Red Dead Redemption 2 Review in Progress Part 2 (PS4)
Right now I am roughly 24% through in my Red Dead Redemption 2 progress. It has been almost a month since I’ve had the game in my hands, but besides being busy doing other things, the game itself is very overwhelming. I can easily understand why some gamers may be turned off because the game involves a lot of traveling on your horse, unless you have fast travel unlocked (I don’t yet), or use other forms of transportation to get from place to place. The story is still incredibly slow and plodding, pulling me to different sides of the map. The tutorial portion of the game seems never-ending, which is a double-edged sword, as it means the game is deep but always introducing new concepts you have to get used to.
I have to say right about now in my playthrough I feel the most comfortable in combat, as the it took me a little while to get used to the combat controls. The moving behind cover can be annoying, as a mission NPC might be hogging up a position you want to take. That being said, I am always in awe at all the landscapes in the game as I’m traveling and busy taking up time striking up conversations in my camp. I am trying to play more of an honorable playthrough, so some of the “bad” ways to make money I am trying to avoid, but is causing my a bit longer to unlock things.
I am probably going to power through my playthrough as quick as I can from here on out, but this is a game where you never know when you will be sidetracked. As I said above, I can easily see why people might not like Red Dead Redemption 2, but it doesn’t seem any different of a story setup from other Rockstar titles. Arthur Morgan, the main protagonist, needs his story to pick up a bit more for me to like this game more.
That’s all I have in this quick Red Dead Redemption 2 Review in Progress Part 2, and hopefully the game picks up a bit more.