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STALKER 2 coming in 2022 to Xbox Game Pass

‘There is no friendship in the Zone.’ True that, Curly Vitya.

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S.T.A.L.K.E.R. mod is ModDB’s ‘Mod of the Year’ for 2016

ModDB.com, the enormous modding repository, has named its Mod of the Year for 2016 and the user-voted honor goes to S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Call of Chernobyl (pictured). The mod, by TeamEPIC, launched...

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Watch Cradle, a sci fi adventure from former STALKER devs

Watch on YouTube | Subscribe to Polygon on YouTube In 2013 Polygon traveled to Kiev, Ukraine where we met Flying Cafe for Semianimals, a small team with roots deep in the STALKER franchise. Their...

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The company that made STALKER is back with their next game, Cossacks 3

Late last year GSC Game World, known in the West as the studio that developed the STALKER games, returned from self-imposed exile. Today the studio announces its next title, Cossacks 3, a remake of...

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The original developer of STALKER re-opens, has a good laugh, announces new game

GSC Game World, the original makers of the STALKER games, is back in business, reports Gamesindustry.biz. In a bizarre turn of events, the company that essentially self destructed in 2011 is back...

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STALKER devs working on survival horror spiritual successor Areal

Areal hit Kickstarter this week from former developers of the STALKER series at West Games, who are hoping to create a spiritual successor to GSC Game World's dormant survival horror franchise. T...

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PlayStation TV, Wind Waker HD and the Ukraine: Speed Run

Sony unveiled the PlayStation Vita TV, which puts handheld games on the big screen, and refreshed the PS Vita with some new, lighter models. We spoke with Eiji Aonuma, Nintendo's point man for all...

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Stalker fallout: Polygon traces the exodus from Kiev's legendary GSC Game World

Sergei Grigorovich was the CEO of the largest game developer in Eastern Europe, GSC Game World. He and his company were famous for two game series. The first was Cossacks, a set of real-time...

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Stalker: Call of Pripyat turns up the realism in latest Misery 2.0 mod teaser

The latest teaser trailer for the Misery 2.0 mod of Stalker: Call of Pripyat gives a glimpse at the graphical improvements made to the game's apocalyptic landscape, as well as a very quick look at...