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

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Developed by
Released
Platform
Mature
ESRB Rating
Genre
Perspective
Gameplay
Interface
Setting
81
Critic Score
100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
4.0
User Score
5 point score based on user ratings.

The game ratings for each category and platform are displayed below. The score for a particular platform is the average of all categories. Games must have 5 votes before they are given a MobyScore.

Breakdown by Rating Category

Acting
The quality of the actors' performances in the game (including voice acting).
3.7
AI
How smart (or dumb) you perceive the game's artificial intelligence to be
3.9
Gameplay
How well the game mechanics work (player controls, game action, interface, etc.)
4.0
Graphics
The quality of the art, or the quality/speed of the drawing routines
4.3
Personal Slant
How much you personally like the game, regardless of other attributes
4.0
Sound / Music
The quality of the sound effects and/or music composition
4.0
Story / Presentation
The main creative ideas in the game and how well they're executed
3.9
Overall User Score (96 votes)4.0


User Reviews

Flawed as a genre hybrid; great as an experience Unicorn Lynx (181697) 4.43 Stars4.43 Stars4.43 Stars4.43 Stars4.43 Stars
S.T.A.L.K.E.R. is a great game, which unfortunately falls short of the mark for attaining “classic” status. Nick Drew (412) 3.86 Stars3.86 Stars3.86 Stars3.86 Stars3.86 Stars
This one creates history! SifouNaS (1326) 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars
[v1.0] I don’t speak Russian, but I speak S.T.A.L.K.E.R. Indra was here (20921) 3.71 Stars3.71 Stars3.71 Stars3.71 Stars3.71 Stars
It has flaws, but the unique gameplay and mesmorizing game world make S:SoC one of the most unique games in years. Kaddy B. (796) 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars
The best game ever made, S.T.A.L.K.E.R. sets a new standard in the genre. Spartan_234 (460) 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars