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S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl

S.T.A.L.K.E.R. is a tactical, first-person game of engagement set within the irradiated expanses of the Zone. This blighted and dangerous area, emanating from the ruins of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, is home to twists of nature, echoes of humanity and a mercenary, a Stalker, who must struggle to uncover a troubled past even as the Zone fights to protect a terrible future.
Average Customer Rating:
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3 out of 3100%of reviewers would recommend this product to a friend.
Customer Reviews for S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl
Review 1 for S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl
The Best FPS/RPG game i have ever played
Overall Rating: 
9 out of 10
9 out of 10
Posted on:1/8/10
Mkvandals
S.T.A.L.K.E.R has a great combo of being a First person shooter & a Role playing game and they mixed the two together perfectly. There are many great aspects of this game. the first that stood out to me were the graphics, the scenery looks real and the weapons look great. the next key point about the game that I loved was the perfect balance of FPS and RPG, the missions are perfectly timed to the point where they don’t take to long to complete and your not sitting there thinking "OMG how much longer is this mission". If you don’t feel like doing a mission in the game, then you can just look for artifacts or stashes to cash in on. The weapons are awesome (I like the shot gun). The bad part about the game that it is glitchy but the game has never crashed on me yet. Im sure once I download and install patches that the game will become more stable. If you are looking for a great mixture of role playing and first person shooter, I highly recommend this game.
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9 out of 10
9 out of 10
5 of 5 found this review helpful.
Review 2 for S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl
Great game
Overall Rating: 
9 out of 10
9 out of 10
Posted on:4/26/08
Anonymous
This game is wonderful; great scenery, intelligent AI, responsive controls and non-stop action. Combined with the almost unmatched realism that is present in the weapons and gear, and you have a great FPS that will keep you entertained for hours. The only fault that I can give to this is that out-of-the-box it has many bugs. Even with a few patches some annoyances are added rather than removed (such as previously mentioned faster decaying armor and weapons). However this is balanced out by the tremendous work that the community has devoted to this game with modifications. Any possible annoyance or bug in the game has a modification attached to it (The advantage of buying a PC game late!). Weapons, textures, AI, all of it has been modded and in the end you get a fantastic, unmatched playing experience.
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9 out of 10
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1 of 1 found this review helpful.
Review 3 for S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl
Great, Balanced, Original Game.
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9 out of 10
9 out of 10
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9 out of 10
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9 out of 10
9 out of 10
Posted on:7/7/12
TheTobarMethod
Location: Wilkesboro, NC
This game is perfect for: casual gamers
STALKER....................where to begin, it has so much going for it, graphics are realistic for its time, sound is crisp and clear, story is interesting and the community is so dedicated and relentless in improving the series. Gameplay is the highlight though. STALKER:SOC plays like no other FPS out there to date, it involves elements of FPS, RPG, Survival Horror, Adventure, and Story Driven FPS. It does take some time to Patch to v1.0005(dont get 1.0006, it causes more harm than good) and respectively mod for it to be what it was originally envisioned to be, but after that you have a great solid game that strangely keeps u playing it. The story line is tight, and focused around your overall goals, and the factions in the game are both interesting, and idiotic in their nature/concept. but the zone its self is the most lovely of the STALKERs atmosphere. its animals, inhabitants, and feel has never been matched in any other game if ever played to date. the rain feels bugged down, and wet. while clear sun feels warm and open. the AI is solid for its time and will actually work in teams if multiple NPC's are present. Jobs dont get old, since u can get actual rewards and enjoyment going to, and coming back from them. Its a game you have to play to understand why its loved. Just buy it, go ahead and buy it. Its worth it. ALL OF THE GAMES IN THE SERIES ARE!!!!!!!!!!!!!! The only complaints i have, is that it isnt a totally sandbox game(the areas are in zone kinda things and u travel between them) and that you learn by trial and error what to do, and what not to do in the game. Also, you will have times when NPC's in the game have got to stay alive, but may get killed, and u cannot progress the story. Just save before you do anything serious, also get "Oblivion Lost" or "Complete 2009", best mods out there for it in my opinion
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Lasting Appeal: 
9 out of 10
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1 of 1 found this review helpful.