Console Monster writes: "The first-person-shooter genre is dominated by a small number of series including: Call of Duty and Halo. Whilst a number of new IPs have managed to break into this market, many are left dust-collecting in the bargain bins of your local games retailer. The latest attempt at breaking into this market is Metro 2033, developed by 4A Games and published by THQ.
Based on the novel of the same name by Dmitry Glukhovsky, Metro 2033 follows the events of a devastating apocalyptic event that took place in 2013, annihilating almost all of mankind and turning the Earth's surface into a poisonous wasteland, whilst a handful of survivors took refuge in the Moscow underground. Players are placed in the role of Artyom, a man born and raised underground, as he embarks on a journey into the depths of his birthplace to warn the remnants of mankind of a terrible impending threat..."