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metro 2033 is only 10€ on steam, so im interested on it.

what are your opinions about the game? is it good? is the story nice?
how long is it? is it scary?
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For that cheap it may be worth picking up, from what I got the story is all right and the game play is mostly solid. IDK how long it is and yes it can be quite scary at time. It's a great sight seeing tour and great for pushing your GPU.

The killer for me that made me stop playing was the fact of how broken the stealth is in the game, it's one of those ones where the slightest noise and some how everyone in a square mile of you knows exactly where you and are fills you with holes and yes there are a lot of stealth sections.
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Reviews say its an 8-10 hour play through. I was able to beat it in about 10, but that's because I found myself walking around and looking at things longer then I should of been (and subsequently being killed for it) .

The game looks good and has a great ambiance. Its the kind of game you would play just for the experience, but not the gameplay. I'm not sure if they patched the game or not since I played it, but there were a lot of bugs and the stealth system was just poorly done. All the other elements were average at best.

That's a cheap price and basically the cost of going out to watch a movie at the theaters. I would recommend and treat the game as such - more of an experience.

Edit: Oh, and the bit about it being scary. Turn off the lights and play this at night with headphones and it'll give you a nice spook at moments. Made the playthrough a lot more enjoyable too!
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metro 2033 is only 10€ on steam, so im interested on it.

what are your opinions about the game? is it good? is the story nice?
how long is it? is it scary?
Its pretty good, I prefer STALKER and that's about the only series I could really compare it to.

Can be a bit scary at times, but not like FEAR. Think its around 8 hours long, depends if you rush it much and what difficulty you go with.
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I like the game and can finally play it with all settings on max @1920x1200. That is 4X MSAA, Tessellation, Advanced DoF, and advanced Physx in DX11 with very high detail. Game looks incredible but sometimes dips to about 30fps and anything under 45 or so is noticeable.
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Metro 2033 Its **** and it will make you feel like your rig has as much juice as a gameboy
    
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It depends on what you look for in a game. For me, atmosphere and story plays a big part in whether I like a game or not - Metro is very atmospheric. The story is pretty good - it's not terribly complicated or surprising, but it's different enough to be interesting. If gameplay determines whether you like a game or not, Metro is probably not for you. I ended up playing the game on easy because the stealth sections were so frustrating and broken. The gunplay is decent, but there are better shooters out there.
    
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so what i understand is that the story/atmosphere are nice and that gameplay is average.

for 10€ i might give it a shot, i would like a nice story.


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Metro 2033 Its **** and it will make you feel like your rig has as much juice as a gameboy
this does not really help me. why is it ****? just because it has poor performance?
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so what i understand is that the story/atmosphere are nice and that gameplay is average.

for 10€ i might give it a shot, i would like a nice story.




this does not really help me. why is it ****? just because it has poor performance?
Get it. Easily my favorite game in awhile, Even though it's only single player and lasts about 8 hours I've beaten it like 3 times. Very immersive, very fun, memorable characters and quotes. Can't wait for the sequel.
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I liked the story a lot, it has pretty decent gameplay, looks fantastic, will stress the **** out of your system and yes teh Stealth System is a bit broken but they improved it a bit through patches, its a bit better still not perfect
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