User reviews for Prey
8.3 / 10Combined Score
a few dry spots, story leaves out a few things, nothing revolutionary
Im not really into fps now a days but, i heard alot hype about this game, and one of my fav publishers 2k games did it so i rented it and was blown away.
First things first the presentation of this game is sweet. It feels as if your watching a top notch sci-fi flick. The graphics are great, everything from the environment to the alien weaponry.
The game even has a certain chill factor to it, its just creepy, the kinda creepy that games like silent hill try but fail to do.
The story is good, but has a few dry spots and leaves out a couple things i dont wanna ruin the story so i wont say what.
The actions is fast and fluid, and the controls feel just right. They fit well when your walking on walls to figure out a puzzle or fighting enemies, its cool because you could be on the ce...
Story (skips some details)
Very little replay value
On a service level Prey can seem like a godsend. With all the next generation "graphics are king" mentality comes a seemingly original game. A game where the characters and gameplay are the most important factor. Sadly, those things only exist on the surface level.
You slowly start to realise that all this game consists of is you going from room to room shooting aliens, going up walls, with the occasional fun (and sometimes frustrating) puzzles and boss fights. The more you play, the more shallow and uninteresting the game gets. Oh, and everytime you die, you get to shoot color coded birds in the dead world.
For me the story just kept letting me down. It's as if the plot points build up and then the game just goes on to something else. At the end of the game I felt like I missed something, or I wasn't p...