The Rhetoric of Red Dead Redemption 2

In this week’s episode of Playing Yourself, we are discussing the game “Red Dead Redemption 2” which is the third in the “Red Dead” series. This is an open world roaming game filled with seemingly unnecessary detail that is comparable to a western version of GTA 5. Its campaign mode is filled with crime, intrigue, and chaos which truly gives the player a taste of the wild west. We will examine how the inclusion of minute details such as the birds are used to make a statement about video games as a whole and whether this blockbuster game was designed this way for spectacle, or meaning.

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