Metro: Last Light - Eye-burningly pretty screens show Slim Fast Big Daddy, most poetic tree in games

Oh, it is such a dignified and mournful tree

Mercilly full of the former and lacking any form of satirical anti-semitism, these screens from the upcoming Metro: Last Light, sequel to sleeper-hit-Moscow-apocalypse-survival-horror-FPS Metro 2033, have just arrived from - yes, like everything this week - Gamescom. Check 'em out. They contain a small boy about to be eaten by something unpleasant, and the most tear-jerkingly poignant tree you've ever seen.


Above: Seriously. Gaze at this withBrian Eno's 'An Ending'playing and then tell me you're not weeping

August 18, 2011

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Long-time GR+ writer Dave has been gaming with immense dedication ever since he failed dismally at some '80s arcade racer on a childhood day at the seaside (due to being too small to reach the controls without help). These days he's an enigmatic blend of beard-stroking narrative discussion and hard-hitting Psycho Crushers.
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