Red Dead Redemption 2: 8 Most Brutal Things You Can Do

And you thought Max Payne was brutal...

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Red Dead Redemption 2 has been out for almost a month, dominating sales with its grandiose take on the harsh realities of the old west.

Players have poured hours into exploring every nook and cranny, uncovering secrets and Easter Eggs galore. Legendary animals are being found, whilst strangers are being assisted in whatever facet they need. Bank robbers, wrongdoers and nefarious types are being brought to justice across the land.

But, what if you want a break from being the noble, helpful cowpoke? What if you want to let off some proverbial steam and shoot up a town, just for fun?

Luckily for you, you wrong'un, that Rockstar have got you covered. Much like their critically acclaimed modern counterpart, RDR2 lets you go off piste and exact all kinds of carnage, big or small.

With that in mind, here are some of the most brutal things you can do if you indulge in Arthur Morgan's dark side.

8. Trampling Small Animals

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Admittedly, this is usually something that happens unintentionally, but it's still savage either way.

Have you ever been cantering through the vast countryside, minding your own business, before hearing a muffled squeak? Just galloping along, your horse giving a whinny and feeling a slight vibration through the controller?

Then you, my friend, have probably trampled over a rabbit.

More often than not this is purely accidental, but if you feel that way inclined you can gun it towards the small and furries. (Just don't expect any perfect pelts.)

It's not all bad, though. Collect your roadkill, and there's your next meal. Winner winner, rodent dinner.

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