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John Marston, 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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Release Date:

18 May 2010 (USA) See more »

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In the mission "Old Friends, New Problems", when Bonnie is greeted, the subtitles say "Howdy, miss", when the man that greets here says "Ma'am". This was fixed in the Game of the Year Edition. See more »

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Abraham Reyes: I knew I had heard the name Javier Escuella before. He is from this province. They tell me he was once a notorious bounty hunter, and also one of the early revolutionaries.
John Marston: That sounds about right.
Abraham Reyes: All before my rebellious urges took hold, of course. I think I was still travelling in Europe at the time. I was living in Madrid with the ambassador's wife.
John Marston: That sounds about right, as well. Escuella was always a torn man. A cynic who desperately wanted to be a romantic.
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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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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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A game I've been waiting my whole life for
15 July 2010 | by gsic_batouSee all my reviews

I've been playing video games since the days a good driving game was a black and white-move in and out of lane-broken windows on crash game. And throughout the years I've been looking for a truly immersible experience that could drag reality out and place me in the middle of a different reality, as a different person. It took many years, but here it is: "Red Dead Redemption".

The road was long. It took time for 2d to turn 3d and took time for the character's lips to actually move when they talked(big deal, as it added a ton for realism). Then incredible, photo-realistic graphics and my mind was blown away. Game mechanics became better and better and games could now tell stories with immense scope and depth. Then there was GTA IV and it was absolutely amazing, it worked on every level I had dream a game could work...except for one thing: I never wanted to experience arriving at a foreign country and blast my way towards becoming a "playa""...so even tough the game was absolutely perfect, it didn't mean as much as it should have. Enter "Red Dead Redemption". What guy hasn't dream of being a cowboy, free and courageous, traveling by horse on big deserted plains with our ready weapon at our side; hunting, going after the criminals, the bad guys, searching for treasures, sometimes doing a slight cross over to the wrong side of the law. All of that and more you'll find in this game. The scope, the graphics...to just roam the land and hunt, the occasional herding....it seems like you're playing in your own movie. A full cinematic experience that can be lived, delivered through the incredible Rockstar Advanced Game Engine(RAGE).

Many games have great gameplay; many have incredible graphics; many showcase good storytelling, but only this one gives you a completely immersible lost world to be experienced.

If you are a person that enjoys gaming, be it casually or not, you'll love this game.


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