- Nier: Automata to get playable demo for PS4 on December 22
- Doom trailer highlights bots, new mode, more in Free Update 5
- Dariusburst Chronicle Saviours – Cave DLC detailed, dated for Dec. 14
- Heroes rise in South Park: The Fractured But Whole trailer
- PlayStation 4 surpasses 50 million units sold, software 396 million
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Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Prey
A new gameplay walkthrough has been released for Prey. Arkane Studio’s upcoming first-person shooter, set to be released next year, finds players waking up in Talos I, a ransacked space station that’s been overrun by aliens. The sequel will offer a more open-ended approach to tackling levels, and creative director Raphael Colantonio and lead designer Ricardo Bare detail those sorts of possibilities in the video.
A new trailer has gone live for Arkane’s upcoming first-person shooter Prey. The video, The History of TranStar, details the history of Talos I, the facility at the heart of the sci-fi adventure. The setting is the product of an alternate history that sees President Kennedy surviving the assassination attempt in Texas and focusing on the space race. Talos I comes about after a U.S./Russian program turns a satellite into an R&D arm, which becomes home to dangers experiments. Players take on the role of Morgan Yu, a recently awoken subject who finds himself on a Talos overrun by aliens.
Bethesda had several titles on show, a few of which feature the return of several properties that have been absent for a few years, including Prey and Quake. Doom will be receiving free content, Fallout 4 three new downloadable packs, and Fallout Shelter a PC release as well as quests in a new update. Dishonored 2 got a new trailer, screens, and details about its Limited Edition. One of their bigger reveals was Skyrim Special Edition for PC, PS4, and Xbox One.
Bethesda has sent word that Human Head’s upcoming shooter Prey 2 has been delayed and will not be released in 2012. According to the release, the delay is the result of “the fact that game development has not progressed satisfactorily this past year, and the game does not currently meet our quality standards.” The announcement goes on to state that they have made a substantial investment and that they regret disappointing fans, but that they “are determined only to release the AAA game that fans rightfully expect, and are unwilling to compromise our quality standards to meet a release schedule.”