Percentile Rank

Red Dead Redemption 2 is ranked in the 100th percentile of games scored on OpenCritic.

Rating Summary

Based on 171 critic reviews
Mighty Man

OpenCritic Rating

96

Top Critic Average

96%

Critics Recommend

Based on 171 critic reviews

Score Distribution

Unscored Reviews

ACG
Buy
ACG

Top Critic

Buy
Oct 27, 2018
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GameCloud
Yes
Yes
Nov 24, 2018

Red Dead Redemption 2 is undoubtedly a technical masterpiece and a new high watermark for cinematic storytelling. Whether players will enjoy playing Red Dead 2, however, will depend on how accommodating they are to Rockstar’s strong design choices. These choices prioritise immersion and realism over pure fun and will be off-putting to some. But perhaps we need to consider that maybe fun wasn’t the goal here; these mechanics were crafted to pull players into the world. After more than 70 hours with Red Dead 2, I had embodied and become Arthur. His choices were mine. Viewed from that lens, Rockstar has succeeded in giving players an unprecedented level of agency. Despite some gameplay quirks, I would wholeheartedly recommend Red Dead Redemption 2 as a must-play to all fans of video games. After all, isn’t escapism the very reason we play video games?

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Unboxholics
Masterpiece
Masterpiece
Nov 23, 2018

To Red Dead Redemption 2 είναι από τα παιχνίδια που κρατάνε, τουλάχιστον μέσα μου, ζωντανή την αγάπη μου για αυτό το μέσο. Είναι ο λόγος που πιστεύω ακόμη στο single-player. Είναι ο λόγος που θέλω να ανοίξω την κονσόλα μου και να ταξιδέψω μόνος μου σε έναν κόσμο πολύ μακριά από τον «δικό μου». Είναι λόγος που ψάχνω, μαζεύω, διαβάζω, παίζω βιντεοπαιχνίδια. Γι' αυτά τα παιχνίδια κύριοι αγαπάμε αυτό το χόμπι. Για αυτές τις εμπειρίες. Αν υπάρχουν δέκα κόκκινα κουμπιά στον εαυτό μου, αυτό το παιχνίδι πάτησε τα έντεκα από αυτά.

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Games Xtreme
Essential
Essential
Nov 27, 2018

Rockstar have pushed out the boat in terms of every single system at play in this game, from the amazing world itself - which is one of the best looking games, with some of the best looking effects and atmospherics, to the level of detail on the characters and physics simulation for clothing and other materials. This is what I really call a Next-Gen game, and it pushes the bar so high it's going to take a while for the rest of the industry to catch up to this one. The AI is fantastic, for every single entity in the game. From the townsfolk, to the gunslingers, gangs, animals, and tiniest critter -- it's all working madly to bring this world to life. Enemies won't rush at you blindly, unless they think you can be flanked, or that's how they're feeling in terms of the fight. Mostly though, they'll use cover. Wolves will hunt in packs, cougars are ambush predators and they hit and run...

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Eurogamer
Recommended
Recommended
Oct 25, 2018

An astounding open world unlikely to be rivalled until well into the next gen, saddled by a throughline from the last.

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Rock, Paper, Shotgun
Unscored
Unscored
Nov 7, 2019

A staggering technical achievement; a deliciously gooey shooter; the most accurate mud simulator outside of actual mud; a great advert for the healing power of peaches. However you approach Red Dead Redemption 2, there’s something to impress here. And on PC, it’s at its most impressive.

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The Jimquisition
Unscored
Unscored
Oct 25, 2018
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Polygon
Unscored
Unscored
Oct 25, 2018

After Red Dead Redemption 2's story concludes, a huge epilogue begins, and the game's already gargantuan map grows even larger. I'm eager to dig into this postgame, where it seems I'll be free to focus on taking in the beautiful, meticulously simulated world, rather than hurling myself into the middle of it.

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Skill Up
Unscored
Unscored
Nov 12, 2018
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Ars Technica
Unscored
Unscored
Oct 25, 2018

RDR II's work cycle creates a forgiving system where, no matter what vocation you pick, you can figure out a way to bring in some cash. But it's also an extremely simplified version of the hardships people actually faced in the American wilderness. Even with the simulated elements to contend with, Arthur seems to have inhuman stamina, and a constitution that strains believability, even as it provides a firm foundation for the playspace.

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Kotaku
Unscored
Unscored
Oct 25, 2018

This game has heart; the kind of heart that is difficult to pin down but impossible to deny. It is a wonderful story about terrible people, and a vivacious, tremendously sad tribute to nature itself. There is so much beauty and joy in this expensive, exhausting thing. Somehow that makes it even more perfect—a breathtaking eulogy for a ruined world, created by, about, and for a society that ruined it.

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Scored Reviews

Gameblog
10 / 10
10 / 10
Nov 5, 2019

From a technical point, this PC version of Red Dead Redemption II is simply amazing if you have a good computer that can handle its huge number of graphical options. It is clearly one of the most complete games at this level. On the other hand, it is clear that an optimization could be better, because even on a war machine with the latest drivers, there are some issues that could have been avoided.

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IGN Italy
10 / 10.0
10 / 10.0
Oct 25, 2018

One of the best open world games ever, with the single best story ever written for a videogame.

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Areajugones
10 / 10.0
10 / 10.0
Oct 25, 2018

Red Dead Redemption 2 is, without a shred of doubt, a new masterpiece brought to us by Rockstar. The new entry by the company has managed to achieve excellence in gameplay, storytelling and technical aspects. In the end, Rockstar has been successful in pushing the franchise to its limits in order to create one of the most complete games of all time.

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We Got This Covered
Oct 25, 2018

Red Dead Redemption 2 is an immense, breathtaking experience that will be treasured for years to come.

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TrueAchievements
Oct 25, 2018

Red Dead Redemption 2's vast, detailed and stunningly beautiful open world sits as the perfect backdrop for its compelling and well-paced story filled with epic set pieces. With deeper gameplay mechanics, a larger cast of diverse and interesting characters to meet, and a wealth of content from side objectives to mini-games, RDR2 is a shining example of what makes Rockstar's games so special.

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Stevivor
10 / 10.0
10 / 10.0
Oct 24, 2018

Rockstar Games has created a living, breathing world that I am absolutely invested in.

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The Digital Fix
10 / 10.0
10 / 10.0
Oct 22, 2018

Red Dead Redemption 2 takes everything that made the first so spectacular and elevates it to a new level. It boasts an enthralling story, coupled with rock solid gameplay, and is perhaps one of the best games ever made.

