New Red Dead Redemption 2 Details Show “Emotional Depth” of the Story

On November 17th at an MKM Partners research firm event, Take Two Interactive’s CEO Strauss Zelnick brings new light to the general feel of Red Dead Redemption 2. The release of the highly anticipated announcement and trailer for the sequel received a much grander reaction than the company had hoped for and they were pleasantly surprised at the exceptional response from fans. Overall Take Two Interactive and Rockstar Games are delighted at the enormous amount of anticipation displayed for the open world successor to Red Dead Redemption.

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As to the overall feel of what the sequel is going to offer, Zelnick has alluded to an “incredible amount of emotional depth” and an optimistic take on the untamed 19th century American frontier.

The conventional wisdom [with Red Dead Redemption 1] was of course that a western wouldn’t work. We took a different point of view, which is that very occasionally do westerns capture the imagination of the public. When we launched Red Dead, it did. And those times were right for that. And I think the times are right for a big, sprawling, optimistic view of America again–and that’s not meant to be cute.

With all the monotony of the day to day, it’s easy to see things as bleak and miserable. However it looks like Rockstar Games is giving their fans a way to find optimism even during what some would say are troubling times. What are you going to bee most looking forward to with the release of Red Dead 2? We’d love to hear from you so that we can all nerd out together! Don’t forget to stay tuned to Don’t Feed the Gamers for all your future updates on Red Dead 2 as more information is released. Also check out our coverage of the Red Dead 2 trailer here! Until next time, keep yer gun cleaned and yer shootin’ arm steady!

Liana Ruppert579 Posts

With an arguably unhealthy obsession with Mass Effect, Liana has been an avid collector of gaming and comic memorabilia for well over two decades. With a passion for writing, gaming, and comics - she is currently working as Editor-in-Chief for the revival of Prima Games, with previous managing editor experience with several gaming publications including ComicBook.com, The Hollywood Reporter, TwinGalaxies, and other outlets. She is also the Co-Owner and Managing Editor for DFTG. You can find her on Twitter, Instagram, as well as several Facebook communities online.

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