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Metro 2033

Platform(s): PC, Xbox 360
Genre: Action
Publisher: THQ
Developer: 4A Games
Release Date: March 16, 2010 (US), March 19, 2010 (EU)

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'Metro 2033' (ALL) Gets Steamworks Support, Adds Achievements

by Rainier on Feb. 19, 2010 @ 9:36 a.m. PST

Based on Russian author Dmitriy Glukhovskiy's Metro 2033, 4A-Games' The Last Refuge is a 3D horror/action/survival FPS with elements RPG genre game.

Set in the shattered subway of a post apocalyptic Moscow, Metro 2033 is a story of intensive underground survival where the fate of mankind rests in your hands.

In 2013 the world was devastated by an apocalyptic event, annihilating almost all mankind and turning the earth’s surface into a poisonous wasteland. A handful of survivors took refuge in the depths of the Moscow underground, and human civilization entered a new Dark Age.

All PC versions of Metro 2033 will be powered by Steamworks, providing gamers with auto-updating, Steam Achievements, Steam support for in-game DLC, and more.

"Metro 2033 is an incredibly rich experience featuring a truly unique setting, haunting atmoshphere and cutting edge graphics," said Richard Williams, THQ Vice President of Global Brand Management. "By leveraging the power of Steamworks and the reach of Steam, we are able to provide an even greater gameplay experience and expose the game to millions of gamers around the world."

Metro 2033 is available for pre-purchase via Steam. Those who pre-purchase the game will also receieve one free copy of Red Faction: Guerrilla.

The year is 2033. An entire generation has been born and raised underground, and their besieged Metro Station-Cities struggle for survival, with each other, and the mutant horrors that await outside.

You are Artyom, born in the last days before the fire, but raised Underground. Having never ventured beyond your Metro Station-City limits, one fateful event sparks a desperate mission to the heart of the Metro system, to warn the remnants of mankind of a terrible impending threat. Your journey takes you from the forgotten catacombs beneath the subway to the desolate wastelands above, where your actions will determine the fate of mankind.

Built with its cutting edge proprietary 4A Game Engine, Metro 2033 is set to deliver a gripping, atmospheric experience. Metro 2033 will support a number of advanced DX11 features with the latest generation of DX11 graphics cards, as well as NVIDIA 3D Vision support. Metro 2033 will also feature advanced, hardware accelerated physical effects using NVIDIA PhysX. Gamers with DX11 cards will experience advanced Depth of Field effects as well as Full Tessellation on character models.
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