Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: 4A Games

Metro: Last Light – Faction Pack launching next week, DLC detailed

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Deep Silver is looking to expand the Metro: Last Light universe next week with the launch of Faction Pack. The 4A Games-developed drop will include three new single-player missions, each featuring a character from a different faction: a Redline Special Detachment Sniper tasked with infiltrating a Reich Outpost, a Reich ‘Heavy’ assigned with defending the Frontline, and a Polis Ranger on the hunt in the Library for artifacts and relics.

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Mobius Trailer released for Metro: Last Light

Alexander Bereznyak, lead technical artist on Metro: Last Light, has finished work on a project showcasing the world of Metro, the Mobius trailer. Bereznyak began work on the three-minute clip when he was a capture artist at 4A Games and continued to work on it after moving positions. It’s a nice encapsulation of Last Light, with a series of shots following a handful of the remaining humans as they struggle to survive underground in makeshift cities against the violent mutated wildlife and one another.

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(PC Review) Metro: Last Light

(PC Review) Metro: Last Light

“… an engrossing post-apocalyptic shooter that should appeal to both action and survival-horror fans.”

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Metro: Last Light to get story, challenge mode, and mod kit DLC

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The Metro: Last Light experience will be extended this summer with upcoming downloadable content, challenge, and tool kit packs. Deep Silver has announced that 4A Games is set to release two single-player story content drops, Faction Pack and Chronicles Pack, the solo challenge Tower Pack, and the Developer Pack. Faction Pack is set to be the first out, and is scheduled to launch next month.

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Metro: Last Light emerges for 360, PC, and PS3 – mind the mutants

It’s time to go back into the tunnels. Deep Silver and 4A Games’ post-apocalyptic first-person shooter Metro: Last Light is now available for 360, PC, and PS3. The follow-up to 2010’s Metro 2033, Last Light once again drives players into Moscow’s underground as mankind attempts to survive after a nuclear war has left the topside a radiated wasteland. The Metro system is home to numerous factions who have set up shop throughout the various hubs, battling roaming mutants and trying to find a mysterious doomsday weapon. As Artyom, players must navigate the chaos as they help to prevent a civil war.

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Mind the tunnels, Metro: Last Light goes gold for consoles and PC

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Post-apocalyptic first-person shooter Metro: Last Light, sequel to 2010’s Metro 2033, has gone gold for 360, PC, and PS3. Publisher Deep Silver has announced that the final version will be hitting store shelves on May 14. Gamers who pre-order before then will received a bump up to a limited edition that includes the Ranger Mode DLC, which ramps up the difficultly by removing the HUD, adding tougher enemies, and limiting the player’s resources. It’s not all bad news: the Russian AKSU rifle and 100 military-grade rounds will be added to the starting loadout.

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Metro: Last Light system recommendations announced

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With less than a month to go until launch, Deep Silver has announced the minimum, recommended, and optimum specs for 4A Games’s upcoming first-person shooter Metro: Last Light. The sequel to Metro 2033 will be powered by the proprietary 4A Engine, which has been optimized to take advantage of DirectX 11 graphics cards as well as Nvidia PhysX and 3D Vision. For gamers curious if their rigs are up to snuff, Nvidia has a GPU Analyzer for Last Light.

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Metro: Last Light to launch in May for consoles, PC

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Metro: Last Light is back on a firm footing after its acquisition by Koch Media from THQ last January, with publisher Deep Silver announcing a new release date: May 14. The 360, PC, and PS3 post-apocalyptic first-person shooter is a follow-up to 2010’s Metro 2033.

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THQ reveals new set of Metro: Last Light screenshots

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THQ has released some new screens from 4A Games’ upcoming post-apocalyptic first-person shooter, Metro: Last Light. Sequel to 2010′s Metro 2033, Last Light picks up where the original left off with the player still living in the Moscow Metro and setting off on a quest to find the key to mankind’s survival.

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