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Based on 5532 ratings
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Score Breakdown Based on 5532 ratings
  1. 10 (1008)
  2. 9 (2020)
  3. 8 (1520)
  4. 7 (515)
  5. 6 (176)
  6. 5 (94)
  7. 4 (37)
  8. 3 (35)
  9. 2 (36)
  10. 1 (91)

Most Helpful Positive Player Reviews

  • Rating:7.5

    Don't get my score fool you, its flawed masterpiece.

    Metro 2033 is a classic "linear" FPS game based on novel of same name from russian author Dmitry Glukhovsky. It was developed by authors who split during development of first Stalker game. It is not 100% certain if game ... Read Full Review

    18 of 19 users found the following review helpful

What Gamespot Users have to say about Metro 2033

  • Rating:8

    An atmospheric and suspenseful ride. Loved it.

    Pros:GraphicsNo hudNo unnecessary or tedious systemsHeavy gunplay and effectsImmersiveAttention to detailLibrariansPsychologicalCons:Story (Not bad as a whole, but I took issue with a couple elements) Exposition does a... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:4

    Not much is going on

    I just wanna start off by saying I like the Metro games but I am still very disappointed by the lack of pretty much everything in this game.Metro 2033 features only the campaign and only takes about 4-5 hours to beat. Ma... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    Metro 2033 Review

    Great game,made by the steps of a book with the same name.Outstanding atmosphere,levels,design and story.It totally brings you to the world of the game by a very nice way.Your main character is awesome as well,but the ch... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    a game that greatly respects the book that was based.

    Metro 2033 is a game based on the books of the same name by the Russian author Dmitry Glukhovsky, and shows that the games are good when adapting books, Metro 2033 has a whole atmosphere that works very well in games, ha... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7

    A great story shooting game wrecked by unfair game mechanics.

    Metro 2033 to be frank, is an okay game. The Story and the Graphics are great, and the lore portrayal is good as well. However, the one thing I hate about this game is its Unfair Game Mechanics.One thing I experience whi... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    Still has the same charm as ever.

    I played it on my PC years ago and now I played it on my XBOX360 and all I can say the game is awesome, though seven years have passed since its release. It has the same creepy atmosphere as ever and the graphics seemed... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7

    Great post apocalyptic shooter set in underground Moscow.

    Metro 2033 is a first person horror shooter based in wasteland Russia. Most of the tone of the game is setup in underground substations of ruined Moscow and parts that are above ground feel refreshing from the constant g... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:4

    S.T.A.L.K.E.R. meets Call of Duty

    This game was very disappointing. I thought I was going to get a good game. But I didn't. This game lacks redeeming qualities. My friend sent this through a Steam code as a gift before New Years.The story is based off a... Read Full Review

    2 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    More FPS than Survival Horror

    Metro 2033 is one of the best games in its category. Sending Artem and the Player into an interesting journey through Moscow underneath and above. It is clearly seen that those Devs are the Godfathers of the S.T.A.L.K.E... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.5

    After YEARS of bug-hunting, It can be proudly said that Metro 2033 is finally in the shape of being properly enjoyed.

    Before I begin reviewing this jewel of a game, I feel that I need to describe the amount of pain and tears I had with it in my life. Being very interested in the russian people and general culture, as well as having a... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful