26 years after a fatal accident in Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant that covered half of the Europe in clouds of radioactive smoke, a large group of terrorists took over the area, trying to steal all the remaining radioactive waste - and use it.
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Release Date: Mar 8, 2013

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About This Game

The terrorists want a war? Let them have it!

26 years after a fatal accident in Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant that covered half of the Europe in clouds of radioactive smoke, a large group of terrorists took over the area, trying to steal all the remaining radioactive waste - and use it.

Ukrainian and Russian forces hit them with all they could, but the enemy was well prepared and the small war raged on. Two of the best Spec Ops agents move in on their own, hitting the enemy hard before they can escape with the loot. This is a no-frills, old style, gun-blazing and explosion-roaring attack against multitude of enemies. While sometimes helped by the Army, you are mostly on your own. Hit them hard where it hurts and become a legend for generations to come!

Features:

  • Become one of the best soldiers today, facing multitude of opponents in the battlefield.
  • Explore carefully recreated Chernobyl area, and chase your targets to the Middle East - after some of them manage to escape.
  • Combat heavily armed enemies powered by sophisticated AI.
  • Play along an AI controlled partner,also helping and being helped by Russian army and US Marines.
  • Use 4 different scoped rifles altogether with close combat handguns against your enemies and selected targets.
  • Learn to use gravity and wind to your advantage, as the game simulates real-world bullet ballistics.
  • Adapt to many challenging tasks as you progress your missions.

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP/Vista/7
    • Processor: Pentium Dual Code processor or similar
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Video Adapter compatible with DirectX 9.0c (Pixel Shader 3) with 512 MB RAM
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Mostly Negative (315 reviews)
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Deadpool1234
( 0.5 hrs on record )
Posted: May 2
nah, it isnt that great
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Mexicutioner
( 3.8 hrs on record )
Posted: April 8
Has some bogus turret sections but overall the game is pretty good. No idea why people say it's a bad game. Has some intense firefights and the enemy a.i can go prone on you, a feature that should be in more fps games today.
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Islamic State Special Forces ☪
( 0.1 hrs on record )
Posted: April 7
This is why you shouldn't let your kids publish sh*tty games on Steam.
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Suo 💛
( 0.1 hrs on record )
Posted: April 6
Why is this a thing?
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KuKu
( 0.2 hrs on record )
Posted: March 29
Bad gameplay
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Wanny
( 0.1 hrs on record )
Posted: March 10
I wanna play, but this game crash anytime, how playin this game?
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Eruner1
( 3.8 hrs on record )
Posted: March 5
This blows the COD Ghosts ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥y out of the water. Play it. I dare you.
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[~LoliLegion~] xXRaiserOfHellXx
( 5.1 hrs on record )
Posted: February 26
Still better than Black Ops 3. 10/10
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Rain7905643
( 0.1 hrs on record )
Posted: February 11
A game feels like from 15 years ago.
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LukeM234
( 0.4 hrs on record )
Posted: January 8
10/10
Best game.
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GAMING EXPLORER
( 0.9 hrs on record )
Posted: January 8
its good enough. small optimizion, and its going to be realy good. however, this is not meant to pepole whice cant survive a small lag everytime there is a save game. also, i dont remeber there is a desert in eurpe, but OK. 6/10.
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SirMarcus
( 0.2 hrs on record )
Posted: January 6
I really do not know why are so many negative comments on here. The game has a quite good graphics. It runs with all the details on almost 100FPS (AMD FX 8320 + Radeon R9 290) and Chernobyl is always an awesome scenario. For 99 cents a super game. I enjoy and it does not deserve all the criticism. Seriously, what do you get for 99 cents else? Not even a hamburger.
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Cpt_adam
( 0.6 hrs on record )
Posted: December 29, 2015
I can deal with the poor graphics and choppy game play but where this game lost me was when a truck drove straight at me with a machine gunner firing at me and i unloaded an entire clip into the drivers window and nothing happened. The driver didnt die, the truck didnt blow up, not even a mark on the windshield. So the truck hit me and just drove on and i took no damage so i pulled out my pistol and took one shot at the machine gunner in the leg with a pistol and he die and flipped off the truck and the driver just kept on his adventure. I am not impressed. This game is not the worst ive played but atleast the worst game i've ever played similar to this one you could atleast shoot through a windshield. Theres alot of things i could say in depth about how poorly designed this game is, not being able to shoot through the window of a vehicle comming at you is the worst.
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hitlermania sunrise: xtreme
( 1.5 hrs on record )
Posted: December 28, 2015
gamme made by right sektor jew banderite and kill the russia 0/10
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Donald Trump
( 0.2 hrs on record )
Posted: December 2, 2015
A complete piece of wank, ♥♥♥♥, ♥♥♥♥. Dont buy
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FiletOFish
( 0.7 hrs on record )
Posted: November 20, 2015
10 OUT OF TEN WOULD UNINSTALL AGAIN
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Cerial-Killer-Matt(:-)
( 0.3 hrs on record )
Posted: November 18, 2015
Wow must have been the same russians who made postal 3 and fu#$%ed it up this is choppy terribly designed garbage.. dont waste your money even on discount
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Bercules
( 0.2 hrs on record )
Posted: November 14, 2015
Bought this game knowing it was bad, didn't even care, 90c for a laugh is good.
Even the game knows it's bad though, as it does not even launch.

