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Red Dead Redemption

 
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I'm thinking about getting this game. Nearly all the reviews for it are positive and a game hasn't peaked my interest as this one has in a while. Anyone else played it? Have an opinion to share?

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I finally picked up the game today. Going to play it tonight after all the kiddies are fast asleep.
 
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Best review of the game (any game really), as always, on The Escapist:

http://www.escapistmagazine.com/videos/view/zero-punctuation/1776-Red-Dead-Redemption

 
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Jelle Klap wrote:Best review of the game (any game really), as always, on The Escapist:

http://www.escapistmagazine.com/videos/view/zero-punctuation/1776-Red-Dead-Redemption



His reviews are always funny, but rarely useful. Show me a single game he's reviewed in the last 2 years that he didn't piss all over, and I'll give him some cred. The way he stays relevent is by telling us everything wrong with every game. There's always something wrong with every game. That's easy. Talking that fast while reading a script is probably somewhat difficult.
 
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Well, there's Portal...
Seriously though, I watch his 'reviews' only because I think they're hilarious.
Not much of a gamer anymore anyway.
 
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Jelle Klap wrote:Well, there's Portal...



Link?
 
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Gregg Bolinger wrote:

Jelle Klap wrote:Well, there's Portal...



Link?



It's a review of the Orange Box, which covers Portal. Briefly.

http://www.escapistmagazine.com/videos/view/zero-punctuation/10-The-Orange-Box
 
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17 October 2007. Doesn't count.
 
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Gregg Bolinger wrote:17 October 2007. Doesn't count.



Hahaha, yeah, somehow I knew you were going to say that.
 
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I'm not saying RDR isn't going to suck. Just that Ben "Yahtzee" Croshaw makes a living tearing games to shreds. So take his opinion with a grain of salt. As I said, always good for a laugh though.
 
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How about just using the more common gaming review sites, like IGN and Gamepro? They tend to be pretty accurate for me. And I believe they may also allow users to rate along too, so you can see what the mass is thinking about it too.


For this game, both sites are reporting pretty good reviews, which is expected, based on the fact that it is a Rockstar game, and the ridiculous amount of marketing that seemed to have be spent on it (you don't waste money marketing bad games).

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Aaaaaaaaaanyway, on the subject of games, nothing - and I do mean NOTHING - interest me beyond the release of Deus Ex 3.
The original being my favorite game of all time. Weird though they went from Deus Ex to Deus Ex 3, skipping part 2.
Because that game was never released as a dissapointing sequel. Nope, doesn't exist. Never made.
 
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