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A former outlaw is forced by the federal government to hunt down the members of his old gang.
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Rob Wiethoff ... John Marston (voice)
Josh Blaylock ... John 'Jack' Marston Jr. (voice)
Sophia Marzocchi ... Abigail Marston (voice)
Spider Madison Spider Madison ... Uncle (voice)
Benjamin Byron Davis ... Dutch van der Linde / Nastas (voice)
Kimberly Irion ... Bonnie MacFarlane (voice)
Chuck Kelley ... Drew MacFarlane (voice)
Anthony De Longis ... Marshal Leigh Johnson (voice)
Brad Carter ... Deputy Marshal 1 (Jonah) (voice)
Frank Noon ... Deputy Marshal 2 (Eli) (voice)
James Carroll James Carroll ... Norman Deek (voice)
Don Creech ... Nigel West Dickens (voice)
Joe Ochman ... Professor Harold MacDougal / Government Clerk (voice)
Kevin Glikmann ... Seth Briars (voice)
Paul Mullan Paul Mullan ... Welsh (Alwyn Lloyd) (voice)

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Storyline

John Marston is being blackmailed by government lawmen to hunt down his former partners-in-crime. Driven further into the American Southwest, Marston soon finds that Williams has crossed into Mexico, a country in the throes of a civil war. At every turn, Marston must choose whether to side with outlaws or innocents in the crossfire. Written by James Carter Leach II

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This game is considered a reboot rather than a sequel since it has nothing to do with the original game, Red Dead Revolver (2004). See more »

Goofs

When a person in the game is blasted by a shotgun during game play, the wound on that person is that of a bullet wound, and not a buckshot wound. A bullet wound (what is seen) is one small hole with a little blood around it, and a buckshot wound should be seen as a large splatter of blood on the person's body. See more »

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John Marston: You can only Shit on people so many times before they decide it's their turn to pull down the pants.
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Alternate Versions

The Game of the Year Edition censors the intro cutscene to "The Gates of El Presidio", fixes some subtitle errors and adds an additional writing credit for Rupert Humphries, a Hardcore Mode and the previously PS3 exclusive Solomon's Folly gang hideout and Walton's Gang Outfit to the Xbox 360. See more »

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Soundtracks

Compass (Red Dead on Arrival Version)
Written by José González
Performed by Jamie Lidell (uncredited), José González
Published by Songs Publishing (p) 2010 Mute Records
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This game is worth more than the title: "The Game of The Year"
4 August 2010 | by deavenconSee all my reviews

Your'e a cowboy, a man that can end a life in a second. But when compared to the wild west you seems to be nobody. You travel many miles every day. But one day you may decide to stay where you are. Maybe you chose to stay in a haunted town to fight your fear or at the top of a cliff where you can see a piece of the world, and then you realize that you almost haven't seen anything. The world is changing and so are you. But you can change the world and the world can change you. Every move you make leads to consequences. Bad or good deeds will change people's opinion about you and that can change your destiny. People will hear about your deeds and with time the whole world will now you.

This is what Read Dead Redemption is about. And I am not alone when I am saying that the whole idea is incredible, and incredible is not even worth to be a describing of Red Dead Redemption. The graphic scenery is amazing. When I am looking down from a cliff the feeling of doing it in the reality is almost there. Wherever I go the scenery is full of life. The sounds of insects, birds flying over your head, wolves haunting deers not so far away and much more.

The touch of typical western gunfights is also included. One of the things I like most with them is when it's night and you can see a flash coming from every of the enemies gun. It makes a cool effect and the before not so powerful revolvers will now be the fear of the night.

The story-missions in this game is remarkable. You meet interesting characters and you are given new weapons, outfits, horses and more. And there is also a lot of side-missions, very entertaining. The voice actors is well picked and the scenes when the characters is talking is so well made that you should cut parts of them together, add some more things and show it on cinema.

There is so much to tell about this game, but I have to put an end of this review now with telling you that I highly recommend this game. This is the biggest reason why I have started to watch western-movies again. In my opinion is this the best game ever made. Not completely perfect, but very close to perfect.


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18 May 2010 (USA) See more »

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