‘Prey’ Release Date, News & Updates: Arkane Studios & Bethesda To Debut Gameplay At The Game Awards 2016

By V Doctor , Updated Nov 29, 2016 12:19 PM EST
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The Game Awards 2016 is set to happen soon with new details about the upcoming "Prey." According to host Geoff Keighley, Arkane Studios is preparing to present new gameplay footage of "Prey" at the show.

GameRant revealed that The Game Awards 2016 will be at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on December 1. There will be plenty of activities and exciting new showcases in the gaming industry's biggest award ceremony of the holiday season.

Players are particularly interested in getting more information about the revamped first-person shooter, "Prey," which is slated to launch on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC in 2017. "Prey" was officially announced at E3 2016, although a glimpseof the gameplay was initiallyseen in Gamescom 2016.

There were a number of interesting concepts in the gameplay video, such as the main protagonist turning into a coffee cup to fit through a small window and the use of fire to destroy enemies. More unique ideas are expected to be seen in the new "Prey" gameplay trailer in December.

VG247 stated that the "Prey" plot will be set in andifferent timeline featuring the highly successful U.S. space program. The main protagonist, Morgan Yu, may be male or female.

The story will also involve TranStar Corporation and the potential threat, being a reboot, although "Prey" fans should not expect too many links to Human Head Studios' previous work. Bethesda seems to prefer shorter campaign periods when launching games, so they may give the official launch date or period of "Prey" at The Game Awards 2016.

The original "Prey" is a 2006 first-person shooter developed by Human Head Studios and published by 2K Games. The original story focused on Cherokee Domasi "Tommy" Tawodi, his girlfriend and grandfather, who were abducted by an alien spaceship.

Players explore unique environments as Tommy's past allows his spirit to roam free and give him an opportunity to stop the looming threat to Earth. The 2017 version of "Prey" is being developed by Arkane Studios, Bethesda serves as publisher. It is expected to be a re-imagination of the original. More updates and details on "Prey" are expected soon.

 

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