GSC has announced that a sequel to STALKER: Shadow of Chernobyl
is in the works for multiple platforms and will be titled as simple STALKER 2
. Well, assuming you take all those annoying full stops out anyway.
is currently set for a 2012 release date, though GSC has nailed down anything more specific than that and has been known to miss deadlines in the past. The original STALKER
was supposed to hit shelves in 2003, but didn't arrive until 2007.
GSC has kept any further information close to its chest, refusing to announce specific platforms or features, though is has confirmed that STALKER 2
will introduce an entirely new engine.
It's not clear how STALKER 2
will effect GSC Game Worlds' previously discussed plans to bring the original STALKER
games have been both successful and popular in the past, but have also been known for rough translation and buggy initial releases. We ended up reviewing STALKER: Clear Sky twice
as a result.
You can check out our review of the most recent STALKER
game, STALKER: Call of Pripyat
, for more information on the series.
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