S.T.A.L.K.E.R. Shadow of Chernobyl features an immersive storyline, seamlessly blended with non-linear living world, that offers over 60 hours of unique FPS/Survival gameplay. In 1986, the world's most horrific nuclear disaster took place in Chernobyl. After subsequent unexplained explosions in 2006, a military zone is set up preventing access to this area. Stories of anomalous energy disturbances and strange sightings within the Zone are frequent - only the foolhardy or insane venture in. After having been found unconscious in the zone, you have become a S.T.A.L.K.E.R. A mercenary paid by scientists and other undisclosed groups, you search for strange artifacts, information and technologies while striving to regain your memory. But you're not alone - rival S.T.A.L.K.E.R.s, military guards, mutants, and deadly creatures stand in your way as you try to unravel the mystery of the Zone and your own identity. Play through an amazingly powerful and atmospheric re-creation of the grim apocalyptic world of Chernobyl, in a game that combines action, stealth, and survival elements.