Prey (2006)

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Release Date

Jul 11, 2006

Metacritic Score



Play Time

7 hours

Games in Series



Mature 17+: Blood and Gore, Intense Violence, Partial Nudity, Strong Language

System Requirements


  • CPU: Intel Pentium 4 2.0Ghz / AMD Athlon XP 2000+
  • RAM: 512 MB
  • GPU: 100% DirectX 9.0c compatible 64 MB
  • HDD: 2.2 GB


  • CPU: Intel Pentium 4 2.5Ghz / AMD Athlon XP 2500+ processor
  • RAM: 1 GB
  • GPU: ATI Radeon X800 series or higher video card
  • HDD: 2.2 GB

Interesting Facts

  • Prey uses a heavily modified version of id Tech 4.
  • The game’s story is focused on Cherokee Domasi “Tommy” Tawodi.
  • The player will collect a number of alien weapons, some comparable to typical first-person shooter archetypes, others more alien in behavior.
  • The game’s engine introduces two unique aspects to exploration.
  • Two vehicles make an appearance; one is a flying vehicle used frequently for travel and attacking (as well as puzzle solving), and one is only used for a short period near the end of the game.
  • Prey has a long and storied development history that spans over a decade, starting in 1995.
  • The game was developed with a 30 person team.
  • Domasi (Tommy) Tawodi’s background was chosen due to the amount of mythology in Cherokee oral tradition.
  • Prey shipped in a Limited Collector’s Edition for both PC and Xbox 360.
  • The Prey soundtrack was released in two volumes.

Mod Support


Cheats support


Virtual Reality Support


Third/First Person

First person

Game Engine

id Tech 4

Protagonist sex