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E3 2011: Metro: Last Light announcement trailer

by Steven Williamson on 6 June 2011, 09:02

Tags: THQ (NASDAQ:THQI), Action/Adventure

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Coming in 2012, THQ has confirmed that it is working on a sequel to the horror survival game, Metro 2033 for PC, Xbox 360 and PS3.

The setting of Metro: Last Light will be the haunting, desolate ruins of post-apocalyptic Moscow. Developer 4A Games says it will deliver a terrifying, atmospheric single-player adventure that fuses thrilling combat with exploration and survival horror to create a unique, memorable experience.

“We believe that Metro 2033 was a flawed masterpiece,” said Danny Bilson, EVP Core Games, THQ.

“It was a beautiful, original game that didn’t get the marketing support it needed. We won’t make that mistake with Metro: Last Light. This game improves on the original in every way – it will have more polish, deeper and more sophisticated gameplay, and satisfyingly visceral combat, without losing what our fans loved about the original. Metro: Last Light is another artful piece of game development from an Eastern European studio that will thrill and terrify anyone looking for a more cerebral experience than your typical first person shooter.”

Metro: Last Light pitches the player into the midst of a desperate civil war for control over a doomsday device that threatens to destroy humanity forever. Beneath the ruins of post-apocalyptic Moscow, in the tunnels of the Metro, you hold the key to humanity's survival...

Check out the E3 announcement trailer.

More details are expected to surface at E3 this week.

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