Metro 2033

PC, XB360 / Action / Release: Mar 16, 2010 / ESRB: M

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Metro: Redux coming to PS4, Xbox One & PC [Updated]

Metro: Redux coming to PS4, Xbox One & PC [Updated]

Updated with official confirmation.

Metro 2033 may be getting an enhanced re-release for next-gen consoles. Italian website Everyeye.it included a listing for a PS4 and Xbox One version of "Metro: Redux." The site removed the incriminating info, but All Games Beta managed to save a snap for posterity.

Read more: Last Light getting redux as well »

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Humble Bundle adds Metro 2033, Risen, and Sacred Citadel

Humble Bundle adds Metro 2033, Risen, and Sacred Citadel

You'll never Adam and Eve it: the latest Humble Bundle has only gone and added extra games. The pay-what-you-want package now offers subterranean FPS Metro 2033, fantasy RPG Risen, and brawler Sacred Citadel, on top of Saints Row games and more Risen and Sacred and Dead Island and oh so much.

Read more: Closer still to the Humble THQ Bundle »

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Company of Heroes, Saints Row: The Third in latest Humble Bundle

Company of Heroes, Saints Row: The Third in latest Humble Bundle

In what seems to be an odd move, Humble Bundle has teamed with publisher THQ to offer seven PC games in its traditional pay-what-you-want packs. It marks the first time Humble has bundled games from a large publisher, while packaging Windows-only games and using the Steam DRM.

Read more: Last gasp for cash by THQ? »

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Metro 2033 movie rights nabbed by MGM

Metro 2033 movie rights nabbed by MGM

Dmitry Glukhovsky's post-apocalyptic novel Metro 2033, which was introduced to most of us by 4A Games' pleasing video game adaptation, is headed to the silver screen. MGM has picked up the movie rights, and it's a fair bet that it'll follow the game's lead and be light on philosophy and politics, but heavy on action, given Hollywood's penchant for the bombastic.

Read more: Fledgling screenwriter penning script »

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Weekend Confirmed 122 - DYAD, Borderlands 2, Metro 2033

Weekend Confirmed 122 - DYAD, Borderlands 2, Metro 2033

Garnett and the two Jeffs are joined by regular guest Andrea Rene this week to liven up the summer gaming drought with discussions about a number of games and some recent news. The psychedelic action game DYAD gets praised some more, and some fresh Borderlands 2 details are shared. In the spirit of clearing out summer backlogs, Garnett finally dives into the post-apocalyptic Russian subway system of Metro 2033, and comes away quite impressed. The mild controversy surrounding the Fez patch also gets discussed, before the crew brings it all home with Finishing Moves.

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Metro 2033 66% Off as THQ's Week-Long Steam Sale Keeps On Rolling

Today's THQ/Steam sale features the 4A Games-developed survival horror shooter Metro 2033. Based on the novel of the same name by Dmitry Glukhovsky, Metro 2033 throws players into a post-apocalyptic Moscow where survival contending with terrifying beasts in order to scavenge for the most basic of supplies.

One of my personal favorites of 2010, you can pick up the PC version on Steam today (until tomorrow at 10am PDT) for 66% off as part of a week-long sale on select THQ software. Read more »

"How do the weapons feel in this game? Stalker-weak or Doom-powerful?"
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THQ Continues to Work on Metro 2033 DLC Achievement Issue, Asks for 'Patience'

Prior to releasing the "Ranger Pack" DLC, Metro 2033 was patched to prepare for the content. Since then, users on the Xbox 360 have experienced issues with unlocking Achievements specific to the add-on. Although the issues were acknowledged on the game's official Twitter account on August 3, users continue to have problems with the accomplishment-based meta-game.

In a statement released to Joystiq, THQ commented on the continuing problems: Read more »

""We'd recommend users until a fix is released" Missing a word there."
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Metro 2033 'Ranger Pack' DLC Coming to PC, Xbox 360 on August 3

Hunters have a new challenge ahead of them as the first downloadable content for Metro 2033 is arriving August 3 on PC and Xbox 360.

First revealed in May 2010, the "Ranger Pack" adds two new weapons--the Heavy Automatic Shotgun and the Volt Driver--and new achievements. Read more »

"Has this game been patched up at all? I heard it was full of minor bugs (and the odd major one) ..."
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Shack PSA: Steam Discounts Just Cause 2, Metro 2033, Battlefield Bad Company 2 and more

Holiday? Steam sales don't rest, ladies and gents! In today's second last set of special summer prices, the highlights include Just Cause 2 for 50% off, Portal for $1.99 and the Freedom Force double pack for $1.87.

"Hows the single player on BattleField BC 2 for the PC? A friend who played it on PS3 said it ..."
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Metro 2033 'Ranger Pack' DLC Revealed

Following through on its teases, developer 4A Games and publisher THQ have unveiled the first downloadable add-on for their post-apocalyptic horror shooter Metro 2033.

Dubbed the "Ranger Pack" and revealed via Facebook, the as-yet-unpriced add-on brings "new weapons, new achievements and the deadly 'Ranger Mode' game rules" along with a "Ranger Hardcore" mode that "adds an additional challenge as the HUD is totally removed, creating the most immersive Metro 2033 experience yet." Read more »

"I don't think it took them a lot of efforts to remove the HUD. Anyway, it sounds good :-)"
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Metro 2033 DLC Details Coming Soon

The first DLC pack for 4A Games and THQ's atmospheric post-apocalyptic shooter Metro 2033 (PC, Xbox 360) is almost done according to an official tweet.

like a fine single malt, the DLC is almost done... we hope to be able to take the wraps off it this week Read more »

"MULTIPLAYER??!! I'm almost entirely certain that's not it (something for true Metro 2033 ..."
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Metro 2033 Launch Trailer Is Jolly Nice

The launch trailer is an old and somewhat stodgy video games tradition but great things can still come of the genre, such as this fine one for 4A Games' shooter Metro 2033.

Based upon the novel by Dmitry Glukhovsky, Metro 2033 explores above and below the ruined city of Moscow, deep in nuclear winter and inhabited by mutated horrors.

Metro 2033 hits PC and Xbox 360 today in North America, on Thursday in Europe. The PC edition boasts DirectX 11 support for smooth tessellation and depth of field effects. Read more »

"so.... will this prove to be more STALKER than Hellgate London or vice versa?"
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Metro 2033 Goes Gold with New Trailer

4A Games and THQ are happy to announce that the upcoming post-apocalyptic shooter Metro 2033 has gone gold and is off to be manufactured for the masses. As such, the game will hit its March 16, 2010 release date on the PC and Xbox 360.

Every good "gone gold" announcement should come with a new trailer, so here it is:

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"Why are so many awesome games comming out in March...Christ I need more money."
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Metro 2033 Trailer Details Furry Monsters

The things that go bump in the night are finally brought into the light courtesy of this new trailer for 4A Game's post-apocalyptic shooter Metro 2033 ...and they have hair.

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Metro 2033 Uses Steamworks on PC

Valve Software's Steamworks suite will power all PC copies of 4A's post-apocalyptic shooter Metro 2033, Valve and publisher THQ announced today.

Steamworks will give provide "auto-updating, Steam Achievements, Steam support for in-game DLC, and more" while requiring Metro 2033 be played through Steam.

Based on the novel by Dmitry Glukhovsky, Metro 2033 is a moody shooter with RPG elements set in the subways and surface of a frozen post-apocalyptic Moscow. Read more »

"I smell AvP crap port mixed with MW2 fail and it's Steamworks."
- Just_do_it_ffs    See all 117 comments





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