Prey Gameplay Reveals A Mimicking Ability for Gamers

By Gloven Ramos , Updated Nov 02, 2016 08:10 PM EDT
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Bethesda reveals a new 'Mimicking' ability in the new 'Prey' gameplay. The upcoming complete re-imagining of the game shows off other new features in gameplay teaser video.

The new 'Prey' gameplay teaser video was released at the Gamescom convention in Cologne, Germany. New game's weapons, new inventory systems, visually-stunning environments has been shown in the teaser.

The 'Mimic ability' in the new 'Prey' gameplay is the ability to transform into a different physical form, mimic and utilize a specific object's physical property. In the gameplay teaser video, he used the ability to a coffee cup, transformed into an identical cup, then rolled through a narrow gap in a barrier to get access to the area beyond.

The developer remained mum on the full details of the 'mimic ability', likes the limitation on the objects that the player can mimic. However, this new 'Prey' gameplay new ability is very useful and sounds fun for the players.

Together with the new 'Prey' gameplay features, the game protagonist, Morgan Yu, finds a new weapon, called the Gloo Cannon. The weapon can freeze enemies and any objects like fire. In the demo, the player follows up the frozen aliens with superthermal power to destroy them off.

Scenery is also highlighted on the teaser. On the second half of the video, the player takes outside the space station and shows the fascinating view of the space. New scenery and background are expected for the upcoming 'Prey' gameplay. Backgrounds and graphics improvement are the first things the people expected to change in re-imagining a game.

Though the game title remains, the new 'Prey' gameplay bears no real connections to the original game of 2006. 'Prey' 2017 is developed by Arkane Studios and published by Bethesda Softworks. It is scheduled to release next year for PC, Xbox One, and Play Station 4.

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