With the Red Dead Redemption 2 release date approaching, Rossco looks at all the content coming in Rockstar's latest adventure and debates if this is going to be GOTY or even one of the best ever.
God of War will have something to say about that.
It'll be a close one, but RDR2 will take the win.
Of course the multiplatform game will get the GotY award...not that RDR2 wont deserve it (probably) but lets be real.
@ultranova yeah the same way Uncharted 4 and The last of us and uncharted 2 were goty. Exclusives have won most goty in a year a lot of times.
@ultra If that the case then explain why games like BOTW got GOTY.
@both Ezio and king Are we really discussing why RDR2, the most hyped game in recent memory, a multiplatform at that, stands to win GotYA over an exclusive (no matter how damn good it is)? Listen, I loved GoW, its my GotY hands down and I'd take games like it over any open world games out there any day, any time but I cant pretend that RDR2 isn't massively more popular and the fact that gaming awards lean towards popular opinion. And truth is RDR2 is the more popular game this year, by far, just like U2, tLoU(yeah even more than GTAV thr same year just on accolades alone) and U4 were when they released.
@Nova So you are saying RDR2 will win because it is a more “popular” game while ignoring that it could also be a better game with more content and gameplay than GoW? And we all know you would pick Gow over RDR2 because it is a Sony exclusive.
I'm a fan of the game but let's be realistic it's rockstar if anyone can compete against Sony it's Rockstar. All the previews indicate this will be a bar raiser more so than v was
Not Sony, Santa Monica*. At least we already know both games will be nominees for sure.
No doubt it will be my GOTY, don’t see how Rockstar would screw this up.
God of war is my #1 game at the moment but i have a feeling RED DEAD 2 will surpass it... Happy for both and Happy that i get to play all this on my PS4 PRO.. Including Spiderman..
This will definitely be goty by the look of thing.
If people who recently aren't over exaggerating about how detailed the game is and alive the open world is then it certainly has it in the bag. I'm having a hard time believing the "every individual thing on the horse is rendered" and "horse testicles shrink in the cold" but we'll see. R* are awesome developers but I feel the hype for this game is getting to unrealistic expectations right now. So ready to play Friday morning though.
do cows shit in fields?
Right now the goty thing is all speculation. I have to say if RD2 lives up to the hype it will be a runaway not just for goty but maybe for all time.
I agree. I hope it beats zelda score and show the world why nostalgia is hell of a drug.
God of war was good. But not TLOU good. Therefore I think rdr2 will get the win. There was no innovation in writing nor gameplay in GOW. It was mostly well optimised from well made game and mixed in together.
..........what? are you serious? NO INNOVATION IN WRITING ??? They literally made a character do a 360 but still keeping what made that character who he was at his core, and managed to display it in an ENTIRELY NEW FORMAT of the one-shot cinematic video game. Gameplay-wise they rebuilt the series from the ground up, provided a near-perfect mix of linear RPG gameplay with strong open-world elements and managed to give realm travel the gravitas it deserved.
Of course RDR2 is going to be a small revolution in the gaming industry, it could very well do GTA V-like figures when it comes to sales and be GOTY, as there are millions of grown-up gamers this side of the planet who are waiting for it to relive their childhood memories of playing cowboys and indians. Nostalgia is pretty much always synonymous with big bag of cash.
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