February 4th, 2009

Red Dead Redemption Announced

Published at 12:41 PM PST

Remember the trailer debuted in 2005 by Rockstar at the Sony press conference that was titled "Old West Project"? Well, Rockstar has finally officially announced Red Dead Redemption. Here's some information reveleaed about the game.

At the turn of the 20th century, when the chaotic badlands began to give way to the expanding reach of government and the spread of the Industrial Age, a former outlaw, John Marston, is sent across the American Frontier to help bring the rule of law.

The press release also revealed that the game will be open-world,

Red Dead Redemption features an open-world environment for players to explore, including frontier towns, rolling prairies teeming with wildlife, and perilous mountain passes - each packed with an endless flow of varied distractions.

In addition to the information, 7 new screenshots were released.

The game is being developed by Rockstar San Digeo for both the Xbox 360 and Playstation 3. The game is due out Fall of this year!

Official Website: Red Dead Redemption