Looking forward to seeing what 2017 has in stock? Then you’re in luck because Bethesda recently announced that the award-winning 2006 title Prey would get a reboot.
During the 2016 Game Awards, Bethesda, the company which developed great games such as Fallout, Skyrim, Dishonored, Doom, and Wolfenstein, announced that Prey Reboot would land on PCs in the first months of 2017.
For those of you who did not manage to play the game, Prey is an FPS developed by Human Head Studios and published by 2K Games in 2006. The game tells the story of Tommy “Domasi” Tawodi, a Cherokee Indian, who has been abducted from Earth by a race of evil aliens.
After awakening on the alien ship, called The Sphere, Tommy discovers that his girlfriend, Jen, and his grandfather were also abducted. Although Tommy dismissed his grandfather’s beliefs regarding the spirit world, he will soon discover that this world is actually very real and it can be used against the malevolent aliens.
Historically speaking, the game has been in development for 21 years before it was released. As soon as the title hit the market, Human Head Studios announced a sequel to the game, but they never go around to making it.
Ten years later, Bethesda announced Prey Reboot, the second installment in the Prey series, whose story takes place in a not-so-distant future. The years is 2032, and the player takes the role of Morgan Yu, an inhabitant of Talos I, Earth’s highly-advanced space station.
Like in the original game, the player must survive deadly encounters with the invading aliens. To do that, he has an arsenal of powerful weapons at his disposal, not to mention some pretty amazing superpowers such as Mimic matter, which allows him to change shape in order to interact with objects or to circumvent environmental obstacles.
Bethesda promised a redesigned arsenal, frightening opponents, and a story to match. Prey Reboot has been developed by Arkane Studios, the same game-maker which recently released the much-anticipated Dishonored 2.
There are no further details regarding the game’s exact launch date or if it will be available for consoles as well. But, by the looks of it, we can be sure that Prey Reboot will also receive a VR version.
If you’re eager to see what the game will look like, then check out this amazing YouTube clip.