Metro 2033: Shooter from former Stalker developers - Update: New screenshots
The shooter Metro 2033 is supposed to cause a stir in January. The first screenshots show a very high visual quality. Furthermore the game is said to support Nvidia's Physx.
Original article: October 22, 2009
Action fans can possibly look forward to some busy months: In early November Stalker: Call of Pripyat is released in several countries and according to publisher THQ the new game Metro 2033 will follow in January. The game is currently developed by 4A Games, a Russian studio, which employs former members of GSC Gameworld (Stalker). According to THQ it's the core team of Stalker.
The according technical base is the 4A Engine, which supports for example DirectX 10 and Nvidia Physx. As far as the physics engine is regarded, it is not clear if the CPU or GPU variant is integrated. After a long time of silence now three ne screenshots and a video have been released. More information is said to become available at the Metro 2033 website, soon.
Metro 2033 is located in the remains of Moscow's metro system where the survivors of an apocalyptic disaster in 2013 are fighting for survival. The player follows one of them, Artjom, who has never left the borders of his subway station but becomes involved in a thread to mankind's remains.
Update: January 11, 2010
Just recently a new trailer of Metro 2033 that reveals some story elements has been released. Several websites have reported that Metro 2033 is going to hit the markets on March 16, 2010, but in the Twitter feed of Metro 2033 no official release date has been announced yet.
Update: January 14, 2010
Publisher THQ has released 15 new screenshots of Metro 2033 that demonstrate the worth-seeing graphics. Especially the textures and lighting make a good impression - now we only have to hope that all the shots are really 100 percent pure ingame graphics.