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Dead Space 3
Dead Space 3

PC | PlayStation 3 | Xbox 360
Genre: Action Players: 1 (2 Online)
Developer: Visceral Games Official Site: www.deadspace.com
Publisher: Electronic Arts
Release Date:
2013
Wednesday, 6 February 2013
Post by Eorl @ 10:21am 06/02/13 | 2 Comments
Visceral Games has announced that a new DLC pack for upcoming sci-fi horror, Dead Space 3, will be making its way to players in March, titled Awakened. In the new DLC, players will experience the franchise’s darkest chapters as the Necromorph battles become even more gruesome and terrifying than ever before.

Currently details are still slim as to what else is being offered however expect more to come once the game has been released tomorrow for Australia. A price of $9.99 is slated for PlayStation 3 and PC owners, with 800 MS Points for Xbox 360 players.

Dead Space 3 will be available February 7th for Xbox 360, PC and PlayStation 3. You can check out our review over here to see what we thought of the horror title.

Monday, 4 February 2013
Post by Steve Farrelly @ 07:04pm 04/02/13 | 19 Comments
There's a lot of talk about the direction of the third Dead Space game, most involving changed gameplay mechanics, human enemies and, of course, co-op.

Having immersed himself in the Dead Space universe for the better part of the last few months for preview opportunities, AusGamers contributor, Naren Hooson, was a perfect fit to deal with this game's Unitolgy propaganda and come out unscathed (or at least turned), and he even brought with him new information on crafting weapons, dealing with snow-drenched terrain and playing nice with friends. Has the game really stood up against its predecessors though?

Read our review to find out.
Tuesday, 29 January 2013
Post by Eorl @ 11:24am 29/01/13 | 3 Comments
EA has revealed a new trailer for upcoming horror shooter, this time featuring a quite interesting remix of Phil Collins' iconic "In The Air Tonight" by the man himself as the background music. The trailer also features a mixture of CGI and gameplay, with protagonist Isaac trudging through a very snow area.
Dead Space 3 brings Isaac Clarke and merciless soldier John Carver on a journey across space to discover the source of the Necromorph outbreak. Crash-landed on the frozen planet of Tau Volantis, Isaac must comb the harsh environment for raw materials and scavenged parts. He will then put his engineering skills to the ultimate test to create and customise weapons and survival tools.
Check out the trailer below for a glimpse at what you can expect but also the sweet tunes of Phil Collins.

Dead Space 3 will be available for PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 on February 7.

Tuesday, 22 January 2013
Post by Steve Farrelly @ 08:31pm 22/01/13 | 2 Comments
While trouncing through both single-player and co-op, AusGamers contributor, Naren Hooson, also cornered (in a dark, scarily lit place, mind) Dead Space 3 executive producer, Steve Papoutsis, to ask him about all the new additions to their survival-horror opus, and what they mean for fans and other gamers alike.

Papoutsis makes no apologies for co-op, going so far as to say that he hopes "that people [will] look back and think of Dead Space 3 as a game that was very innovative in the co-op space". He reiterates, however, that co-op is optional and also talks in detail about the size of the new environments, why Isaac is facing human enemies here and much, much more.

Click here for the full interview feature.
Post by Steve Farrelly @ 07:37pm 22/01/13 | 1 Comments
It's a day of crazy embargoes lifting, but we also have another new hands-on preview for your perusal today, as we sent off AusGamers contributor, Naren Hooson, to rainy (at the time) San Francisco for an all-new hands-on play session with Dead Space 3.

Not only did he manage to smash through the single-player portion of his demo for us, he teamed up with GameArena's Joab Gilroy for some co-op crumping action to really give you the skinny on whether it's a worthy edition to a game that has always been about that solitary against-all-odds experience.

Click here for his full hands-on preview.
Post by Eorl @ 11:03am 22/01/13 | 6 Comments
EA has today revealed that Dead Space 3 will allow fans of BioWare's recent Sci-fi RPG Mass Effect 3 to dress Isaac and Carver, simply by owning a copy of both games. Offering two different coloured suits, those interested can follow the instructions below in order to obtain the free content.
To get the N7 armor you simply need to have played Mass Effect 3. Here are the instructions on how to get your very own N7 armor for Xbox 360, Playstation 3, and PC:

  • Play Mass Effect 3 and make sure you have a save file.
  • Purchase and play the full game of Dead Space 3.
  • Equip N7 armor and look awesome!
  • EA has also revealed a trailer showing off the armour, which also includes some glimpses at the action packed horror title's gameplay.

    Dead Space 3 will be available for PlayStation 3, PC and Xbox 360 on February 7th. A demo is currently available for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 users which you can find over here.

