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Stalker 2 Data Volume on Consoles; Series S Owners Have a Problem

Przemyslaw Dygas, 01 December 2021, 15:27

We know how much console disk space Stalker 2 will take up, and it turns out that Xbox Series S owners may have a big problem.

Standalone Mod STALKER: The Journey With New Maps Now Available

Adrian Werner, 29 September 2021, 16:59

The project STALKER: The Journey, a standalone mod with new maps and a campaign set two decades after the events of the trilogy by GSC World, has debuted.

STALKER 2 is Powered by Unreal Engine 5

Michael Kulakowski, 11 August 2021, 20:59

The developers of S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2: Heart of Chernobyl have confirmed that it is being powered by the latest version of the Unreal Engine, which was first introduced to the world last year.

STALKER 2 Without Vehicles; Developers Explain

Jacob Blazewicz, 24 June 2021, 13:06

S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2: Heart of Chernobyl won't let us drive vehicles. Zakhar Bocharov from GSC Game Word explained the reasons for this decision, the size of the map and other issues in a recent interview.

STALKER 2 and STALKER: Clear Sky Visual Comparison

Patryk Lukasz Kubiak, 17 June 2021, 20:49

Thanks to community involvement, games like STALKER: Clear Sky are still alive. One of youtube channels published a comparison of STALKER 2 graphics with the game from 2008.

STALKER 2 - Content and Price of Collector's Edition

Jacob Blazewicz, 14 June 2021, 21:13

GSC Game World has revealed the contents of all editions of S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2: Heart of Chernobyl. This includes the Ultimate edition costing $339.99.

STALKER 2 PC System Requirements

Hubert Sledziewski, 13 June 2021, 22:25

We learned the system requirements for the PC version of S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2: Heart of Chernobyl. To install the title, we will need plenty of disk space.

STALKER 2 Gameplay Trailer; Launch in April

Agnes Adamus, 13 June 2021, 19:36

During today's Xbox & Bethesda Games show, a gameplay trailer from STALKER 2 was presented. The title will be subtitled Heart of Chernobyl and will be released next year. It will be available on Xbox Game Pass from day one.

STALKER 2 From 2011 Available Online

Jacob Blazewicz, 03 June 2021, 10:51

S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2 files have appeared on the web. No, it's not the upcoming sequel to GSC Game World's series, but the original version of the title from a decade ago, which never saw the light of day.

STALKER 2 is to Provide Hundreds of Hours of Gameplay

Bart Swiatek, 07 May 2021, 14:12

Zakhar Bocharov from GSC Game World had a conversation with the editors of GamingBolt about the upcoming post-apocalyptic shooter STALKER 2. During the talk, the dev mentioned the game's length and atmosphere.

STALKER 2 Likely to be Microsoft's Temporary Exclusive

Jacob Blazewicz, 03 May 2021, 16:15

What do Apple and Epic Games have in common with S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2? Birtually nothing, but thanks to their court battle we've learned that GSC Game World's will game be a temporaty exclusive for Xbox Series X/S and PC.

Tunguska The Visitation Release Date Revealed

Adrian Werner, 15 April 2021, 13:39

We finally found out when Tunguska: The Visitation, a survival action game that will try to recreate the atmosphere and mechanics of the S.T.A.L.K.E.R. series in isometric view, will debut on the market.

Fan-made Project STALKER: Legacy of Times Canceled

Qskan, 01 April 2021, 13:53

The fan-made project Stalker: Legacy of Times has been canceled. Work on the mod for Crysis Wars inspired by the S.T.A.L.K.E.R series has ended less than a year and a half after its announcement. The creators decided to share their achievements so far.

STALKER 2 Devs Present Faction Costumes, Weapons and Gap-toothed NPC

Adrian Werner, 26 March 2021, 16:03

A new gameplay video from STALKER 2 appeared online. It shows changes in the faction's costumes, weapon model and the system of creating NPCs' teeth.

STALKER 2 Devs Apologize for Xbox Indie Showcase Confusion

Ness, 20 March 2021, 18:34

STALKER 2 will be one of the games that will be shown during Friday's Xbox Indie Showcase presentation. Yesterday, the game's developers detailed what specifically we can expect, while also apologizing for causing a small misunderstanding online.

STALKER 2 Coming to Xbox Indie Showcase Next Week

Hubert Sledziewski, 18 March 2021, 20:48

Microsoft has announced the Xbox Indie Showcase, an event that will showcase over 100 indie games. There will also be trailers for several high-budget productions.

STALKER 2 With Multiple Endings and Mod Support

Bart Swiatek, 09 March 2021, 10:53

Zakhar Bocharov - PR Manager of GSC Game World - talked about several different aspects of S.T.A..L.K.E.R. 2 in one of the web podcasts.

Full Version of STALKER Anomaly 1.5 Goes Live

Agnes Adamus, 02 February 2021, 15:50

S.T.A.L.K.E.R. Anomaly 1.5 mod has left the open beta phase and its full version is now available for download. This mod offers a brand new story campaign and improvements to gameplay mechanics.

S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2 Development Proceeds Smoothly

Jacob Blazewicz, 16 January 2021, 18:25

GSC Game World's Zachar Bocharow assured that the work on S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2 is proceeding without major problems. Moreover, the creator revealed that a mysterious, but a familiar silhouette was hidden in the recent teaser.

