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Rockstar Shares Some Striking Details and Images of Frontier Towns in Red Dead Redemption 2



Red Dead Redemption 2 is not that far away, and Rockstar has ramped up the hype a little more by showing off some fresh frontier screenshots.

As already seen via the game’s trailers, Red Dead Redemption 2 is not short of interesting towns, hamlets, and Wild West vistas to rob and do cowboy things in. The studio has gone a step further by releasing some descriptions of these towns, which delves deeper into architectural histories than the title’s predecessor ever did.

The first town, known as Valentine, is described as a “raucous, rough-and-tumble town in the Heartlands,” with “livestock auctions […] ranchers, cowboys, gamblers, outlaws and prostitutes from far and wide, all looking to make some money, raise some hell, and have a good time.” Essentially, Valentine is looking to be the go-to place for a robbery.

Second up is Annesburg, which looks a lot rougher around the edges. Located in Roanoke Ridge, OH, Annesburg is a coal mining town with “working conditions [that] are terrible for little pay, and many men have lost their lives down the pit.”

Following that, the game’s party town, Saint Denis, is revealed, as well as the snow-ridden Mount Hagen and swamp-flooded Lagras. The final two locations look ripe for some great story content. The first of these towns is Strawberry, which is “little more than a small logging town until the arrival of its new mayor, an East Coast eccentric, who is obsessed with transforming it into a cultural beacon for wealthy tourists, much to the bemusement of the locals.” The other locale is Rhodes, describes as “prim and proper on the surface,” but caught up in a feud between two plantation families.

For a closer look, be sure to check out the gallery on Rockstar’s website. The title is expected to launch on October 26 for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. For more on Red Dead 2 and the world of single-player, be sure to follow OnlySP on FacebookTwitter, and YouTube.




Kumo’s New Screenshots Showcase Some Beautiful Clouded Landscapes




Kumo’s developer and publisher have released new screenshots showcasing the game’s stunning clouded landscapes.

Publisher Tales Art Studio and developer Benjamin Jason Gregg unveiled Kumo’s new screenshots on their Presskit page yesterday. The screenshots, embedded below, mainly show aesthetically designed ‘cloudscapes’ as well as the player character.

Kumo is a set to be a challenging puzzle game with memorable characters all within a clouded world. Players will journey through misty landscapes, ruins, across mountains, and even through a “strange mirrored temple.”

The page also includes information about the features in the upcoming title, which reads as follows:

  • Discover beautiful areas as you ascend the clouds.
  • A beautiful 10 piece soundtrack.
  • Freely control your ribbon using your spirit.
  • Lead Kumo into a second chance at life.

Tales Art Studio officially announced on Twitter that Kumo’s Kickstarter campaign will go live on 31 July:

Kumo is set to release on Mac, PC, PlayStation 4, Switch, and Xbox One should the Kickstarter succeed.

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