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Prey Factsheet (E32005)

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Nathan Davison | May 17, 2005 at 11:00 pm CDT - 1 min, 26 secs reading time
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StoryPrey tells the story of Tommy, a Cherokee garage mechanic stuck on a reservation going nowhere. His life changes when an otherworldly crisis forces him to awaken spiritual powers from his long-forgotten birthright. Abducted along with his people to a menacing mothership orbiting Earth, he sets out to save himself and his girlfriend and eventually his planet.Prey is serious, dark story, based on authentic Cherokee mythology. Themes of sacrifice, love and responsibility are explored and the story dives into emotional territory not yet explored by similar games.OverviewIn Prey, gamers enter an unpredictable world where nothing can be taken for granted. Most of the game takes place within a living ship, a giant entity that can sense and react to Tommy's presence.Prey makes use of Joseph's Campbell's renowned story structure, "The Hero's Journey," for guiding the main character arc. Campbell's extensive work on mythological story progression was made famous when George Lucas used it for Luke Skywalker's story arc in the original Star Wars.Key FeaturesBuilt on an enhanced Doom 3 engine, the most impressive 3D engine used in a released game.Portal technology adds a new dimension to gameplay, allowing enemies to appear out of thin air and create new and completely original puzzles and gameplay styles.Several never-before-seen gameplay elements such as Spirit Walking, Wall Walking, and Deathwalk.Highly organic, living environment that itself can attack Tommy.A deep, emotional story of love and sacrifice.Tommy has a sidekick, a spiritual hawk that can help him fight enemies and decipher the alien language of the living ship.Multiplayer game support that takes advantage of the unique gameplay styles in Prey,

Published by 2K GamesDeveloped by Human Head Studios, Inc.Presented by 3D RealmsPlatforms: PC, Xbox 360

Last updated: Jan 30, 2019 at 10:26 pm CST

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR - Nathan Davison

Nathan founded Hardware Avenue and 3DAvenue in 2000 and 2003 respectively, both of which merged with TweakTown to create TTGamer in 2007. Nathan can be usually found composing articles and reviews from the PC gaming and hardware world, but has been known to venture into the realms of console gaming as well (but he insists he doesn't enjoy it as much!). As a senior gaming editor, Nathan's responsibilities are much the same as they were with 3DA; reviews, articles and ideas.

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