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  • Summary: Developed by the creators of Grand Theft Auto V and Red Dead Redemption, Red Dead Redemption 2 is an epic tale of life in America’s unforgiving heartland. The game’s vast and atmospheric world also provides the foundation for a brand new online multiplayer experience. America, 1899. The endDeveloped by the creators of Grand Theft Auto V and Red Dead Redemption, Red Dead Redemption 2 is an epic tale of life in America’s unforgiving heartland. The game’s vast and atmospheric world also provides the foundation for a brand new online multiplayer experience. America, 1899. The end of the Wild West era has begun. After a robbery goes badly wrong in the western town of Blackwater, Arthur Morgan and the Van der Linde gang are forced to flee. With federal agents and the best bounty hunters in the nation massing on their heels, the gang has to rob, steal and fight their way across the rugged heartland of America in order to survive. As deepening internal fissures threaten to tear the gang apart, Arthur must make a choice between his own ideals and loyalty to the gang that raised him. [Rockstar] Expand
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  1. Positive: 98 out of 99
  2. Negative: 0 out of 99
  1. LEVEL (Czech Republic)
    Dec 31, 2018
    100
    Amazing not only for Western lovers. No other game has probably offered so many options to express yourself in the open world, and at the same time did not have such an interesting, rough and moving story. A magnificent experience, with a slightly slower start. [Issue#291]
  2. Oct 25, 2018
    100
    Red Dead Redemption 2 tests the boundaries of interactive immersion. Few games look this good, play this well, and have this much to offer. It begs you to slow down, turn every page of its dramatic tale, and savor every last breathtaking detail. It challenges you to be prepared for anything, and make the right decisions when your choices matter most. Arthur Morgan is the lead, but the world takes center stage to pull you in. With a list of challenges left to finish and an online mode launching soon, we plan to spend a lot more time in Rockstar’s unparalleled recreation of the old west.
  3. Oct 25, 2018
    100
    A titanic videogame, a masterpiece that, like everything, will have passionate lovers and other players who will not get too caught up. Everything also depends on thematic genre and preferences. Maybe not everyone likes stories of 'Indians and cowboys'. But this interactive universe created by Rockstar tells a fantastically-constructed story and allows us to live a unique adventure. And for that reason, we believe that this production touches excellence. And for that, it establishes the first 10 in the history of IGN Spain. Good trip, cowboys!
  4. Oct 25, 2018
    100
    Imagine an arthouse movie with summer blockbuster production values, as if Terrence Malick had been given a Star Wars movie. Imagine if Ubisoft had made Gone Home. Like Arthur Morgan himself, Red Dead Redemption 2 is meditative, laconic, a slow burn, drawn out and unhurried, sometimes even morose, more concerned with characters than spectacle. Let us go then, it suggests.
  5. Oct 25, 2018
    98
    Red Dead Redemption 2 turned out better then we could ever have hoped for. Rockstar knows how to create a vast open world teeming with life, in which Arthur and the Van der Linde gang seek fortune and glory. A new standard for action adventure games has been established.
  6. Oct 25, 2018
    95
    With its amazing open-world, well-written story and deep characters, Red Dead Redemption II is a roller-coaster full of emotions. Controls may feel a bit clunky at times, but still: this is a masterpiece.
  7. Oct 25, 2018
    70
    Red Dead Redemption 2's evocative, often beautiful sense of place exists insofar as it is still convenient to the player, which harms some of the desperation and hardship the game means to convey.

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  1. Oct 26, 2018
    10
    You know if a game goes as far as detail to make you brew coffee via campfire before drinking it, or getting your weapons from a horse'sYou know if a game goes as far as detail to make you brew coffee via campfire before drinking it, or getting your weapons from a horse's satchel, or literally watching it's testicles shrink in cold weather, that this is game of the decade material. Expand
  2. Oct 29, 2018
    10
    very nice game in all details
    the graphics and story unbelievable
    This game is ((GAME OF THE YEAR))
  3. Dec 6, 2018
    10
    This is just fantastic. A bit slow story movement in the beginning - but then it explodes. Speechless.
  4. Oct 7, 2019
    10
    Шикарнейший проект, рекомендую к прохождению кадому
  5. May 24, 2019
    9
    A vadnyugatos téma nem igazán érint meg engem, de ettől függetlenül ez a játék beszippantott magával annak ellenére, hogy az előző részA vadnyugatos téma nem igazán érint meg engem, de ettől függetlenül ez a játék beszippantott magával annak ellenére, hogy az előző rész annyira nem tetszett. Gun play szerintem nem rossz bár nem az igazi, valami hiányzik belőle Ezenfelül az animációk is kiválóak a játékban. Egy magyar feliratnak is örültem volna ha már a PS exkluzívok magyar felirattal jelennek meg. Expand
  6. Mar 26, 2019
    7
    Pretty good game, but there was several things that brought my enjoyment down. For starters the whole robbing aspect of the game never madePretty good game, but there was several things that brought my enjoyment down. For starters the whole robbing aspect of the game never made sense, for a game that trys to drive home immersion i was rather confused. I go into town and rob a store and escape (i was wearing a bag over my head) and get a bounty on my head. i come back some time later in completely different clothes, guns, and a beard so there is absolutely no way anyone should know who i am but i still am recognized by a random lawman and i am wanted again and being chased. How exactly is that supposed to make sense? Whats the point of bandannas or bags over your head? (i am told this is supposed to help with the karma meter but mine still goes up and down even while wearing them sooo?) That aside i never could make much money in the early stages of the game thanks to this so the i had a hard time at the start, though late game you dont really suffer on that front. The controls (the horse more so than most) felt rather clunky at times. The story was never really there for me, sure the development bewtween the side characters was pretty good but the most i got out of the actual story was "we need more money!". Lastly the game as whole felt like a chore to play considering how big the map is, believe it or not but spamming the X button over and over to run your horse 5-10 min every time you want to go somewhere gets real old real fast. All in all it is a good game but these things just weighed the experience down for me. Expand
  7. Nov 8, 2019
    0
    This review contains spoilers, click expand to view. Ugly and boring Ugly and boring Ugly and boring Ugly and boring Ugly and boring Ugly and boring Expand

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