Chasing dangerous mutants and supernatural anomalies, that’s how players know the Chernobyl exclusion zone from Stalker. Choosing a completely different approach Chernobyl Liquidators Simulator. Here you slip into the lead suit of the »liquidators« who had to clean up the real contaminated area shortly after the catastrophe in 1986.
The game is still on until June 22, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. Europe time
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What is Chernobyl Liquidators about?
The gameplay is as unusual as it is disturbing: Chernobyl Liquidators Simulator wants to make the work of the clean-up workers at the damaged nuclear power plant tangible with simulation. You put out fires, contain radiation and even follow orders to cover up the misfortune.
Or not: Interestingly, in many places you have the free choice whether you want to obey the orders or prefer to contravene them. The tasks of the liquidators not only include fire extinguishing and dumping, but also evacuating people living in the area or killing contaminated animals. Chernobyl Liquidators Simulator is supposed to offer many moral dec isions that are up to the player himself.
Radiation exposure also requires thorough control: this is how you use a Geiger counter to measure radioactivity. Other authentic technical devices that were essential for the liquidators are also used in the game.
The demo gives you the opportunity to interactively experience what is probably the greatest man-made catastrophe from a new, realistic perspective. That could open up a new perspective not only for stalker fans, but also for players interested in history in general.
Stalker 2: First gameplay instantly brings back memories of the old days
How great the gameplay of Stalker 2 looks, on the other hand, you can see in the trailer. The long-awaited sequel to the classic shooter Stalker: Shadow of Chernobyl wants to stay true to the mood of the original.