Posts Tagged ‘No Matter Studios’

Prey trademark forces Prey for the Gods name change

Prey for the Gods [official site], the crowdfunded surive-o-action game heavily inspired by Shadow of the Colossus, is now named Praey for the Gods. It’s a rubbish name but it is a trademarkable one. Developers No Matter Studios have made this change because Zenimax, the owners of Bethesda, thought Prey for the Gods was too close to their trademark for Prey. Rather than spend their limited funds on battling Zenimax’s lawyers, No Matter agreed to change the name. The Suits didn’t object to Praey for the Gods, a title close to one No Matter had originally considered anyway, so here we are. Here ends the threat of people mistakenly thinking Prey for the Gods is, I don’t know, an ultra-exclusive limited edition of Prey reserved for religious leaders. Read the rest of this entry »

Colossal: Prey For The Gods Hits Kickstarter

We’ve cooed before at the Shadow of the Colossus stylings of Prey for the Gods [official site], a game about a wee lass on a frozen island hunting honking great bosses and even clambering up ’em for murdertimes. With a touch of survival game, because it’s flipping freezing. Now developers No Matter Studios have turned to Kickstarter seeking $300,000 of our wonga to finish making it. It does look pretty swish.

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Prey For The Gods Is All Very Shadow Of The Colossus

Prey for the Gods [official site] wants to remind you of Shadow of the Colossus, wants you to compare it to Shadow of the Colossus, and wants you to go round telling your chums “It’s like Shadow of the Colossus but with snow and on PC.” Because it is, really.

With a desolate land, a young hero, and boss monsters large enough that you’ll need to scale them to murder them, it’s not shy about its source material. If Team Ico’s PlayStation 2 classic had ever received an official PC release, it might be decried as a rip-off. Instead, it’s more something folks have waited years for. Watch this:

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