Games of the Generation: Red Dead Redemption

Eurogamer: Free roaming games weren't invented during this hardware generation, but they certainly came of age thanks to the increased processing power that the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 offered. It's an evolution that reached its peak with Grand Theft Auto 5, a staggering technical achievement that conjured a living, breathing city and its surrounding landscape from mere ones and zeroes.

Yet when I look back over the last eight years, it's not Rockstar's urban crime opus that resonates most strongly. It's Red Dead Redemption, the developer's western spin on the genre they popularised.

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MR123_C1487d ago

The greatest game this gen

GarrusVakarian1487d ago

Definitely up there with the best.

Lalanana1487d ago

I always said Read dead redepmtion was the greatest game I have played this gen. My whole family loves this game.. Such an emotional ending..

dark-kyon1487d ago

boring,repetitive,souless,only good things is the setting and gun play and some characters.

GarrusVakarian1487d ago (Edited 1487d ago )

Haha, "souless"

First, it's "soulless". Second, staring out over a gorge/valley on horseback while the sun sets over the map is anything but soulless.

fsfsxii1487d ago

My thoughts exactly. Add to that the boring characters and environment, crap story.

sprinterboy1487d ago

Never completed a open world game before RDR, a testament to how great it was.

ShaunCameron1487d ago

The best game R* ever made not named GTA.