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post #1 of 18
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Was looking up stuff on Metro LL and came across this. I searched and i don't think this has been posted anywhere. If so forgive me biggrin.gif
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Metro 2033 and Metro Last Light are popular FPS games that are notable for their tough resource management systems and well-designed gameplay. 4A Games has a deserved reputation for delivering great games with smart twists. Unfortunately, the country they live in has a deserved reputation for political turmoil… so 4A is leaving for a stabler location.

4A is no stranger to hardship. Metro 2033 was the end result of years of struggle, and after Metro Last Light was approved, they relaxed… only to see publisher THQ implode and their game essentially vanish from the release schedule. It was saved by Deep Silver and released last year.

4A Games
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Maybe this will make things better for them?
post #2 of 18
they're expanding, not leaving given what I am reading.
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This translates to "we don't want to get shot in the face by Putin".
 
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If this has a positive impact on their development ability, maybe an MP version of LL? biggrin.gif
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post #5 of 18
Quote:
Originally Posted by Ascii Aficionado View Post

This translates to "we don't want to get shot in the face by Putin".

This could possibly be a backup plan just in case. lol
post #6 of 18
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Quote:
Originally Posted by JunkoXan View Post

they're expanding, not leaving given what I am reading.
Yes i just cut n paste the title from the 2nd source. I kinda gathered the same but i think they are just leaving the office "open". Makes it sound like they may return or, they are just keeping it good with Ukraine?
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This could possibly be a backup plan just in case. lol

Edit missed the above post as i was typing tongue.gif
post #7 of 18
Wise decision. Ukraine is in chaos, it's better to be safe than sorry. And Malta has way better climate anyway biggrin.gif
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If this has a positive impact on their development ability, maybe an MP version of LL? biggrin.gif

i think co-op would be amazing but not multiplayer smile.gif
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post #9 of 18
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Wise decision. Ukraine is in chaos, it's better to be safe than sorry. And Malta has way better climate anyway biggrin.gif
It would be that much chaotic if the united states didn't butt in russia's affairs.
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What a mess...I don't trust anyone.
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