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Windows Central
Oct 25, 2018

Despite some minor issues like stuttering in interiors, awkward camera angles in smaller houses, or the relatively slow start to story the campaign — Red Dead Redemption 2 simply overrides its small perceptible flaws with what is nothing short of a truly spectacular experience. Simply put, it is one of the best games ever made, setting a new standard for open world titles going forward.

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DualShockers
10 / 10.0
10 / 10.0
Oct 25, 2018

Red Dead Redemption 2 may just signal the dawn of a new era for open-world games, and it's an experience that I have no doubt players will be investing tens (if not hundreds) of hours into its immense, deep world and completing its story full of action, suspense, and deeply investing character moments.

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GameSpew
10 / 10.0
10 / 10.0
Oct 23, 2018
Press Start
10 / 10
10 / 10
Oct 25, 2018

Red Dead Redemption 2 is a triumph in world-building, character craft and downright skulduggery. Being bad has never felt so good as Rockstar toe the realism line while still keeping their sharp, trademark tongue in cheek. It's the keen attention to detail where Rockstar succeeds and this outlaw prequel comfortably outperforms their best works and in time, I believe, will be regarded as a once in a generation game.

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Game Informer
10 / 10.0
10 / 10.0
Oct 25, 2018

Rockstar has once again created a game that redefines the open-world experience. Red Dead Redemption II is a triumph that every gamer should experience for themselves

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Gameblog
10 / 10
10 / 10
Oct 24, 2018

There's a new sheriff in the open-world action game genre in town. Red Dead Redemption 2 is sure ambitious but it succeeds everywhere he travels : exploration, gunfights, stealth, main quest, characters, side quests, customization, acting, hunting, fishing... Name one element, it delivers. And it sure looks like one of the best looking games ever seen and has many secrets yet to be discovered. And so it can be considered as a masterpiece, an extraordinary, legendary game that we will talk about with sincere admiration for ages.

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Twinfinite
5 / 5.0
5 / 5.0
Oct 25, 2018

Red Dead Redemption 2 has certainly benefited from Rockstar allocating almost a whole generation's worth of development time to perfect what they wanted to accomplish. The result is a game that is easily one of the best games this year, and this console generation, but that's not all. It should eventually go down as one of the greatest games ever made.

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COGconnected
100 / 100
100 / 100
Oct 25, 2018

Whether I'm hunting a legendary animal, participating in a story mission, playing a game of poker, or just exploring the world I've absolutely adored every moment I've spent with the game.

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GamesRadar+
Oct 25, 2018

One of the top three open-worlds of all time, and the best game Rockstar has ever made. An all-time Old West masterpiece.

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Digital Trends
Oct 25, 2018

'Red Dead Redemption 2' is unrivaled in design, gameplay, and storytelling.

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Attack of the Fanboy
Oct 25, 2018

With Red Dead Redemption 2 Rockstar Games has set the bar so high that other games of this nature seem infinitesimally lesser because of its existence.

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TheSixthAxis
10 / 10
10 / 10
Oct 25, 2018

The hype being created for Red Dead Redemption 2 and the expectations of the passionate fan-base made a part of me believe that Rockstar Games could never deliver on all of their many promises. They did, and then some. From the feeling of a realistic living world they've created to the emotional bonds you build, Red Dead Redemption 2 is the video game experience of this generation.

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Generación Xbox
10 / 10.0
10 / 10.0
Oct 24, 2018

Red Dead Redemption 2 offers an unprecedented level of interaction with NPCs. Its level of detail and brilliant way of telling Arthur Morgan's story in a completely open adventure make the Rockstar game a masterpiece.

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Gaming Nexus
10 / 10.0
10 / 10.0
Oct 25, 2018

An astounding triumph that will certainly stand above the pack this season, Red Dead Redemption 2 is a unique game about unique people. The writing, visuals, and gameplay combine to make an absolute standout of a title, one that has been well worth the wait.

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Push Square
10 / 10
10 / 10
Oct 25, 2018

Red Dead Redemption 2 is Rockstar's best game, and it's gripping from start to finish.

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GamingTrend
100 / 100
100 / 100
Oct 25, 2018

Red Dead Redemption 2 raises the bar for sandbox adventure games. It's organic in a way almost unseen in any genre, creating an authentic open world that is as cohesive as it is compelling. This title will set the bar for action adventure games for years to come.

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PlayStation Universe
10 / 10.0
10 / 10.0
Oct 24, 2018

Red Dead Redemption 2 not only lives up to expectations, but it smashes them and feels like the missing half of a story we never knew was incomplete. Improving on its predecessor in every way that counts, it also reignites interest in its landmark prequel, enhancing the overall experience to an epic scale and giving gamers an odyssey quite unlike any other.

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PlayStation LifeStyle
10 / 10.0
10 / 10.0
Oct 25, 2018

Red Dead Redemption 2 redefines the open world genre.

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IGN Spain
10 / 10.0
10 / 10.0
Oct 24, 2018

A titanic videogame, a masterpiece that, like everything, will have passionate lovers and other players who do not get too caught up. Everything also depends on thematic genres and preferences. Maybe not everyone likes the stories of 'Indians and cowboys'. But this interactive universe created by Rockstar tells a story fantastically constructed and allows us to live a unique adventure. And for that reason, we believe that this production touches excellence. And for that, it takes the first 10 in the history of IGN Spain. Good trip, cowboys!

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Guardian
Oct 25, 2018

Total immersion in an astonishingly lifelike world – whether you're outgunning rivals or skinning animals – makes this outlaw adventure a landmark game

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Gamersky
10 / 10.0
10 / 10.0
Oct 24, 2018

Red Dead Redemption 2 is the game that I would like to keep playing for years. The wild west is marvelous and full of interesting events. The story is both solid and attractive. What's more, The interactive system makes a great progress and you can interact with nearly everyone in various ways, and it feels really real. RDR2 definitely will be one of the greatest video games of all time.

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Game Revolution
Oct 25, 2018

The astounding thing about RDR 2 is that there's not only a staggering amount of story, side quests, and places to explore but that it's all high quality and doesn't feel tacked on.

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Digital Chumps
10 / 10.0
10 / 10.0
Oct 25, 2018

Red Dead Redemption 2 is the perfect gaming experience, and what you were hoping for in the next iteration of the series. It has a rich story, deep gameplay, unrivaled visuals, and plenty of plains to explore.

