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S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl
7.2 out of 10

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

En 1986, le plus important accident nucléaire de tous les temps Read more

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Overall 6
6.0

Okay game

Anonymous, Newegg
10 March 2009
  • Summary: Was really expecting great things when i bought this game after watching some gameplay footage on youtube and reading about it on a couple gaming forums but it really let me down.
  • Pros: Seems like it would be an interesting story if you could get into the game. I like games with open enviornments and you dont see many FPS games that have them.
  • Cons: Lousy graphics, boring enviornment, constantly running out of medkits, and overpowered enemies. First of all theres the graphics i mean seriously even with all the settings maxed out it looks like a low-end PS2 game. Characters all look about the same and some of the creatures just look stupid. N...
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Overall 6
6.0

Pa_Pahree Sukya!!

Kenneth H., Newegg
20 December 2008
  • Summary: This is the first new game I've bought in about five years. I'm a HUGE Ghost Recon (& all preceding games in the series) fan. After playing this game for many hours, already (I'm up to searching in Lab X18). I must say I'm underwhelmed. It may have some new features.
  • Pros: I have a healthy glow when I'm done playing. By now, I understand some of the Russian curses they hurl @me ;-D. The whole Chernobyl forbidden zone premise is a good one. It plays w/o any problems on my getting_very_long_in_the_tooth system. It's pretty open-ended as far as your not being limited ...
  • Cons: I think it plays so well on my older system because it's really an older game... Limited body movements, & views. It feels like playing an old FPS (Unreal, Quake, etal...). Game demands on system suddenly spike @certain levels, necessitating your stopping to turn the video settings down to contin...
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Overall 6
6.0

Great game ruined by significant bugs

Wandering Eye, Amazon
27 June 2008
  • Summary: Stalker has the potential to be a great game. Unfortunately it is ruined by several significant bugs that make it difficult to finish the game. Even with the latest patch (1.06) the game seems unfinished. The graphics are beautiful, some of the best of any game.
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Overall 6
6.0

User Review

Anonymous, Newegg
30 January 2008
  • Summary: Buy it, google around, find the fixes, and play it.
  • Pros: The game is brilliant. It has six or seven endings, if I remember right. Explore a lot, and make sure you meet Guide and Doc. Lots of missions, and all-around good fun.
  • Cons: It crashes all the time, especially when saving or loading files. The problem is that it caches every corpse and dropped item/weapon in the game, and this is why it crashes. The crashing REALLY hurts an otherwise perfect game.
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Overall 6
6.0

My PC or the Game

Garth A., Newegg
20 July 2007
  • Summary: I dont know if anyone else had this problem..it might be my computer its on its way out. *Plays Guild Wars with 35-50 frames*
  • Pros: I'll wait till I play it...
  • Cons: I can't paly this game on my rig. I have a Intel 2.8Ghz procs, 1GB of RAM, 6800 Nvida 256mb. All are in the middle of min. and recommened requirerments. The second I step outside its unplayable! Chopping and low frames. The requirerments are horrably under stated. I would say the recommened requi...
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Overall 6
6.0

I was hoping...

Gentry B., Newegg
18 April 2007
  • Summary: I've only completed 2 or 3 tasks. I will continue to play but will probably put it away for good it if won't keep my attention. Try it first before buying it if you can.
  • Pros: Environments from a distance can be breathtaking.
  • Cons: I was hoping for something more in depth and appealing. The graphics up close are dated, especially the foliage. Collision detection on creature and people animation needs more work. Lots of reading, which I don't mind but Oblivion has spoiled me with the voice acting... and graphics. PDA is conf...
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Overall 6
6.0

Great idea... poor game

Daniel H., Newegg
16 April 2007
  • Summary: Great concept and decent story but the game is just not fun since you can die so easily and the weapons are just plain horrible...
  • Pros: Great idea for a FPS... almost zelda like with open ended maps and all the items and stuff... The graphics are OK... nothing spectacular.. and I have them jacked all the way up on dual 8800GTS 640s in SLi... still... just OK at best....
  • Cons: The shooting in this game is terrible... and when you have a FPS that has horrible gun physics.. then it defeats the purpose entirely...
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Overall 6
6.0

Utterly Forgetable...

Anonymous, Newegg
11 April 2007
  • Summary: Skip this game. Save your money for something else.
  • Pros: The graphics are amazing. The lightning, the large outdoor terrain, all good. I actually had no bug problems at all. I think the game has only crashed once on me during my entire game play.
  • Cons: Jebus...where do I start? It was said that the AI was supposed to be amazing? It's not. Not in the least. My 10 year old neice would do a better job than these clowns. The story seems convuluted. Side missions pop up on your PDA, but it's not really clear what your supposed to be doing, soon then...
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Overall 6
6.0

Not so great.

Anonymous, Newegg
24 March 2007
  • Summary: Try it out at a friends or something to see if you will like it, I doubt you will.
  • Pros: Story line is alright.
  • Cons: Everything, I expected more from these long project of long delays. This game should of been released back in the day and it would of been a great hit, but the graphics can't even be compared to HL2 or close. Shooting with pistol is worthless, takes 7 bullets to take one guy out on veteran mode.
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Overall 6
6.0

Not too bad

Amazon Customer, Amazon
4 June 2009
  • Summary: Graphics & sound are quite good but I found the game on the whole a bit slow & plodding.
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