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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
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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: 22 out of 32
  2. Negative: 2 out of 32
  1. DanielB.
    Jun 3, 2004
    10
    Let's get one thing straight. im a cowboy! this is the best game ive ever played in my life. others say the controls sucked but they dontLet's get one thing straight. im a cowboy! this is the best game ive ever played in my life. others say the controls sucked but they dont relize its them that sucked. the only thing that bumed me out was 2 things. 1 was the fact that you are stuck on a solid story line with no real wandering freedoms and 2 was the multiplayer. just a little more multiplayer and i would have loved this game above all others. i truly hope they make a RDR 2 with more game time. i stayed up all night to beat it. Expand
  2. Oct 15, 2014
    10
    The music, story and gameplay isThe music, story and gameplay is excellent............................................................................................................. Expand
  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! Expand
  5. Dec 29, 2020
    8
    Red Dead Revolver by Rockstar Games marks the beginning of modern video game history. This third-person shooter action game was one of theRed Dead Revolver by Rockstar Games marks the beginning of modern video game history. This third-person shooter action game was one of the first to present you a living and beautiful wild west setting. And next to its wonderful stylish world, the storyline is powerful! It has some unpolished and frustrating moments and the multiplayer is pointless, but atmosphere and action are great fun! Just don´t expect an open world blockbuster like Red Dead Redemption one and two. Expand
  6. Feb 26, 2017
    8
    Esta es la primera historia de Red Dead que debe mirarse como saga. cada titulo (ya pronto saldra el 3) esta ambientada en epocas y conEsta es la primera historia de Red Dead que debe mirarse como saga. cada titulo (ya pronto saldra el 3) esta ambientada en epocas y con protagonistas distintos, si bien Red Dead Redeption es mas un juego de vaqueros a mundo abierto donde se busca limpiar el pasado de Jonh. aca se enfatiza en mas hacia la accion aventura, sin ese mundo abierto. por lo tanto es mas lineal pero la historia es mas agradable para los aficionados de John Wayne. plomo, el tipo duro, el mexicano malvado, el corrupto abogado o banquero, el tren, el olor a mierda de caballo o vacas. las mujeres con vestidos enormes, la lucha de revolveres. todo eso esta aca. enpaquetado en una historia de lo mas genial, graficos bastante buenos y sobretodo la musica que es maravillosa. la pega es que la IA no es la mas correcta o ciertos puntos que tiene altibajos. muy recomendado. 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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