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GSC is closed, STALKER 2 cancelled [Up5: GSC: Wait for Up6 in mid-January]

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Yeah, subversus is quite reliable, and this looked like a major newspaper, so something seemed wrong with the denial.

Although it does make you wonder why they denied it in the first place.
 

BeeDog

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Worst gaming news in quite a while.

...

FUUUUUUUUUUUU-


NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!


Oh man, oh God, oh man, oh God...
 

Mush

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Damn. I've always had an interest in playing the STALKER series, maybe this will finally be the straw that breaks the camel's back.
 
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I'm guessing the person who runs the Twitter is a separate marketer who might not have received the news at the same time as everyone else.

it's plausible the employee didn't know it was 100% certain they were closing yet and was learning just now for the first time like the rest of us.

Could've been anyone posting from that account. Could be as a disgruntled employee wanting to confuse matters.

Good points. All possible.
 

HTuran

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Looks like some concept art leaked, too.

http://blog.ascian.me/2011/12/leaked-screenshots-concept-art-and.html







Fuck ;—;
 

DangerStepp

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I'm still confused by the reason for the closing. I read the OP but it doesn't make much sense to me.

The government wants their money?
 

Nekofrog

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I don't know much about the Stalker series. I got a code with a processor or a video card for Stalker: Call of Pripyat. Spent all of 15 minutes on it before I closed it and uninstalled. That game was just baaad. Are the other Stalker games better?
 

mclem

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No! No! Nooooo!

Please CD Projekt Red buy them or something, please, please, please....

Given #1 of the reasons listed in the OP, that may not be an option... but I do have to say, that's the sort of environment in which I could see the team thriving.
 

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I don't know much about the Stalker series. I got a code with a processor or a video card for Stalker: Call of Pripyat. Spent all of 15 minutes on it before I closed it and uninstalled. That game was just baaad. Are the other Stalker games better?


Get out here Stalker.
 

K.Jack

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I'm guessing the person who runs the Twitter is a separate marketer who might not have received the news at the same time as everyone else.

I get the sad picture, of someone walking up to his cubicle with the news a few seconds after he posted on Twitter.
 

DangerStepp

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There's a lot of corruption in some Eastern European countries, so some branch of Ukraine's law enforcement wants to make cash off of their work and has the authority and/or power to take them over and get it.
That's just insane to me--I can't wrap my head around that.

Those S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2 concepts are breaking my freakin' heart. R.I.P to the most interesting series I've played in years.

Quite possibly the last PC game of it's ilk. We will never see a title like that ever again.
 

sparky2112

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Well, off to play CoP finally as a tribute.

You know, if it's so currupt over there, just take the IP and give it to someone else outside the country.
 

Anton Sugar

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Quite possibly the last PC game of it's ilk. We will never see a title like that ever again.

While this might be exaggeration, STALKER really was everything that was great about old school PC gaming. Near unmatched atmosphere, no handholding, great gunplay, open world...all of this made the abundance of jank kind of charming.

Gonna have to play some CoP tonight :(
 

I H8 Memes

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This sucks. Would like to get an official response for why the studio was closed though. The #1 reason in the OP sounds unlikely. Do a bunch of bozos on a police force think they can develop a game?