The worst version of Prey is the game its ending thinks it is, an action-y game with stealth elements about humanity and moral choices. The best version of Prey is the game that happens in between, one where you ignore its plot completely, take your time to explore every cranny, and hide in a tree to look at the stars. It fails itself when it tells you what to do, but you have plenty of opportunities not to listen to it and have a great time in the process.
The main plot of Night in the Woods didn't move me much, and in fact it disappointed me a little in its shift from relatable 'people stuff' into grander, supernatural machinations. But for me the plot was secondary to the experience of kicking around town, bumping Mae up against everybody's lives, seeing myself, who I could have been, who I'll never be.
I could call the game bad for all its faults, but it doesn't even feel fair to call the game bad. It is a traditional game, featuring all the things typical games of its type feature. Glitches aside, there's little here that would convince me to tell you not to play it. I didn't enjoy most of my time with it, but I wasn't miserable either.