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Red Dead Redemption 2 review
Exceptional
by Uneducated_Reviews

RDR2 is such a ride, it is filled with a lot of feelings from happiness to enraged revenge. I think that to this point there’s no such experience as Red Dead Redemption 2, is as raw and slow as the developers wanted it to be, for me it was for the best but sometimes it felt a little tiresome or repetitive, then again is so masterfully crafted that even that seems on purpose. More often than not, also, it seemed to me more like a MMO game than a single placer AAA game, the thing is massive and almost every chapter feels like a AAA game on itself. Everything in this game begs to be praised, the writing (which is magnificent), the music, the animation, sound, even the Graphic design of labels of food, billboards is Amazing.

I’m not sure if I’m a big fan of westerns but I sure like a lot of them, and similar to the last entry, this game has a lot of references, even tho in my opinión it seemed to me that they took a lot of inspiration from Tarantino’s D’jango Unchained and Hateful Eight in a very good way. There’s a lot of things and themes they managed to discuss here, current themes that can easily be applied in the game’s exaggerated and romanticized World and they did it great.

As for its main character, I fell in love with Arthur from start, it has the perfect balance of cold killer and sweet guy, and as outrageous that sounds it Works flawlessly, Arthur is now easily one of my top 5 characters in gaming. Not everything in this game is perfect, there are some minor technical issues that can be sometimes frustrating but never a big deal, also there's a lot of "walking" both at feet and on horse so if that's a problem to you, maybe you can skip this game, but it also encourages you to explore and find new things at every corner, similar to Breath of the Wild. 

I think that this game is not for everyone, I think I can compare to a Nolan movie, sure is a blockbuster Hollywood movie but is well done and has a lot to say that can separate itself from the rest. I love how the characters made me feel angry, happy and sad, and those moments where I totally transformed into a gunslinger will stay with me for the years to come.
«Blew my mind»
«Just one more turn»
«Can’t stop playing»
«Time-tested»
«That ending!»
«OST on repeat»

Other reviews63

amazing game
«That ending!»
Wow just wow! I think I played the story 3 times and I am still enjoying it. It`s just perfect the characters, the story, the protagonist! In my mind Rockstar made a masterpiece in gaming! I can recommend it to anybody who wants to play a modern masterpiece of a western game! 
i once played poker for 4 hours against an NPC, i lost. However i did shit myself during the poker match and that was enough to let me enjoy the beauty that is this masterpiece 15/10
An incredible feat in gaming.  Truly a masterpiece.  I've never played a game that was so consistently and deeply immersive.  The story is great, the characters are fantastic, the animations carry weight, the gameplay is slow but that only helps the immersion and cowboy sim feel of it.  Pulling from influences in western movies, traditional American folk tales and folk music, the Hudson River school of art, and real history, it creates a world that feels real, lived in, and instantly familiar. 
I am not wanting to finish this game because of it's quality, seriously, it is in my top 3 games of life 
The first and only game that I went for 100% completion. There is no better game than this in terms of immersive story telling, world building, characters you actually care about, graphics and sound. When the end came around (before the long epilogue), I think I actually teared up. No game has ever made me tear up. Rockstar, please stop wasting your precious developing resources on Red Dead Online and make a tru RDR 2 DLC, or get on with your next massive open world project. 
«Blew my mind»
11/10
«Blew my mind»
«Sit back and relax»
Great game.
«Blew my mind»
«Can’t stop playing»
great looking game and story . got a bit tedious in the end but a great ride.so beautiful
«Blew my mind»
Nearly perfect in every aspect.
«Blew my mind»
«Can’t stop playing»