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Rockstar's Western Red Dead Redemption is due up for a Game of the Year Edition release next week, which some PC fans saw as a sign a complete collection might release on their platform soon enough. Sadly, the studio is still saying the game is "absent from [their] PC release plans," giving only vague reasoning as to why.
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Noooo ..!

I tried a rented copy on the PS3 couple of weeks ago and quite liked it. But I'm not getting a copy because I really don't like playing with a controller ..


Rockstar messed up GTAIV for PC and Red Dead Redemption won't be available. I wonder how LA Noire and Max Payne will turn out.
Edited by JCG - 10/6/11 at 4:24pm
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Because they're scared of criticism.

I've lost all respect for them.
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Because RDR was such a wreck development wise you should be happy it was released in the first place, same with LA Noire. It was a cool game, no lie but it's just GTA Cowboys, you aren't missing much.
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It was a cool game, no lie but it's just GTA Cowboys, you aren't missing much.
Yeah, I played it for several minutes at a friend's house, and couldn't understand it. I guess I just like the busy environment of GTA instead. Not much to mess around with in RDR.
    
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Maybe just might be scared of how good they might be able to make it look?

Pffff!

If its rigs not being able to run the game (much like the complaints from GTA IV) I doubt it would be the same this time around because everybody and their mother is upgrading for BF3.

And I would've loved to see probably the MOST gorgeous game of the past couple of years on the pc platform.

But, oh well, I guess my opinion isn't "viable" either so huh...
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Because they're scared of criticism.

I've lost all respect for them.
If they were afraid of criticism then they probably wouldn't have released Grand Theft Auto IV on PC in the state it was in, nor would they be releasing L.A. Noire on PC.

Given the fact that companies like money, I doubt they'd skip over a PC release of Red Dead Redemption without good reason. Like they said, it's literally the only console game of theirs that hasn't been released on PC (this generation).

Edit- Woops, suppose Midnight Club wasn't on PC either.
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Yeah, I played it for several minutes at a friend's house, and couldn't understand it. I guess I just like the busy environment of GTA instead. Not much to mess around with in RDR.
I agree, i'm also more of a fan of the "City" settings for these types of games
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I dont get why people like this game so much. isnt it just like GUN?
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Guess I'll pick it up on my PS3.
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