One of the most unforgiving apocalyptic scenarios out there can be found within the bowels of S.T.A.L.K.E.R. The area surrounding the infamous Chernobyl incident has succumbed to yet another explosion at the very same power plant, and now those unlucky enough to inhabit The Zone, as it's called, are forced to live as nomads and scavengers while keeping away from the various pockets of radiation around them, which could mean certain death at any given moment. Sound harsh? It is.