If you missed Metro 2033 you owe it to yourself to give it a go. Just ignore what people are whining about, like the lackluster combat, and dive right in to this truly fantastic game. I’ll admit I missed it when 2033 released last year, in fact I only picked it up a few days ago out of sheer boredom and the rare time where I found myself in a game store with actual monies. Eight hours of sewer treading, mutant slaying action later and I can officially say that I’m in love with the game. Sure, the gunplay is pretty bad, sometimes awful, and the AI can easily take your ass out with a well placed headshot from no less than a mile away, but it’s still amazing. It’s also one of the most atmospheric games I’ve had the pleasure of playing in quite some time.
A sequel to the game was announced last year and it originally had the unfortunate title of Metro 2034. Thankfully, they’ve decided to go with something a little more original, and not to mention a lot less confusing, with the new title of Metro: Last Light. Not much else is known about the game other than the possibility of it also being in 3D, and that could be pretty cool (if only I was lucky enough to own a 3D TV).
For the uninitiated, Metro 2033 is based off the novel of the same name, written by Dmitry Glukhovsky. Dmitry also wrote a sequel to the game, eloquently titled Metro 2034, so there’s a very high possibility Last Light will be based off the second novel in the series. I just hope they spend a good deal of time fixing the gunplay, but I’m sure that’s at the top of their to-do list.
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