Red Dead 2 – The End Of The Road

Red Dead Redemption 2 is a long ass game. The game is so long that the epilogue feels like a separate campaign. In fact, by the time I completed the game I wanted to download the original Red Dead Redemption to continue the story. RDR2’s ending is not about redemption, revenge, or longing for a time that probably never existed. It’s about the choices we make and how often we are ignorant of the weight our choices have on our lives. Just look at how the first game ends – With John Marston being gunned down on the same ranch you built in part 2 of the epilogue. As much as you try to fight it, the lives of the those you control are locked in place. Decisions that seem natural to them, eventually reach their destination. What I didn’t expect was how I would feel about it.

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