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It was a lot different then i thought. Think stalker with NO open world elements in it, its got a OK story and varied environments. Its worth a play through if only to admire the graphics.
STALKER without open world exploring may as well be mario kart ;p

METRO looked nice in its own way, had some interesting elements and an OK story, but all in all it boiled down to a less than enthralling experience. I don't say that to knock it, because it stands on its own in a lot of ways.

I'd pay $15-$20 for it now, but I paid ~$60 when it came out and certainly have buyers remorse.

It is definitely a hardware killer, and can look downright amazing at times.
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somewhat offtopic but,
i never really played crysis, was the story that bad?
It was pretty lame, yeah. And the gameplay was pretty boring. It had great graphics, but it didn't deserve GotY in any way. =\\
    
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best looking linear game ever. story is kind of short but good none the less.

linear and sandbox game storylines should never be compared. it's two different kinds of experiences.
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post #14 of 40
When I played the game, I didn't realise how good the story was until I completed it. IMO, its the kind of game that you play through just for the sake of completing it, but when its over you actually realise that it was a really great game but then its too late
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somewhat offtopic but,
i never really played crysis, was the story that bad?
I thought the gameplay and story of Crysis were god awful, the ONLY good thing about that game is the graphics...

my

On topic: Eh, the story of Metro is decent, yes its better than Crysis. I never got into though, just so bland to me.
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probably not very helpful overall, but I always thought it is similar to a Fallout 3 style game, I've played a bit of FO3, and can't wait to play it with a 69x0 card, but I've never tried Metro2033, but also want to play it on a 69x0 card
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personally i think its a great story! i really like the storys of the games i get into with intense graphics. it's my favorite game but can't play for a while due to some technical difficultys
    
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Metro 2033 had great game play one of the best I've played in a long time! I got to one mission about half way through where I could just not get past it. I am going to try to replay the game and finish the story. Oh and of course the graphics is very intense!
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i havent beaten the game since my graphics card is a piece of ****, but its MAD fun! and creepy. i suggest not playing it at night. btw play it in RUSSIAN and with english subtitles. much more authentic

the game is so good i think i'll pick up the book too

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somewhat offtopic but,
i never really played crysis, was the story that bad?
it wasn't that bad! those guys are just trolls.
it was kinda predictable but really fun to play! its got TONS of mods that can make more demanding then metro. just get that hi res texture mod and it brings my system to its knees on high, AND very high! i cant imagine it with 16xQ AA!
    
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If you are up for a decent challenge, try the Ranger modes. These modes kept me entertained along with trying to get achievements for many hours after completing the game on Hardcore. Overall, I loved the game, it was made by the STALKER guys which was just a bonus. It follows the book decently well and has plenty of action to keep you going. Try playing with pneumatic weapons for an extra burst of fun.
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