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Metro 2033 Ranger Pack DLC

Posted in PC, THQ, Xbox 360 with tags , on May 12, 2010 by James Love

THQ have released details on the forthcoming DLC for Metro 2033.

The pack adds some new weapons, new achievements and the ‘Ranger Mode’ reduces ammo available to you  weapons cause more damage, and to add to the difficulty, say good bye to your HUD.

The new guns are the Heavy Automatic Shotgun and the Volt Driver, Miller’s signature gun. The new achievements bring an extra 250 Gamerscore to Metro 2033.

The Ranger Packwill be released on both Xbox LIVE Marketplace and Steam in the near future, with pricing to be confirmed closer to release.

Brand new UFC 2010 screens

Posted in PlayStation 3, PlayStation Portable, THQ, Xbox 360 with tags , on March 30, 2010 by James Love

We’ve got a whole shed load of new UFC 2010 shots for you from THQ, which you can catch after the break.

UFC 2010 launches on 360, PS3 and PSP May 28th.

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Metro 2033 launch trailer

Posted in PC, THQ, Trailer, Video, Xbox 360 with tags , on March 17, 2010 by James Love

THQ have today unveiled the launch trailer for their post-apocalyptic shooter Metro 2033.

Find the superb trailer after the jump. If you’re wondering that the fabulous soundtrack is that accompanies the trailer, it’s called In The House – In A Heartbeat by John Murphy from the fantastic Danny Boyle film, 28 Days Later.

Metro 2033 ships this Friday on Xbox 360 and on PC.

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Metro 2033 goes Gold

Posted in PC, THQ, Xbox 360 with tags , , on March 6, 2010 by James Love

THQ have announced that their post-apocalyptic shooter Metro 2033 has gone gold and is on course to launch on Xbox 360 and PC March 16th in the US and March 19th in the EU.

“We’re excited to be bringing such a truly original experience to market,” said Richard Williams, Vice President of Global Brand Management at THQ, with Williams going on to describe Metro 2033 as having “the most impressive visuals seen on either PC or console to date.”

For those of you with the appropriate hardware, Metro can also be played in 3D.

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New screens for UFC 2010

Posted in PlayStation 3, THQ, Xbox 360 with tags , on February 24, 2010 by James Love

We’ve got the latest UFC 2010 screens for you straight from THQ, inspired by the recent UFC 110 fight in Sydney.

Game launches May 25th on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. Check out the new shots after the jump

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Metro 2033 to go 3D with NVIDIA

Posted in PC, THQ, Xbox 360 with tags , , on February 17, 2010 by James Love

THQ have today announced that their post-apocalyptic shooter Metro 2033 is set to support NVIDIA’s 3D Vision platform.

By donning a set of stereoscopic 3D glasses coupled with a monitor supporting a refresh rate of 120Hz or above, you’ll be able to experience the game in glorious 3D.

The title will also support DirectX 11 making Metro 2033 “undoubtedly one of the best looking PC games of 2010″ according to Tony Tamasi, Senior Vice President of Content and Technology at NVIDIA.

Metro 2033 launches in North America 16th March and in the UK 19th March on Xbox 360 and PC.

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Darksiders to get 90 minute demo

Posted in PlayStation 3, PlayStation Store, THQ, Xbox 360, Xbox Live with tags , on February 16, 2010 by James Love

THQ have announced that they’re bringing an extended demo of Darksiders to the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.

The demo will take around an hour and a half to complete and should more than satisfy those who are still undecided on the game.

David Adams, General Manager of Vigil Games commented: “We are really pumped to be bringing a playable demo for Darksiders to Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. We really wanted to give gamers a true idea of the variety of gameplay that the game offers and so rather than just making a standard 20-minute demo version of the first few levels.”

The demo goes live Feb 25th on Xbox LIVE and on the PlayStation Store.

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New Metro 2033 Site Launches, New Trailer Inbound

Posted in PC, THQ, Xbox 360 with tags , on February 2, 2010 by Chris Hawke

UPDATE: Find the new trailer over at GameTrailers.

Metro 2033, the THQ-published and 4a-Games-developed post-apocalyptic First Person Shooter/Horror game-of-the-Russian-book  (phew), is looking good. How do we know? Just take a trip on down to the new site. You can view the two trailers, keep an eye on the Twitter feed, download a wallpaper and browse screenshots and concept art.

Don’t expect to be leisurely strolling around the site for long, though. As their Twitter announces, the new site is to coincide with a brand new, 3rd trailer, set to be unleashed on Xbox Live and the official site in the coming days. Keep an eye out; it might just creep up on you…

Metro 2033 is out on March 16th for both 360 and PC.

Metro 2033 dated

Posted in PC, THQ, Xbox 360 with tags , on January 28, 2010 by James Love

THQ have announced the release date for their highly anticipated shooter Metro 2033. The game will launch in North America on March 16th and will follow in Europe three days later on March 19th.

There’ll also be a Limited Edition available too giving you an exclusive shotgun and four art cards by Anton Grechko.

You can find the full PR after the jump.

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GOONL!NE Advent Calander 2010: #3 – Metro 2033

Posted in THQ, Xbox 360 with tags , on December 9, 2009 by Chris Hawke

By Will Swarbrick.

Read any Russian novels lately? I don’t blame you. After all, why would you? When you’ve got the lure of Dan Brown and…I dunno, Shakespeare, why go stick your nose in a Boris Strugatsky? Well, you really should start doing so, because it turns out that Russian literature can make for some awesome video games.

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