11/10 would splashscreen forever again
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Dog
( 0.1 hrs on record )
Posted: November 3, 2015
Stalker Rip off starring Michael J Fox.
It cost me €0.99 which I wouldn't mind if it were at least playable.
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268 of 305 people (88%) found this review helpful
346 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
0.3 hrs on record
Posted: February 2, 2015
Buy this as a gift to someone you hate.
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124 of 146 people (85%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
4.9 hrs on record
Posted: September 29, 2014
After the iconic STALKER series from GSC Game World, not many shooters have gone to the Chernobyl area wholeheartedly.Chernobyl Commando dedicates its whole story to the infamous area in Ukraine and, like its name suggests, organizes a pretty intense encounter throughout the ruins of the location.The game tasks players with stopping a group of terrorists from making off with radioactive material from the irradiated plant.hile the game does surge forward with the plot, it's a paper-thin one as basically the player needs to follow the terrorist convoy with the stolen radioactive materials throughout that area of Ukraine and in other locations.In terms of actual gameplay, Chernobyl Commando wants to deliver an old-school shooter experience in which players run around mercilessly killing anyone who stands in their way. In practice, however, it's like an odd mix between actual old-school shooters, like the iconic Painkiller, and a realistic military experience, like Battlefield or Call of Duty.The result is a game with a wobbly first-person camera, realistic guns that have a hilariously bad accuracy, and enemies that are more or less bullet sponges.The actual shooting is also disappointing, as it seems that the only accurate weapon is the sniper one. Enemy AI is also erratic, as sometimes foes will just run in the middle of the battlefield, while other times they'll just shoot at you from huge distances.The actual levels are relatively well designed but, while they suggest the idea of an open environment, they're mostly filled with invisible walls.In terms of graphics, Chernobyl Commando is adequately bleak for the desolate environment, but its colors are a bit too washed out for its own sake. The soundtrack is utterly disappointing, not just because it's generic but because it consists of around 30-second clips that loop around in a disjointed manner. The voice acting is mediocre and relies a lot on military slang that doesn’t impress anyone.What's more, the game lacks any sort of multiplayer.Chernobyl Commando is an utter letdown. From the shooting to the movement, the actual content, or the visuals, the game disappoints in all sorts of ways. Overall 4/10.
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60 of 61 people (98%) found this review helpful
20 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
0.3 hrs on record
Posted: May 20, 2015
I had seen all of the negative reviews. I had seen the flaws that this game had and people mentioned, yet I refused to believe that a game could be *that* bad... Well, yeah. It's pretty rubbish. I love FPS games, and I can tell you that this is a benchmark to garbage FPS games. You can run for about 3-4 seconds and then you're as tired as if you had ran for three days straight. Yes, you can carry lots of guns, like 40 sniper-rifles and a silenced pistol that fires peas, and even if the bugs that haunt this game calm down, your super-soldier-friend-that-is-Rambo-and-Charlie-Sheen-combined-and-never-dies has killed all of the enemy AI, who, in most times, stands in the open because hiding in cover is too mainstream. And yes, there are scenes where you are in the back of a Jeep with a badass MG at hand... Yet you'll fire it, like, 0 to none times.

Just no/10
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57 of 60 people (95%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
0.4 hrs on record
Posted: February 18, 2015
To say it's horrible is unfair. This game is simply what happens when you try create a shooter that a Call of Duty type player might play, except on a non existing budget. The result is a game no one needs or have to ever play, because it's worst in every aspect to any AAA game that tries the same.

