STALKER Shadow Of Chernobyl CD Key is a shooter survival horror game that is to be played from the first person perspective. It has been created by GSC Game World, while THQ is its publisher. The gameplay’s background has been set in near future, within an alternative reality, where disaster strikes with the nuclear explosion at Chernobyl power plant, thereby causing strange noises to appear from its surrounding region. It includes first person shooter and role playing elements. The storyline in it is non-linear and gameplay elements has introduced like two way communication and trading with the NPC’s.
Some of the game’s terminology and background has been borrowed from Roadside Picnic, the popular sci-fi novella written by Arkady and Boris Strugatsky, as well as the 1979 movie Stalker by Andrei Tarkovsky. The game runs on X-Ray Engine and released in 2007. It is both a single player and multiplayer game. Positive reviews were received by the game, with praises being directed at its depth and style. The most favored element in the game is the Zone design. Also, some critics had stated that although Shadow of Chernobyl was a bleak game, it does capture the post apocalyptic setting just perfectly, making the gameplay interesting. Some also have termed to be among the scariest PC game ever to be developed.