Red Dead Redemption was labelled a 'disaster,' says Rockstar
- Posted November 9th, 2012 at 05:21 EDT by Mike Harradence
- 3 Comments
The vice president of Rockstar Games has revealed that the industry giant was warned Red Dead Redemption would be a ‘disaster’ ahead of its May 2010 launch.
Speaking to Game Informer on the subject of Grand Theft Auto V, Dan Houser also touched base briefly on the critically-acclaimed westerner.
“We love Niko and felt he was a very strong lead protagonist for a game, and we were starting to get into John Marston,” he said.
“We were still being told a western was going to be a disaster, but we thought we were going [to] make something interesting with a strong character that you started to fall in love with.”
Red Dead Redemption, of course, went on to prove a massive commercial success for Rockstar, selling 13 million copies as of February 2012 and achieving rave reviews from critics.
A sequel has been rumored for a while now though nothing has ever been confirmed. Stay tuned to PSU.com for more details.
Federico Almada | fedek3-usa
- 7:39am EST - November 9th, 2012
Rockstar should just follow their instinct, they have given us so many excellent games that they should better focus on what they know how to do and stop listening to non-sense analysts that will usually block ideas because they are not players and they only think on betting for safe projects.
- 11:38pm EST - November 9th, 2012
Remember how Activision told Infinity Ward that they would sell more copies of CoD if they stayed in WW2 rather than do MW?
Zechariah King | zech678
- 1:43pm EST - November 10th, 2012
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