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PostRe: Red Dead Redemption 2 - PS4, XB1 - 26/10 - p9: dumb collector's edition info (£90 gets you tat + no game)
by Rubix » Thu Sep 27, 2018 11:31 am

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Nope, I’m highly excited about a game for the first time in forever. Which also leads me to be open for disappointment

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PostRe: Red Dead Redemption 2 - PS4, XB1 - 26/10 - 105GB install
by NickSCFC » Thu Sep 27, 2018 11:37 am

I'll get it because its bound to be good and one of the generation's defining games, but I'm not all that excited about it to be honest.

Much more excited for Resident Evil 2, that would be my Christmas game if it came out earlier.

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PostRe: Red Dead Redemption 2 - PS4, XB1 - 26/10 - 105GB install
by jawafour » Thu Sep 27, 2018 11:41 am

I barely played the original Redemption and I'll be holding off from this until I've checked a lot of reviews and there is a price cut further down the line. I love how Rockstar build huge and detailed environments to explore but, for my tastes, their gameplay missions always leave me cold. I'm looking forward to hearing what folk think of it, though :-) .

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PostRe: Red Dead Redemption 2 - PS4, XB1 - 26/10 - 105GB install
by Moggy » Thu Sep 27, 2018 11:42 am

Tafdolphin wrote:About the only interesting thing I've heard, and it is genuinely exciting, is that you can talk and have reasonably coherent conversations with every single NPC in the game. Take this twitter thread from NoClip's Danny O'Dwyer:



His line further down the thread "The line between "quest giver" and "NPC" is blurred beyond distinction." has completely reinvigorated my interest in the game.

Not that I'm buying it on console. strawberry float that, I have an original PS4 and would need to delete pretty much all of my games to fit it on there.

It had better come to PC is what I'm saying.


You can pretend that it is the interaction with NPCs that is interesting you, but we all know that what you are really interested in is the shrinking horse balls.

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PostRe: Red Dead Redemption 2 - PS4, XB1 - 26/10 - 105GB install
by SugarDave » Thu Sep 27, 2018 2:06 pm

I started replaying RDR1 last week and despite loving the game at the time of its release, it's not living up to my memory of it. I don't want to say it's dated, it's still a fine game in a lot of ways, it's more that returning to it after developing a harsh view of Rockstar's writing isn't doing it any favours. Marston is definitely one of their better protagonists, but I'm currently a few missions into the Mexico act and so far, he and Bonnie have been the only characters who are even slightly interesting. Everyone else has either been bland or a lazy caricature whose depth goes as far as "isn't the concept of this character interesting/funny" rather than them actually being either of those things. The mission scenarios have been mostly boring too, GTA V could be very hit or miss but from what I remember, at least they tried to implement unique situations or gameplay mechanics in the majority of missions.

There's still a decent chance I'll pick up RDR2 on release, the potential of their games is huge if they could just match their writing quality with the attention to detail they put into every other part of their worlds, and I want to believe they can do it. Even some of the questionable or clunky gameplay decisions they make would be a lot more tolerable if they succeeded.

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PostRe: Red Dead Redemption 2 - PS4, XB1 - 26/10 - 105GB install
by imbusydoctorwho » Thu Sep 27, 2018 2:14 pm

105 GB! I feel sorry for those with 500gb consoles, dam these files size are getting crazy, must be those horse testicles.

Seriously though for being the biggest game of the year, I'm honestly not that bothered about it. Yeah I will get it but nothing I've heard about or seen of the game has really got me excited.

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PostRe: Red Dead Redemption 2 - PS4, XB1 - 26/10 - 105GB install
by Tafdolphin » Thu Sep 27, 2018 3:03 pm

Moggy wrote:
Tafdolphin wrote:About the only interesting thing I've heard, and it is genuinely exciting, is that you can talk and have reasonably coherent conversations with every single NPC in the game. Take this twitter thread from NoClip's Danny O'Dwyer:



His line further down the thread "The line between "quest giver" and "NPC" is blurred beyond distinction." has completely reinvigorated my interest in the game.

Not that I'm buying it on console. strawberry float that, I have an original PS4 and would need to delete pretty much all of my games to fit it on there.

It had better come to PC is what I'm saying.


You can pretend that it is the interaction with NPCs that is interesting you, but we all know that what you are really interested in is the shrinking horse balls.


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PostRe: Red Dead Redemption 2 - PS4, XB1 - 26/10 - 105GB install
by The Watching Artist » Thu Sep 27, 2018 5:16 pm

105GB :lol:

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PostRe: Red Dead Redemption 2 - PS4, XB1 - 26/10 - 105GB install
by KjGarly » Thu Sep 27, 2018 5:58 pm

imbusydoctorwho wrote:105 GB! I feel sorry for those with 500gb consoles, dam these files size are getting crazy, must be those horse testicles.

