THE GOOD: A brand new, hyped up PC game for $35 dollars...I've never seen that before. The concept behind this game is quite original I think. Yes, you can reduce it to "just another FPS game", but the story is pretty unique.
In the remains of the Chernobyl catastrophe, you are a Stalker fighting to survive by completing missions for pay, collecting rare artifacts for sale or use, and finding help in the form of allies or weapons along the way.
You can sway people to be friendly, neutral, or enemies based off of your actions to them and/or the faction that they belong to. You can even join certain factions and create some nice bonuses for yourself.
The shooting system is pretty good. It's at least more realistic than previous games. Every shot doesn't kill, sometimes they completely miss because the further away you are the more inaccurate a weapon becomes. There is also a great selection of weapons to choose from.
The graphics can be very nice, too. Some of the scenery is really up to d...