If you don't have the resources to make a decent shooter, then try come up with something unique on a much smaller scale, like many of the successful indie devs have done on Steam.
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101 of 127 people (80%) found this review helpful
119 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
0.2 hrs on record
Posted: June 30, 2015
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46 of 46 people (100%) found this review helpful
27 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
1.7 hrs on record
Posted: May 13, 2015
A game this bad, I'd normally just give an up vote and some joking review but not this one. I'm far too INSULTED with how bad it is. I didn't expect much, especially given that I bought this game solely on the principle is was really cheap at the time and called "CHERNOBYL COMMANDO". I didn't say I was expecting much but holy ♥♥♥♥. This has to be the worst FPS I've ever played. For starters, the first thing I notice is the game is really bloody dark and you can't at all change that. The graphics settings aren't even an option, you have to back out of the game entirely and start the launcher if you want to adjust. What is this, 2001? The game's super laggy and runs like my computer is a toaster. Turning down the graphics didn't really fix this. 10/10 optimization; already off to a good start I see.

The next is; there is no run in this game. "Forward" is equate to a casual stroll through the park and the "SPRINT" (I dare call it) ups your speed by about 75% for LITERALLY 10 feet. I say again; LITERALLY 10 feet (about 2-3 meters)

http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=441971769

Yeah, see this crap? I started on the closest edge of the shadow. THIS is where your guy tires out. And he takes about 30 seconds after that to catch his breath. Didn't know you could join the CHERNOBYL COMMANDOS now regardless of being an overweight asthmatic. I should also note; this is a game where you do A LOT of walking with A LOT OF NOTHING to do.

The third thing I notice after about 10 minutes of god awful game-play is when I go to look up at the sky.. For some reason I can't explain, THE SUN IS BLUE. What? Why? I'm not going to nitpick this WEIRD "aesthetic" choice but why?... So I go on for a ways, I'm in some weird middle-ground between "Oh god what am I doing with my life" and laughing my ♥♥♥ off with the friends I'm streaming this for, at just HOW BAD THIS GAME IS.

So I'm about 30 minutes into the game on like.. level 3 or 4 or something, and I climb a ladder. Now, this is a ladder I *have* to climb to progress the story. I get stuck inside the ladder about 3 different times. I'm forced to restart, play the first 3-5 minutes of the level again up to that point and try over and over until the game finally lets me climb it. Alright, I do some sniping bit then have to climb back down. Joy. So now we're near the end of the section and there sits a truck we escape in. Thank god, no more walking! The truck travels at about 5 miles per hour and is stuck to invisible rails. The turret in back I'm forced to man is hilarious, as it has no ammo, cool down, or reload. That's right, you can just hold the trigger down as long as you'd like until you get bored. Doing this causes the muzzle flash to break away from the gun and drift off the screen somewhere. I'm in tears by this point.

The next loading screen takes about 10 minutes like they all seem to, I get bored and turn the game off. Me and another friend joke about how this must be some piece of crap FPS from the early PS1 era, to which he jokingly tells me he'll look it up. A couple moments later he returns with dread in his voice. "It came out last year..." We stop laughing.

TL;DR - A complete piece of crap, 2/10

(1 point for the fact it ran
another for the laughs me and my friends still have to this day about it.)

>"So you don't have anything good to say about it??"
>Sure I can say something good about this game!
>The main menu music was okay, but I wager it was probably stolen.
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50 of 53 people (94%) found this review helpful
36 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
0.2 hrs on record
Posted: June 23, 2015
This was a thing. I WASTED 69PENCE ON THIS.

