Parents' Guide to

Prey: Mooncrash

By Chad Sapieha, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Big expansion has sci-fi action, thought-provoking ideas.

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Is It Any Good?

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Downloadable content (DLC) can be hit or miss in many games, but this expansion pounds the action nail squarely on the head. Prey: Mooncrash is essentially a smaller version of everything that made the original game so compelling. It provides an engaging and emergent story that will have you questioning everything you thought you knew and gives a huge range of abilities and options for both traversing the environment and dealing with enemies. It also offers another mysterious, beautiful, and secret-laden sci-fi world to explore. Don't worry about having forgotten how to play or exploit the original game's intricacies; optional tutorials pop up whenever a new ability or mechanic comes available, ensuring that you know how to make the best use of it. You'll be back to using the goo gun to create platforms to the roof and setting up strategic turrets to ambush your enemies in no time.

If there's a spot where this DLC falls a little flat, though, it's a sense of repetition that sets in after the first half dozen runs. Arkane Studios did a good job of gradually doling out new areas to explore -- and different ways to escape the base -- as players unlock new characters and abilities, but there are parts of the facility that you'll get to know a little too well after traversing them so frequently. Still, when the diverse action and dynamic storytelling are this good, it's hard to complain too loudly. Prey: Mooncrash will remind you why you loved the main game, and leave you hungry for a proper sequel.

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