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Game Debate
10 / 10.0
10 / 10.0
Oct 25, 2018

Red Dead Redemption 2 isn't just a great game. It's a game that sets an impossibly high new bar for how open-worlds can be handled. Its depiction of late 19th-century America feels both historically accurate yet abundantly open-ended, slow-paced and yet alive, grim and yet majestic. It makes the original Red Dead Redemption feel like a warm-up, the doodles on the page before the real thing has come to life.

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M3
10 / 10
M3

Top Critic

10 / 10
Oct 24, 2018

Rockstar's eye for detail, presentation and tongue-in-cheek-storytelling makes this one an instant classic. Red Dead Redemption 2 is the ultimate Wild West sandbox-experience everyone has been waiting so very patiently for. It gives us more of everything we loved about the original and then takes it to a completely new level.

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Everyeye.it
10 / 10.0
10 / 10.0
Oct 25, 2018

Red Dead Redemption 2 is the most ambitious open world ever made. A new starting point for the genre, and an incomparable masterpiece.

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IGN
10 / 10.0
IGN

Top Critic

10 / 10.0
Oct 25, 2018

Red Dead Redemption 2 is a game of rare quality; a meticulously polished open world ode to the outlaw era.

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God is a Geek
10 / 10.0
10 / 10.0
Oct 25, 2018

There was never any doubt that Red Dead Redemption 2 was going to be good, but this is something special. A masterpiece that many will be talking about for decades to come.

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Leadergamer
Oct 24, 2018

It's impossible not to fall in love!

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LevelUp
10 / 10.0
10 / 10.0
Oct 25, 2018

Red Dead Redemption 2 is technically impressive; a well-made game and a visual jewel polished to the smallest detail: a masterpiece in every way. By showing excellent writing and storytelling, developed character and plots, and a full array of activities, it stands one of the best open worlds to date. Rockstar Games once again stands as the creator of the most successful and influential works in the medium of interactive entertainment. Probably, we are facing the best game made by Rockstar Games.

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ZTGD
10 / 10.0
Ken McKown

Top Critic

10 / 10.0
Oct 25, 2018

I wish there was more I could say about the game. There is so much to discuss, but that would take away from the experience. Avoid spoilers, avoid videos of this game, just buy it, play it, and fall in love with this world the same way I did.

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Atomix
100 / 100
100 / 100
Oct 25, 2018

Red Dead Redemption 2 survives the great expectations that were had of it, even far exceeding them in a way that is rarely seen within gaming.

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AusGamers
10 / 10.0
10 / 10.0
Oct 25, 2018

Rockstar, my dusty old hat is off to you. You've made this old videogame cowboy a very happy camper.

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PSX Extreme
10 / 10.0
10 / 10.0
Oct 24, 2018

A game of unparalleled scope and ambition, with breathtaking visuals, a broad-ranging but intimate story, and an incredible sense of identity and purpose, Red Dead Redemption 2 will go down as one of the greatest games of the generation, and perhaps video game history.

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EGM
10 / 10.0
EGM

Top Critic

10 / 10.0
Oct 24, 2018

Criticisms often come easier than compliments, but in the case of Red Dead Redemption 2, I am at a loss. This is one of the most gorgeous, seamless, rootinest, tootinest games ever made, and if you voluntarily miss out on it, you're either not a gamer or in a coma.

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Digital Spy
Oct 25, 2018

Red Dead Redemption 2 is an absolute undisputed classic and a legend in the making, plus with Red Dead Online on the horizon, it looks like our adventures in the wild west are just beginning.

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Spaziogames
10 / 10.0
10 / 10.0
Oct 25, 2018

Red Dead Redemption 2 is the new North Star of the open-world genre, to what was The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild last March.

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GameZone
10 / 10.0
10 / 10.0
Oct 24, 2018

Red Dead Redemption 2 feels like Rockstar's new GTA 3 as in it takes massive leaps towards a new era of open-world gaming the likes of which have never been seen or at the very least executed to this level of quality courtesy of the borderline photorealistic graphics and remarkable game design.

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GameSpace
10 / 10.0
10 / 10.0
Jun 12, 2018

Red Dead Redemption 2 is likely to go down as the best game of the generation. Rockstar has outdone themselves, delivering one of the biggest, richest, most engrossing open world games ever made. Whether you're an action fan, RPG fan, open world fan, or just want a great story, RDR2 has something for everyone.

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Cheat Code Central
5 / 5.0
5 / 5.0
Oct 25, 2018

It transcends the open-world, outlaw-focused games like Red Dead Revolver and Red Dead Redemption to become so much more.

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Easy Allies
10 / 10.0
10 / 10.0
Oct 25, 2018
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ComiConverse
Oct 22, 2018

Red Dead Redemption 2 is not just the best sandbox game there is. It's not just one of the best 3rd-person shooters ever. It's not just a great action title, a great cowboy or horse riding game. It's not just one of the biggest entertainment experience. Red Dead Redemption 2 is one of the best titles in a generation.

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Giant Bomb
Oct 25, 2018

Red Dead Redemption 2 offers up an astoundingly engrossing world that's remarkably easy to get lost in.

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GamingBolt
10 / 10.0
10 / 10.0
Oct 28, 2018

Red Dead Redemption 2 is a landmark achievement for Rockstar, for open world games, and for video games as a whole.

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GameHaunt
Oct 28, 2018

Rockstar Games have proven their open world gaming capabilities with the release of Red Dead Redemption 2. The game is truly a masterpiece for fans of cowboy games.

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Impulsegamer
5 / 5.0
5 / 5.0
Oct 25, 2018

Wow… Red Dead Redemption 2 lives up to everything and more with what Rockstar Games have promised.

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DarkZero
10 / 10
10 / 10
Oct 29, 2018

Red Dead Redemption 2 is an accumulation of Rockstar Games' expertise in building open world games, but has seen them push the genre in a way that might not have been expected from them.

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Saudi Gamer
10 / 10
10 / 10
Oct 30, 2018

Red Dead Redemption 2 takes realism to the next level with the graphics and gameplay systems with enriched details. Although sometimes mission level-design and the game's world system could be boring and tedious sometimes and some players won't like it, still the amount of details and the enormous content that Rockstar offers from captivating story events and polished world can't pass by without appreciating all the details that you won't find in any other game.

