4A Games is a multicultural, multinational video game development studio based in Malta, known for its atmospheric first person shooters Metro 2033 and Metro: Last Light.




The studio was established in Kiev, Ukraine in 2005 by experienced game industry professionals with the aim of creating premium quality games for the latest generation gaming hardware and personal computers.  In Summer 2014, the studio moved its headquarters and over 50 members of staff and their families from Ukraine to Malta.

All our experience, talent and enthusiasm go into creating games with deep story, unique gameplay elements, and highly detailed believable environments. In addition to that, our in-house developed 4A Engine is constantly evolving with the latest industry trends, and being highly scale-able, delivers good performance on older devices while providing amazing visuals on high-end machines.

Currently at the heart of the company are over 100 talented designers, programmers, artists, sound specialists, and writers from all over the world, with a diverse and unique set of backgrounds, bringing years of experience in software development and computer games in particular. 

We're growing, and we want YOU to come join us! Check out the Careers page.



We are driven first and foremost by our Design department.  Gameplay, Player Experience, and Atmosphere are king.  While we do have feature owners, we welcome ideas and feedback from anywhere and anyone.  It doesn’t matter what you were hired for, if you want to put in the effort to help make a feature better, we encourage you to be a part of the process.  Building from this, our team is primarily self-driven, and we are responsible for our own time management to get the job done.  To balance this however, we do have traditional management structures in place which help ensure we meet our goals on time.

We work hard and play hard together.  We are a close family – we play what we make every day, we collaborate, we give feedback, we help each other find solutions, and we work to complete milestones as a team.  We believe good working relationships encourage higher quality team productivity.



Malta is an archipelago in the central Mediterranean located near Sicily. It is an independent nation and a member of the European Union and Eurozone.  The official languages are both English and Maltese.  With its warm climate and abundance of sun, it has a swimming season open 8 months a year and winter time is like a blooming green spring. Snow is not a thing on Malta, but since it’s close to Sicily, snowboarding activity is only a few hours away. While being a relatively small island, it has many recreational areas and numerous natural POI’s, architectural and historical monuments, is a popular tourist destination, and a beautiful place to live year round. It’s also important to mention that Malta is one of the safest countries in the world. Intrigued?