[Dec 2008, p.67]. Though audio logs are nothing new to this type of game and are in fact often used to flesh out the backstory, these are exceptionally well done, and are accompanied by full video logs and text reports, which all together make for a much more compelling narrative. Dead Space is one of best Survival Horror releases in years. In Dead Space, players step into the role of engineer Isaac Clarke – an ordinary man on a seemingly routine mission to fix the communications systems aboard a deep space mining ship. 79 28 I've played all the great games (in line with half-life 1 and 2, prey, Doom 3, etc.) I now know. That dark intrigue that enveloped the origin of these monsters. RIG upgrades, health items, new weapons, and additional ammunition can all be purchased, and if you happen to find a new item schematic and take it to a store, you'll be able to buy that as well. Please enter your birth date to watch this video: You are not allowed to view this material at this time. (For Real This Time), Zack Snyder to Shoot New Justice League Scenes in October, Things Ghost of Tsushima Doesn't Tell You. Was wondering what the hype was all about for Dead Space 2. Generally favorable reviews- based on 892 Ratings. As good as that first feeling you got when playing the first Resident Evil, though that's a poor comparison. Dead Space is an incredible game, great storyline and probably the best fiver I spent on a game which is about three years old. Dead Space is a survival-horror game in which players take on the role of Engineer Isaac Clarke who is sent to repair the mining ship's communication array which has been mysteriously cut off. It's one of the best games I've played on the 360. Generally favorable reviews The mouse works fine during all the game. There is a bug that doesn't allow me to walk and turn at the same time. Want us to remember this setting for all your devices? Set in the cold blackness of deep space, the atmosphere is soaked with a feeling of tension, dread and sheer terror. From engineering to hydroponics and beyond, Dead Space never fails to impress with its visuals. Once on the ship, Clarke finds the ship has become a floating bloodbath, making his repair mission become one of survival as he fights not just to save himself, but to return the artifact to the planet at any cost. Finally, at several key points in the story, Isaac stumbles upon some of the most incredible and truly terrifying boss monsters to be seen in the survival horror genre. z.B. A few standard scare tactics (dramatic music, flickering lights) and gory battles may satisfy hardened fans of horror, but loot-hunting and taxi missions will likely haunt your dreams more than the given monstrosities of death. Ehrlich. As an engineer, Isaac can make use of the numerous nanotech workbenches onboard the Ishimura to upgrade his weapons and equipment. Just be sure to play it with the lights on. It's impressive how well pictures, dialogues and sound work together to form a cinema-like atmosphere. Interesting and innovative maneuvers in zero-G (not something I, I remember once saying that Amnesia The Dark Descent is probably the scariest horror game ever made; although I do admit that I hadn't. When the Concordance Extraction Corporation loses radio contact with its Planet Cracker-class mining ship, the USG Ishimura, engineer Isaac Clarke is dispatched on a routine mission to repair its communications array. That being said, since SS2 is my favorite game of all time any game that tries to (and successfully) copies it is ace in my book. Dead Space is a survival-horror game in which players take on the role of Engineer Isaac Clarke who is sent to repair the mining ship's communication array which has been mysteriously cut off. Everything is top notch! Was wondering what the hype was all about for Dead Space 2. Breathtaking visuals and nerve-wracking audio, Strategic dismemberment adds an entirely new, satisfying dimension to combat, Truly terrifying gameplay keeps you on the edge of your seat. Dead Space is an. Dead Space is a rare, fully satisfying single-player only experience. He must fight through the dead silence and darkness of deep space to stay alive. Once you get your mittens on the weapons though, the game just becomes a series of action sequences with occasional padding and tedious repetition. The biggest problem I have with Dead Space though, besides the controls, is that it's not even that scary: gory yes, plenty of it, but only the first 10 minutes were genuinely terrifying for me. [Electronic Arts], Picked this up recently during a Steam Sale. Dead Space is a fairly linear affair that will take most gamers a little over ten hours to complete. But it requires ignoring the bad story and the numbing to-do lists. Definitely going to grab Dead Space 2. With its disturbingly twisted visuals, its deeply engrossing story, and innovative strategic dismemberment combat system, Dead Space is a best-in-its-class game that surpasses other entries in its venerable genre in nearly every way and will be the standard by which they are judged for years to come.