“It’s not like we’re asking Arkane to make a racing game” – Bethesda VP on similarities between Dishonored and Prey

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Many of what’s been proven of Prey up to now can simply declare lineage to Arkane’s work with Dishonored.


Although the Prey reboot could be very totally different from the sport’s older iterations, you’ll be able to simply spot the various issues it has in frequent with the Dishonored video games.

That’s as a result of it’s developed by Dishonored creators at Arkane, and for an excellent cause. “It’s not like we’re working with Arkane and asking them to make racing or rugby games,” Bethesda vp Pete Hines informed Official Xbox Magazine (through GamesRadar), explaining that there are specific similarities between the 2 franchises.

“We’re like, ‘Look, you do really cool, immersive, system-based first-person games.’ Dishonored was just the evolution of the stuff that they had done previously, and now the first look you’ve seen at what they’re doing with Prey is very similar,” he added.

That mentioned, Hines believes what Prey is doing continues to be totally different and distinctive, even when each video games function on an analogous core that goals to provide gamers the liberty to discover and make selections, whereas providing programs that assist them attain their objectives.

“What they’re [Arkane] working on has nothing to do with the other stuff that has preceded it. They had no involvement in Prey 2 whatsoever. And that game has nothing to do with what they’re making,” Hines went on.

Elsewhere within the interview, Hines opened up a bit in regards to the writer’s capability to cancel video games seemingly after spending thousands and thousands on them, with Doom 4 and Prey being the newest examples.

“At some stage in Prey 2’s development, we had to say, ‘Look, this is not going to get there and we don’t have a good path going forward, so we’re just going to have to call a spade a spade and say this isn’t going to proceed anymore,’” recalled Hines, including that in each circumstances, every respective studio’s passionate pitch was totally different sufficient from the earlier variations, and each studios managed to promote Bethesda on their concepts.

Prey is due for launch someday this yr on PC, PS4, and Xbox One.