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S.T.A.L.K.E.R. ‘Lost Alpha’ mod opens up game world

S.T.A.L.K.E.R. Lost Alpha is a new mod for GSC Game World’s title currently in development courtesy of modding group Dezowave. The group hopes to restore the spirit of GSC’s early alpha concepts for S.T.A.L.K.E.R. which followed a more open, survival horror-based route.


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  • S.T.A.L.K.E.R. ‘Lost Alpha’ mod opens up game world

    S.T.A.L.K.E.R. Lost Alpha is a new mod for GSC Game World’s title currently in development courtesy of modding group Dezowave. The group hopes to restore the spirit of GSC’s early alpha concepts for S.T.A.L.K.E.R. which followed a more open, survival horror-based route.

  • S.T.A.L.K.E.R. rights disputed as GSC Game World claims it still has ownership

    The S.T.A.L.K.E.R. license was said to have changed hands earlier this week, as German publisher bitComposer issued a press release to state that it had acquired the rights from author Boris Natanovich Strygatsky, who passed away in November. Shadow of Chernobyl developer GSC Game World has stepped in to dispute bitComposer’s claim. FIGHT!!

  • S.T.A.L.K.E.R. game adaptation rights acquired by bitComposer

    bitComposer Entertainment AG has acquired the rights for future adaptations of the S.T.A.L.K.E.R. brand from Boris Natanovich Strygatsky, according to a press release on the firm’s official site.

  • S.T.A.L.K.E.R 2 collapse was ‘forced move’: Survarium dev explains all

    S.T.A.L.K.E.R 2 development collapsed unexpectedly in 2011 and it led to the formation of Vostok Games, developers of incoming MMOFPS Survarium. Team member Oleg Yavorsky has discussed with VG247 the nature of the game’s cancellation and the demise of developer GSC Game World, calling it a ‘forced move’. He also revealed that the team tried […]

  • Union Studio founded by former S.T.A.L.K.E.R. devs

    A few brief snippets of evidence reveal the remnants of GSC Game World may have coalesced on a second new centre.

  • S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2 development “frozen”, ex-GSC devs form new studio

    Veterans from GSC Game World have formed a new studio called Vostock Games, and the first title from the firm, Survarium, is a free-to-play MMOFPS homage to S.T.A.L.K.E.R. The firm’s official website noted since S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2 development has been “frozen” since December, and since the firm being “unable to secure the IP rights to continue with the Stalker franchise,” it […]

  • S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2 video shows off animations

    In the religious spirit of Easter, S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2 appears to have resurrected.

  • GSC: S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2 still on track, no date yet

    GSC has yet again moved to assure fans that work on S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2 is still ongoing.

  • GSC Game World titles coming to GOG starting with Cossacks Analogy

    GOG has announced the addition of GSC Game World titles to its digital library, starting with an entry from the studio’s tactical RTS series Cossacks. The anthology bundles together Cossacks: European Wars with the expansion packs Cossacks: Art of War and Cossacks: Back to War. The Cossacks Analogy lands today for $5.99 and comes complete […]

  • GSC Game World: “Nothing is certain”, studio will do its “best to continue”

    S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2 developer GCS Game World has issued its promised statement on the studio’s future. Short version: it’s not good news.

  • GSC – S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2 to have always-on DRM

    In an interview with Ukrainian site KP, GSC Game World studio head Sergey Grigorovich explained how the DRM would work in S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2 when it is released.

  • Russia might be getting its very own S.T.A.L.K.E.R. TV show

    A teaser site and a pilot for a television series of S.T.A.L.K.E.R., and funded by the game’s developer GSC Game World has surfaced online.

  • Weekend deal on Steam is S.T.A.L.K.E.R.

    Steam has a S.T.A.L.K.E.R. Bundle on sale this weekend for 75 percent off until August 23. This means it will only run you $9.99.

  • GSC Game World announces S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2

    GSC Game World has announced it’s developing S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2.

  • S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Call of Pripyat gets February 5 UK release

    Koch just confirmed a February 5 street date for S.T.A.L.K.E.R : Call of Pripyat in the UK, Nordic and Italy.

