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Prey is back and very, very different

Brian Crecente
 

Pray this one makes it to your console or PC Twice leaked, once killed, a new Prey game is back and developer Arkane Studios is working on it. The game is simply called Prey. "In Prey, you awaken on board Talos 1, a very special space station. It is the year 2032. " Something goes wrong and you're in the middle of it.

You are Morgan Yu, the subject of morally dubious experiments designed to improve the human race, according to the game's official description. You awaken aboard the Talos 1 in the year 2032 and must uncover the secrets hiding in the depths of the space station while being hunted by the mysterious alien force that has taken over. You'll have to rely on the tools you find on the station — along with your wits, weapons and mind-bending abilities — to combat the growing threat and, hopefully, survive. The game is coming out next year on Xbox One , Playstation 4 and Windows PC. News of Prey 2 first leaked back in 2011 with word that players would take on the role of a federal air marshal who was about the commercial airliner seen early on in the original game.

The game was to take place on an alien planet with the sky marshal taking on the role of a bounty hunter. Originally, the game was being developed by Human Head Studios using id Tech 4. The game was rumored to be canceled, but Bethesda initially denied the rumor and said it was simply delayed. The game was then rumored to have been shifted to Arkane Studios or perhaps Obsidian Entertainment. In 2014, Bethesda announced that Prey 2 had been canceled because it never "got to where it needed to be.

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