STALKER 2 Not for PS5

Adrian Werner, 03 January 2021, 14:40

An employee of GSC Game World confirmed that S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2 is coming exclusively to PC and Xbox Series X/S. However, we suspect that this may only be a temporary thing.

S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2 Gets New Teaser on Game Engine

Adrian Werner, 31 December 2020, 12:10

The team at GSC Game World released a new teaser of S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2., which shows scenes prepared on the game's engine and reveals the name of the main character.

Writer of S.T.A.L.K.E.R. Passes Away

Bart Woldanski, 07 December 2020, 13:48

Sergey Ivanov, the writer of S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl, has passed away. This sad information was published on the Russian website Gamepedia, dedicated to the post-apocalyptic game series from the Ukrainian studio GSC Game World.

Info on S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2 - Open and Vibrant Zone

Christian Pieniazek, 23 July 2020, 22:31

Developers from GSC Game World have shared fresh details about S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2. As it turns out, the game, which is coming to PC and Xbox Series X, will offer a giant world that seems alive.

S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2 on Atmospheric Trailer

Christian Pieniazek, 23 July 2020, 18:59

S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2 is alive and kicking, as evidenced by the game's new trailer. GSC Game World and Microsoft have also announced that the game will be made available to Xbox Game Pass subscribers on the day of release.

STALKER 2 - Work Proceeds as Planned Despite the Coronavirus

Bart Swiatek, 04 May 2020, 12:25

Zakhar Bocharov - press spokesman of GSC Game World - was interviewed by the Russian website Cybersport. The topic of the interview was STALKER 2. It seems that the work on the game is going according to plan, despite some additional challenges related to the ongoing pandemic.

Beta Version of Impressive STALKER Mod Goes Live

Adrian Werner, 15 April 2020, 15:22

A beta version of STALKER Clear Sky Remaster, a visual mod for the FPS S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Clean Sky, has been released. On this occasion, the creators published a new trailer.

First Screenshot From STALKER 2

Agnes Adamus, 23 March 2020, 20:48

GSC Game World presented the first screenshot from the highly-anticipated STALKER 2. The image show us a fragment of the Zone, occupied by a gravitational anomaly.

STALKER 2 Will be Powered by Unreal Engine

Christian Pieniazek, 02 January 2020, 22:49

GSC Game World announced that S.T.A.L.K.E.R.2 will we be powered by Unreal Engine technology. Although developers aren't ready to talk about target platforms yet, it's safe to assume that the PC version will be temporarily (or permanently) exclusive to Epic Games Store.

S.T.A.L.K.E.R. Remaster Mod Available for Download

Milosz Szubert, 31 December 2019, 10:00

S.T.A.L.K.E.R. Shadow of Chernobyl Remaster, a fan visual mod for the popular game from GSC Game World studio, will soon be launched. A new trailer made its debut online.

S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl Gets Visual Mod With Ray-tracing

Agnes Adamus, 01 November 2019, 15:13

A refreshed version of S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl is being made. A group known ad Remaster Studio has published a video presenting a mod that improves the visual aspects of the title. Among the improvements that it is supposed to introduce we will find, among others, a new weather system and support for ray-tracing.

First Gameplay From STALKER: Legacy of Times Mod

Bart Swiatek, 14 October 2019, 11:42

STALKER: Legacy of Times - a mod for Crysis Wars, which turned into an independent production inspired by the S.T.A.L.K.E.R. series - received its first gameplay trailer, presenting the exploration and anomalies that can be encountered in the game.

Open Beta for Stand-Alone S.T.A.L.K.E.R. Mod Anomaly Goes Live

Barth Faryna, 27 August 2019, 19:50

S.T.A.L.K.E.R. fans have a reason to be happy. A free stand-alone mod called Anomaly, based on S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: The Call of the Pripyat, has just entered open beta.

Leak: STALKER 2 Will Appear on Gamescom 2019

Konrad Serafinski, 19 August 2019, 12:19

It seems that the upcoming gamescom will provide us with new information about S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2. One of GSC Game World employees boasted of a visit to Cologne and some studio members were spotted on their way to the fair.

STALKER 2 Without Battle Royale and VR; Will Get Mod Support

Adrian Werner, 17 June 2019, 15:36

GSC Game World Studio revealed some new details about S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2. We found out, among other things, that there will be no battle royale mode or VR support. We can expect mods, though.

First Art and Music From STALKER 2

Bart Swiatek, 29 March 2019, 11:34

GSC Game World presented the first artwork and music sample from STALKER 2. At the same time, the team launched the brand's official Twitter account.

GSC Game World Teases S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2

Konrad Serafinski, 07 February 2019, 13:33

GSC Game World is still working on the second major entry in the franchise and the team is are quite mysterious about it, publishing a post with a half-solved riddle on Twitter.

S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Lost Alpha - Developer's Cut is live

luckie, 02 May 2017, 11:22

The much anticipated S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Lost Alpha - Developer's Cut is now live. This is a great opportunity to revisit the fan-favorite modification for S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl.

S.T.A.L.K.E.R. to be recreated in CryEngine by a fan

luckie, 05 April 2017, 11:37

S.T.A.L.K.E.R. is still fun, but time has surely left a mark on it. Luckily, the game is getting a CryEngine remake developed by a fan.