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SgtRicko from Guam, USA Relationship Status: Hounds of love are hunting
Oct 31st 2014 at 9:15:06 AM

Pity. It had a nice trailer and interesting premise, especially since many games don't really get the Bounty Hunter IN SPACE! aspect aspect right. Guess they felt it wasn't right either.

Would you believe I never fully watched the original Indiana Jones trilogy? I gotta correct that someday.
RoboZombie is on the verge of a great collapse today
is on the verge of a great collapse today
Jun 14th 2016 at 2:10:08 AM

I feel like I'd be more interested in "Silent Hill on a spaceship" if they didn't try to graft the Prey name onto it because this has nothing in common with either Prey 1 or what we saw of Human Head's sequel. Admittedly their sequel didn't seem to have much to do with the first one on the surface but HH talked about how it tied in. Meanwhile, Arkane exact words were "this isn't a reboot, sequel, prequel, or remake, no it's an Arkane reimagining"

edited 14th Jun '16 2:10:21 AM by RoboZombie

Jun 14th 2016 at 2:31:43 AM

The first one had a creepy horror vibe as well as shooter elements - the body horror side at least. I'm sure Arkane will do well with this but, yeah, not quite a Prey style game. Not sure why it needs that IP slapping on it.

The Noir-esque concept actually looked really interesting and I'm quite sad we won't be getting that universe. There was scope there for your bounty hunter gumshoe type to get embroiled in something bigger than bounties, maybe even tying to the sphere aliens from the first game.

Jun 14th 2016 at 2:32:46 AM

It's a bit too early to call it a "Silent Hill in space", as it was just announced and we only got some lines from the developer. The game has the same basic premise of being hunted by alien in a ship from the first, and seems to be more of a System Shock than anything. I'd wait for more information.

It's most likely a combination of development complications with Prey 2, and the fact that the original was neither the commercial success nor the industry-changing revolution that had been hoped for.

edited 14th Jun '16 2:34:21 AM by YoKab

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Jun 14th 2016 at 3:35:49 PM

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Ecrivan Amused Relationship Status: Too sexy for my shirt
Amused
Jun 16th 2016 at 4:06:06 AM

I could of swore that somewhere one of the devs said that this game was indeed inspired by System Shock (and that game inspired Dead Space and Bioshock). So far I am very curious about what this game will do.

If it picks up the old mantle that Dead Space and Bioshock left it and then improves upon them it'll definitely be a must buy for me

Formerly known as Bleddyn And I am feeling like a ghost Resident Perky Goth
Jun 16th 2016 at 1:01:51 PM

Chris Avellone? Neat.

It'd be nice if they'd rerelease the original, though. It's not on any of the digital distribution sites, as far as I'm aware.

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Gault Laugh and grow dank! from beyond the kingdom Relationship Status: P.S. I love you
Laugh and grow dank!
Aug 5th 2016 at 7:13:01 AM

Official gameplay trailer, everyone!

I remember saying to myself a while ago, "Huh, this E3 trailer reminds me of the Shock games. If this Prey reboot amounts to something like System Shock, but developed by Arkane, then sign me the fuck up!"

I'm glad to report that yes, that appears to be what this is. And I am fucking psyched!

Dishonored was great, Dishonored 2 looks similarly good, and Arkane is a studio with a fantastic reputation. Can't fuckin' wait!

yey
pblades Serving Crits from Chaldea
Serving Crits
Aug 5th 2016 at 8:09:41 AM

Too spoopy for me. tongue

But yeah, Arkane is great. I'm eagerly waiting for Dishonored 2, and I might pick up Prey after half/a year when it's on sale.

"The literal meaning of life is whatever you're doing that prevents you from killing yourself." Albert Camus
Aug 12th 2016 at 5:36:01 AM

Apparently game is gonna use CryEngine this time. You'd almost think Arkane would either stick to Void (used for Dishonored 2) or return to Unreal.

Gault Laugh and grow dank! from beyond the kingdom Relationship Status: P.S. I love you
Laugh and grow dank!
Aug 17th 2016 at 10:39:13 AM

Despair not, for Gamescom hath delivered! An interview with Pete Hines, with some gameplay footage of Prey sprinkled in. Looks like my previous assessment of the game as Arkane does System Shock wasn't far off the mark.

yey
SgtRicko from Guam, USA Relationship Status: Hounds of love are hunting
Aug 19th 2016 at 9:21:28 PM

The goo gun reminded me of the Chemical Thrower from Bioshock, the environmental interaction and detail is just like Bioshock, the font is like Bioshock, the powers are like Bioshock...

