• If less than 30% of players come back to your game on Day 2, fix it or kill it

    24 days ago - By GamesIndustry

    But GameAnalytics' mobile benchmarking reports shows that 40% retention rates for Day 1 mean a game is doing well
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  • Red Dead 2 Special Editions Missions Are Not Part of Main Story

    24 days ago - By IGN

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    Red Dead Redemption 2 is only a few days away, and if you preordered it digitally, you may already be able to preload the game on your console of choice. This means you can start playing your digital version the moment it goes live.
    All preorders of Red Dead Redemption 2 will include a War Horse and The Outlaw Survival Kit. The War Horse, previously seen in the first game, is a valiant steed with greater stamina and speed than your average horse. The Outlaw Survival Kit contains a...
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  • Red Dead Redemption 2 File Size Confirmed, And It's Huge

    24 days ago - By GameSpot

    Between its sprawling world and sheer range of activities to do, Red Dead Redemption 2 is a huge game, and you'll need to have quite a bit of space on your console to install it. Rockstar has opened a support page for the upcoming title on its website, confirming its file size on PS4 and Xbox One-and it's even larger than previously estimated. According to the support page , Red Dead Redemption 2 weighs in at 99 GB on PS4. You'll need to have even more room if you're going digital, as the installation process will require an additional 50 GB on top of that. Xbox One owners, meanwhile, will...
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  • GameStop is offering a sweet deal on Xbox One consoles with Red Dead Redemption 2 purchase

    24 days ago - By N4G

    Beginning on October 25th, GameStop is offering a hefty discount of $100 off a new Xbox One console with a purchase of Red Dead Redemption 2.
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  • How to watch the first major Black Ops 4: Blackout tournament

    24 days ago - By TechCrunch

    Gamers, worldwide! A new seasons is upon us. New games like Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 and Red Dead Redemption 2 have either arrived or are on the way, which means we're wading into a holiday season of fresh gaming.
    But with new games also come new esports to watch.
    The competitive season for Black Ops 4 Multiplayer doesn't start until December. But TwitchCon still has some Black Ops 4 goodness coming our way on October 27. Four teams, made up of pro players/streamers, will compete in the first high-stakes Blackout tournament. Blackout is the new Battle Royale mode for Black Ops...
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  • Red Dead Redemption 2's Map Has Been Leaked, Check It Out Here

    24 days ago - By GameSpot

    Red Dead Redemption 2's release date is nearly here, and as with any big game release, the leaks have started to appear. The game's full map has emerged online, courtesy of Reddit users Mco yum yum and tomcruise momshoes. Take a look at the map-which comes from the official game guide-below. It appears Red Dead Redemption 2 will contain a fair chunk of the original game's map: Flat Iron Lake is visible in the leaked image, as are Tall Trees, Armadillo, and more. Mexico doesn't appear to be included, but there are of course a number of new locations we haven't yet explored. A game that size...
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  • Rockstar Clarifies Red Dead Redemption 2's 100-Hour Work Week Comments

    24 days ago - By GameSpot

    As we approach the release of Red Dead Redemption 2 , now is the time for the publisher to promote the game with impressive stats about just how much work went into the final product. But one number has been raising eyebrows, forcing Rockstar co-founder Dan Houser to issue a clarification. In a lengthy interview , Houser suggested that the team worked 100-hour weeks several times throughout 2018. But now in a statement to Kotaku , he has elaborated that he was referring to the senior writing team, not the entire Rockstar development team. "After working on the game for seven years, the...
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  • Red Dead Redemption 2 Dev Tells Employees Overtime Isn't Mandatory

    24 days ago - By GameSpot

    The long-awaited Red Dead Redemption 2 is due this week, but Rockstar is working to counteract an unexpected controversy. Following comments about 100-hour work weeks, the studio has repeatedly made attempts to tell fans that it doesn't expect such long hours from everyone. Now it has reportedly sent that message to its own employees too. Variety reports that Rockstar held a meeting on Friday to tell its employees that overtime is not mandatory, though it is occasionally requested and scheduled. Rockstar's Jennifer Kolbe said the meeting was held to clear up any misconceptions about what...
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  • Red Dead Redemption 2 Won't Make You Switch Discs While Playing

    24 days ago - By Game Rant

    Players concerned with Red Dead Redemption 2 coming on two discs can rest easy as it's revealed that only one of the discs is needed to play the full game.
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  • The GamesIndustry.biz Podcast: Red Dead Redemption 2 Special

    24 days ago - By GamesIndustry

    Latest episode available now, discussing a crunch-less future, the evolution of open world games, retail challenges and horse testicles
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  • 6 New Overwatch Lego Sets Seemingly Leak

    24 days ago - By IGN

    Sets of Overwatch Lego, including characters, maps and payloads have now leaked.
    Following the official reveal of an Omnic Crisis Bastion set , six more sets seemingly appeared on Target's website, and on YouTuber Ninja Whip's channel (although both sources have since been deleted), with images now posted on Imgur .
    The sets include a Reinhardt and D.Va dual pack, a much larger Bastion (which can be transformed into turret form), a section of the Hanamura map with Genji and Hanzo , a section of the Gibraltar map featuring Mercy, Pharah and Winston, the Dorado map payload alongside McCree...
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  • New Red Dead Redemption 2 leak shows entire game map

    New Red Dead Redemption 2 leak shows entire game map

    24 days ago - By Pocket-lint

    The entire game map of Red Dead Redemption 2 has leaked online. Snapped from a German guide for the game, the map of the open world setting for the prequel shows a number of key locations you'll no doubt visit. The photo is a bit blurry, but you can see that nigh-on the entire map for the first Red Dead Redemption is contained within the new playing area. And plenty of familiar locations are featured, including Armadillo, Fort Mercer, Tumbleweed and Thieves' Landing. Macfarlane's Ranch is also on the map which could, as Eurogamer notes, mean you'll get to meet a young Bonnie Macfarlane...
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