I've been patrolling the wild wild west now for about 24 hours, here are my thoughts.
Does anyone else think the main character sounds like My Name is Earl guy trying to act tough? His voice it no big deal to me, but I keep thinking Marston is going to pull out a list every time he kills or helps someone and crosses something off of a list. Ms. Macfarlane will not shut up. She is the first character you meet up with and she teaches you about riding. The first couple of rides on the horse or carriage she is just talking her ass off. I guess with no cell phone and no internet, when you got a chance to talk to somebody in the wild wild west, you had a lot to say. The voice acting overall is great, there are no complaints here. Mannerisms and character accents and movements add a very deep element to the gameplay. I enjoyed watching and listening to most characters talk, except Ms. Macfarlane. Shut up!
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So yeah actually pwnn the game. The hud and controls look and feel like GTA. I'm sure you've heard the GTA on horses comparison. What I've experienced with the world is more of a Fallout feeling. In Fallout you were always getting attacked randomly when you were away from the towns. You need to survive off of the land, hunting animals and looting dead Jimmy bandits you've pwnd out in the canyons. For that reason I'm excited about getting in and getting rich. Trying to make that money and buy that fast ass horse the Jimmy has for sale in town for $500 bucks. That shotgun sounds like fun too.
The graphics are incredible there is absolutely no doubt this is one of the best looking video games I've seen in years. The detail, just sitting at the poker tables is amazing. By the way I've probably spent more time gambling in the game than anything else. I'm trying to get rich quick Jimmy! There's poker, black jack, liars dice(which I've never heard of) and Five Finger Fillet when is the hand and knife game from ... Remember Alien when Bishop was stabbing the table while the other solider held his hand still on the table.
Without a doubt I am loving GTwildwest errrrr Red Dead Redemption. Another full session awaits me this afternoon, can't wait.
Giddy up Jimmy!