Metro: 2033

I think this is the first negative review of a game I’ve written. I tell you what, it’s not something I liked doing. There was quite a bit I liked about Metro 2033; it oozed character and its Russian development brought a refreshingly different perspective to gaming.

You could argue that this post-apocalyptic game just wasn’t my taste. My usual fare – Halo, Mass Effect, Burnout Paradise, the Guitar Hero games – are pretty cheerful, after all.

Still, in the end, I just couldn’t get into Metro 2033. And I’m not alone; the entertainment editor, Jesse Kuch, also received a copy and came away with largely the same impression I did.

You can read our thoughts here. As usual, you’ll need Adobe Reader to view this PDF document.