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Post by Steve Farrelly @ 10:33am 08/12/09 | 16 Comments
We've mentioned this in news posts already, and it was a no-brainer anyway, but Visceral Games and EA have finally officially revealed they're working on a sequel to 2008's critically acclaimed sci fi survival horror, Dead Space.
Isaac Clarke returns for another heart-pounding adventure, taking the fight to the Necromorphs in this thrilling action-horror experience. New tools to gruesomely slice and dismember the Necromorphs complement Isaac's signature Plasma Cutter, empowering him as he meets new characters, explores epic Zero-G environments, and fights against a relentless necromorph onslaught. Survival isn't the only thing on Isaac's mind in Dead Space 2 this time, he calls the shots.
No release date is mentioned in the press release, but the game is due for PC, PS3 and Xbox 360. Here's hoping we have a resolution on our need for an R 18+ rating by the time it's released.

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Latest Comments
Steve Farrelly
Posted 10:48am 08/12/09
can't wait...
Reverend Evil
Posted 10:52am 08/12/09
Hopefully the PC controls will be better than last time.
Posted 10:52am 08/12/09
im looking forward to another banned game
Posted 12:51pm 08/12/09
Hopefully we have enough time before it is released to get an R 18+ rating.

I was surprised the first Dead Space made it through. It could get pretty 'messy'.
Posted 12:56pm 08/12/09
pc controls were fine last time
Posted 01:37pm 08/12/09
praying for R18+
Posted 01:45pm 08/12/09
pc controls were ok, but you couldn't disable mouse acceleration. but meh, wasn't supposed to be a supreme control FPS - in some ways the slightly less intuitive controls added to the atmosphere and difficulty.
Posted 02:17pm 08/12/09
yeah i had an issue with the PC controls, the mouse movement seemed very floaty or laggy.
Posted 03:43pm 08/12/09
I had an issue. But then i plugged in my 360 controller :D
Posted 04:15pm 08/12/09
Does that work well? I'm considering getting one for all the control-awful PC ports of x360 games.
Posted 04:19pm 08/12/09
Uninstalling Dead Space seemed to fix all the problems I had with the game.
Posted 04:25pm 08/12/09
Uninstalling Dead Space seemed to fix all the problems I had with the game.

I also noticed this :D
Posted 05:32pm 08/12/09
game was awesome. controls were near perfect, only problem is as someone pointed out before is that they felt a bit laggy.

didnt the game end with you returning the fragment thingy and killing the hive mind?
Posted 06:03pm 08/12/09
Can't wait for this, the first one was awesome. I played on 360, so I have no idea what the controls were like on PC.
Does that work well? I'm considering getting one for all the control-awful PC ports of x360 games.

Yeah, pretty much all PC games now are made with the 360 control in mind. It doesn't just automatically map the controller correctly, but even the button prompts change to show the 360 buttons on screen. It's pretty handy. Third-person games don't feel right to me with anything other than a gamepad.
Posted 06:11pm 08/12/09
iirc the PC version you had to turn off vsync or something to get rid of the input lag. also you had to tweak the sensitivity a bit, but once this was done the game controlled well.
Posted 07:10pm 08/12/09
hopefully it won't be an uber cliche POS like the first and i might actually finish it.
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