Metro Last Light, Xbox 360, Action, £34.99

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Who’d have thought that a post-apocalyptic Moscow could be so captivating?

Well, it’s 2034 and beneath the rubble, in the tunnels of the Metro, the remnants of our species are besieged by deadly threats.

Mutants stalk the catacombs beneath the desolate surface, and hunt amid the poisoned skies above.

However, rather than stand united, the station-cities of the Metro are engaged in a struggle for the ultimate power, a doomsday device from the military vaults that could hold the key to our survival – the last light in our darkest hour.

Here, the drama of the excellent storyline is mirrored by the gloriously gloomy atmosphere.

And, though this is a regular shooter at its core, the superior narrative, superb stealth mechanics and much-tightened controls since Metro 2033 all contribute to deliver a game that proves there’s life in the current generation of consoles yet.