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GRYOnline.pl
10 / 10.0
10 / 10.0
Oct 24, 2018

If only I could give Red Dead Redemption 2 a higher score that 10, I would. This is by far the best open-world game that has ever graced the face of Earth. No other sandbox can even dream of holding a candle to Rockstar's newest gun-blazing, incredibly detailed Western epic. I envy all of you, who are yet to embark upon this fantastic journey and discover all the secrets this game holds. Truly, I could wipe my memory clean just to be able to experience that world once again. A true gem of the most noble kind.

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Daily Mirror
Oct 31, 2018

It's not just one of the most realistic games to come out this generation, it's also one of the most gorgeous to look at. There's no question that this is the biggest game release of this year, so if you own either a PS4 or an Xbox One then this is one you should definitely check out.

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PSX Brasil
100 / 100
100 / 100
Nov 3, 2018

Red Dead Redemption 2 is pure excellence and a milestone for open world games. Sprawling details and superb ambiance, Rockstar Games' title is the definitive version of a Wild West game. The creation of the world, characters and the technical quality presented will perpetuate for years, just as its predecessor did.

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SECTOR.sk
10 / 10.0
10 / 10.0
Nov 2, 2018

Flawless open-world action adventure for old west fans, horse lovers and adventurers. Dynamic gun battles coupled with common activities with eleganter details.

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Softpedia
10 / 10.0
10 / 10.0
Nov 2, 2018

Although some design decisions don't make sense, the positives completely outshine some of the awkward mechanics implemented. Red Dead Redemption 2 is one of those games that can redefine a genre, and it's not just through sheer size that it does that, but through a combination of writing, visuals, music, voice acting and gameplay mechanics. It's an outstanding piece of work that every other game developer should strive for.

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BaziCenter
10 / 10.0
10 / 10.0
Nov 25, 2018

It doesn’t matter if you are gamer, a human being, or an alien from another planet; Red Dead Redemption 2 is a title that you just can’t miss. The bar set by RDR2 is so high that even Rockstar itself will probably have a hard time raising it. One of the best releases in the history of digital entertainment.

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Gamerheadquarters
10 / 10.0
10 / 10.0
Nov 4, 2018

Red Dead Redemption 2 is the true Western experience that you've been looking for with an incredibly lengthy and narrative driven campaign that promotes complete freedom.

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AbsoluteXbox
5 / 5.0
5 / 5.0
Nov 3, 2018

Rockstar have redefined open world gaming in blistering fashion. If you don’t own this game by now you owe it to yourself as a gamer to experience an absolute classic. My only concern now is how do Rockstar top this.

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PPE.pl
10 / 10.0
10 / 10.0
Oct 31, 2018

Rockstar created a brilliant game. A great story, unique characters and lots of fun. Mastery in pure form.

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Bazimag
10 / 10.0
10 / 10.0
Nov 13, 2018

It is impossible to describe the magnificence of this title in just a few words, but Rockstar has shown that there are still companies out there that are not willing to sacrifice the quality of their games to release more numbers of them. The experience that is being offered here is so pleasure, adrenaline and emotion infused that it is very hard to find a similar game in recent times. Love, Hate, Sacrifice, Death, Life, Survival, Laughter, Treason, Loyalty, Beauty, Ugliness and Cruelty, and whatever that you may think of that would make a game great are packaged in a game named Red Dead Redemption II. Even if you are not a gamer, do a favor for yourself and try this title out. Rockstar has once more broken the boundaries of gaming and sets new standards for it. and due to this, we can easily name Red Dead Redemption a "Modern Epic".

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OnlySP
Oct 25, 2018

Red Dead Redemption 2 is a masterclass of game design. With timely music, gorgeous visuals, and impactful combat complementing seamless gameplay, Red Dead Redemption 2 stands above its competition as a triumph in media. The game’s narrative, as extensive and interweaving as it may be, surpasses the original and truly immerses the player in a game world that they will not want to leave. Red Dead Redemption 2 will go down not only as one of the best games of the generation, but as one of the greatest games ever made.

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TechnoBuffalo
Nov 19, 2018

Red Dead Redemption 2 is going to stand for a long time, I think, as the height of achievement in building huge virtual spaces for gamers to explore. The level of detail at this scale is staggering, even as I find myself unable to ignore how much required overtime went into making things happen, and how many of these details – like horse testicles ascending in colder weather – took real human work hours while actually doing little to flesh out the game world. But it’s impossible to deny what a beautiful, sad, huge, and remarkable thing Rockstar and its many employees, past and present, have put together.

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PushStartPlay
10 / 10.0
10 / 10.0
Nov 23, 2018

Rockstar Games has created another genre defining game in Red Dead Redemption 2

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Game Rant
Nov 16, 2018

Red Dead Redemption 2 is a staggeringly diverse open world video game that proves Rockstar Games is filled with skilled storytellers and engineering wizards.

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MonsterVine
5 / 5
5 / 5
Dec 5, 2018

Red Dead Redemption 2 is a masterclass in game design.

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Zoomg
10 / 10.0
10 / 10.0
Nov 2, 2018

Red Dead Redemption 2 is exactly what we expected from Rockstar Games, A great open-world game full of interesting stories and moments which sets new standards for the genre. all these, make Red Dead Redemption 2 a game that everyone should experience.

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SA Gamer
10 / 10.0
10 / 10.0
Oct 31, 2018

"Triumph" is a word often lazily used by reviewers to describe games that receive high scores, but it's the only word I can come up with to describe Red Dead Redemption 2. A technical marvel, a narrative powerhouse and a game that will enter the halls of gaming history as a new high standard that many games would only dream to reach. Its slow and methodical nature may deter some, but if you can give the necessary patience, the reward is better than a train robbery going off without a hitch. You owe it to yourself to get this game.

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Too Much Gaming
10 / 10
10 / 10
Nov 25, 2018

Red Dead Redemption 2 does a really good job at keeping you busy, and you’re rewarded even if you just wander throughout the vast wilderness and experience the random events.

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Gaming LYF
Nov 7, 2018

Red Dead Redemption 2 is one of the most impressive games I have ever played. A truly monumental achievement. It's not without its flaws, nor will it be for everyone. However the staggering attention to detail and sheer number of stunningly impressive elements put it up there with some of my favourite moments in gaming. A genuinely superb open world experience in almost every regard.

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PlayStation Galaxy
10 / 10.0
10 / 10.0
Nov 9, 2018

Red Dead Redemption 2 has a lot of things to offer. The huge sandbox laid out in front you, making you freely choose whatever you want to do with its world, and its compelling story and engaging characters. Despite its minimal flaws, what I feel about the game didn’t change. I’m fascinated with Rockstar Games’ progress with Red Dead Redemption 2 and how they managed to move the open-world genre forward by a mile. It was worth the wait, I had poured a lot of hours into the game and I never stopped playing it even after the main campaign. Red Dead Redemption 2 is my choice for Game of the Year.

