Red Dead Radio Live: The Games That Shaped Red Dead Redemption

Red Dead Redemption draws from a rich tradition of cinematic influences, but it wasn’t the first video game to find its inspiration in the American West. Today, we’ll revisit some of the standout examples of games that attempted to translate the western genre into interactive entertainment, examine their successes and failures, and see how the lessons they taught helped shape Red Dead Redemption.


Jared Petty [Host / Producer, Red Dead Radio], Brittney Brombacher [Host, What's Good Games], Kristine Steimer [Host, What's Good Games], Gary Whitta [Host, Kinda Funny Games Daily], Jon Ryan [Editor, IGN]