New details regarding Prey 2, the cancelled sequel from Human Head Studios, reveal a clever plot twist that might have justified the game’s development.
Bethesda’s marketing VP confirms the reason Prey 2 was cancelled, claiming the game wasn’t moving in the direction the publisher wanted for the franchise at the time.
Despite Bethesda officially cancelling the project, a new rumor suggests that Prey 2 is in development at Arkane Austin and is set for a reveal at E3 2016.
Bethesda didn’t say much about the cancellation of ‘Prey 2’, but an interview with the Human Head Studio developers shows just how far along the game got.
After officially being cancelled last week, Prey 2 Human Head Studios says that they are ‘proud’ of the work that they did on the game.
Bethesda Vice President Pete Hines confirms that ‘Prey 2’ is officially cancelled after years of troubled development.
The initial pitch for Arkane Studios’ ‘Prey 2’ has been leaked online, detailing possible gameplay mechanics, setting, characters and story.
Apparently the rumors were true: Arkane’s Austin studio is working on ‘Prey 2’, but they are headed in a complete direction with the IP and trying to make it a spiritual successor to ‘System Shock 2.’
Bethesda’s Pete Hines has confirmed rumors Arkane Studios has taken over ‘Prey 2’ development are not true, while also announcing ‘Wolfenstein: The New Order’ has been delayed.
VP of Marketing Pete Hines talks the ‘Prey 2’ radio silence, and says gamers shouldn’t be quick to judge Bethesda over a game that was ‘simply not good enough.’
We thought it was shelved indefinitely, but new reports claim ‘Prey 2’ is being handed to Arkane Studios, who will redesign the game from scratch.
ZeniMax Media has filed an extension for the trademark on ‘Prey 2,’ leading to speculation the game might find new life in this next generation of consoles.
Human Head Studios’ Nathan Cheever confirms that ‘Prey 2’ has not been ‘officially cancelled,’ and is currently in a state of ‘limbo.’
After a translation-gone-wrong in a recent interview, Bethesda executive Pete Hines reiterated that the troubled ‘Prey 2’ has not been cancelled. From our perspective, though, the picture still looks pretty bleak.
Things aren’t looking good for ‘Prey 2,’ as the game has been removed from Bethesda’s product lineup. After months of silence, we’re hoping the game hasn’t been cancelled.
Though a statement from Bethesda earlier today was meant to give ‘Prey 2’ fans hope, more news regarding the situation paints a conflict-filled picture.
The good news is that ‘Prey 2’ is not being canceled and is instead being delayed until sometime next year. The bad news is that development may not be going too well.