Things I would rather have bought:

Ready Salted Crisps
Galaxy Caramel
Bottle of Irn Bru
An Air Freshener
Out of date Chicken

The list goes on.
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91 of 123 people (74%) found this review helpful
125 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
1.2 hrs on record
Posted: August 13, 2015
My Grandfather smoked his whole life. I was about 10 years old when my mother said to him, "If you ever want to see your grandchildren graduate, you better stop immediately." Tears welled up in his eyes when he realised exactly what was at stake. He gave it up immediately. Three years later he died of lung cancer. It was really sad and destroyed me. My Mother said to me- "Don't smoke. Please don't put your family through what your Grandfather put us through." I agreed and since then I have never touched a cigarette. I must say, I feel a very slight sense of regret for never having done it, because this game gave me cancer anyway.
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53 of 64 people (83%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
4.9 hrs on record
Posted: June 15, 2014
Hit detection is bad. Guns are all similar sounding and flat. Enemy AI is questionable at best. Enemies are all like the same guy in 4 different outfits. The AI buddy is a awful driver, goes like half a klick an hour, in circles around the area on one driving part. The aircraft are ugly, out of date, and the Yak-141 is being used as a low-alt level bomber, lol.
It's choppy and when it auto-saves the thing grinds to a halt. The music is all re-cycling 30 second clips, usually just when enemies are around, allowing you to never be ambushed, and always know when an area is clear

What isn't garbage is generic. All the missions are pretty much the same go to checkpoint, killing everyone in the area, where you either get a radio message, or 'interact' with the same 3 faces, who don't blink and who's mouths don't move when they talk. Then, kill your way to the next checkpoint. Had one sniper overwatch mission, which lasted 45 seconds before you had to move in. Vehicles aren't destructable. Nothing is destructable, bodies fall in one of 4 poses, no bullet holes in walls, glass, or other terrain.
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88 of 125 people (70%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
0.5 hrs on record
Posted: June 7, 2014
Buggy, slow, terrible graphics. I'll be blazing away at a terrorist with my sights centred and the game won't register a hit half the time. All in all not even worth five bucks
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29 of 36 people (81%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
0.8 hrs on record
Posted: July 20, 2014
Heh... Lets be honest then, There was only 3 good things in this game, no long cutscenes, animated menu with perfect looking (in game is much much uglier) and game idea / plan, and of course Chernobyl and Pripyat. Well... first thing i noticed, Lada Samaras and 1960s Dodge Chargers rusting on Red zone? Never seen or heard before (They said "perfectly and carefully remapped Red Zone" ?). Bad and stupid Al, lot of bugs and lag. Map barely looks like Chernobyl and Pripyat... and textures etc are low quality. Also killing enemy is even hard with turrets, but they can kill you with few shots. Also, you wear all weapons with you all the time. (4 heavy sniper rifles, AK47 and SMG, and 9mm silenced handgun). So... really... yeah... If you want 2004 looking game and like lag, then enjoy. Worth trying if free, just dont buy it.
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21 of 24 people (88%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
1.0 hrs on record
Posted: July 1, 2014
This game is horrible. Not just your regular "horrible", but HORRIBLE! with an exclamation mark. Or two. Aim is a mess, AI is a mess. You want to take a step left from your place designed by the game - you lost the mission. You want to do something that is not determined by script - you lose the game. Did ya start the game and found that long lasting load screen fun? Ok. There's an enemy truck driver riding through your position in 1st mission. The dude simply rides through a spot filled with soldiers. He's f-- invincible! That truck has bulletproof glass and gas tank! I've shot him like 20 times and nothing happened. Not even a scratch. F-- this game!
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20 of 24 people (83%) found this review helpful
4 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
2.4 hrs on record
Posted: January 11, 2015
It's a first person shooter, set in Chernobyl. And no, it's nothing like STALKER, so don't get your hopes up. It's better described as Call of Duty without money. And really nothing more. You go from waypoint to waypoint, using your guns to shoot people in the fashion we're all familiar with: iron sights, head shots, grenades, take cover to regenerate health, get insta-killed if you stray too far from the path. Rinse and repeat. Literally, there is nothing more to the game. It's the modern FPS formula laid bare. Unadorned by budget, technical proficiency, or resources.

It's got a few entertaining quirks, and it's not without charm, but any value you might derive from Chernobyl Commando can be easily derived from other, better sources.

Read more here
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39 of 58 people (67%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Not Recommended
0.8 hrs on record
Posted: July 21, 2014
Not very good at all.

