And it's glorious. If all we wind up with is a shiny new Dead Space with some additional voice acting and other 'fresh' elements, we'll still be sinners. However, EA and Motive are promising so much more and today's new trailer titled Humanity End Here is perhaps our best look yet and just how fundamentaly different this reimagining of the OG will be.
Prepare to unravel a thrilling mystery in the darkest depths of space.In addition to the new trailer, and even more content around the game in the pipeline ahead of its January 27 release date (so stay tuned), EA and Motive also updated the game's official development blog with an entry titled "Story Matters". Here's an excerpt:
Fortunately, in remaking Dead Space, the team at Motive™ had the benefit of working from a story that was already pretty great, one based in recognizable and near-universal themes. “You’re descending into Hell to save your beloved,” says Senior Game Writer Jo Berry. “That’s one of the oldest stories there is. But the Dead Space interpretation of that is also very relevant, because it talks about corporate corruption, about spirituality going awry, about division versus reconnection....”Click the link above for the full blog post which is a really great read for people who pour over story details, layered narrative and storytelling philosophies. And as mentioned above, also, stay tuned for more closer to launch right here on AusGamers.