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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.. ..."

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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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Dead Space 3 video: 20 minutes of action

By John Keefer, Jul 11, 2012 10:00am PDT

There has been a lot of buzz about the next installment in Isaac Clarke's horror series Dead Space, but its always good to draw your own conclusions. Would 20-minutes of gameplay footage help? We thought so.


"This guy annoys the fuck out me. Just show us footage without telling us how awesome it is 500 ..."

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Dead Space 3 preview

By Jeff Mattas, Jun 06, 2012 6:15am PDT

We get a look at the closed-door E3 Dead Space 3 live demo, and come away with some impressions of new things like the ice planet locale, human enemies, a cover system, and more.


"I know the chance won't come, but if the game had the level of freedom-of-choice that I would ..."

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Dead Space 3 formally announced, packing co-op

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 04, 2012 1:21pm PDT

There's been plenty of whispers about Dead Space 3 in the run-up to E3, and today EA finally revealed the poorly-kept secret. Visceral's decidely action-packed shooter is coming to PC, Xbox 360 and PS3 in February 2013 and yes, it will pack drop-in, drop-out co-op.


"I hate when they dont say wether it's online or splitscreen co-op"

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Dead Space 3 leaked screens confirm co-op

By Andrew Yoon, May 31, 2012 10:30am PDT

Although Electronic Arts hasn't officially announced Dead Space 3 yet, we already have a pretty good idea of what to expect. Leaked screenshots confirm previous rumors: the game is getting co-op.


"Crazy thought here but whether or not coop "fits" with a game might depend on the game. DayZ is ..."

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Dead Space's 'new chapter' teased, introduces John Carver

By Andrew Yoon, May 29, 2012 2:30pm PDT

EA has released a new video that introduces John Carver--a character that could be Isaac Clarke's rumored co-op partner.


"Sorry, sadly Shacknews doesn't allow editing of prior posts (like you would on Reddit), and I ..."

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New Dead Space game confirmed, rumored to have co-op

By Andrew Yoon, May 09, 2012 4:15pm PDT

Earlier rumors suggested Isaac Clarke's third journey would take him to an icy planet. However, a new report suggests Isaac won't be alone for this outing. Dead Space 3 will supposedly feature support for drop-in, drop-out co-op.


"System Shock 2 is one of my top best COOP experiences ever. "

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Dead Space dev working on new online shooter

By Steve Watts, Jan 24, 2012 8:45am PST

A Visceral Games job listing is seeking a lead multiplayer designer for work on a new online shooter franchise.


"EA as publisher. Of course. I guess they're trying to force all their single player devs down ..."

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Rumor: Dante's Inferno sequel on the way

By Steve Watts, Nov 29, 2011 11:45am PST

Dante's Inferno 2 may be in the works, according to a none-too-subtle hint dropped by a writer who says he is attached to the project.


"Well, since they never did a proper rendition of Dante Alighieri's 'Inferno' - you'd likely have ..."

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Dead Space 2 getting free multiplayer maps

By Steve Watts, May 23, 2011 12:45pm PDT

Visceral Games will be releasing a two new free multiplayer maps for Dead Space 2. The "Outbreak Map Pack" will hit Xbox Live on May 31, and PSN on June 3.


"First PC gamers don't get the first expansion and we had to hack the game to get the in game ..."

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Dead Space 2 Prequel Game Announced

By Brian Leahy, Jul 07, 2010 7:00pm PDT

Dead Space Ignition will "reveal the events leading up to Dead Space 2" in an "interactive comic-style story with three unique hacking mini games;...


"A retro 2d scroller shoot-em-up dead space would be fun too. :/"

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Speculation: Dante's Inferno 2 in Development at Visceral Games, Staffing Up

By Brian Leahy, Jun 29, 2010 5:40pm PDT

A job posting hit Electronic Arts' site today for a "Lead Level Designer" at Visceral Games to work on a "sequel to a major new IP at the" studio....


"Make another one and keep the God Of War lovers at bay. There's more than enough room for a ton ..."

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Battlefield Producer Leaves DICE to Join Visceral

By Brian Leahy, Apr 07, 2010 2:20pm PDT

Blast Magazine (via Joystiq) noticed several tweets from Battlefield: Bad Company 2 associate producer Gordon Van Dyke announcing that he was...


"Yeah, I fucked that up. It is direct copy paste from dictionary.com though."

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Jack the Ripper Game Coming From Dante's Inferno, Dead Space Makers?

By Chris Faylor, Oct 06, 2009 8:10am PDT

Evidence is mounting that well-known serial killer Jack the Ripper is to star in a new game from Dead Space and Dante's Inferno maker Visceral...


"...and Dante's Inferno -shouldn't- even be violent. It's based, again, off of an Italian ..."

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