Metro: Last Light News

See what Metro's next-gen remakes look like in action

Due this summer, "Redux" runs in 60 fps, adds new gameplay modes.

Metro 2033 and its sequel, Metro: Last Light, are getting next-gen remakes this summer with "Redux" versions coming to PS4, Xbox One and PC. Now, publisher Deep Silver has revealed the first gameplay footage of both titles in Metro Redux.

Deep Silver and 4A Games' gritty, post-apocalyptic Russian shooter Metro: Last Light will be getting its third piece of DLC, the Developer Pack, on 17th September on Steam and Xbox Live. The PSN version will also be out the 17th in North America, but not until the following day in Europe.

Metro: Last Light DLC announced

Metro: Last Light DLC announced

Two story chapters, one solo challenge and tools.

Deep Silver has announced Metro: Last Light DLC.

The Faction Pack and the Chronicles Pack include new single-player gameplay that "expands" the story, Deep Silver said. The first chapter, the Faction Pack, will be released in June 2013.

The Tower Pack includes a solo challenge designed for Metro veterans. And the Developer Pack gives "creative players some interesting tools with which to explore the world of Metro...", Deep Silver teased.

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UK chart: Metro: Last Light turns up top

But can't beat Metro: 2033's first-week fifth-place tally.

Koch/Deep Silver's new buy Metro: Last Light has stolen first place in the UK video games chart from Dead Island: Riptide, the publisher's other game.

Metro: Last Light release date announced by new publisher

Metro: Last Light release date announced by new publisher

"We have a lot more coming with the franchise."

Near-future shooter Metro: Last Light will ricochet onto UK shop shelves on 17th May 2013, the game's new publisher Deep Silver has announced.

That's three days after the US date of 14th May.

Metro: Last Light was originally due in March, back under the stewardship of defunct publisher THQ.

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THQ is no more. This is where its assets went

UPDATE: Platinum Games is interested in Darksiders.

Update #4: Does IP changing hands equal upheaval? Does upheaval equal game delay? Obsidian's South Park: Stick of Truth was due in March. Is it still? "It's too soon to say," Ubisoft told me this afternoon. "We'll have more details to share about plans for specific games soon."

Metro: Last Light developer calls the Wii U CPU "horrible, slow"

Developing for Wii U would have been "potentially to its detriment."

Awhile back Metro: Last Light publisher THQ said it would not develop the first-person shooter for Wii U, despite it appearing on Nintendo's platform during a demo reel. At the time, THQ said it was because the publisher wanted to "focus on what we knew," i.e. PS3, 360 and PC.

Metro: Last Light delayed until 2013

THQ shooter held back for more polish.

Metro: Last Light, the sequel to grim post-apocalyptic 2010 shooter Metro 2033, has been delayed until early 2013, THQ has announced.

THQ denies cancelling 2014 line-up of games

THQ denies cancelling 2014 line-up of games

But Warhammer 40K MMO future less certain.

THQ has denied cancelling its 2014 line-up of games - but the future of ambitious Warhammer 40,000 MMO Dark Millennium Online is less certain.

The publisher responded to a gloomy rumour spread on Twitter by video game executive Kevin Dent. He heard that the Warhammer 40,000 MMO and the THQ 2014 line-up had been cancelled. Dent had also heard THQ was "offering" itself for sale to Asian companies.

THQ's response, via a statement offered to VG247, read: "THQ has not cancelled its 2014 line-up, and has not made any decisions regarding the planned MMO.

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THQ to rename Metro 2034?

Last Light URLs snapped up.

Forthcoming FPS sequel Metro 2034 is to be renamed Metro 2033: Last Light, if a set of new URL registrations are to be believed.

Metro 2034 a possibility for PS3

Sequel overrode 2033 port, says author.

Russian author Dmitry Glukhovsky reckons the newly revealed sequel - and conversion of his novel - Metro 2034 will also head to PS3.

Metro 2033 sequel will be 3D

Metro 2033 sequel will be 3D

Dubbed, imaginatively, Metro 2034.

THQ has revealed a sequel to Metro 2033. It's called Metro 2034 and will be offered in 3D.

Core games boss Danny Bilson shared the information with CVG.

THQ showed Metro 2033 running in NVIDIA 3D at E3 earlier this month. Bilson said the higher development costs of 3D are offset by the "unbelievably reasonable" cost of operations in Kiev, Ukraine.

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