FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Larkspur, Calif. – May 14, 2013 - Deep Silver today released Metro: Last Light: The highly anticipated sequel to the extraordinary Metro 2033 is now available in North America for PlayStation®3, the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and Windows® PC. Within the rest of the world, the first person shooter will be available from May 17, 2013.
“We are happy to release Metro: Last Light and very confident with the quality of the game” said Menno van der Bil, International Commercial Director, Deep Silver. “I am sure that Metro: Last Light will meet the fans expectations, and Deep Silver is very proud to embrace such an outstanding title in its lineup.”
Gamespot calls Metro: Last Light “ astonishing” (9/10) and GameTrailers (9.1/10) hailed that Metro: Last Light is, “ One of the best looking and most unique shooters out this year.”
Metro: Last Light is a first person shooter developed by the Ukrainian studio 4A Games.
In the year 2034, a nuclear war has turned the world into a post-apocalyptic wasteland. In Moscow, the tunnels of the Metro have become a new home for the former inhabitants of the city. Within the catacombs, they fight for their survival, fending off hordes of hideous mutants born from the toxic atmosphere, as well as other factions desperate to take control of what little hospitable land remains. As they fight, they also search for a doomsday device that could be the key to their victory. A civil war is inevitable. During these dark hours, the players will embody Artyom, and become the last light for all of mankind.
The plot of Metro: Last Light was written by Dmitry Glukhovsky, acclaimed author of the novel Metro 2033 which inspired the creation of both video games. Glukhovsky personally contributed the vast majority of dialogue in Metro: Last Light. Glukhovsky’s novels “Metro 2033” and “Metro 2034” have sold more than two million copies worldwide. In 2013, his latest book “Metro 2035” will be also available outside of Russia. The film rights for “Metro 2033” were bought by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM), the movie is currently in development.
For more information about Metro: Last Light, please visit www.enterthemetro.com Alternately, follow us at Twitter.com/MetroVideoGame, find us at Facebook.com/MetroVideoGame and subscribe to the official YouTube channel at YouTube.com/MetroVideoGame for the latest gameplay trailers.
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About Deep Silver
Deep Silver develops and publishes interactive games for all platforms, seeking to deliver top-quality products that provide immersive game experiences driven by the desires of the gaming community. The company has published more than 200 games worldwide since 2003, including the critically-acclaimed, best-selling zombie action game, Dead Island™. Upcoming titles include the side-scrolling arcade brawler, Sacred™ Citadel, the isometric action RPG, Sacred 3, the next game in the Dead Island franchise, Dead Island Riptide, Metro™: Last Light and Saints Row IV™. Deep Silver is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Koch Media, GmbH, and includes the renowned development studio Deep Silver Volition, based in Champaign, IL. For more information, please visit www.deepsilver.com or follow us on twitter at @deepsilver.
About 4A Games
4A Games is a computer game development studio based in Kiev, Ukraine. The studio was established in December 2005 by the veterans of Ukrainian game industry, with the aim of developing premium quality computer games for high-end PCs and next generation consoles supported by the in-house developed "4A Engine".
At the heart of the company are around 80 talented designers, programmers, artists, sound specialists and writers, with years of experience in software development and computer games in particular.