and just an overall bad game!

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