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The Outerhaven Productions
Dec 19, 2018

Red Dead Redemption is a true video game classic, and being in elite company wasn't something that was going to hinder this game's vision. Effective storytelling with fleshed out characters who don't trample over each other, amazing soundtrack, and unrivaled photo-realism makes a truly complete game.

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Fandom
5 / 5.0
Fandom

Top Critic

5 / 5.0
Oct 25, 2018

Thanks to both its shocking cruelty and its awe-inspiring potential, this stunningly well-realised recreation of the Wild West is the first game world that truly mirrors our own. Rockstar’s latest playground is a place that’s equal parts brutal and beautiful, and somehow, like in our own reality, the weight of your decisions in this game world have just as much potential to delight you as they do to terrify.

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Geek Culture Podcast
10 / 10.0
10 / 10.0
Dec 5, 2018

Coming eight years after its predecessor, Red Dead Redemption 2 is exactly what we thought it was going to be and more. Living up to the legacy of the first game was a tall task for Rockstar to undertake, but they have delivered with one of the best games of not only this console generation, but of all time.

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Digiato
100 / 100
Digiato
Shayan Karami

Top Critic

100 / 100
Oct 31, 2018

Red Dead Redemption 2 is the absolute best. Best game of the year, generation or history? It's up to you. But we can easily assure you that you wouldn't find anything like this in any other medium.

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GamesFinest
10 / 10
10 / 10
Oct 31, 2018

Even though Red Dead Redemption 2 is a prequel to its celebrated predecessor, the title is some horsepower ahead of the 8-year older Western epic. With breathtaking graphics, a vibrant game world and an emotional campaign, Red Dead Redemption 2 is not only a hit with fans of the Western series. Even small graphic blunders and glitches as well as the weak character development of the protagonist do not in the least manage to weaken the masterpiece in its perfection. Red Dead Redemption 2 sets a new standard in Open World gaming and, thanks to its incredibly authentic and vibrant game world, can be crowned genre king.

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Telegraph
Oct 25, 2018

As you move around the country and the gang's predicament shifts, the complexion of both game and narrative can change to a startling degree. It is nothing if not carefully considered.

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VG247
Nov 5, 2019

Red Dead Redemption 2 is a brave prequel that isn’t afraid of taking risks. It is innovative, surprising, stunning, dramatic, and generous – a highlight of this generation and a benchmark for other open world games to aspire to.

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PCGamesN
10 / 10
10 / 10
Nov 6, 2019

PC is the best place to play last year's best game. It's massive yet detailed, sprawling and epic, and combines Rockstar's penchant for immense detail with a surprising amount of human heart.Sam White

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Gamersky
10 / 10.0
Gamersky
八云猫车

Top Critic

10 / 10.0
Nov 8, 2019

RDR2 is one of the greatest video games of all time, and there is no doubt that PC is the best platform for Red Dead Redemption 2 because of huge graphics improvement.

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Game Rant
Nov 11, 2019

Red Dead Redemption 2 is back with a PC port that allows users to explore some new content and push their settings to the max.

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Hobby Consolas
99 / 100
99 / 100
Oct 24, 2018

Rockstar delivers a masterpiece in every aspect. Its organic and evolving open world, characters, storyline and gameplay mechanics made us feel "free men". Red Dead Redemption 2 also brings the best technical elements of this generation.

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SomHráč.sk
99%
99%
Nov 23, 2018

Ladies and gentlemen, it's true after all. Red Dead Redemption 2 is one of the best open world titles of current generation. And if you come around to the way how the story is told, then you'll experience one of the most emotional narratives in history of video games. However, was anyone expecting anything else?

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The Games Machine
9.9 / 10.0
9.9 / 10.0
Nov 8, 2019

Red Dead Redemption 2 was fantastic on PlayStation 4, and it remains fantastic even on PC, with the addition of some aspects that were missing in the original edition.

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The Games Machine
9.8 / 10.0
9.8 / 10.0
Oct 25, 2018

Huge, technically incomparable and full of things to do: the Western epic of Rockstar Games manages to repeat the success of the first chapter, making one of the most impressive video games of all time.

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GameCrate
9.8 / 10.0
9.8 / 10.0
Oct 25, 2018

Red Dead Redemption 2 is what we all expected and then some. The game delivers on the fantasy of living as an outlaw in the old west, and may be one of the best open-world games ever made. It's certainly Rockstar Games' best game.

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Merlin'in Kazanı
98 / 100
98 / 100
Oct 25, 2018

There is no way to explain this masterpiece with a few words. All we can say is, thats a next generation game, before next generation and it's amazing.

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Geek Culture
9.8 / 10.0
9.8 / 10.0
Dec 25, 2018

No game has ever made me feel like I want to live in that world more than Red Dead Redemption 2, and every minute spent in this gorgeously realised world is a minute well spent.

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IGN Middle East
9.8 / 10.0
9.8 / 10.0
Nov 7, 2018

Red Dead Redemption 2 is the best open world game in this generation.

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Electric Bento
9.8 / 10.0
9.8 / 10.0
Nov 3, 2018

Red Dead Redemption 2 continues the trend that Rockstar is known for, creating the most living, breathing world that has ever been created.

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MMORPG.com
9.7 / 10.0
9.7 / 10.0
Oct 25, 2018

RDR2's start is slow, measured, but as the layers begin to unfold and the scope of the game's sandbox is known, you see just how impressive it all really is. This is easily a top candidate for one of the greatest open world RPGs of all time.

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Wccftech
9.7 / 10.0
9.7 / 10.0
Oct 25, 2018

Red Dead Redemption 2 may not be perfect, but its minor shortcomings are like tiny blemishes on a stunningly beautiful face. In a way, they only serve as a reminder of how this world isn't made for perfection. Every single aspect of the game will put you into the very shoes of an outlaw roaming America with his gang as they try to escape the law long enough to make the money needed to disappear for good. It's an epic, memorable and engrossing tale which also elevates the open world genre to new heights with the brand new interaction system, a cast of memorable characters and a ton of high-quality content to play for a long time.

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Gamefa
9.7 / 10.0
9.7 / 10.0
Oct 30, 2018

There is no importance if you love Story-based games, RPGs Or Shooters. It is not even important that you are a gamer or not! You must play red dead Redemption 2 to Fall in love with video games world and its magic. Rockstar taught us how to make masterpieces again and again in these years.

