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Red Dead Redemption 2 reveal reception beat Take-Two’s already high expectations

The reaction to Red Dead Redemption 2’s announcement surprised even publisher Take-Two. Speaking to MCV ahead of the company’s financial report, CEO Strauss Zelnick said that the number of views the title’s initial trailer received were higher than the firm’s own high expectations. The game was teased via a logo …

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Rockstar releases possible Red Dead logo, gets retweeted 100,000 times

Over the weekend Rockstar tweeted a red version of its logo, which sent the internet into meltdown and was retweeted more than 100,000 times. The logo seems to hint towards a possible Red Dead announcement, with the red background that is stylised in a similar way to many marketing materials …

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Red Dead Redemption sales spike following Xbox One backwards compatibility announcement

Sales of Red Dead Redemption for Xbox 360 have shot up by nearly 6,000 per cent in just a day on Amazon. This follows Rockstar’s announcement that the title will be coming to Xbox One this Friday (July, 8th) thanks to backwards compatibility. Starting on Friday, every Red Dead Redemption …

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Red Dead Redemption described as ‘a recurring nightmare’ by Rockstar before release

Rockstar was struggling with the development of Red Dead Redemption before Leslie Benzies was drafted in to save it. That’s the claim, as reported by GameSpot, in court papers from Benzies’ lawsuit against the Grand Theft Auto developer. The story of RDR’s development is cited as evidence of Benzies’ importance …

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Microsoft says Xbox One Red Dead Redemption release was an error

A small number of users were able to download a backwardly compatible Xbox One version of Rockstar’s much cherished Red Dead Redemption at the weekend. The Wild West game was for a period the most requested title for Microsoft’s backwards compatibility service, so it’s no surprise that an Xbox One …

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Red Dead Redemption for PC was never on the cards, developer says

Rockstar’s Red Dead Redemption is perhaps the most longed for PC port of them all, but it seems very unlikely it will ever happen. GameSpot reports that the game’s lead multiplayer designer Kris Roberts, who left Rockstar in 2010 and now works on Daybreak’s H1Z1, dashed any lingering hopes on …

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Red Dead Redemption ships 14m units, GTA franchise exceeds 220m

Take-Two has reported new milestones for Red Dead Redemption and Grand Theft Auto. In a Shareholder Outreach document spotted byVG247, the publisher states Grand Theft Auto as a series has surpassed 220m copies sold-in. Take-Two announced GTA V hadshipped over 52mback in May, which indicates the series has moved another …

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