With over 2 million copies sold, the new episode of the most internationally successful S.T.A.L.K.E.R. series seamlessly connects to the first part of the Shadow of Chernobyl. S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Call of Pripyat takes PC gamers once again into the vicinity of the Chernobyl nuclear reactor that exploded in 1986.
User reviews: Overwhelmingly Positive (3,031 reviews)
Release Date: Feb 11, 2010

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With over 2 million copies sold, the new episode of the most internationally successful S.T.A.L.K.E.R. series seamlessly connects to the first part of the Shadow of Chernobyl.

S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Call of Pripyat takes PC gamers once again into the vicinity of the Chernobyl nuclear reactor that exploded in 1986. This so-called "Zone" is a highly contaminated area cordoned off by the military and now is combed through by the so-called stalkers, modern fortune hunters, in search of unique artifacts. In the role of Agent Alexander Degtyarev, who is dressed up as stalker, the player has to investigate the mysterious disappearance of five military helicopters and thereby stand one’s ground against the various stalker groups.

  • One of the first DirectX11 games
  • Story begins where S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl has ended
  • Photorealistic exclusion Zone : All locations are recreated by their true-to-life prototypes based on photographs
  • New exciting storyline with a number of unique characters
  • Extended system of handmade side quests
  • New monsters: Chimera and Burer. New behavior and abilities for all monsters
  • New A-Life system, created using the players’ best-liked elements of the first two games in series
  • Emissions considerably influence the world of the Zone
  • Sleep function added into the game
  • New player’s interface
  • Possibility to continue the game after completion in a free play mode
  • Up to 32 players can compete in the multiplayer part. Four different play modes and a countless amount of maps are available

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP, SP2
    • Processor: 2.2 GHz Intel Pentium 4/ 2.2. GHz AMD Athlon XP 2200+
    • Memory: 768 MB RAM
    • Graphics: nVidia GeForce 5900 128MB / AMD Radeon 9600 XT 128 MB
    • DirectX®: DirectX 9 compatible
    • Hard Drive: 6 GB of free space
    • Sound: DirectX 9 compatible
Helpful customer reviews
167 of 185 people (90%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
18.9 hrs on record
Posted: April 25
This game is a MUST for anyone who loves:
-Horror
-Zombies
-Fallout
-FPS
-Customization
-Vodka
-Cheeki breeki
11/10 "ITS LIKE FALLOUT BUT MORE RUSSIANS -IGN
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104 of 119 people (87%) found this review helpful
4 people found this review funny
21.7 hrs on record
Posted: March 29
For all of those contemplating on getting the game.... let me break it down for you like this. The game takes place is a radioactive cluster ♥♥♥♥ in russia. For all those expecting to walk out into the wastes and become welcomed by a forest of gumdrops and rivers of chocolate with fuzzy kittens rubbing at your feet, you've never been more wrong. Everything that isn't a landscaping prop will try to ♥♥♥♥in' kill yo ♥♥♥. Packs of wild dogs run around knipping at your ball hair, wild hogs humping the ♥♥♥♥ out of you. In soviet russia, zombies shoot you.... no really the ♥♥♥♥ing zombies shoot at you with ♥♥♥♥ing machine guns. As if this ♥♥♥♥ got even better, you got special creatures that go invisible and only show up when they are 5 ft infront of you and suck the blood out of your noob ♥♥♥. Then jabba the hut and yoda had crazy ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ and spawned this little ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ in a cloak who has telekentic powers that shoots boxes at you and I know some of you cowboys and "shotgun billS" will try and run up and deliver a lead salad to its punk ♥♥♥ face, but wait, he'll rip that ♥♥♥♥ from your hands and slap your pee pee so hard you'll somehow ♥♥♥♥ yourself. If you somehow manage to un♥♥♥♥ yourself and not die from the gratuitous amount of ♥♥♥♥ he will throw at you. You'll have to empty five clips into his dwarf ♥♥♥ before he croaks. Aside from everything that sees you as food, there are these emissions that occur. If you're out in the open without cover, you're ♥♥♥♥ed and you basically die unless you have antibiotics... idk how that works.. but emissions are pretty random. Think of them like a thunderstorm and a nuclear bomb had a baby and it occurs on random. I can't count the amount of energy drinks I had to consume pack ratting weapons into a ♥♥♥♥ing hole in the floor just to live from this ♥♥♥♥. Storyline is long and there is a lot of ♥♥♥♥ to do. Main cash flow in the game are artifacts and some high priced weapons you probably wont sell. You have to go searching in the wastes for these ♥♥♥♥ing things only to feel like your being ripped off by the vendors. Some artifacts bring in a nice penny though. Most creatures are tougher than mike tyson on pcp, so don't be stingy with your ammo. MAKE SURE THAT ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥S DEAD IN THE DIRT. Your weps and equipment are going to degrade fast as hell. Do you have man ♥♥♥♥? No problem. Some creatures will knock those ♥♥♥♥ right off your chest... along with a good chunk of your health. Doesn't matter how good your equipment is... if you don't have skill you're going to die... a ♥♥♥♥load of times... learning curve is easy the more creatures and the different kinds you face but it never gets easier. Use enviornment to your advantage. Some areas are darker than ♥♥♥♥, which hides most creatures like the burer who shoots motha ♥♥♥♥ing mind bullets at you. That's pretty much it. So if you like swamp ♥♥♥, eating highly processed sausages and vodka and shooting ♥♥♥♥ and dying and explosions and eating nails for breakfast lunch and dinner.... this game is for you.

BTW. The game does not come with KY jelly. Before you play I advise you to go to your nearest store and buy some.
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85 of 100 people (85%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
87.9 hrs on record
Posted: May 11
>S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Call of Pripyat
>Pripyat never calls

10/10
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53 of 59 people (90%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
28.6 hrs on record
Posted: June 2
> Went artifact hunting
> Saw a pseudodog by his lonesome
> Shoot it and it runs off
> Minutes later it returns with about 15 or more dogs
> Chased me till I run out of stamina
> Accidentally felled into an anomaly cave
> Dogs stopped chasing me and ran away
> Blowout started
> Was out of ammo and health was low
> Somehow survived the blowout and the anomalies in the cave
> Got out of the cave with my expensive ecologist suit on 15% durability
> Got attacked by mercenaries
> My expensive suit broke
> Got back to Skadovsk with all my gear broken or gone.
> Bought a bottle of Vodka
> Cheeki Breeki time

10/10 "Would go artifact hunting again"
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45 of 47 people (96%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
7.9 hrs on record
Posted: February 18
STALKER is a diamond in the rough... it doesnt have nearly enough attention it should yet it is still a known game.
If you like fallout
if you like survival games
if you like atmospheric, story rich, intense fist person goodness.
GET.
THIS.
GAME.
i will guarantee you will enjoy it.

PROS:
+ Atmospheric and realistic
+ story rich
+ long gameplay, huge map
+ many interesting guns, mutants and characters
+ AI is amazing
+ lots of complete overhaul mods (Misery 2.1)
+ Intense gunplay
+ day-night cycle... night is actually scary
(the list could go on so im stopping it here.. but you get it)

CONS:
- couple years old, looks a tad ugly
- steam doesnt like this game, meaning it bugs out a lot and crashes (get the disc version)
- GSC (company) is dead... however has recently come back from grave, working on new title (new stalker???)
- can get extremely hard



Good luck STALKER
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