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All Articles: Prey (2017)
It’s almost time for the weekend, which means it’s also time for today’s Xbox Games Store update.
Bethesda and Arkane lead things off with Prey, their new first person shooter that doesn’t have anything to do with the 2006 shooter of the same name. Now available to download for the Xbox One, players will awaken on a space station overrun by hostile aliens who have a penchant for human experimentation.
Also available today is AFL Evolution, an Australian rules football sim; World to the West, Rain Games’s followup to the well-received Teslagrad; and Dreamfall Chapters, a brand new entry in the Longest Journey series.
More information about all these games (and a few other new releases) can be found after the break. (more…)
The month of May has belonged to Bethesda Softworks for a last few years, and it doesn’t look like they’re letting go anytime soon.
The publisher will bring Prey to the PS4 this week, and it’ll be available to download through the PlayStation Store on Friday, May 5. The first person shooter isn’t connected to Human Head’s Prey, but it does feature the same themes of malevolent aliens and human experimentation. Also available to download this Friday is World to the West, Rain Games’s followup to the well-received Teslagrad.
If you’re looking for something to play today, KO_OP has launched their “tactile 3D puzzle” Gnog for the PS4. It’s also compatible with PlayStation VR, so you can really get a feel for the game’s scary heads.
Finally today, Alex Rose Games will bring their “masocore” platformer Super Rude Bear Resurrection to the PS4. Players will die often as they rush through the game’s many stages, but luckily, “your previous bodies stack up and you can jump on them, push them around and use them as shields.”
On that happy note, you can find a complete rundown of all of this week’s new releases after the break. (more…)
We’ve got three new games for the last Retail Release Report in April 2017…
Even though the new Prey has nothing to do with Human Head’s bizarre first person shooter from 2006 or its canceled sequel, Bethesda will release a new entry in the franchise this week for the PC, PS4, and Xbox One. Players will assume the role of Morgan Yu, a crew member on the Talo I space station. The the aliens show up and humanity becomes the “prey” of the title.
Also also available on store shelves this week is the Season Pass Disc for Telltale’s Guardians of the Galaxy adaptation. Just in time for the theatrical opening of Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 2, the PS4 and Xbox One disc will include the game’s first episode, Tangled Up In Blue, and downloadable access to all four upcoming episodes.
That’s all for now, but we’ll be back soon with a look at this week’s new additions to the PlayStation Store, Xbox Games Store, and Nintendo eShop.
Bethesda will bring Quake Champions, Prey, Elder Scrolls Legends, and ESO Morrowind to PAX East 2017
This year’s PAX East expo is just three weeks away, and Bethesda has announced they’ll have four games available on the show floor for attendees to try out including The Elder Scrolls: Legends, The Elder Scrolls Online: Morrowind, Prey, and Quake Champions:
The Elder Scrolls: Legends
PAX-goers will be able to test their mettle on the go in The Elder Scrolls: Legends, offered for hands-on play on iPad. The free-to-play strategy card game based on the award-winning Elder Scrolls series launches onto Apple’s tablet later this Spring.
The Elder Scrolls Online: Morrowind
The recently announced new Chapter in The Elder Scrolls Online will be available for the first time for hands-on play, showcasing the game’s new 4v4v4, small-scale PvP mode, Battlegrounds. Attendees will be among the first in the world to try their hands at The Elder Scrolls Online: Morrowind fast-paced new mode, and will even get a first crack at flexing the powers of the new Warden class.
Join the team from Arkane Studios for an inside peak at Prey’s exciting sci-fi action gameplay live from the Bethesda Booth stage each day of PAX. Plus, be sure to check the other interactive experiences featured in the booth to prepare for the alien invasion when Prey launches worldwide on May 5, 2017.
This wait is over – PAX East will be the first opportunity for fans to play Quake Champions, id Software’s latest entry in the Quake franchise, the granddaddy of all eSports shooters. Attendees will test their reflexes – and rocket jumping skills – in fast and frantic 5v5 Team Deathmatch battles. PAX-goers will also be able to sign-up for the game’s exclusive Closed Beta test, coming soon in 2017.
The 2017 PAX East expo will kick off March 10 and take over the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center all weekend.
Publisher Bethesda Softworks and developer Arkane Studios have announced that Prey will be released for the PC, PS4, and Xbox One on May 5. Bethesda found a lot of success last May with the launch of id Software’s Doom, so it makes perfect sense they’d want to try again with another sci-fi shooter in a similar spot on the calendar.
Prey is completely unrelated to Human Head’s 2006 shooter for the PC and Xbox 360, which is also known as Prey. Instead, it’s been designed by Arkane as a complete re-imagining of the Prey name, though it does share a similar themes of alien control and human resistance. A newly-released gameplay trailer will show fans and newcomers alike a look at some of the changes the developer made to the formula.
Players who purchase Prey before its May 5th launch date will receive the Cosmonaut Shotgun Pack as a pre-order bonus. The DLC pack contains a “Family Heirloom” Margrave Shotgun and other equipment to fight the alien invaders including three Neuromods players can spend to acquire new abilities, two Medkits, a Fabrication Plan to create the Shotgun, a Starter Kit for building tools and weapons, and a “Unique Upgrade” to “help players preserve their limited resources.”
Raphael Colantonio of Arkane Studios took the stage at this year’s Game Awards to show off the next trailer for Prey, which is still on track for a 2017 launch. The trailer showed a good amount of gameplay, featuring plenty of puzzle-solving and alien-blasting action. The game looks to blend the feeling of space isolation with intense combat.
Game Informer will feature Prey on an upcoming cover, but in the meantime you can find a short demo playthrough of the game after the break. (more…)
New footage from Nintendo’s Zelda: Breath of the Wild and 2K’s Prey will debut during the 2016 Game Awards
The 2016 Game Awards are just a few days away, and in addition to crowning this year’s “Game of the Year,” host Geoff Keighley will also introduce a handful of World Premiere trailers featuring some of 2017’s biggest games.
Yesterday, we learned the names of two more games that’ll get a few minutes in the spotlight courtesy of the awards show… Nintendo’s The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and 2K’s Prey:
— Nintendo of America (@NintendoAmerica) November 28, 2016
— Geoff Keighley (@geoffkeighley) November 28, 2016
The 2016 Game Awards will kick off at 8:30 PM (Eastern Time) on Thursday, December 1. Keighley has promised the night will be full of surprises and the host previously confirmed that BioWare will also take the stage this year to debut the first gameplay footage from Mass Effect: Andromeda.
Bethesda and Arkane Austin recently released a new trailer for Prey, but it may look familiar to fans who previously viewed the QuakeCon 2016 trailer. But there’s a good reason for that.
Prey gives players the option to choose the main character’s gender, and while previous trailers depicted Morgan Yu as a man, this new trailer offers a glimpse at what the game will sound like if Morgan is a woman.
Prey takes place on a space station that has been overrun by a hostile alien life force, and it’ll be available next year for the PC, PS4, and Xbox One.