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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

Army of Two: The Devil's Cartel trailer is explosive

By Steve Watts, Jan 16, 2013 9:30am PST

A new trailer for Army of Two: The Devil's Cartel shows the two new protagonists exchanging quips, gunning down ne'er-do-wells, and just generally making things burst into flames.

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"My levels of anticipation for this game are high! I can't wait."

- Piett23 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 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.

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"Can't wait!!! I love this game, it's better then any Aliens game out there...."

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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

Army of Two: The Devil's Cartel preview: not so gritty

By Kat Bailey, Dec 07, 2012 1:00pm PST

It seems as if Army of Two: The Devil's Cartel will be far from the worst shooter ever released. Like its predecessors though, this "gritty" shooter is apt to be quickly buried by the competition when it arrives in March.

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"you know something is *fucked* when previews are only kind of lukewarm"

- ETPC1 see all 3 comments

Army of Two: The Devil's Cartel to feature hip-hop artists Big Boi, B.o.B.

By Steve Watts, Dec 07, 2012 10:00am PST

Army of Two: The Devil's Cartel is getting a cameo from hip-hop artists Big Boi and B.o.B., who will be performing the game's theme song and appearing as story characters.

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"i played both all the way through in coop and i concur. 50 cent was just soo ridiculous. ..."

- xsoulbrothax see all 22 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

Army of Two: The Devil's Cartel coming March 26

By Steve Watts, Nov 01, 2012 10:10am PDT

Army of Two: The Devil's Cartel will come out on March 26, EA announced today. Pre-orders will get the "Overkill" edition which includes extra missions, weapons, and outfits.

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"the guy is wearing a carbon fiber mask, because those stop bullets"

- Zero Hoki see all 5 comments