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Eureka! If you are tired of grinding to earn that Red Dead Online Cattleman Revolver or Arabian horse, you are in luck. Gamers can now purchase gold in Red Dead Online with real life currency. However, is this latest update truly beneficial to players? Many believe that the microtransactions are simply not worth it. There are two forms of currency in Red Dead Online -- dollars and gold. The regular cash is easier to find and can be used to buy items like weapons, ammo, and camp upgrades. Gold is rarer and intended for luxurious cosmetic items or things that are locked behind a level requirement.... Read more...
The most successful video game launch in entertainment industry history goes to Red Dead Redemption 2 with $752 million in sales in the first three days the game was available. The praise for the game continues to pile up, but the same can't be said for the online portion of the game that recently entered beta. Red Dead Online was flamed by many who participated in the game beta. Problems that gamers had with the online portion came down to the fact that it was shaping up to be a microtransaction bonanza as the many missions gave out incredibly low amounts of money for completion compared to the... Read more...
It's not exactly easy to create a game that players love so much they continue to buy and play for many years after launch. Most games start to fizzle out only a year or so after launch, but Rockstar Games has created a game with serious staying power in Grand Theft Auto V, which launched in 2013. Five years later, the game has hit a significant milestone with 100 million copies shipped to retail. With the "shipped to retail" caveat on the number, actual purchases are likely less as copies are certainly sitting on shelves around the world. Word of the milestone for GTA V came during Take-Two Interactive's... Read more...
Gamers have been looking forward to Red Dead Redemption 2 for a long time now. So far, we have seen trailers, but it has been mostly cut scenes instead of actual gameplay elements. We now have a new trailer that shows us a bunch of cutscenes and mixes that in with actual gameplay footage, and the game looks epic. The slightly longer than six-minute video gives us a glimpse at most aspects of the game from the poker mini-game to schlepping your way around the open world, fighting hand-to-hand, catching fugitives, and shooting. You can easily tell what is cutscenes and what is gameplay by looking... Read more...
PC gamers who felt left out by Rockstar because of no mention of Red Dead Redemption 2 coming to the PC should be thrilled to hear that's not the case. One of the developers on the game accidentally let the existence of the PC version slip by posting it to a LinkedIn profile. The profile lists that the dev worked on Red Dead Redemption 2 on PS4, Xbox One, and PC. This is good news for PC gamers as it is the first direct confirmation that the game will land on platform. Pity was taken on the hapless developer by VG247 and his name was blocked out of the screenshot, so maybe he won’t get... Read more...
Red Dead Redemption 2 has nearly passed into lore and has been accused of being vaporware by more than a few gamers over the years. The game was originally talked up with the first trailer back in October of 2016 with the promise of a 2017 launch. That 2017 launch never happened, but we did get the second trailer for the game in September of 2017. Rockstar also issued an apology in 2017 for delaying the game again, saying at the time, "We are very sorry for any disappointment this delay causes, but we are firm believers in delivering a game only when it is ready. We are really excited to bring... Read more...
PC gamers are very angry at Rockstar right now after what they claim are unfair bannings that the publisher is handing out left and right. The wide-spanning bans began on March 23 and complaints from a myriad of PC gamers were posted on Reddit, Twitter, Rockstar support forums, and other GTA communities. The gamers are saying that their accounts had been falsely banned for 30 days with no opportunity for an appeal. Rockstar has been very quiet on the subject so far with speculation suggesting that the bans are an issue with the latest tunables update or some sort of issue when participating in... Read more...
GTA fans will be sad to read this latest rumor about the future of the franchise. According to sources claiming to know the plans at Rockstar, the next game in the franchise, widely expected to be called Grand Theft Auto 6, won't launch for years to come. Specifically, the launch is tipped for 2022, four years into the future. Along with the tip on when the game might launch also comes rumor about where the game will be set. The game is said to be set again in the Rockstar version of south Florida called Vice City. The original Grand Theft Auto Vice City has been a favorite with gamers for the... Read more...
Rockstar is going to be giving away some sweet customized gaming consoles and even a custom gaming PC all done up in the retro style of L.A. Noire. There are four different gaming devices to win including three current generation consoles and a single gaming PC. Entries into the giveaway will be based on four different drawing periods. You still have time to enter to win the customized Xbox One X with an entry period of December 1 through December 7. Starting on December 8 and running through December 14, you can enter to win a customized PlayStation 4 Pro. December 15 through 21 is the entry period... Read more...
Gamers are used to having plenty of storage on most game consoles. Even if you buy the basic versions of the Xbox One or PS4, you have 500GB of storage at your disposal. One of the caveats with a small console like the Nintendo Switch is that you can't fit a normal hard drive inside something so thin, so you end up with a small amount of internal flash storage. The Switch has 32GB of internal storage to be exact. All the system software eats up about 6GB of that total leaving gamers with just 26GB of internal storage to store downloadable games and system updates. With Nintendo using cartridges... Read more...
The next big updated to GTA Online is called Smuggler's Run and it is a nod to an early classic from the Rockstar Games catalog. Your job will be to be move stolen merchandise by land and air. To do so, you have access to a range of planes, choppers, and even ultralights to transport criminal cargo across the state. And of course this will open up creative new ways of taking out rival gangs. "Smuggler's Run delivers a massive range of new, customizable aircraft perfect for any mission along with expansive new aircraft hangars in which to stash your fleet of fantastic flying machines. These new... Read more...
The Grand Theft Auto series is known for encouraging in-game theft and murder, but could extortion also be added to the list of crimes? Many gamers are complaining that the Grand Theft Auto Online’s latest DLC “Import/Export” is just way too expensive. What is the the new DLC? The Import/Export DLC is free and adds new ways for players who have achieved CEO status to spend their well-earned (or well-stolen) money. CEO’s can purchase storage facilities to store stolen cars. The CEO’s must first steal the cars and drive them back to their warehouse with minimal damage to the vehicle. The vehicles... Read more...
After publishing two teasers over the weekend that had obvious nods to a sequel in the Red Dead franchise, Rockstar Games today confirmed the development of Red Dead Redemption 2. According to the developer, Red Dead Redemption 2 is on target for a Fall 2017 release, but given its past track record, we should probably tack on at least a few months onto the launch window just to be on the safe side. And if the game’s official announcement isn’t enough for you, you’ll be happy to know that a trailer for the Western-themed game will bow this Thursday, October 20th at 11AM EST. Rockstar describers... Read more...
While the PC version of Grand Theft Auto V was fashionably late to the release party, PC gamers have been blasted with the powerful and quite fun full video recording and editing capabilities. Console gamers have sat on the sidelines with their hands in their pockets (Rockstar Games initially said that this the editor would be a PC exclusive, before later backing down from those claims), but it looks as though the wait will soon be over. Rockstar Games this week announced that the Rockstar Editor will make its way to Xbox One and PlayStation 4 consoles next month. In addition to making the editor... Read more...
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