Dead Space 3

PS3, XB360, PC / Action / Release: Feb 5, 2013 / ESRB: M

Dead Space 3 microtransactions to appeal to mobile gamers

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 25, 2013 7:00am PST

Those microtransactions in Dead Space 3 that you've grumbled and griped about? Don't worry, EA says, you won't need to use them to beat the game. Heck, they're not even meant for you! Supposedly the option to buy crafting materials was added so mobile gamers who, presumably ...


Report: Dead Space 3 PC is straight port

By Steve Watts, Jan 23, 2013 10:15am PST

Dead Space 3 for PC is reportedly a straight port of the console versions, which means no DirectX 11 support or high-res textures.


Dead Space 3 to include microtransactions

By Steve Watts, Jan 22, 2013 6:50am PST

Dead Space 3 will feature microtransactions, letting the player fork over some real money for the in-game currency to shortcut weapon crafting.


Dead Space 3 getting Mass Effect 3's N7 armor

By John Keefer, Jan 21, 2013 1:00pm PST

The Dead Space 3 demo rolls out today on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, and to celebrate, publisher Electronic Arts is offering a perk for Mass Effect 3 fans. As long as you still have a save game from ME3, you can get some snazzy N7 armor for DS3 co-op pals Issac Clarke and Jo...


Dead Space 3 'Dev Team Edition' announced, costs $160

By Steve Watts, Jan 14, 2013 8:30am PST

Dead Space 3 is getting a "Dev Team Edition," full of props, art goodies, and more. It's $160, or $100 without the game.


Dead Space 3 trailer yells Kinect commands

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 07, 2013 8:15am PST

Sure, you could press A to revive your pal in Dead Space 3's co-op mode, but wouldn't it be quicker and easier to say "Revive partner!" to your Kinect? No, of course not. Still, Visceral's scary shooter supports just that, as a new video shows off. Gasp, as the possibility o...


Dead Space 3 demo jumps out of monster closet in January

By Alice O'Connor, Dec 27, 2012 6:00am PST

Dead Space 3 is shaping up quite different to earlier games in the scary shooter series, with action-y additions like drop-in co-op and human enemies. It seems to work, from what we've seen so far, but you'll get to judge for yourself in January when a demo hits consoles.


Most Anticipated 2013: Tyler's Picks

By Tyler J. Smith, Dec 26, 2012 9:00am PST

The editorial team at Shacknews outlines their most anticipated games of 2013 individually. Next up we've got intern Tyler J. Smith's list of 2013 titles.


Dead Space 3 considered swearing bonuses, scare-photos for Kinect

By Steve Watts, Dec 18, 2012 1:45pm PST

Dead Space 3 executive producer Steve Papoutsis has talked about a few of the Kinect ideas that didn't quite make it into the game, like giving a bonus for swearing or snapping a photo during scary moments.


Dead Space 3 preview: taking risks

By Kat Bailey, Dec 13, 2012 11:35am PST

Visceral Games knows what it is doing with Dead Space 3. It understands what makes this series tick. And as it turns out, moving down to an ice planet may be just what Dead Space needs.


Dead Space 3 uses Kinect for co-op commands

By Steve Watts, Dec 13, 2012 11:05am PST

Dead Space 3 will utilize the Kinect to issue commands in cooperative play, Visceral Games and EA have announced.


Dead Space 3 retailer pre-order bonuses announced

By Steve Watts, Dec 03, 2012 11:45am PST

Dead Space 3 has is getting two retailer-specific pre-order bonuses: an SMG from GameStop, and an electrical shock weapon from Amazon.


Dead Space 3 pre-order gets 2 suits, 2 guns

By John Keefer, Oct 17, 2012 10:15am PDT

We knew Dead Space 3 was going to give fans a few perks if they pre-ordered the game, but now you can see those benefits in action in a new trailer showing Isaac Clarke and John Carver putting two new suits and weapons to the test.


Dead Space dev may be making a MOBA

By Steve Watts, Oct 10, 2012 3:00pm PDT

A series of job listings seems to indicate that Visceral Games, the studio behind the Dead Space series, is setting its sights on the MOBA genre.


Dead Space 3 trailer: 17 minutes of gameplay

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 26, 2012 11:00am PDT

Every now and then, something goes forgotten, a delightful surprise waiting to be rediscovered when you first dig your coat out your cupboard the next winter and put your hand in a pocket. This seventeen-minute Dead Space 3 gameplay walkthrough isn't quite that old, released...