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[FB] Stalker 2 cancelled for good, new game being worked on instead

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The reason we cannot continue with the development of Stalker 2 is we and our new investors we unable to come to an agreement with the IP rights onwer. The entire team that was working on Stalker is now working on a new project called Survarium. We are so grateful for the support over the years and despite our best efforts we have to move on from Stalker which is as hard for us as it is for you. However, we feel that our new studio and project will be something unique and fill the void left by Stalker as well as add a lot more! -Your Stalker Team-

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Well now I am unhappy. Pretty much the only single player type game I could enjoy any more and now its gone.

I'll try to update the thread with more info as it becomes available.

Here is a video they posted talking about gsc closing down.
Edited by Chimeracaust - 4/25/12 at 11:16am
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Stalker will be back one day.
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I'd like to see how they'd handle an MMO-styled Stalker game. I doubt they can make a 'good-one' but I'll wait and see.
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Originally Posted by Alfwich View Post

Stalker will be back one day.

I wouldn't supprised if another studio bought the rights and took a crack at the series in 10-15 years, but I am saddened that gsc and stalker are no more frown.gif
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There are gigantic bugs crawling around behind them in the video . Wonder if it is a hint as to what is to come.
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I hope that Survarium will be spiritual successor to Stalker games.
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Judging rom that YT clip, aside from this new game being a F2P MMOFPS it looks like it will be a spiritual successor to Stalker on a bigger scale.
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Certain parts of STALKER I was completely in love with but I found it mostly buggy and broken. Sort of felt like a time capsule game with really good graphics. I feel worse about the devs potentially losing jobs because of this more then not seeing another stalker game. It was definitely cool and interesting but I felt no urgent need to play another one.

I think it must have hurt them that the first one languished in development for so long. It really did feel more like an early 2000's game then a game relased in 2008. I remember being hyped for stalker, hl2 and doom 3 at the same time.
    
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Well.. this is extremely sad news frown.gif

Survarium it is then, looking forward to it.
    
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Unfortunately this news is not satisfactory for myself or for other S.T.A.L.K.E.R. fans who were eagerly anticipating the latest revision and addition to the series.
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