GDN writes: "Marking what feels like the 25th entrance in the S.T.A.L.K.E.R. series, the first thing I wrote down after firing up my review copy was, "Man, this feels dated." This is coming from someone who has never played any of the previous titles, mind you. Surprising right? S.T.A.L.K.E.R.'s biggest problems arise from the lack of fluidity between level structures, however, fans of the previous game should take care when reading the rest of this review. Newcomers should please note the ad conveniently placed on the right of your screen and exit promptly."