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The Stalin Subway (Windows)

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In the Moscow of the early fifties, MGB lieutenant Gleb Suvorov stumbles across a conspiracy to eliminate Iosif Stalin using a hijacked nuclear bomb. Having gotten into the way of the high ranking militaries behind the plot, Gleb has to fight his way through the Moscow subway and several other subterranean installations to try and reach Stalin's bunker, where the bomb has been planted, in order to save the leader of Russia and countless innocent inhabitants of Moscow...

Taking the role of Gleb Suvorov, the player utilizes a varied armament - from a trusted combat knife to sub-machine guns, the well known AK-47 assault rifle or the not-so well known PTRS-41 anti-tank rifle - in classic FPS fashion to get the job done and survive to tell about it.


The Stalin Subway Windows Encounter in a corridor
The Stalin Subway Windows Now, what's going on here?
The Stalin Subway Windows There's a lot of blood and some good ragdoll effects in this game.
The Stalin Subway Windows Here we see prototypes of moves that would be popularised 40 years later by The Backstreet Boys and 'N Sync.

Alternate Titles

  • "Метро-2" -- Russian spelling
  • "Stalin Underground War" -- Brazilian title

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User Reviews

A highly atmospheric and violent shooter - from Russia, without love. Nick Drew (371) 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars
Even the exotic scenario can't save this game Cor 13 (171997) 2.57 Stars2.57 Stars2.57 Stars2.57 Stars2.57 Stars

The Press Says

Shooterplanet Jan 02, 2006 70 out of 100 70
PC Action Jan 16, 2006 64 out of 100 64
GamesFire Jan 04, 2006 62 out of 100 62
Absolute Games ( Oct 18, 2005 54 out of 99 55
GameStar (Germany) Dec, 2005 48 out of 100 48
PC Powerplay Jan, 2006 43 out of 100 43
IGROMANIA Nov 23, 2005 4 out of 10 40
Gamigo Jan 20, 2006 3.9 out of 10 39 Dec 31, 2005 35 out of 100 35 Sep 18, 2006 5 out of 20 25


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German version

In the German version, almost all blood and gore effects were removed and killed enemies disappear almost instantly.

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Cadorna (190) added The Stalin Subway (Windows) on Sep 26, 2006