S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2: Heart of Chornobyl, developed by Ukrainian company GSC Game World, won the Most Anticipated Game nomination at PC Gaming Show.

130 nominees competed for the title of the Most Anticipated Game, but S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2: Heart of Chornobyl won. The development was also named the most impressive and exciting.

“S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2: Heart of Chornobyl” promises players an incredible and atmospheric world based on the events related to the Exclusion Zone that arose after the Chernobyl accident. The game promises an expanded open world, impressive graphics and the latest gameplay solutions.

The developers of GSC Game World are grateful for the aspirations of fans and experts who hope for unique and impressive gameplay in this sequel to the legendary S.T.A.L.K.E.R. series. The Ukrainian company has become the pride of the national gaming industry and continues to attract the attention of the world audience with its creative achievements.

During the event dedicated to the rating announcement, Yevgeniy Hryhorovych, CEO of GSC Game World, spoke about the creative process surrounding the game development.

Expressing his emotions, he described the project as “the biggest and most difficult” in their career. This is a testament to the attitude towards S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2: Heart of Chornobyl as an extremely ambitious project that has grown from the very beginning into an “ultimatum challenge for developers”.

The organizers of the event admitted that already at the development stage, the game became a big challenge for the creative team. It turned out that there were complex tasks and technical difficulties that required a lot of effort and endurance. However, thanks to dedication, teamwork and creativity, the development team successfully overcame all difficulties, bringing the project to an impressive level of improvement. This experience only emphasizes the exclusivity and reliability of GSC Game World in the gaming industry.


Entrepreneur and investor Maksym Krippa

The S.T.A.L.K.E.R. series of open-world and first-person shooter video games is developed by the Ukrainian company GSC Game World. It was founded by Sergey Hryhorovych in 1995. In September 2023, investor Maxim Krippa became the new ultimate beneficiary. The businessman has extensive experience in the esports industry, which allows him to make successful deals.

Since 2018, he has been the majority owner of the leading esports team NAVI. Maxim Krippa also invests in Maincast, a Ukrainian esports broadcasting company.