The real Pinkertons aren’t happy with ‘Red Dead Redemption 2’

The Pinkertons loom large as virtual adversaries in Red Dead Redemption 2, but now they're involved in a very real legal tussle over the game. Pinkerton Consulting & Investigations has sent Rockstar Games a cease and desist notice claiming that...

‘Red Dead Online’ gets a 32-player battle royale mode

Rockstar continues to expand the Red Dead Online beta, and its latest update will seem particularly familiar. The studio has added a Gun Rush mode that's effectively a one-for-one parallel to the battle royale modes you see in Fortnite, PUBG and nume...

‘Red Dead Online’ beta test launches on November 27th

You're about to learn how well Red Dead Redemption 2 works as a multiplayer game -- as hinted back in September, Rockstar Games is launching the beta for Red Dead Online this week. Just when you can play will depend on how eager an RDR2 player you a...

‘Red Dead Redemption 2’ is the fastest-selling game that isn’t ‘GTA V’

Rockstar is fond of bragging that its games break records, and it's not about to be humble following the launch of Red Dead Redemption 2. The developer claims that its open-world Western set the record for the largest opening weekend in the "history...

‘Red Dead Redemption 2’: Separation of crunch and art

Four days before the debut of Red Dead Redemption 2, arguably the most high-profile video game launch of the year, the non-profit organization Take This sent out an email to its supporters and the media. "Crunch is yet again a hot topic in the gamin...

‘Red Dead Redemption 2’ has a fancy special edition without the game

Red Dead Redemption 2 is slated to be one of this fall's biggest games. So much so that franchises that typically are released in November are getting bumped to October, in advance of RDR 2's debut on the 26th. Developer/publisher Rockstar Games is s...