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Dead Space 3's PC port defended by its executive producer

By Timothy J. Seppala, Jan 28, 2013 11:45am PST

When asked about his decision to not make a PC optimized version of Dead Space 3, executive producer Steve Papoutsis went on the defensive.

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"There actually is no value to having an experience being consistent across all platforms. ..."

- pizzaput see all 33 comments

Dead Space 3 launch trailer unleashes Phil Collins

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 28, 2013 6:00am PST

The 'Take Down the Terror' title of Dead Space 3's launch trailer feels like a misnomer at first. It's not even scary, for one thing, let alone terrifying. But then the background music coalesces, stirs, and rises, and it hits you like a ravenous reanimated corpse: you've be...

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"I remember liking the Sigur Ros trailer also. This trailer kind of sucks. The music is really ..."

- Randolf Mantooth see all 18 comments

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 ...

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"Good Lord I hate auto correct... and why can I not edit or delete? This is why I rarely post here."

- Frraksurred see all 29 comments

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.

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"Then why even release it for PC? I'd rather they not release it than release something that's ..."

- Jobos see all 55 comments

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.

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"Real money? PSHHH! This isn't Facebook! What are you thinking EA? Enough with the DLC shit, give ..."

- Gamer Assassin see all 41 comments

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...

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"I finished Spelunky... can I have a mind-blowing boomerang? :)"

- excessus see all 5 comments

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.

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"I *would* have bought this... 'Direct' Editions are typically more of a pain than they're ..."

- darthfusion see all 4 comments

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...

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"It's not that. I can almost guarantee that it is MS asking the dev to use Kinect so MS can ..."

- Lucy Labia see all 9 comments

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.

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"The scare photos thing would have been awesome. It's the best part of playing horror games with ..."

- ghost in my shell see all 4 comments

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.

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"Sounds great but why not just use your headset as opposed to Kinect (ala EndWar)?"

- Kartman013 see all 16 comments

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.

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"kinect is bullshit, let me use my headset. my stereo is always telling my kinect to do things..."

- k1ld0r see all 4 comments

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.

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"Odd, unless I'm missing something, there is no "incentive" to buy from Origin?! "

- Saldrin see all 3 comments

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.

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"Digital and Retail generally have the same prices. Sure, there may be times that a game may have ..."

- DedlokPM see all 5 comments

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.

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"DOTA2 will probably be the WoW of MOBA games. It'll gather the largest community, people will ..."

- Kojak2000 see all 22 comments

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...

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"Why are these guys explaining exactly what is happening on screen as it happens? It really ..."

- Wikus Van De Merwe see all 13 comments