Set in the shattered subways of a post apocalyptic Moscow, Metro 2033 will immerse gamers in a tale of intensive, underground survival
THQ has announced it has signed Metro 2033, a new first person shooter developed by Ukrainian studio 4A Games. Based on the best-selling Russian novel of the same name by Dmitry Glukhovsky, Metro 2033: The Last Refuge is a story of intensive underground survival where the fate of mankind rests in your hands. In 2013 the world was devastated by an apocalyptic event, annihilating almost all mankind and turning the earthís surface into a poisonous wasteland. A handful of survivors took refuge in the depths of the Moscow underground, and human civilization entered a new Dark Age. You are Artyom, born in the last days before the fire, but raised Underground. Having never ventured beyond your Metro Station-City limits, one fateful event sparks a desperate mission to the heart of the Metro system, to warn the remnants of mankind of a terrible impending threat. Your journey takes you from the forgotten catacombs beneath the subway to the desolate wastelands above, where your actions will determine the fate of mankind. A new trailer is now available.