Our train slowly chugged to a halt. Something was apparently blocking the road up ahead, possibly put there by a rival band of survivors. The captain sent my character out to investigate. Moments later, I was killed by a giant floating orb of static. Post-nuclear Russia is not a place to explore blindly.
Christine McMillan, an 86 year-old woman from Ontario, was pretty surprised when she received an email claiming she’d pirated post-apocalyptic FPS Metro 2033. She was even more surprised about the part where she was liable for a fine of up to $5,000. Itsy bitsy problem: she didn’t even know what Metro 2033 was.
4A Games' grim post-apocalyptic shooters are finally getting the next-gen treatment they deserve with Metro Redux, series publisher Deep Silver announced today.
There's a company in London that, deep underground in old abandoned tunnels, is growing fresh food. Imagine Metro 2033, then, only with fresh lettuce.
Video game trailers can be crass, they can be dumb, and they can be misleading. They can also be pretty damned cool. This trailer for Metro: Last Light is pretty damned cool.
Steam copies of Metro: Last Light include a nice little surprise: a pdf version of the book the series is based on, Dmitry Glukhovsky's Metro 2033.
You don't necessarily need noisy, crowded cities to make a section of a game exciting. Uninhabited wastelands, post-apocalyptic worlds, a sea of sand dunes, vast grasslands... These can all be strikingly beautiful places, and capable of telling enticing stories.
Metro 2033 is getting adapted into a movie, it looks like.
For a generation of gamers, the words "Metro" and "Moscow" will conjure images of an oppressive, bleak place, a last refuge for humanity against the forces of mutants, darkness and whatever the hell else had been conjured up when we blew up the planet.
James Chadderton's take on Manchester in ruins hints at the apocalypse without bothering to identify its nature.
In the third gameplay video from the E3 demo of Metro: Last Light, our protagonists find themselves speeding down what looks to be a pretty deep tunnel. Dark and fast-paced, the video mostly shows the player shooting bad guys on a train, in classic shooter form.
Next year's Metro Last Light will drop you back into the underground post-apocalyptic tunnels of Russia's metro system.
They call it their flawed masterpiece.
Best Video Games Of The Year lists are good for fomenting argument. But maybe they can also give an overlooked game another chance for attention. Here's one man sticking up for Metro 2033, and sticking up for it... interestingly.
A pair of models show off the sexier side to Metro 2033 at the World Exhibition Centre in Moscow during Game World 2010 earlier this month, as seen at English Russia.
Optimus Prime leads the charge as Amazon.com charges the day with deals on Singularity, Metro 2033, Red Dead Redemption, Assassin's Creed II, and more.
Where does THQ go from the post-apocalyptic future of Russian shooter Metro 2033? More specifically, when? Exactly one year later and into the third dimension, resulting in Metro 2034.
4A Games and THQ would like everyone to know that their upcoming post-apocalyptic shooter Metro 2033 will feature "the most advanced DX11 techniques yet seen" on your PC.