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Prey Review

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fix-the-spade 10th May 2017, 16:58 Quote
Well I'm glad you liked it. Reviews and opinions seem to be all over the place with Prey, although most can be summed up as "it's a lot like System Shock, so it's brilliant," or "it's a lot like System Shock, so it's terrible,"

I'm definitely in the former camp, but have to admit that Prey often feels like a game from fifteen years ago with it's large amounts of back tracking, high difficulty and often total lack of hand holding. To me that's all great news, but I can see it feeling directionless, repetitive and frustrating to players who prefer more fast paced gameplay.
graphitone 10th May 2017, 22:27 Quote
I've just finished the original Bioshock for the first time, and this sounds like it could be a review of that game, just substitute water for space. Given Bioshock was seen a quasi sequel to System Shock, perhaps this shouldn't come as much of a suprise. I really enjoyed that game, and given the parallels here, scares, fantastic soundtrack, having to think around a level, this could well find its way onto my wish list.
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