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S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl (2007)

You play as a scavenger suffering from amnesia inside the exclusion zone of a nuclear power plant in the Ukraine which exploded, creating mutants, and weird paranormal activity.

Director:

Zach Hanks
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Cast

Credited cast:
Anthony Green ... The Stalker (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
David Agranov ... (voice)
Anatoliy Bogush Anatoliy Bogush
Yuriy Borisenok Yuriy Borisenok ... (as Juriy Borisenok)
S. Scott Bullock S. Scott Bullock ... (voice)
Robin Atkin Downes ... Duty #1 (voice)
Grigoriy German Grigoriy German
Angelika Girich Angelika Girich
Rusian Gofurov Rusian Gofurov ... (as Ruslan Gofurov)
Neil Kaplan ... Merc / Duty #2 / Freedom (voice)
Yuri Lowenthal ... Additional Voices (voice)
Evgeniy Malukha Evgeniy Malukha
Aidan Marus ... Additional Voices (voice)
Andrey Podubinskiy
Anthony Pulcini Anthony Pulcini ... (voice)
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Storyline

It is the year 2012, 6 years after the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant suffers a second meltdown. It caused an environmental disaster that created bizarre anomalies, mutants and created valuable artifacts. You are a 'stalker' a man who comes to 'The Zone' to make money from the artifact trade, but you lose your memory in a crash on the way to the Zone, and when you wake up you find one message on your PDA - 'Kill Strelok'. Written by Dave Hurst

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Official Sites:

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Country:

Ukraine

Language:

English | Russian

Release Date:

20 March 2007 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Cien Czarnobyla See more »

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GSC Game World See more »
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Trivia

In the game's alternate history, a second meltdown occurred at the Chernobyl nuclear plant in Ukraine in 1989. See more »

Quotes

Duty #1: Get out of here Stalker.
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Connections

References Stalker (1979) See more »

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Amazing experience!
31 August 2011 | by swedzinSee all my reviews

S.T.A.L.K.E.R. - Shadow of Chernobyl is definitely one of the best FPS/RPG games I have ever played. Now, no need to speak about the plot, you already know it. OK, I suggest that you download or buy this extraordinary game (and the others "Clear Sky" and "Call of Pripyat"), and enjoy it! This game has everything! Excellent: Story, characters, voices, graphics, atmosphere, sound, music... everything! Characters are very faithful, and you feel comfortable with them, as long as they are not your enemies. Voices are Ukrainian mostly, but I found that cool, but when they are talking to you, it's in English, fair enough. Excellent voice acting. Graphics are amazing. Atmosphere... now I don't remember playing the video game with such a realistic atmosphere before. This kind of atmosphere is filled with monotone, yet scary music scores, you can hear it in the main title... it is sad, scary, monotone... you can feel that something bad has happened and you must walk toward the only salvation - THE ZONE! (If you have watched "Stalker" from Tarkovsky, you'll get the point). It's just amazing how this kind of creepy visuals comes together with music and atmosphere... these... these landscapes, a faithful looks of deserted villages, houses, even Pripyat, which I found very fascinating! I am fascinated with Chernobyl, Pripyat and all of that thing that occurred on 26th April 1986. The sound is also very creepy, from unusual anomalies to the creepy mutated animals and other monsters that lurks in the dark. So, this is all you need to know. I recommend that you go, take your weapon, and go explore, kill, trespass, steal, be scavenger, be alone in the dark. This game gives you all of that! Play this... highly recommended!


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