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GamePro
96 / 100
96 / 100
Oct 23, 2018

What a ride! Red Dead Redemption 2 is the next Rockstar-Masterpiece and the best game in this console-generation so far.

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GamesBeat
96 / 100
96 / 100
Nov 6, 2018

But make no mistake: Red Dead Redemption 2 is a masterpiece. I see these flaws as small distractions, but they don't kill my enthusiasm for the game. Those bugs seem like nitpicking against scenes like the one in the video above, as Arthur rides to the sound of a beautiful song.

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Hynerd.it
9.6 / 10.0
9.6 / 10.0
Nov 12, 2018

Probably you’ll not even realise you just spent hours exploring, hunting and visiting cities, talking to people to study their routines. You’ll decide if to raid, to steal or if to buy a ticket to enjoy a show in the theatre. You’ll get a new haircut at the barbier shop, you’ll get new clothes, maybe after a warm nice bath. You’ll be kind with who need help and you’ll get a reward for that. You’ll make chaos, and the bounty on your head will grow up, or maybe you’ll get money catching criminals instead. You’ll feel the difference between mud, water, snow and any other kind of ground under your feet. You’ll ride your horse in many different weathers, pushing your body strength to its limit. And, after a long journey, you’ll back to your camp to rest, you’ll sit next to the fire, listening women singing and dancing.

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Destructoid
9.5 / 10.0
9.5 / 10.0
Oct 25, 2018

Red Dead Redemption 2 is the epitome of ambition and like most things Rockstar, will meet the expectations associated with it. With all of the advancements since the last Red Dead and everything they've learned from Grand Theft Auto V under their belt, the series is in a better place, able to provide a more natural and less gamey world to explore.

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WellPlayed
9.5 / 10.0
9.5 / 10.0
Nov 6, 2018

A big, bold Western epic that takes lessons learned from Rockstar's entire history and combines them with a newfound appreciation for pacing and subtlety

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CGMagazine
9.5 / 10.0
9.5 / 10.0
Oct 25, 2018

Red Dead Redemption 2 is the best game Rockstar Games has ever made, as it deftly combines one of the richest open worlds ever made with one of the most compelling stories of this generation.

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Gameplanet
9.5 / 10.0
9.5 / 10.0
Oct 25, 2018

Despite stumbling at the very beginning Red Dead Redemption 2 cements Rockstar Games' place at the very top of the games industry. It's been eight years and well worth the wait.

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Just Push Start
4.75 / 5.0
4.75 / 5.0
Nov 2, 2018

Between the story quests and the easy to acquire side objectives there is plenty of hours available for gamers to get their teeth into. Something that is surely only going to rocket upwards once the Online element arrives. Even without that, and the slight issues, Red Dead Redemption 2 is a game worth playing. For the sense of being that outlaw character, riding around the stunning map and having choice of what to do, this is a worthy sequel. You will spend a lot of time going from A to B, even doing little tasks, but these are easy compromises to make for the full Western experience.

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TechRaptor
9.5 / 10.0
9.5 / 10.0
Nov 6, 2018

Red Dead Redemption 2 is an incredible achievement in open-world game design. It's dense, massive, and beautiful. People who give this game the time and patience it needs will find Rockstar's most ambitious, best-written, and most well-realized game to date.

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Cultured Vultures
9.5 / 10.0
9.5 / 10.0
Oct 30, 2018

Despite it having some wrinkles, Red Dead Redemption 2 introduces more than enough innovations to provide one of the most immersive and captivating open world games ever made.

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Post Arcade (National Post)
9.5 / 10.0
9.5 / 10.0
Oct 25, 2018

Red Dead Redemption 2 is the must-play of the year, and elegant proof that grand-scale single-player games are far from obsolete

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Oyungezer Online
9.5 / 10.0
9.5 / 10.0
Nov 6, 2018

This is a legendary game. It's really hard to describe this experience with words, you have to see it for yourself.

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Xbox Achievements
95%
95%
Oct 25, 2018

A stunning, elegiac western that features some of Rockstar's best writing to date, Red Dead Redemption 2 is also the studio's finest open-world to date, handcrafted with real, tangible care and attention, defying the boundaries of what a video game can be. Arthur Morgan will also inhabit a special place in your heart, as a likeable, relatable rogue striving to find his way in the world. Good ol' Arthur.

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TrueGaming
9.5 / 10.0
9.5 / 10.0
Nov 30, 2018

Rockstar's first new game for this generation of consoles will live up to your expectations, it is as impressive as you wanted it to be.

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Critical Hit
9.5 / 10.0
9.5 / 10.0
Oct 25, 2018

Red Dead Redemption 2 is a story of endings and new beginnings, of the birth of legends and the consequences that come with creating a myth. It's all wrapped up in an immaculate presentation, told over dozens of hours and adventures that leads to an inevitable conclusion: Red Dead Redemption 2 raises the bar for the sandbox genre and stands tall as the definitive western game of this or any other generation.

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Cerealkillerz
9.3 / 10.0
9.3 / 10.0
Oct 27, 2018

Red Dead Redemption 2 is the promised masterpiece we all expected in advance: an epic Western with a rich content which delivers an enormous grade of detail and possibly the best-looking game of this generation. You can clearly feel all the effort the developers put into it. A must-buy for all fans of a more grown-up western and a massive Open World, which many people will talk about in years from now.

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Fextralife
9 / 10
Fextralife
Castielle

Top Critic

9 / 10
Nov 5, 2018

Red Dead Redemption 2 only gets better and better as you progress, and although I'm not entirely sure Red Dead Redemption 2 is the game to beat in 2018, I do believe it is at the very least in the conversation.

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Worth Playing
9.3 / 10.0
9.3 / 10.0
Jan 2, 2019

This was a tale of two (or really, one-and-a-half story playthroughs) for me. During the first one, I was like many people and wanted to mash through the story and reach its end, and it was a truly satisfying experience, aside from what I thought was a really soft ending. Then I jumped in again, this time looking to interact with every possible encounter, using as little fast-travel as possible. That's when I ran into most of the crazy side-stories I mentioned above. That's when Arthur really got to know many of the people in camp instead of just riding with them on designated story missions. I've gone from waiting for it to end to sort of gearing myself up for the end when I see it the next time. We know what happens to Arthur Morgan at the end, but there's a moment during that end where he gets to see a pretty sunset, and the game lets you take a long look. He's dying, but that long look ends up being just enough.