    Tuesday, 15 January 2013
    Post by Eorl @ 10:58am 15/01/13 | 0 Comments
    EA has announced a new "Dev Team Edition" collection for their upcoming sci-fi horror title Dead Space 3 that will give fans an insider look into the development of the latest sequel by Visceral Games. The new collection will be available in two different versions; one that includes the Dead Space 3 Limited Edition game and the other that includes just the merchandise, however the game bundle is only being shipped to US addresses.
    Dead Space 3 Dev Team Edition includes:
    • Tin Collector’s Case: Measuring nearly 14”x9,” this case is covered with mysteries and trivia from all three Dead Space games, debossed with full color art based on the designs from Ben Wanat (Creative Director for Dead Space 3) and Dino Ignacio (UI Designer for Dead Space 3).
    • Serrano’s Journal: Dr. Earl Serrano’s journal full of clues and haunting artwork of his findings on Tau Volantis has come to life with exclusive content by Chuck Beaver (Story Producer on Dead Space 3).
    • Art Book: A 4.75”x6.5” hardbound book containing 96 stunning full color pages, plus exclusive material from the Dead Space art department headed by Alex Muscat (Art Director for Dead Space 3).
    • Flip Book “Data Pad:” A 10”x7” book with a metal cover that contains 9 image sets made with clear PET cover sheets over heavy-weight cardstock. The flip book was designed by Dino Ignacio to be a functional prop version of the Dead Space User Interface in the game.
    • Marker Statue: A 8” hand-sculpted, custom-molded polyresin statue that’s coated in metallic paints to replicate the maddening glyphs of the Black Marker.
    • Med-Pack: The med-pack in the game has been recreated as a 14 oz. PET water bottle, perfect for carrying your beverage of choice.
    • Poster Pack: A set of three 5”x10” single-sided posters replicating the nostalgic posters found throughout Dead Space 3 that depict an older age of space travel.
    • Postcard Set: A set of six 3.75”x6” Peng themed postcards, double-sided with art on the front and Dead Space-branded postcard information on the back.
    Currently only 5,000 copies have been made for the Dev Team Edition, so those eager enough to put down the USD$100 for the non-game bundle (currently only one available to Australians) can find more info at the official website.
    Thursday, 27 December 2012
    Post by Eorl @ 10:27am 27/12/12 | 5 Comments
    EA has revealed that a demo for upcoming action horror Dead Space 3 will be making its way to the PlayStation Network and Xbox Live on January 22nd, however a select few Xbox Live gamers will be getting access to the demo at the earlier January 15th date.
    In the demo, players will be thrust into deep space terror when unwilling hero – Isaac Clarke – and all-new co-op companion – Sergeant John Carver – crash land on Tau Volantis, an unforgiving ice planet teeming with Necromorphs. Dead Space 3 takes the franchise’s core elements of suspense, horror, action and sound and introduces them to all-new elements – including co-op play - that allows players to work together to take down the most ambitious Dead Space experience yet.
    Early access is being handed out over at the official website, however you will need to have an Origin account on hand to sign up. Codes for the early access will handed out "while quantities last" up until January 14th, with the code expiring on January 22nd.

    EA has also revealed a new trailer for Dead Space 3 titled "The Story So Far", which you can check out below. It recaps the events that happened in the last two Dead Space titles, however not revealing too much in spoilers for those who have yet to play.

    Friday, 30 November 2012
    Post by Eorl @ 11:39am 30/11/12 | 1 Comments
    EA has revealed several new screenshots for upcoming action horror title Dead Space 3, detailing a few of the crew plus some nice looking space shots. A few of the screenshots also tease the new drop-in/drop-out co-op character Earthgov Sergeant John Carver in all his scar like beauty.
    After crash-landing on a hostile new planet known as Tau Volantis, hero Isaac Clarke discovers that this planet could be the key to ending the Necromorph infestation. In his violent hunt for answers, Isaac must battle subzero, icy conditions and deadly, highly-evolved enemies including all-new Necromorphs, gigantic boss creatures and even misguided zealot humans. Fortunately, Isaac is not alone.

    Players can choose to team-up with a friend anytime in the game with the fully integrated drop-in/drop-out co-op feature. Players that choose to take down the terror together will experience additional story details and gameplay mechanics only found when playing as the co-op character, Earthgov Sergeant John Carver.
    You can check out some of the screenshots below but swing by our game page for the full library.

    Dead Space 3 will be available on PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 on February 7th, 2013.

    Thursday, 18 October 2012
    Post by Eorl @ 10:45am 18/10/12 | 0 Comments
    EA has announced details on the pre-order bonuses for the upcoming third-person horror title Dead Space 3, with the chance to pimp out your wardrobe if you get in early. On offer is two unique suits; the Witness Suit and the Contact Suit, plus two deadly weapons; the Evangelizer Weapon and the Negotiator Weapon.
    Pre-order now at participating retailers to receive the Dead Space 3 Limited Edition which includes two bonus suits and two weapons available to use day one!
  • Witness Suit - An insulated suit to help you explore Tau Volantis' harsh terrain
  • First Contact Suit - Built for long term space exposure with thick armor
  • Evangelizer Weapon - Heavy duty assault rifle and shotgun combination
  • Negotiator Weapon - Tesla powered "instrument" for organic tissue dismemberment
  • Hopefully with the snazy suits and blinged out weapons one will be safe in space, but usually it doesn't turn out that way. Check out the reveal trailer below for a glimpse of the pre-order bonuses in action.

    Dead Space 3 will be available in 2013 for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC.

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