Broken Hit Detection, no real recoil on the guns, music is repetitive... and these are some of the MINOR bugs we demonstrate a huge one in our video review (at the end)

http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=289211107
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17 of 19 people (89%) found this review helpful
10 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
0.1 hrs on record
Posted: June 23, 2015
Haven't played it not for the want of trying game crashes instantly.
i understand its cheap and i wasn't expeting great things but i was expecting it to start.
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23 of 30 people (77%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
2.8 hrs on record
Posted: September 30, 2014
We, the gaming community, give Call of Duty a lot of ♥♥♥♥ for being the same game every year. But what Call of Duty has never done before is giving us the same game in less than a year. And that is what the developers of 'Chernobyl Commando' have done.

http://steamcommunity.com/id/Skops/recommended/302250/

Above is my review of Manhunter, and practically everything I said in that review applies here. Weapons (except for one), sounds, music, Enemies/NPC's, animations, and length are all exactly the same. This is one of the most blatant examples of reusing assets in any game I've ever seen!

All the negatives aside, if I were to pick which one is better, 'Chernobyl Commando' is my choice between the two. It has an actual story and an ending to that story. Easily the best part of the game is the setting of Chernobyl and they actually did a good job of how it looks. Run ' n gun segments are broken up with sniping or turret sections. It's still repetitious and practically every level has a turret section where you mow down 100 enemies within a few minutes.

Is this a good game? Not even the slightest. But Chernobyl Commando does have some charm to it, and in a few places you can tell someone gave a damn when they made this thing. I still wouldn't recommend it to anyone though, the flaws far outweigh the few positives.
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23 of 30 people (77%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Not Recommended
3.7 hrs on record
Posted: October 30, 2014
I would forget this game and get "Chernobyl Underground" when it comes to Steam, it's a far better game made by the same Dev.
I got this for under dollar in a bundle, what is most impressive are the wide open levels, but it looks better than it plays.

- Dumb A.I.
- Repetive missons always chasing to a marker.
- Bad hit detection
- Mandatory turrant sections

I like playing crappy low buget FPS games, but this is to painful to play for more than a half hour.
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26 of 36 people (72%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
0.2 hrs on record
Posted: October 9, 2014
Bad game, full of bugs, slow pacing (your character can't run) even the jump look like you're flying in space.
By default you have 3 sniper rilfe and 1 handgun. All guns doesn't make any different.
Your mission is repetitive.
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19 of 26 people (73%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
2.0 hrs on record
Posted: October 16, 2014
I am not recommending this game, and here’s why:
(For those who don’t like to read, skip to the end for the summary.)



After 5 minutes of adjusting the video settings, I've figured out that 1024x768 (on my screen at least) doesn't show the TEXT on the main menu buttons. I had to switch to the highest resolution possible to see them. That's about it when it comes to resolution, but what about the graphics? Well, they are not terrible. On max settings it looks like a decent game in 2005/2004. Well it doesn't have the ‘UnrealCryChromeEngine 8’ graphics like in ‘Return to Dead Island: Boat Flipping Zombies’. I actually kind of appreciate that they’re not ‘ChromeUnrealCryEngine 9’ graphics, because right now this game’s graphics remind of the good old gaming days back in 2005. Right in my nostalgia…

The audio... is just ok. I tried to make the dialogs louder, but I can't. I have to come up to the guy that's talking to me and grab his genitals to hear what he's saying. Thank you gaming god for the subtitles. The gun sound are 'Meh' which means: Ok. Not great, not bad, just OK. The good thing about the audio is that you can clearly hear when your Commando is tired from bobbing his head around while sprinting for 7 seconds. More or less 7, I didn't count. The voice acting however is not bad. It’s good. Wish I could hear it a bit louder though. The music is not bad either, although you can hear the where it loops, because it pauses for a brief second or so. My only problem with the music is that it never stops or changes for almost an entire level.

The gameplay is boring. Shooting enemies is boring. Firing your gun is boring. Right after you start the game you get a driving cinematic. You are not the driver though, you are holding the gun at the back of the truck, standing there patiently, unable to do anything besides looking around, until you get off of it. It would be fine, a good way to introduce you to the setting/story/characters or whatever, if it wasn’t soooo ssslllooooowwwww. I think I saw a cat walk by us and he was moving faster than us. That slow driving though had one positive thing in it though: I was able to get my tea and toasts, pour ketchup next to my toast and take a quick leak in the bathroom, without hitting my ESC key to pause the game. An achievement nonetheless!

There are too many turret and driving sections. It looks like this: go around, shoot 50 guys (your ammo doesn't end by the way, feels like infinite ammo) then you have to get on a turret, becuase your companion has to do something, or as he says it: "Time to get serious". Sometimes though, you have to sit on A MOVING turret! YAY! The only downside to that is: the driver decides to take a leisure drive through a warzone. Last time I checked, you don't drive like that through a warzone.

