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Old 3rd September 2010, 01:03 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default How to get Metro 2033 on Steam for AU$12 (not US$79.99)

If there is anyone out there who has been eyeing out Metro 2033 but think that $79.99 is a bit steep, I have a pretty good deal to share.

Last week I found it on sale for $6.99 from Mighty Ape. It cost another $4.90 for postage so all up it was just under $12. It arrived in the mail yesterday (from NZ) and when I put the disc in it started up Steam and registered the game to my Steam account. So I now have the exact same product in my Steam account that costs US$79.99 from the Steam store, but I got 85% off.
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Old 3rd September 2010, 07:50 PM   #2 (permalink)
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That's some saving

I guess the question is ... Is it any good?
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Old 3rd September 2010, 10:39 PM   #3 (permalink)
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It's fun, great atmosphere, looks fantastic, gameplay is solid, weapons are pretty nifty, however it's really short, linear and has no replay value. Worth it at that price though.
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It's fun, great atmosphere, looks fantastic, gameplay is solid, weapons are pretty nifty, however it's really short, linear and has no replay value. Worth it at that price though.
exactly ..shame it was so linear.. did enjoy it though i payed half price at that last big steam sale/
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Well, I have been enjoying it so far. I like the linearity of it. It is a bit like sitting back and watching a good movie. Great atmosphere and it is quite challenging but not impossible. I got really sick, really quickly of the open worlds of Fallout 3 and STALKER. Metro has much better direction with great cut scenes and dialog. Better to be short and sweet than long and boring.

I just spent 3 hours playing it now and I am up to the frontline between the reds and the nazis.
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It was a bit to linear for my liking and quite a disapointment, i got about half way through and uninstalled it, they should stick to making the stalker games, ok they dont look as good but you get tons more game play for your money IMO
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Old 5th September 2010, 12:15 PM   #7 (permalink)
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12.1 hours it took me going slowly and checking out all i could.
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Old 8th September 2010, 01:10 PM   #8 (permalink)
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It took me 10 hours to complete the game, fantastic game but way to short, although I just found out that there is an alternative ending..

Metro 2033 - Walkthrough - Endings - Game Guide and walkthrough
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That's really weird, I got the enlightened ending on my first playthrough and certainly didn't do the majority of things on that list. Then I wondered what would happen if I hadn't shot the "you-know-what" so just reloaded my last save, and got the other ending.
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Speaking about Metro 2033..looky here more for free..gotta like that. Seems like i need to run through it again, for sure.

Product Update - Valve

The ‘Ranger Pack’ DLC for Metro 2033 is now available to download.

The Ranger Pack adds new weapons, nine new Steam Achievements and the deadly ‘Ranger Mode’ game rules.

In standard Ranger Mode, ammo is dramatically reduced and all weapons and attacks cause more damage. Your foes are deadlier than ever – but then, so are you...

‘Ranger Hardcore’ adds an additional challenge as the HUD is totally removed, creating the most immersive Metro 2033 experience yet.

Rise to the challenge with two new weapons – the Heavy Automatic Shotgun, and the Volt Driver, Miller’s signature gun.

The Ranger Pack is offered as a free download to all Steam users.






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