Red Dead Redemption 2’s Dialogue System Turns It Into a Comedy

Red Dead’s always seemed a little like GTA’s more serious older brother; cut from the same cloth, but less willing to poke fun at its world, or the people in it. Where GTA’s satire is spread thick across everything from the story, to its radio chatter, to individual billboards, comedy in Red Dead Redemption tended to emerge more out of the player’s actions (or those terrifically strange early glitches).

But after going hands-on with Red Dead Redemption 2, one of its least grandstanding additions might become one of its most meaningful, simply because it adds the potential for comedy to almost every meeting you have with an NPC.

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