For those of you who are interested in pre-ordering your copy of S.T.A.L.K.E.R., you can do so, online at Best Buy. Here's some of what they have to say about the game...
"S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl is a roleplaying game that puts you in the role of a stalker. You earn money by shoveling embers out of the Zone and selling objects to underground dealers and scientists. With the money you earn you can purchase equipment, weapons and protective suits to take you further into the Zone. Explore an interactive environment with changing times of day, weather and other features. Be careful and stay aware as you explore the Zone, because dangers lurk around every corner."
According to the requirements, you'll need a Pentium III, 1Gz with 500MB of Hard Drive space, along with a GeForce 3 or Raedon 8500 or higher video card. Their release date is set for 3/1/2005.