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Shacknews
9 / 10
9 / 10
Oct 24, 2018

Whether I'm chasing the thrill of a daring train robbery, or the serenity of a solo camping trip, Red Dead Redemption 2 is an open-world game I will return to time and time again.

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Cubed3
9 / 10
9 / 10
Oct 25, 2018

While no single element of Red Dead Redemption 2 is revolutionary, due to its ambitious scope, it's greater than the sum of its parts. Few single-player experiences excel simultaneously at telling a deep and poignant story, whilst also providing the player with such a huge extent of freedom and possibility.

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VideoGamer
9 / 10
9 / 10
Oct 25, 2018

Few worlds are as well-realised as the one Rockstar has created for Red Dead Redemption 2. Thanks to some wonderful scripting and stellar performances, the characters you randomly meet in the wild are captured as well as the ones you spend most of your days around camp. How do you follow Red Dead Redemption? You make Red Dead Redemption 2.

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Gamers Heroes
9 / 10
Gamers Heroes
Johnny Hurricane

Top Critic

9 / 10
Oct 25, 2018

Surprising absolutely no one, Red Dead Redemption 2 is easily a game of the year contender, if not the winner. Rockstar Games knocks it out of the park once again, and we are eagerly awaiting Red Dead Online.

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USgamer
Oct 25, 2018

Eight years after the masterpiece that was Red Dead Redemption, Rockstar Games is taking a second shot. New protagonist Arthur Morgan gets a better supporting cast, an absolutely beautiful open world with more visual variety, and a ton of things to kill or collect. There's some occasional tedium in travel, and a few bugs and annoyances, but nothing that prevents Red Dead Redemption 2 from being an excellent game.

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Worth Playing
9 / 10.0
9 / 10.0
Oct 25, 2018

Red Dead Redemption II is exactly the kind of game you'd expect from Rockstar.

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Daily Dot
Oct 25, 2018

We suspect it will still stand among Rockstar's greatest games, but perhaps not its greatest saga.

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Forbes
9 / 10.0
Forbes

Top Critic

9 / 10.0
Oct 25, 2018

If you have the time and the inclination, buy Red Dead Redemption 2. It's a great game. It's an impressive game. Just know what you're getting into, and do your best to make it through the story to what's on the other side. This review is now nearly 3000 words long, and not nearly long enough for one of the greatest and most vexing games I've played in years.

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GameSpot
9 / 10
9 / 10
Oct 25, 2018

RDR 2 succeeds as both a prequel to Red Dead Redemption and a story in its own right, and though it can take some patience, your effort is well worth it.

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Metro GameCentral
9 / 10
Metro GameCentral

Top Critic

9 / 10
Oct 25, 2018

An incredible technical achievement and a hugely accomplished Western epic that, despite a few minor flaws, represents Rockstar Games' most engaging and ambitious work so far.

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Hardcore Gamer
4.5 / 5.0
4.5 / 5.0
Oct 25, 2018

Throughout this review, I may have seemed a little hard on Red Dead Redemption 2, but the overall package is nothing short of spectacular.

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GameSkinny
Nov 1, 2018

The purposefully slow pacing and clunky controls may tank the game for some, but I suspect for most, Red Dead Redemption 2 will be a breath of fresh air in the open world genre.

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Jump Dash Roll
9 / 10
9 / 10
Nov 1, 2018

Brutal, bewildering and brilliant, Red Dead Redemption 2 is undoubtedly Rockstar's finest release to date, flaws and all.

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3DNews
9 / 10.0
9 / 10.0
Nov 3, 2018

Not revolutionary, not groundbreaking, but still an amazing experience which you should definitely try out. Clunky controls, sometimes annoying mission design and some mechanics that seem out of place won't ruin your atmospheric journey through the last days of Wild West.

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KnowTechie
9 / 10.0
9 / 10.0
Nov 5, 2018

The problem is, if Red Dead Redemption is perfect (which it is), 2 feels like more of the same but requires more patience than the original.

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Invision Community
9 / 10
9 / 10
Nov 4, 2018

Overall Red Dead Redemption 2 gets a 9/10, it is a blast to play with great attention to detail. Picking up your hat after a bar brawl, changing your equipment or shaving your beard all feel natural with some amazing flow between actions. Some missions are kind of boring, with some events forcing you down a certain path or telling you to take dishonourable acts when you could be wanting a more honourable playthrough.

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Pardis Game
9 / 10.0
9 / 10.0
Nov 18, 2018

Red Dead Redemption 2 not only developed an ideal protagonist named Arthur Morgan in an ambitious framework but enriched the experience we had in the first redemption. Red Dead Redemption 2 benefits from a lot of smart and wonderful details that maybe less than 1 percent of players would notice them, but there are minor problems that affect the majority of players

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The Angry Joe Show
9 / 10
9 / 10
Nov 13, 2018
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GameMAG
9 / 10
GameMAG

Top Critic

9 / 10
Dec 17, 2018

The tediousness of some of the chapters and low difficulty may disappoint some hardcore players, but touching scenes, atmospheric moments and charismatic characters, along with gorgeous graphics, variable movie-style missions and nice epilogue make new Rockstar game one of the best this year.

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Screen Rant
Nov 1, 2018

Red Dead Redemption 2 is very much the game it needed to be, and the one that fans wanted it to be. What Rockstar has done is truly remarkable, and it set the benchmark for the gaming industry as a whole, not just open world titles.

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GameLuster
9 / 10.0
9 / 10.0
Nov 17, 2018

Now that my journey is over, though, there’s a part of me that misses that tedium. I want to go back and hunt all the animals, explore every mountaintop and winding river. There were so many little easter eggs that I’ve missed in Red Dead Redemption 2, and I want to take my time to find them all. Maybe it’s Stockholm syndrome. Or maybe Rockstar has built one of the most realistic depictions of life itself.

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Fun Factor
9 / 10.0
9 / 10.0
Feb 23, 2019

Red Dead Redemption II boasts a superb narrative, with an extensive and immersive open world full of content. Rockstar Games tells its best story to date, even though, unfortunately, the game suffers from its old controls and formulaic mission design. Red Dead Redemption's gameplay is not on par with its remaining aspects, but nonetheless, it's one of the best games of this generation.

