InsightBits writes, "shocking, terrifying, empty, compelling, tough. These are just a few words I scribbled down after my first couple of hours with the latest instalment of the STALKER franchise, and I feel they sum up my experience perfectly.
STALKER: Call of Pripyat (for those not in the know) is the third part of GSC Gameworld ´s collection of FPS tales about the wasteland zones surrounding the infamous Chernobyl nuclear disaster of 1986. The fallout of the explosion and subsequent radiation of the district has lead to the creation a contained society, inhabited by fortune hunters, mutants, warring factions and all manner of crazy things. In CoP, the government has decided to reclaim the area, and you have been sent in to discover the fate of an advance party of helicopters. Alone"