If you’ve been around the internet, you’d have realised that a lot of people in the gaming community and forums have been talking about a game called Red Dead Redemption II. Don’t know what it is? Well, here’s a quick 4-1-1.
Red Dead is an action adventure game series developed by Rockstar San Diego and published by Rockstar Games. Names sound familiar? They should! Rockstar is the game studio behind some of the biggest gaming franchises such as Grand Theft Auto (GTA), Bully, Max Payne and even L.A. Noire. Originally launched on the PlayStation 2 and XBOX, the Red Dead series takes place in the wild west. Having garnered praise and accolades for its outstanding graphics and game mechanics, it comes as no surprise that Rockstar has decided to release a new game in the series.
Red Dead Redemption II is the third game in the series and takes place in 1899. The Wild West Era has ended and lawmen are hunting down the straggling outlaw gangs. As the tussle between the law and outlaw gangs contiues, the blood shed begins to increase. Those who will not surrender to the law are downed. After a robbery goes awry in the town of Blackwater, Arthur Morgan is forced to choose between the Van der Linde gang and his own ideals. As both Arthur and the gang try to stay out of prison while avoiding the law and bounty hunters, their internal strife begins to tear them apart.
As the release of the game draws near, Sony Interactive has decided to announce a special bundle of their PlayStation 4 Pro console as a celebration. The bundle will include a Jet Black 1TB PlayStation 4 Pro console, one DUALSHOCK 4 wireless controller, a copy of Red Dead Redemption II Special Edition and a 3-month PlayStation Plus subscription voucher. The Special Edition Red Dead Redemption II incldues a World Map, an all-in-one download code for Story Mode and also includes pre-order digital content bonuses: “War Horse” and “The Outlaw Survival Kit” for Story Mode. The bundle will set you back RM 2,049.