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Dead Space writer says action focus of Dead Space 3 as 'inevitable'

By Andrew Yoon, Feb 11, 2013 5:00pm PST

Antony Johnston, one of the writers for the first game, recently spoke about how the transition away from "old-school survival horror" was "inevitable" because of the universe Visceral Games had created.


"It isn't bad by any means, but it doesn't quite connect with what was interesting about the series."

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Dead Space 3 infinite mining 'not a glitch'

By Steve Watts, Feb 11, 2013 7:30am PST

EA has issued a statement that a seeming glitch in Dead Space 3 allowing for infinite resource-farming isn't actually a glitch at all, but rather a deliberate design decision.


"Different people like different things? I had fun with it and got more than my money's worth. ..."

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Dead Space 3 co-op review: less scary, more efficient

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 06, 2013 11:00am PST

Dead Space 3's co-op campaign isn't completely bereft of tension and features many adrenaline-pumping moments that help set it apart from its single-player counterpart.


Dead Space 3 getting 'Awakened' DLC in March

By Steve Watts, Feb 05, 2013 8:15am PST

The first Dead Space 3 expansion is coming in March for $9.99. It will be called "Awakened."


"If the demo is any indication, there's a Dead Space game somewhere in there. Maybe just not all ..."

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Dead Space 3 single-player review: oppressively tense

By Jeff Mattas, Feb 05, 2013 6:00am PST

We've played through the single-player campaign for Dead Space 3. Find out if the series' third installment is able to top its predecessors.


"A metric that has no consistency across the gaming industry. It is a terrible form of ..."

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Dead Space 3 story trailer and a zealot's rebirth

By John Keefer, Jan 31, 2013 11:00am PST

The media machine is cranking for Dead Space 3 as we approach the launch of the game next week. A new trailer shows off a bit of the story as protagonist Isaac Clarke gets sent in to retrieve Ellie Langford and her team, and is led to Tau Volantis.


Dead Space 3 producer details DLC, unlockable game modes

By Steve Watts, Jan 30, 2013 11:30am PST

Dead Space 3 will be getting an "additional story" weeks after launch, along with day-one DLC in the form of suits to wear. Exec producer Steve Papoutsis also detailed the various unlockable game modes.


"Yeah, I wonder if this means Dead Space 3 on PC will actually get DLC this time around -.-"

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How Dead Space 3 builds claustrophobia in open spaces

By Timothy J. Seppala, Jan 29, 2013 12:15pm PST

Dead Space 3 Executive Producer Steve Papoutsis talks about co-op, ice planets and meeting expectations.


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.


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

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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...


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

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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 ...


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

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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.


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

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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.


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

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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...


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

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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.


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

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