Red Dead Redemption: Liars and Cheats

As I told Oli while introducing him to John Marston for the very first time, Red Dead Redemption was my game of the last console generation. While it's getting Xbox One backwards compatibility this week, the news has done nothing to dull my appetite for a new Red Dead.

BAFTA explains Red Dead snub

"We don't have the right" to enter it.

It's one of the biggest nights in the gaming calendar, and BAFTA has insisted that the "quality" of the 2011 GAME British Academy Video Games Awards is not affected by Rockstar's surprise decision not to enter the phenomenally successful Red Dead Redemption.

Red Dead Redemption update rides in

Red Dead Redemption update rides in

Hogties bugs, ties them to train tracks.

A new update for Rockstar's Western epic Red Dead Redemption has just gone live, fixing a number of issues with the game and its DLC packs.

Among an array of minor glitch fixes, Rockstar has also re-enabled global online multiplayer with Japanese gamers. Best get your dictionary out then.

Here's the full list of tweaks, as cribbed from Rockstar's website:

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RDR standalone DLC disc dated

Get your disc-based Undead on in Nov.

Undead Nightmare, a standalone disc bundling all the Red Dead Redemption downloadable content together, will be released in Europe on 26th November, Rockstar Games has announced.

Rockstar details RDR's Land Grab Mode

Rockstar details RDR's Land Grab Mode

Comes with Undead Nightmare add-on.

In Red Dead Redemption's Land Grab Mode set for multiplayer free roam as part of the intriguing Undead Nightmare add-on players fight for control over a section of land in one of seven different towns in the open world epic's online game world.

When one of seven posts marked Land Grab is activated, a countdown triggers and players are given control over a radius of territory, Rockstar revealed on its website.

In order to lay claim to the land, you must remain inside the radius and defend against oncoming enemies. Leaving at any time will surrender your claim, as will being killed by another player.

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Red Dead standalone DLC disc bundle

25 quid for all the bits released so far.

Rockstar has announced plans to release Undead Nightmare, a standalone disc bundling all the Red Dead Redemption downloadable content together.