New York, NY â€“ April 26, 2005 â€“ 2K Games, a publishing label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO), and 3D Realms today announced Prey, a revolutionary first person shooter for PC and a next-generation console system in development at Human Head Studios, under the direct supervision of 3D Realms.
â€œThe initial concept for Prey had been incubating for a while, waiting for the right opportunity to come along,â€ said George Broussard, President of 3D Realms. "We jumped at the chance to create this game with a talented developer like Human Head Studios and next-generation technology like the Doom 3 engine."
Scott Miller, CEO of 3D Realms, added, "Prey is special for many reasons, including several new and original gameplay features and a tightly integrated story that packs an emotional punch, unlike other first person shooters."
â€œOur collaboration with 3D Realms has been enormously rewarding,â€ added Timothy Gerritsen, CEO of Human Head Studios. â€œWith their help, Prey is sure to breathe new life into the first person shooter genre with a compelling story, innovative gameplay mechanics and dazzling imagery, which is powered by our significantly enhanced version of id Software's original Doom 3 engine.â€
Prey will be exclusively showcased at this yearâ€™s E3 Expo by ATI in a movie theater-style exhibition. For the world exclusive first details on the game, look for PC Gamerâ€™s June issue featuring Prey as its cover story, arriving on newsstands in early May. Prey is currently scheduled for a 2006 release