Visceral Games News


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.


"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.


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

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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.


"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.


"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.


"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.


"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.


"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.


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

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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.


"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.


"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...


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

- Wikus Van De Merwe see all 13 comments

Dead Space 3 coming February 5

By Steve Watts, Aug 14, 2012 8:30am PDT

EA has announced Dead Space 3 will hit on February 5, and detailed some bonuses for pre-ordering the "Limited Edition" of the game.


"Dead Space 2 was awesome, just like Dead Space 1 was. I'm iffy about 3 though."

- Nivekster see all 18 comments

Army of Two: The Devil's Cartel brings on Overkill

By John Keefer, Aug 14, 2012 7:30am PDT

Army of Two: The Devil's Cartel gets a new trailer highlighting Overkill from the Electronic Arts GamesCom 2012 press conference


"There ya go. A great looking game, with destructible environments and hella fun NOT using the ..."

- rtricoche see all 6 comments

Dead Space 3 preview: for those afraid of change

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 06, 2012 1:00pm PDT

What happens to Dead Space 3 when you get rid of the giant alien bosses? The human enemies? The action-packed co-op sections? Well, it happens to feel a lot like the original Dead Space.


"They also said the game could be played solo and shortly after showed a mission in that style.. ..."

- wickoattack see all 7 comments

Army of Two: The Devil's Cartel 'resets' the franchise, coming in 2013

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 02, 2012 9:00am PDT

Electronic Arts' Army of Two franchise is being rebooted. Coming next March is The Devil's Cartel, a game that "resets the series" with a "more intense, mature, and grittier tone."


"I don't get the hate for Army of Two. I really liked the first game despite it's ..."

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