When you fire your gun it looks more like a Nerf gun for kids, rather than a real gun (I was at the shooting range and fired some guns with my dad, including the AK47 and the USP). The accuracy of ALL your weapons is terrible even if you aim with your sights, which seems to make it even worse (except for the sniper rifles). I had my sights on the guy that was ~25 meters away and missed. 5 times. With the handgun. Then 2 times with the scoped AK47. I finally killed him with the MP7.
The health indicator is there, it’s just very subtle. When you’re low on health the saturation goes down and makes your screen more black and white with more glare than the recent Star Trek movie. It’s basically blinding you, which doesn’t help considering how cheap the AI is. Oh yeah, we’re coming to it, but first: the head bobbing. It’s distracting especially when you’re moving while crouching or while you’re sprinting. It’s over exaggerated. Just a little too much.

The AI, at least for your friendlies is bad. Very. Bad. I stand in the open, ducking (thinking it would increase my accuracy, which it didn’t by the way), because my excuse for a companion took my cover. So I am crouched there, firing at a guy who is also standing in the open who is also firing at me and hits me a couple of times, whilst I my guy decides that the crosshair is a “restricted zone” and fires around him. Then my ‘companion’ gets out of his cover, ducks behind me and fires at a guy that I can barely see hiding behind a pipe. It would be ok if the ‘pipe-hiding guy’ was not behind the guy that I was firing, so of course, my ‘COMPANION’ had to fire through me. What. The. F.
Seriously, I saw my ‘teammates’ fire THROUGH EACH OTHER, because some they saw some bloke which they can’t even hit. Oh, by the way, did I mention that the accuracy of your teammates is compared to yours? If not worse? Well now you know.

But what about the enemy AI? When coming to tactics, it’s just as dumb as your teammates, firing through each other to get you. The only difference is that their accuracy is DEAD PERFECT. They miss about 15% of their shots. Even if you are behind a bush, the enemy is 100 meters away also behind a bush, you can barely see his arm, HE STILL HITS YOU. How does he even see you? HOW? And that’s on Easy. On hard, it’s even worse, because you take less hits before you die. The good thing about Easy is that you feel like a ‘bullet sponge’. I only die, because I can’t see the enemy, but they can see me no matter where I go. You think you can stealth this? Well hold on to your pantaloons, because you can’t. Most of the time. You take one step, the enemy is not even facing you, and they don’t know you’re there, you take another step an- ohmahgawdthey’reallfiringatme!



SUMMARY

So that’s my experience with the Chernobyl Commando. I had somewhat fun with it, but it was mostly boring. It looks more like a mod for Half-life 2 rather than a game from 2013 and it looks like it was made by one guy. The price is relatively cheap: 12$ or 9,99 Euros or 7,9 pounds and until October 20th 2014, this game is on sale for 75% off. The game itself is not THAT bad. It’s just boring. You only have what… 6 maybe 7 guns? I’m like past 4 mission (I think) as of writing this review and I’ve managed to fire a USP looking handgun, SMG, Ak47 both scoped and not, a sniper rifle and a Dragunov, so there’s not that much variety in the guns + they all feel alike. You also have grenades which are pretty decent. The game is not terrible, sure the enemy AI is a little bit unfair, but I had fun watching my teammates shoot each other. There are a few bugs and glitches here and there, but you can get easily unstuck and some of them are pretty funny looking.
So that’s it. The game is just making me sleepy and tired and not wanting to play anymore and if you feel like it’s a game for you, then buy it, especially since it’s on sale.
It is painful to play throguh this game and I had to edit this review TWICE. I really wanted to defend this game, but after playing it for 2hrs... I dried my tear canals, ate my toast, drank my tea, filled myself with biscuits and it didn't help me to feel anybetter. There are WORSE game than this, but this... this was just painful to play. How did it get 6/10 on desura? Maybe that version is better? It's also cheaper without the sale, only 3,99 euros.
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Not Recommended
0.4 hrs on record
Posted: February 4, 2015
Story doesn't make sense
Story is boring
Horribly glitchy
Some guns are op while other guns shoot jelly beans
AI are total aimbots
AI are stupid
LMG never runs out of ammo
Audio cut off before and after combat
2005 graphics
Character can carry an unlimited amount of guns
I want my money back this aint worth $9.99!


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