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Opinion Trailer Matt McMuscles: Prey 2 - What Happened?

SF Kosmo

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Bethesda basically made Arkane name their game Prey specifically to fuck over Human Head and keep them from releasing Prey 2 and no other reason. The rights were about to lapse back, which would let HH make a new deal so they duct taped Prey onto an unrelated game to keep it from lapsing even though that probably hurt sales of their game.

Robert Altman was kind of a dick according to some accounts.
 
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Bethesda basically made Arkane name their game Prey specifically to fuck over Human Head and keep them from releasing Prey 2 and no other reason. The rights were about to lapse back, which would let HH make a new deal so they duct taped Prey onto an unrelated game to keep it from lapsing even though that probably hurt sales of their game.

Robert Altman was kind of a dick according to some accounts.

The other developers should of just named it unprey or something like that then?

Regardless of title Arkane knocked it out of the bag Prey has been one of the best games for me this decade in FPS.
 

SF Kosmo

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The other developers should of just named it unprey or something like that then?

Regardless of title Arkane knocked it out of the bag Prey has been one of the best games for me this decade in FPS.
Except unlike Bethesda's game the other one actually used the Prey IP and characters so it would have taken a lot of reworking.

i think we got the better Prey in the end
We didn't. Because Arkane's game is flat out not the same IP for anything other than contractual purposes and would have existed regardless with another name.
 
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Wasn't their a collector who got their hands on a build of prey 2 a few years ago that promised to release footage etc whatever happened to that?
 

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I wonder if Bethesda would let Roundhouse Studios pick up where Human Head left off, with upgraded idTech and perhaps a new name for the former Prey IP as a rebrand of sorts (idk…”Hunt” or “Devour” or some shit) just to continue the old story, with the previously showcased gameplay mechanics and world exploration.

A man can dream, I suppose. Lol.
 

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I loved the hell out of Prey 2017 (and I never played the original Prey), but I get why people would be disappointed after watching this. What happened is really unfortunate... but man, the 2017 is such a fantastic game!

Also, I love the Wha Happun series. Matt McMuscles is one of my favorite youtubers.
 
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Bethesda basically made Arkane name their game Prey specifically to fuck over Human Head and keep them from releasing Prey 2 and no other reason. The rights were about to lapse back, which would let HH make a new deal so they duct taped Prey onto an unrelated game to keep it from lapsing even though that probably hurt sales of their game.

Robert Altman was kind of a dick according to some accounts.
Wow. I never knew that part of the story. Is it covered in this video? That is some sheisty ass stuff.