Gaming S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by Tim S, 19 Mar 2007.

  1. Tim S

    Tim S Well-Known Member

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  2. topher

    topher SHam!

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    awesome one must purchase ASAP
     
  3. quack

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    My next game purchase!
     
  4. kenco_uk

    kenco_uk I unsuccessfully then tried again

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    Wow, looks like the boys done good, then. Good review, btw. Making no mention at all of Half Life 2 is surprising :)

    I might have to buy this.
     
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  5. perplekks45

    perplekks45 LIKE AN ANIMAL!

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    I think about buying it too. And I'll be happy running it at 16x12 max details and stuff but I don't think it looks that great. Judging from the MP beta. Has graphics improved since that beta? Like in 1-2 months? Don't think so. I think it looks good but it's too dark and too much grey and brown.

    Anyways... I'll get it as I'm kind of a FPS junkie. :)
     
  6. Solidus

    Solidus Superhuman

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    I played it at the beginning where you must rescue nimble...and i wasnt too impressed. Apologies but it felt very outdated. I agree that the storyline was very very weak, it didnt create any emotion, any attatchment to what was happening.
    It felt like just another shooter...i dont know what the big deal about this game was but i didnt see anything that set it apart.

    I think maybe im expecting too much, i dont mean to be controversial for the sake of arguing or anything (as im not) but i do think this game is overhyped way too much.
    Its attempting to be a combination of Fear and half-life without copying either of the twos best qualitys.
    Just another generic shooter to me.

    Just my 2cents, apologies if i come across offensive to any diehard fans, i dont mean to be at all.

    -Solidus
     
  7. Hamish

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    you played the first intro mission and you feel qualified to say the storyline is weak? :lol:
     
  8. riggs

    riggs ^_^

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    Ooh, sounds like it'll run ok on my lappy then (C2D 2.1Ghz, 2GB, 7900GTX 512) - wootage!

    Nice review btw, but I've got to say, I do miss the performance graphs you used to create. They were a really simple and quick way to see FPS across various systems...
     
  9. Cthippo

    Cthippo Can't mod my way out of a paper bag

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    Yeah, this is definatly on my list. How is it being distributed? Steam perhaps?
     
  10. Solidus

    Solidus Superhuman

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    Well it felt that way. Im not saying i qualify for anything more than my opinion. Either a game grabs your attention at the start or it doesnt and bores you - This bored me =/
     
  11. Mankz

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    Allready got my pre-order in on Amazon.
     
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    I'm stuck with my state-of-the-art Pentium 3 machine w/integrated graphics... untill FOREVER!!!!!!!! God someone shoot me...
     
  13. LAGMonkey

    LAGMonkey Group 7 error

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  14. Paradigm Shifter

    Paradigm Shifter de nihilo nihil fit

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    I've read a (perhaps unsubstantiated) rumour that this game has StarForce. If it does, I won't be buying it. Can anyone clear this up? Cheers. :D
     
  15. modsquad

    modsquad Grease Monkey Undergraduate..

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    nice review. I have also pre-ordered a copy..
    looking forward to this game..
     
  16. _DTM2000_

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    Looks good to me, just placed a pre-order.

    Hope it doesn't have StarForce, it's caused me loads of problems in the past. :grr:
     
  17. Hamish

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    afaik the russian one as starforce and the EU/US ones have securom
     
  18. orb

    orb satisfying.

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    It's SecuROM all over.


    Tim, do you have any pictures of this game @ 2560x1600?
     
  19. Paradigm Shifter

    Paradigm Shifter de nihilo nihil fit

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    OK. That's good to know. :D Thanks. :D
     
  20. Kipman725

    Kipman725 When did I get a custom title!?!

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    looks fun and I reckon I can forgive the mentioned bugs
     
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