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Metro Redux takes UK retail chart top spot as re-releases claim top three

Metro Redux was the best-selling game at UK retail last week, according to the latest Ukie Games Charts, compiled by GfK Chart-Track. The success of the double-pack re-release of the post-apocalyptic first-person shooter series on PS4, Xbox One and PC means that publisher Deep Silver has scored its first number …

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4A Games moving to Malta to continue work on un-announced Metro game

Metro 2033 and Last Light developer 4A Games is to uproot from its Ukrainian home and relocate to Malta. It says that Malta’s position as an EU state will better help it compete internationally, although the ongoing political turmoil in Ukraine will surely have played a part in the decision. …

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GameStop pulls Metro: Last Light from download store, offers refunds

Upcoming THQ release Metro: Last Light has been pulled from GameStop’s Impulse digital download store. Furthermore, the retailer is even offering refunds to those who have already paid up. The physical version of the game remains available for pre-order. Other 2013 THQ titles such as South Park: The Stick of …

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Metro: Last Light dev says Wii U has "a horrible, slow CPU"

The developer of Metro: Last Light has lashed out at the technical innards of Nintendo’s Wii U. Wii U has a horrible, slow CPU,” 4A Games’ chief technical officer Oles Shishkovtsov told NowGamer, with colleague Huw Beyon adding: We had an early look at it, we thought we could probably …

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Wii U version of Metro: Last Light is pulled

THQ has confirmed that the Wii U version of Metro: Last Light is no longer in development”. The game was one of many to appear in Nintendo’s E3 2011 show reel intended to demonstrate the wide third party support for Wii U. It’s not in development [at the moment],” THQ’s …

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Metro goes mental over "Xbox paedophile predators"

Spectacular. Truly spectacular. And the picture of the first-gen Xbox Metro has used really rounds it off. Today’s copy of freesheet newspaper Metro takes alarmist mainstream video gaming reporting to a WHOLE new level. Check this headline: Xbox paedophile predators ‘move in on prey within two minutes of contact”. We …

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THQ’s 17-game rescue plan

Embattled publisher THQ has plotted a multi-year game release schedule in a bid to calm investor nerves. Last night the publisher announced a net loss of $56 million for the last three months of 2011. In a move to dispel fears, THQ’s executive team last night listed its next seventeen …

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Xbox dash "designed for ads", users discover ad block workaround

One developer has labelled the new Xbox 360 ‘Metro’ dashboard an advertiser’s dream” and criticised it for effectively hiding away a user’s game content. "For me the truly disheartening news is that the ‘games’ tab on our game console is now several pages away from the start," Mommy’s Best Games …

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Study author brands Metro story "inaccurate"

The man behind the report that formed the basis of Metro’s absurd anti-gaming story this morning has slammed the paper’s reporting of it. Of the headline claiming Gamers ‘can’t tell real world from fantasy’”, Nottingham Trent University’s Professor Mark Griffith told Spong: "For one thing, we never said that in …

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Metro "can’t tell real world from fantasy"

Hardcore gamers become so immersed in virtual worlds that they turn to imaginary consoles to ‘zoom in’ to people in crowds or to pick things up from the floor.” That’s the opening to today’s Metro games-bashing piece. What it means MCV can’t tell you. If you have any idea than …

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