developer: Oovee Games Studio
Game mode: single / multiplayer
Multiplayer mode: Internet
game language: English
game release date for PC:
Spintires: Chernobyl is a DLC for the realistic off-road truck simulator Spintires, in which we are taken to areas near Chernobyl in Ukraine, contaminated with radiation from the nuclear reactor explosion in April 1986. It also introduces new vehicles and mechanics. The development and release of the game is the responsibility of the independent studio Oovee Games (the creators of the base game).
The Chernobyl nuclear disaster was one of the most famous events of the 1980s. On April 26, 1986, during a safety test, overheating and partial core meltdown occurred at the facility. This led to a chemical explosion of hydrogen, resulting in partial destruction of the reactor cover and the release of irradiated graphite and uranium particles into the atmosphere. This forced the evacuation of people living in the area, including the nearby town of Pripyat. The events caused the deaths of at least several dozen people.
In Spintires: Chernobyl we have the opportunity to explore carefully recreated area around the Chernobyl nuclear powerplant, including locations such as Lake Chernobyl, Red Forest and Pripyat. The area is contaminated with radiation and our goal is to cut down the trees in this location. Dhe DLC offers two new vehicles: B-157 and B-505.
The add-on also offers access to a Geiger counter, which is important because checking radiation levels is crucial for the course of the game. We must hurry up to find the felling sites as quickly as possible and avoid the most dangerous spots, so that our vehicle does not get too damaged. In addition, we have access to a test area that enables us to check the vehicles.
Spintires: Chernobyl can be play solo or with others in multiplayer online mode.
Spintires: Chernobyl does not make any significant changes to the graphics of the base version of Spintires. However, the designs of locations and vehicles deserve attention - the creators made every effort to ensure that they correspond to their counterparts known from the real world.
Game score 8.2 / 10 calculated out of 54 players' votes.
Expectations before the premiere: 8.5 / 10 calculated out of 13 players' votes.
PC / Windows
Recommended: Intel Core 2 Duo 2.5 GHz, 4 GB RAM, graphic card 1280 MB GeForce GTX 470 or better, 1 GB HDD, Windows XP/Vista/7/8
Minimum: Intel Pentium Dual Core 2.0 GHz, 2 GB RAM, graphic card 512 MB GeForce 9600 GT or better, 1 GB HDD, Windows XP/Vista/7/8