Day: July 11, 2018

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The 12 Greatest Western-Themed Video Games of All Time

Westerns were one of the most popular film genres of the 1950-60s and after waning in popularity in the 70-80s, they found a resurgence in the early 90s (be sure to check out our list of The 12 Best Modern Western Films). Around the same time, we began to see a rise in western-themed video games in arcades and on home consoles. Though there hasn’t been a ton of focus on western games since then, the past few years have been full of anticipation for the upcoming release of Rockstar’s Red Dead Redemption 2 ,which will hit store shelves later in 2018. The western genre of video games owes much of its modern success to Rockstar’s efforts with the Red Dead series but while the Red Dead series dominates headlines, there have been several quality western games released over the past few decades. We’ve highlighted the best of the bunch below. read more