  • S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Call of Pripyat launching Feb 2 in the US

    S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Call of Pripyat will launch on February 2 in the US, Viva Media and bitcomposer said today. Viva Media boss Carlo Voelker said: “S.T.A.L.K.E.R. Call of Pripyat is the third in the highly successful Shooter/RPG franchise developed by GSC Game World. The game opens up a dark world where players can immerse themselves into […]

  • S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Call of Pripyat goes to Q1 2010, system specs released

    bitComposer’s site‘s confirmed S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Call of Pripyat for a Q1 2010 release, quashing hopes of a 2009 ship. Some system specs for you there, in addition: Minimum OS: Windows® XP CPU: 2.0GHz Intel® Pentium® 4 or AMD Athlon™ 2200+ RAM: 512 MB GPU: 128 MB RAM DirectX® 8.0 compatible Card e.g. GeForce 5700 or Radeon […]

  • S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Call of Pripyat video is a bit creepy

    A new video for S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Call of Pripyat shows off the irradiated Zone near the Chernobyl. Looks like there are horrific anomalies in the landscape, with dangerous things lurking and lying in wait for you. Spooky. Aim your weapon and don’t miss, because it apparently takes loads of bullets to kill whatever those things are. […]

  • S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Call of Pripyat to be published by bitComposer

    bitComposer have been confirmed as the publisher to S.TA.L.K.E.R: Call of Pripyat worldwide. It comes as developer GSC Game World told VG247 yesterday that an announcement concerning a publisher for the title would be coming very soon. Press release is after the break. It’s due for a fall release on the PC.

  • S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Call of Pripyat – some screenshots

    Remember S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Call of Pripyat? It still hasn’t come out. In case you’d forgotten about it, have some new images. This doesn’t actually have a publisher yet. It’s releasing this “autumn,” apparently.

  • Call of Pripyat to provide “complete set of new locations” for S.T.A.L.K.E.R. fans

    GSC’s Oleg Yavorsky has told RPS that STALKER followers can expect a full range of new environments in the next in the shooter series. “We will present a complete set of new locations in Call of Pripyat,” said the developer. “This includes the Pripyat river basin and its rusty fleet standing still for over 20 […]

  • S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Call of Pripyat – system requirements and screens

    The official website for S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Call of Pripyat has gone up revealing system requirements and a few new screenshots. In order to play GSC’s S.T.A.L.K.E.R. add-on you will need: Minimum System Requirements Intel Pentium 4 2.0 Ghz / AMD XP 2200+ 512 MB RAM 128 MB DirectX 8.0 compatible card / nVIDIA GeForce 5700 / […]

  • S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Call of Pripyat gets first screens [Update]

    GSC’s put out the first two screens on the now-confirmed S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Call of Pripyat, as you can see after the break. The title promises a new story and a new version of the developer’s A-Life system over Shadown of Chernobyl and Clear Sky. It’s out this autumn. Update: There’s more in shots from a Russian […]

  • S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Clear Sky hits US on September 15

    According this this Shacknews story, S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Clear Sky has been confirmed for a September 15 launch in the US. The game was delayed at the end of August thanks to a lack of CD keys in the initial shipment. More through the link.

  • PC Gamer gives S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Clear Sky 6.8, fate sealed

    That’s it, really. PC Gamer’s given S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Clear Sky a miserable 6.8/10, as you can see on CVG. Probably won’t play it, if we’re being honest. Get more sad-smiley-face scores here.

  • EG gives S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Clear Sky a 7, pattern emerges

    Eurogamer’s given S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Clear Sky 7/10, which added to IGN’s 70 percent and PC Zone’s cover score of 88 percent should give you a good idea that this probably isn’t quite what it was supposed to be. Snip: There’s been a lot of negativity, hasn’t there? There’s still a lot of what made Stalker so […]

  • Clear Sky gets twatting from IGN

    Uh oh. Despite an 88 percent cover review from PCZone, IGN UK’s posted a 7/10 for the GSC sequel, saying it has a “reactorful of misfires” and “so much decaying flesh attached to it that cutting through to the admittedly very healthy bone below may prove too tall an order.” Snip: There’s also a stack […]

  • S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Clear Sky reviewed in PC Zone, whole thing scanned

    The first S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Clear Sky review’s in, and it’s an 88 percent from UK mag PC Zone. The review lauds the shooter for being the “game Shadow of Chernobyl was meant to be,” but decries it for “crap script.” Swings and roundabouts. You can read the entire thing on

  • Lack of CD keys causes S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Clear Sky US recall

    According to Shacknews, S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Clear Sky’s been delayed “a few days” in the US, as copies shipped to stores have been recalled. The problem, says Bluesnews, is that initial shipments didn’t contain CD keys. Clear Sky was supposed to release on September 5.

  • New S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Clear Sky vid shows more DX10 stuff

    Koch’s posted a new video of STALKER: Clear Sky, showing off a lot of graphical features DX10 users can expect to enjoy in the shooter prequel. The game’s out at the end of August, and from the look of it it’s going to be a must for anyone with a passing interest in PCs and […]