It's nice to sit back and dive into a massive open-world game. But what if you're not the one playing? What if your partner is sitting there, doing their own thing, experiencing Red Dead's world through you? That's a whole different kettle of skinned rabbits.
The Girlfriend Reviews channel has a cracker of a video of what it's like to live with someone experiencing Red Dead Redemption 2, rather than playing it yourself. And it's actually fascinating and hilarious when you watch your partner, fiancee or wife/husband go through something.
I remember, for instance, Tegan laughing at me while I yelled at the screen working my way through Mass Effect: Andromeda. And Girlfriend Reviews has some all-too relatable moments that Red Dead fans will remember.
"For the first 10 hours or so, he will be screaming at the television. Something about the controls make it really hard to pick up a can of beans; at its worst he'll accidentally shoot some innocent person in the face."
Apart from having a lot of great one-liners, it's also a great take on what a game is like when you're not the one actually manipulating and wrestling with the controls. Girlfriend Reviews also has a fantastic take on Fallout 76, which you can and should watch below.
"A mutual hate for something can be really powerful and romantic," the creator quips.