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It's rare that a good book can make a good movie or video game. But both? The video game Metro 2033 is more of a benchmark than an actual game already so gl with the movie MGM.
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No. It's an actual game more than a benchmark.
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No. It's an actual game more than a benchmark.

Agreed. I really enjoyed it. I beat it like two times already.
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I await the disappointment and bastardization of the story to the max typical of all Hollywood book/game adaptations. Considering this fits both, this will probably be either extra awful or decent; more than likely the prior.
Edited by DesertRat - 9/16/12 at 11:08pm
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It's going to be a quality movie, but not a blockbuster. If CoD was made into a movie, it would actually make box office.
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It's rare that a good book can make a good movie or video game. But both? The video game Metro 2033 is more of a benchmark than an actual game already so gl with the movie MGM.

Game of Thrones is a damned good series, pretty close to the books. I'm reading them now and, while I find the books more entertaining than the series, I do enjoy seeing how close they can get without getting into the, at times, boring details of the books.
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It's rare that a good book can make a good movie or video game. But both? The video game Metro 2033 is more of a benchmark than an actual game already so gl with the movie MGM.

Yea it was a great game. More game than benchmark.
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No. It's an actual game more than a benchmark.

This. Actually I hated Metro2033 the first time I played it because of it's weak weapons and unrealistic difficulty. It was too difficult and pretty annoying especially in Chapter 4 (Frontline). I had to dump down the difficulty to Easy to pass that chapter. Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
I didn't know I have to sneak past this level which was a breeze in my second play through but the first time it was pretty difficult.
Now after knowing some strategies on how to play the game I really like it.
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Wow, I can't believe it! Metro 2033 is my favourite game!

This is the best news I could expect on a monday tongue.gif

Finished the game 5 times now (1 on X360), and read the book twice. The first time I played the game I thought that someone should make a movie.

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Yes, the game is pretty difficult the first time you play it. I tried to play on hard difficulty once, but I couldn't kill the librarians. I ran out of ammo and the freaking beast didn't die!
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I await the disappointment and bastardization of the story to the max typical of all Hollywood book/game adaptations. Considering this fits both, this will probably be either extra awful or decent; more than likely the prior.

It's sad how often this happens. Also even it there is a genuine attempt to stay true to the source material the limited runtime of a movie will often ruin it. Could you for example imagine Lord of the rings ever working as a single 2h movie. A good example of a movie that stay true to the source is hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy but it's a really bad movies as they had to cut so much of the story out to fit it to the 109 min runtime that all that's left is a jumbled mess. Considering the story of metro 2033 it would probably have the best chanse fo succeses as a miniseres.
    
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