Metro: Last Light takes gamers once again to the friendly streets of post-apocalyptic Moscow, throwing them into a richly detailed, beautifully detailed game world. 4A Games are on the case, promising an atmospherically terrifying experience.
Danny Bilson, EVP of Core Games at THQ is a little apologetic about the original, but excited about what’s in store.
“We believe that Metro 2033 was a flawed masterpiece. It was a beautiful, original game that didn’t get the marketing support it needed.
“We won’t make that mistake with Metro: Last Light. This game improves on the original in every way – it will have more polish, deeper and more sophisticated gameplay, and satisfyingly visceral combat, without losing what our fans loved about the original. Metro: Last Light is another artful piece of game development from an Eastern European studio that will thrill and terrify anyone looking for a more cerebral experience than your typical first person shooter.”
A doomsday device has been created, with the capability to destroy humanity forever. And, just as you’d expect, there’s a desperate civil war being waged for control of it.
Promising epic single-player and unique multiplayer, Metro: Last Light has received massive tweaks in the lighting, physics and destruction departments, something that you can thank the 4A Engine for.
…and, as you’d probably also expect, the game will be on show at E3. More news incoming, next week.
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