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“Going Underground, Where The Soviets Play And The Mutants Start To Pound” – Metro 2033 Review

METRO 2033 (2010) – 4A GAMES

In their final days before bankruptcy, THQ were giving away free codes for this game
In their final days before bankruptcy, THQ were giving away free codes for this game

First person shooters are ten to a penny these days, so in order to standout each one has to have its own little quirks: Battlefield has destructible environments, Halo has space combat and Call Of Duty has dogs – you get the picture. Metro 2033 took a different approach and crafted an FPS around a book, written by Dmitry Glukhovsky in 2005. The result is a shooter with more atmosphere and a deeper involvement in plot than most other titles on the market, albeit one crippled by its gameplay mechanics. Continue reading “Going Underground, Where The Soviets Play And The Mutants Start To Pound” – Metro 2033 Review

WWE’ 12 Roster Revealed

The roster for the latest edition of the popular wrestling simulation series Smackdown vs Raw (now called WWE 12) was revealed last night at a public event before the the company’s next pay-per-view, Summerslam. Along with the official release of names, THQ have updated the games website to show off the roster in full, complete with entrance videos, finisher videos, overall stat, and in a nice touch they have included an accompanying video showing the wrestler’s greatest moments in the ring. Its not looking bad at the moment, as most of the wreslters have up to date music and entrances, and you can see the new engine in display. Not everyone has been released yet, so expect more reveals each day until the games release in November. Check it out via the link below:

http://wwe.thq.com/go/view/roster