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GameMAG
9 / 10
GameMAG

Top Critic

9 / 10
Nov 5, 2019

Despite some issues that are likely to be fixed with upcoming updates, the port of Red Dead Redemption 2 on PC turned out good. Incredibly beautiful game has become even better. It is the same last year's hit, which will by a diamond of the collection of any gamer.

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Critical Hit
9 / 10.0
9 / 10.0
Nov 11, 2019

There's not much in the way of new content, but Red Dead Redemption 2 is undoubtedly best played on PC. With scalable graphics options for future PC tech, improved input latency and an already burgeoning modding scene, Red Dead Redemption will continue to shine on the platform for years.

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Attack of the Fanboy
Nov 11, 2019

When everything clicks, Red Dead Redemption 2 for PC is a solid port, just not a perfect one. Largely carried by the fantastic quality of the game itself, the port does at least provide prettier visuals, additional content, and a fantastic new Photo Mode.

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Video Chums
8.8 / 10.0
8.8 / 10.0
Oct 25, 2018

Red Dead Redemption 2 is a gorgeous and enormous open world game that you can easily get immersed in while the hours tick away.

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Niche Gamer
8.5 / 10.0
Niche Gamer
Sophia Narwitz

Top Critic

8.5 / 10.0
Nov 2, 2018

Overall I love this game. As I look back on my experience with it there is just so much to enjoy, and even with all the issues mentioned above, I'll be hard pressed not to have this be my game of the year. Which is a testament to just how well crafted the world and it's story and its activities are.

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NoobFeed
85 / 100
85 / 100
Nov 1, 2018

Rockstar Games has a reputation of setting new standards for open world games and with Red Dead Redemption 2 they've done it again. The entire world is a technical masterpiece and one of the most believable virtual worlds ever created. Complementing this incredibly polished world is a story full of layered characters, each with purpose and desire, that makes the entire journey worthwhile. What unfortunately holds back Red Dead Redemption 2 is the difficult controls and sacrificing convenience for realism. Red Dead Redemption 2 takes a lot of risks for taking a more realistic approach that doesn't always work but the phenomenal story and the outstanding open world makes this a western no one should miss.

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Nexus
8.5 / 10.0
8.5 / 10.0
Oct 31, 2018

Red Dead Redemption 2 offers up an epic narrative in an intricately-detailed open world but questionable designs choices make large parts of the game feel like a chore.

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CultureJam
85%
85%
Nov 11, 2018

You’ll lose your life to this game; Red Dead Redemption 2 is Rockstar’s magnum opus, of that there is no question. This is a vibrant, gigantic, living world crafted from pixels and dreams, and hours go by in the blink of an eye. It’s flawed, but God damn it’s an experience and a half. You need to play it.

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Geeks Under Grace
8.5 / 10.0
8.5 / 10.0
Jan 11, 2019

Red Dead Redemption 2 is a high-budget AAA game whose production values sometimes supersede fun.

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MSPoweruser
8.5 / 10.0
8.5 / 10.0
Oct 31, 2018

Red Dead Redemption 2 is a crowning achievement. As Rockstar’s first game designed from the ground up for this generation, it feels like the “next generation” title we all expected this generation of consoles to offer. It’s huge (it took me five days to play through just the main story in order to write this review) and that’s without the games upcoming online component and it feels like a true extension of what made GTA V a great experience.

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Pure Playstation
8.5 / 10.0
8.5 / 10.0
Oct 28, 2018

Red Dead Redemption 2 is an interesting game. Fun is pushed to the background in place of realism and a dedication to keeping the world grounded in reality. You’re a guest and you have to play by the rules, and Rockstar lets you know this by dictating everything and putting a limit on what you can and can’t do.

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New Game Network
82 / 100
82 / 100
Oct 25, 2018

Red Dead Redemption 2 is an enjoyable sequel that builds on the foundation of its predecessor, with much to do and plenty to see, all wrapped up in some of the best visuals you've ever seen on a console. With great characters and satisfying action, it's a Wild West worth exploring.

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Pause Resume
4 / 5
4 / 5
Nov 8, 2018

Red Dead Redemption 2 has problems when it comes to its moment-to-moment gameplay but its attempt at pushing the boundary in mechanics, interaction and narrative within an open world that’s one of the finest ever crafted, almost more than makes up for its faults.

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PCMag
Nov 29, 2018

Red Dead Redemption 2 is a fantastic homage to the classic Western cinema, delivering an adventure of amazing scope. Though, at times, it has an irritating focus on realism.

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VGChartz
8 / 10
8 / 10
Dec 1, 2018

The Wild West has never felt more alive or immersive, but trimming some of the fat and spending that indulgence on the game’s weaker spots instead could have made it an even better experience for the player.

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Nerdsocket
8 / 10
8 / 10
Dec 11, 2018

Rockstar invested so much time into Red Dead Redemption 2 that a scandal appeared because of the 100+ hour weeks the team had to endure to create it. Which is nothing compared to what I’ve had to endure to review it.

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Daily Star
Nov 6, 2019

In a world where developers who design experiences for console and try throw them on the PC, Rockstar Games beautifully takes its time in creating a port that both serves the artistic purposes of the original while allowing players to run free in their best open world to date. Just make sure your PC is up to standard.

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Screen Rant
Nov 7, 2019

Red Dead Redemption 2 on PC remains both a visual and storytelling masterpiece.

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DigitalCentralMedia
77%
77%
Nov 15, 2018

Red Dead Redemption 2 has its fair share of problems, but as a package, there is no denying that Rockstar has made a solid game and one that will be remembered.

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GameGrin
7.5 / 10.0
7.5 / 10.0
Nov 14, 2018

It is possibly the best open world that you can visit, held back by a main story that's a bit too archaic. On the whole, it's still highly enjoyable, so I would still highly recommend you dig into it. You'll definitely get your money's worth.

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CGMagazine
7.5 / 10.0
7.5 / 10.0
Nov 11, 2019

The PC release of Red Dead Redemption 2 is without a doubt visually breathtaking to behold, but a wide range of issues at launch sour the experience of revisiting Rockstar's captivating Western.

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Slant Magazine
Oct 25, 2018

Red Dead Redemption 2 never quite squares its themes with the need to give players an open-world cowboy fantasy. And outside cutscenes and conversation, most of those themes don't seem to exist.

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GideonsGaming
7 / 10.0
7 / 10.0
Nov 1, 2018

What Rockstar achieved outside of that is truly a marvel, the amount of detail and the length of the game is insane. I'm still coming across new things, new encounters and witnessing new spectacles. But the cost of having those things seems to be the gameplay and balance in many instances.

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