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Deep Silver Clarify Plans To Make Metro Franchise "More Accessible"

Author:
Matt Gardner
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News
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4A Games, Deep Silver, FPS games, Huw Beynon, Metro, Metro: Last Light

Deep Silver Clarify Plans To Make Metro Franchise "More Accessible"

Deep Silver came under a little bit of fire after their CEO revealed his determination to it make the Metro franchise "more accessible for a broader gamer audience", and the company has moved to clarify their position, saying that greater accessibility will not involve dumbing down the game.

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Deep Silver Will Look To Make Metro "More Accessible For A Broader Gamer Audience"

Author:
Jonathan Lester
Category:
News
Tags:
4A Games, Deep Silver, Gamescom 2013, Metro, Metro: Last Light

Deep Silver Will Look To Make Metro "More Accessible For A Broader Gamer Audience"

But Original Author Will Remain Deeply Involved

Deep Silver has plans to continue with the Metro franchise, after they acquired publishing duties from the now-defunct THQ. However, in a phrase that may chill fans to the bone, they also intend to make the experience "more accessible" to reach a "broader gaming audience."

Gulp. Thankfully Metro author Dmitry Glukhovsky will continue to be involved in the creative side of things, while user feedback will play a key role in any future sequels.

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Rubin: THQ Won't Be Doing "Side Projects In Mobile or Casual"

Author:
Matt Gardner
Category:
News
Tags:
Console games, Darksiders, Development, Jason Rubin, Metro, Saints Row, THQ, Triple-A

Rubin: THQ Won't Be Doing "Side Projects In Mobile or Casual"

Should THQ be diversifying to help spread the risk and lift themselves out of the financial pothole in which they found themselves last year? Not according to new president Jason Rubin. For Rubin, the way forward is simple: it's all about triple-A.

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Xbox 360 'Metro' Dashboard Launches December 6th

Author:
Josh Clark
Category:
News
Tags:
BBC, Dashboard, Metro, News, TV, Xbox 360

Xbox 360 'Metro' Dashboard Launches December 6th

Recent visitors to Microsoft's official Xbox site will have noticed its new 'Metro' design which, along with a few aesthetic changes, also includes a couple of extra features, such as the ability to cancel the Xbox Live Gold auto-renewal feature.  While it's currently unclear as to whether these features will make it into the 360's next major dashboard update, Microsoft have announced that their new 'Metro' design will be hitting consoles on December 6th, bringing it in-line with the rest of their products' user interfaces.

What else to expect from the new dash...