Cotdammit, they're basically making Bioshock IN SPACE... which mean's it's SYSTEM SHOCK SANS THE NAME! W 00 T!!!!!

Would you believe I never fully watched the original Indiana Jones trilogy? I gotta correct that someday.
RoboZombie is on the verge of a great collapse today
is on the verge of a great collapse today
Aug 19th 2016 at 10:10:26 PM

The fact that's its not a Metroidvania seems like a major missed opportunity to me. Hell, System Shock 1 itself was basically the ur-3D Metroidvania so it seems weird to not go in that direction considering the obvious System Shock influence in place.

SgtRicko from Guam, USA Relationship Status: Hounds of love are hunting
Aug 19th 2016 at 10:18:57 PM

Well Bioshock 1 and 2 did encourage a bit of level exploration and back-tracking, once you figured out the solution to their puzzles or obtain the correct plasmids. It's just that you couldn't revisit the levels once they were complete.

Would you believe I never fully watched the original Indiana Jones trilogy? I gotta correct that someday.
rmctagg09 The Wanderer (he/him) from Brooklyn, NY Relationship Status: I won't say I'm in love
The Wanderer (he/him)
Aug 20th 2016 at 1:40:35 AM

Hugging a Vanillite will give you frostbite. "The wheel will turn ever more, but I see pain. I see victory, but pain.
Aug 24th 2016 at 4:31:36 AM

Cup Simulator 2035. All jokes aside, the game looks pretty, and it seems mimicking objects plays a role in solving puzzles. Can't speak much about the combat since we didn't see enough, but the game is overall promising.

... And of course a few people at the comment section is still salty about Prey 2 being cancelled and venting thier furstrations at this game. tongue

edited 24th Aug '16 4:36:17 AM by YoKab

rmctagg09 The Wanderer (he/him) from Brooklyn, NY Relationship Status: I won't say I'm in love
The Wanderer (he/him)
Sep 8th 2016 at 3:06:07 PM

Hugging a Vanillite will give you frostbite. "The wheel will turn ever more, but I see pain. I see victory, but pain.
SgtRicko from Guam, USA Relationship Status: Hounds of love are hunting
Sep 8th 2016 at 6:16:37 PM

So it's an alternate timeline where President Kennedy survived his assassination attempt and continued pushing the space race, eh? Kinda explains how we managed to build such a huge space station by 2032, but it still feels somewhat like a stretch. And why even bother changing timeline, instead of just putting the setting further into the future?

It must mean that Kennedy's survival ties to the greater overall plot somehow.

Would you believe I never fully watched the original Indiana Jones trilogy? I gotta correct that someday.
Ecrivan Amused Relationship Status: Too sexy for my shirt
Amused
Sep 8th 2016 at 8:37:57 PM

To me this game looks like Bioshock in System Shock mixed with Dead Space.

And I personally would be very very happy to see another game take the reins of Dead Space. I did see one Gamescom game look like a contender but that game seemed to be more going for biotech along with biomoss and monsters.

Formerly known as Bleddyn And I am feeling like a ghost Resident Perky Goth
rmctagg09 The Wanderer (he/him) from Brooklyn, NY Relationship Status: I won't say I'm in love
The Wanderer (he/him)
Oct 18th 2016 at 4:06:21 PM

Hugging a Vanillite will give you frostbite. "The wheel will turn ever more, but I see pain. I see victory, but pain.
Dec 2nd 2016 at 3:37:19 AM

Game Informer coverage

edited 2nd Dec '16 7:34:27 AM by UltraWanker

Dec 3rd 2016 at 1:52:13 AM

I was mildly interested before, but now I am definitely intrigued. They weren't kidding when they said System Shock - a grid inventory that can be filled with any hand-sized object in the game world, and a proper skill tree with limited resources to put into are more than any official "spiritual successor" ever had since the very first Deus Ex. And when you remember that Arkane Studios also made Arx Fatalis, which was a tribute to Ultima Underworld, then you'll realise that they have truly come full circle now.

edited 3rd Dec '16 1:54:17 AM by TAPETRVE

theLibrarian That all you got? from his own little world
That all you got?
Jan 25th 2017 at 2:30:24 PM

So we finally have a release date, then.

That is the face of a man who just ate a kitten. Raw.

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