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Houser: Red Dead Redemption development has been “challenging”

Friday, 19th March 2010 13:41 GMT By Johnny Cullen

Red Dead Redemption 2

Rockstar co-president Dan Houser has said development of Red Dead Redemption has been “challenging”, but insisted the wait will be worth it.

Speaking in the latest issue of GamesTM, he said: “This project has been long, gruelling and enormously challenging for us, despite our massive experience at making open world games, the big team we have on the project, our strong technology base in RAGE and experience of making Red Dead Revolver.”

He further added: “For the game to be fun and engaging and everything we hoped it could be, we had to include a huge range of classic western moments – stand-offs, duels, stagecoach fights, gunfights on trains, hold-ups, bounty hunting, and so on.

“This is the strength of the game, but doing this in a seamless way in a massive open world was a huge challenge.”

The game was due for release on April 27 and 30 for the US and Europe, but will now release instead on May 18 and May 21 in both regions respectively for PS3 and 360.

Thanks, play.tm.

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5 Comments

  1. mington

    You can’t piss off a chicken without breaking eggs

    #1 5 years ago
  2. daytripper

    you cant piss on a chicken without having a drink

    #2 5 years ago
  3. mightyhokie

    You can’t break your on eggs without drinking a chicken.

    #3 5 years ago
  4. Gekidami

    Apparently its been hell to make this game and so expensive R* have no hope of getting the money back from sales though they continued because they just wanted to release a good game.

    #4 5 years ago
  5. The Hindle

    I remember seeing this at the E3 2005 Sony press conference, you must be talking at least a 6 year development cycle there is no way they will get that money back, looks awesome though.

    #5 5 years ago

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