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[Game] Prey

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by B, Dec 9, 2005.

  1. B

    B Bee

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    Prey

    Human Head Studios, Incorporated is working on a new FPS game called Prey. Prey is being developed by Human Head Studios in partnership with 3D Realms, to be published by 2K Games. The game will come to PC and Xbox360.

    Release date: 2006 (TBA)

    Features: (taken from site)
    • Built 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.

    Story:

    Prey tells the story of Tommy, a Cherokee garage mechanic stuck on a reservation going nowhere. Abducted along with his people to a menacing mothership orbiting Earth, he sets out to save himself and his girlfriend and eventually his planet.

    Site & Trailer: http://www.prey.com/ Check the E3 demo!

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  2. Turret 49

    Turret 49 Doomer at heart

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    Two in front, one behind.
     
  3. B

    B Bee

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    Yeh sounds familiar eh? :lol: Let's jus hope they don't make a doom cloneand it's worth the wait. Judging from the E3 movie they are on the right track.
     
  4. tool

    tool BuFs #1 mom

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    I've been waiting for this game for years. It has been in development almost as long as Duke Nukem Forever. Only unlike DNF this game is actually coming out.
     
  5. Slainchild

    Slainchild Gold Member

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    Hah.
     
  6. edhe

    edhe ..dadhe..

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    I don't think anyone knows what the Doom3 engine can do, 'cos all you get to see is brown on brown on brown on black.
     
  7. Slainchild

    Slainchild Gold Member

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    To quote a D3 mapping tutorial:

    "The more lights you add the brighter the area, but the more surfaces that get hit and the harder that effects the FPS. Lowest in game FPS." ... "This means that where an overlap occurs the engine basically renders the area multiple times, once for each light. Obviously this then means the more areas of overlap you have the more renders that are going on and the more CPU and GPU power/time that's being used up."


    It will be a long time before you will be able to run the Doom3 engine to it's full potential. By then of course, there will be a certain unreal engine 3 around, which handles lighting (along with pretty much everything else) a lot better. :eek:
     
  8. Arcturus

    Arcturus Not From Bloody Starcraft

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    Not quite correct. When the game was first announced (before the Quake 2 / Unreal era if I'm correct) it looked promising, but was cancelled. It seems that only recently they picked the project back up. :)
     
  9. Dave the Insane

    Dave the Insane Supreme Commander

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    I didn't really care for this as i had only seen screenshots until Games(tm) did a huge preview of it.

    As for the Doom 3 engine, although Quake 4 is still a lot of brown i thought it showed of what it can do a lot better than Doom 3. With a development time this long they should hopefully do something right.
     
  10. NiftyBoy

    NiftyBoy Dandified

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    That sounds like a weakness in the engine to me. It limits you by only allowing you to do one light per surface unless you want crappy performance because it's too inefficient to do a way to render multiple lights instead of rendering the entire surface multiple times.

    I'm hoping this game will be the one that Doom 3 and Quake 4 weren't. The D3 engine has a great potential for immersion and atmosphere, but it needs a great game and story under it to make those last any more than five minutes.
     
  11. Skold

    Skold Sexy!

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    KMFDM did the soundtrack to this years ago when it was first announced. i'm buying it just for that.
     
  12. das_ben

    das_ben Concerned.

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    That's the silliest variation of the 'alien invasion' storyline I've ever come across.
     
  13. Freon

    Freon Braaaaiinss...

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    Tommy

    Tommy

    Tommy?? :con:


    edit: I've just realized there've been a precedent, but it really suited the game: GTA Vice City. Tommy is a terrible name for an action game :shake:
     
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  14. Bang Yr Head

    Bang Yr Head ( )

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    HAHAHAHAHAHHAAHAHA :lol: :lol: :lol:

    EDIT:

    actually, after watching the gameplay video, it looks pretty damn good.
     
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    the portals look like the portals in Quake 3, but better. You can even shoot through them, I'm not sure if Q3 had that too.
     
  16. missPoopShoot

    missPoopShoot voodoo rage

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    Yes, I agree. Really looking forward to this game now I've seen the gameplay dynamics in action. Amazing. :)
     
  17. Jackal

    Jackal Crapass

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  18. Bang Yr Head

    Bang Yr Head ( )

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    I agree, from the surface, it seems to be the most generic FPS story ever. but that aside, the gameplay looks to do the game alot of justice, even with a lackluster plot.
     
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    tool BuFs #1 mom

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    Wow that is the most content you have ever posted on these forums. Way to go.
     
  20. Jackal

    Jackal Crapass

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    I was quoting you because I had the same thougth.
     

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