The next game from the team behind 'Grand Theft Auto' looks incredible -- see the new trailer here

Few games look as incredible as “Red Dead Redemption 2,” the next creation from the folks behind “Grand Theft Auto.” 

The third-person action game is set in the American Old West, when bandits robbed trains and — apparently — set homes ablaze. 

But it’s not all frontier justice and high-octane robbery.

The “Red Dead Redemption” series is just as notorious for its quiet moments of serenity against the backdrop of an unsettled American frontier. “Red Dead Redemption 2” is clearly continuing that tradition, as evidenced by its latest trailer:

In “Red Dead Redemption 2,” the story focuses on a man named Arthur Morgan — an outlaw — and the Van der Linde gang, “as they rob, fight and steal their way across the vast and rugged heart of America in order to survive.”

Fans of the first “Red Dead Redemption” will no doubt recognise that gang name, as its leader Dutch and his gang were central characters. Given that it’s a prequel, and the events of this game seemingly set up the events of the prior game, we’d call it likely that fan favourite John Marston will make an appearance or two here.

And there’ll be plenty of other characters along the way, of course:

But you want to see the full trailer, don’t you? Yes, yes you do — and we’ve got it right here:

“Red Dead Redemption 2” is scheduled to launch in spring 2018 on Xbox One and PlayStation 4.

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