Seriously though for being the biggest game of the year, I'm honestly not that bothered about it. Yeah I will get it but nothing I've heard about or seen of the game has really got me excited.


Are people that surprised by the install size? Really? Gears 4 is about 115GB, Halo 5 is over 100 I think and so is Quantum Break (and that's without the 70+GB cutscenes downloaded!!)

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PostRe: Red Dead Redemption 2 - PS4, XB1 - 26/10 - 105GB install
by rinks » Thu Sep 27, 2018 7:55 pm

I'm not too bothered about the 100GB initial install. So long as the subsequent patches aren't the same size.

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PostRe: Red Dead Redemption 2 - PS4, XB1 - 26/10 - 105GB install
by Gemini73 » Thu Sep 27, 2018 8:03 pm

I read news like this and am glad I bought that 1TB external drive for the PS4. I don't like uninstalling my games because I never know when I might get the itch to play them. (Got about 450GB left). I really must get one for my X1S though.

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PostRe: Red Dead Redemption 2 - PS4, XB1 - 26/10 - 105GB install
by rinks » Thu Sep 27, 2018 8:13 pm

6.5GB storage on my XB1. 22% left. OK for now.

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PostRe: Red Dead Redemption 2 - PS4, XB1 - 26/10 - 105GB install
by Wedgie » Thu Sep 27, 2018 8:22 pm

SugarDave wrote:I started replaying RDR1 last week and despite loving the game at the time of its release, it's not living up to my memory of it. I don't want to say it's dated, it's still a fine game in a lot of ways, it's more that returning to it after developing a harsh view of Rockstar's writing isn't doing it any favours. Marston is definitely one of their better protagonists, but I'm currently a few missions into the Mexico act and so far, he and Bonnie have been the only characters who are even slightly interesting. Everyone else has either been bland or a lazy caricature whose depth goes as far as "isn't the concept of this character interesting/funny" rather than them actually being either of those things. The mission scenarios have been mostly boring too, GTA V could be very hit or miss but from what I remember, at least they tried to implement unique situations or gameplay mechanics in the majority of missions.

There's still a decent chance I'll pick up RDR2 on release, the potential of their games is huge if they could just match their writing quality with the attention to detail they put into every other part of their worlds, and I want to believe they can do it. Even some of the questionable or clunky gameplay decisions they make would be a lot more tolerable if they succeeded.


I suspect you wouldn’t like this. I’m the same with Rockstar games and many other huge sandbox games, I’m afraid of plotting this out and finding it a chore to play. Hence my decision to wait off until it’s cheaper.

It will get a lot of praise from reviews and gamers here that’s for sure: The same goes for GTAV and I found that game to be goddamn boring.

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PostRe: RE: Re: Red Dead Redemption 2 - PS4, XB1 - 26/10 - 105GB install
by Death's Head » Thu Sep 27, 2018 8:26 pm

rinks wrote:I'm not too bothered about the 100GB initial install. So long as the subsequent patches aren't the same size.
Day 1 patch awaits.

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PostRe: Red Dead Redemption 2 - PS4, XB1 - 26/10 - 105GB install
by NickSCFC » Fri Sep 28, 2018 8:40 am

:shock:

Those uncompressed "4K" horse scrotum vein textures must take up a hell of a lot of space.

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PostRe: Red Dead Redemption 2 - PS4, XB1 - 26/10 - 105GB install
by Saint of Killers » Fri Sep 28, 2018 9:03 am

Still playing on a OG PS4 here. Game size won't be an issue for me as I very rarely leave larger games on my HDD after completing them, meaning I have oodles of room.

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PostRe: Red Dead Redemption 2 - PS4, XB1 - 26/10 - 105GB install
by BTB » Fri Sep 28, 2018 12:52 pm

hmm, I was thinking of pre-ordering this (got a £40 amazon voucher atm so thought why not) but it may almost be too big. Think I'll wait until reviews are out

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PostRe: Red Dead Redemption 2 - PS4, XB1 - 26/10 - 105GB install
by Preezy » Fri Sep 28, 2018 12:59 pm

I'll wait until I eventually get a Pro before I buy this then, no room on my HDD at the best of times.

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PostRe: Red Dead Redemption 2 - PS4, XB1 - 26/10 - 105GB install
by Monkey Man » Mon Oct 01, 2018 9:59 am



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PostRe: Red Dead Redemption 2 - PS4, XB1 - 26/10 - 105GB install
by OrangeRKN » Mon Oct 01, 2018 10:13 am

Install size is really putting me off, pretty sure I'd have to uninstall some of the games I always like to have available on my PS4.

V.disappointing :(


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