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Prey to get its own science fiction film festival at Alamo Drafthouse

One of the most highly anticipated games for 2017, Bethesda’s Prey is now getting its own mini-film festival.

Prey remembers the Alamo

Want to know which movies affected the ideas behind, and development of, the Prey reboot? If you’ve been pondering that query at any point recently, then you’ll be happy to know that somebody heard you. Bethesda has teamed up with GameStop and the Alamo Drafthouse theater chain to put together a little sci-fi film festival.

The movies included in the fest all were kept in mind at Arkane Studios, while the game was being worked on. They’re the development house behind Prey, of course. So, all of these films played some part in influencing the themes and feel of the game. They’re pretty diverse too with the likes of “MOON, Starship Troopers, Total Recall and The Matrix” all included.

Now, there are a few things that you should keep in mind if you’re planning on attending. For starters, the films will not all be shown throughout the same week. This isn’t that kind of festival. Instead, Alamo will be showing one movie each week, throughout the month of April. And if you’re in Austin, San Francisco, Los Angeles and New York? Well then you’re in for way more than just a movie.

Alamo will be hosting a series of free events for fans on one day each, also through April. These events will feature advance play sessions with the game itself, as well as food and drink. There’ll be contests too, with prizes including a custom Prey Xbox One or PS4.

Pretty neat, huh? Dates? Times? Here ya go:

  • Austin | Tuesday, April 4[email protected]5pm
    Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar at The Highball
    1120 S Lamar Blvd. Austin, TX 78704
  • San Francisco | Tuesday, April 11 @5pm
    Alamo Drafthouse Cinema – New Mission at Bear vs Bull
    2550 Mission St. San Francisco, CA 94110
  • New York | Wednesday, April 19 @5pm
    Alamo Drafthouse Cinema – City Point at House of Wax
    445 Albee Square West Brooklyn, NY 11201
  • Los Angeles | Tuesday, April 25 @9pm
    The Regent Theater
    448 S. Main St. Los Angeles, CA 90013

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Jason's been knee deep in videogames since he was but a lad. Cutting his teeth on the pixely glory that was the Atari 2600, he's been hack'n'slashing and shoot'em'uping ever since. Mainly an FPS and action guy, Jason enjoys the occasional well crafted title from every genre.

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