Prey is the newest sci-fi thriller video game from Arkane Studios, the same creators of Dishonored. Released for MS Windows PCs and gaming laptops as well as XBox One and PlayStation 4, it is a first-person action-adventure video game where the player must explore a space station inhabited by a hostile alien collective called as Typhon. To survive, the player must use the limited resources in the space station to defeat the aliens and escape.
Prey revolves around the story of Morgan Yu who awaken aboard Talos I, a space station orbiting the moon in 2032. He happens to be the principal subject of an experiment which is meant to alter humanity forever. However, things have gone terribly wrong. Talos I has been infested by hostile aliens, and Morgan is being hunted.
To survive, Morgan must dig into the secrets of his past and his connections to Talos I for it may be the only way for him to find out how to escape the space station.
This action-adventure game features role-playing elements and a strong narrative which is played from a first-person perspective. The player takes control of Morgan Yu, a human aboard a space station infested with numerous species of hostile aliens known as Typhon.
Players will be able to select certain attributes to Morgan’s character which includes the character’s gender. You will also to be able to create decisions that can affect the elements of the game’s story.
To survive, he must collect and use weapons as well as resources aboard the stations to defeat the aliens.
Prey is a perfect gift for fans of Bioshock and the 1994 RPG game System Shock. Dishonored players will also be delighted since the game has the Arkane’s signature art direction and world-building. Prey focuses on the player’s freedom, allowing them to experiment with the mechanics to play the game in their own way.
Aside from that, Prey has a well-executed physics. Almost anything you can see inside the space station can be picked up and interacted with. Players will also be able to move around the outside of the station in zero gravity, allowing them to look for shortcuts connecting parts of the station.
Lastly, the game features multiple endings and three major narrative structures which depend on how the player will interact with the station and the surviving humans.
Prey introduces us to a deep story-driven video game that RPG and first-person shooter fans will love.
Interested? Let’s look at Prey’s official game trailer: