PREY

‘Prey’ Review: The Best Predator Movie Since, Well, Predator

2022 has been a remarkable year for maximalist filmmaking, for big, colorful visuals and loud, expressive sound design. Most of my favorite movies this year have been overstated, from the rip-roaring action and emotion of Everything Everywhere All at Once and RRR, to the IMAX spectacle of Top Gun: Maverick…

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TV/FILM

No More Linear Single-Player Games for Arkane? Let’s Talk

Rock Paper Shotgun has recently published a fantastic piece centering on the design of Deathloop and Arkane’s overall approach to game design. Writer Chris Wallace interviews Arkane Lyon Campaign Director Dana Nightingale, as well as Studio and Co-creative Director Dinga Bakaba, on broad design questions and Arkane’s philosophy. Much of…

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NEWS

Fanwidth (A Fanbyte Podcast) Episode 48: Fish Chicken and Other Chicken

We’re still in the midst of a cold, slow, winter for the video game industry. So, this week, the usual crew of Steven, Niki, merritt and Danielle talk about the older games that we’re all playing to keep us company in the doldrums. Steven’s gotten into more Etrian Odyssey and…

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Sometimes, a Save Game Oopsie is a Positive

I’ve been having some slight issues with saved games lately. After the heartbreaking, catastrophic loss of my Outer Wilds save (not by my own doing, btw), I’ve been sensitive about the whole thing. Well, last night, I was putting a couple of hours into Mooncrash, Prey’s dynamic, rougelike DLC that…

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Fanwidth (A Fanbyte Podcast) Episode 46: Rated M for Meaty

Danielle, Niki, and Steven try to fill the void left by an empty fourth chair this week with lots of winter talk! There’s still not much new in games out, so the gang chooses to go over what we play during the winter months instead. There’s also a good deal…

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PODCASTS

Watching a Loved One Try Your Favorite Game is Terrifying and Wonderful

If you have followed my work at all for the last three years or so, you probably know that I love Prey (2017). I fell in love with Arkane’s immersive sim, calling it my game of the year in 2017, and frankly, the pinnacle of the genre. In short, it…

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Dillon’s Top Ten Games of the Year 2019

Let me get this out of the way to begin with. I have a backlog problem. I’m notorious among the Fanbyte team since I’m still trying to work my way through 2017 gems like Prey, Hellblade, Nier: Automata, and a whole lot more. Turns out there were a lot of…

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FEATURES

Prey turns ‘open-ended’ game design inside-out

We think of 'open-world' games as vast outdoor places, but Arkane's Prey is all about the inner world of space.

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Best Game Soundtracks May 2017

As the days get hotter, chill out to some refreshing new game sounds.

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Prey review

Arkane's spiritual homage to System Shock comes with some caveats.

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Watch: Hands-on with PREY

Freeze, scan, and smash your extraterrestrial friends.

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Prey Preview

Prey's first hour is a tightly-plotted thriller full of ghost spider aliens, giant goo guns, eyeball needles, brain implants, individually named skeletons, and some gorgeous art-deco spaceship lobbies.

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Zam’s picks for Best of E3 2016

Laura, Danielle, and Kris come together to share their highlights from 2016's show floor.

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Everything that went down at Bethesda’s E3 press conference

Bethesda's E3 press event just wrapped up here in Los Angeles, and we've got all the highlights.

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