Dead Space 3 Hits February 2013

EA opened their press conference today with the reveal of the next installment in the Dead Space series, Dead Space 3. Hinting at gameplay in space and on a frozen planet, and new characters like John Carver, Dead Space 3 looks promising. Reportedly drop-in drop-out co-op, Visceral Studios says that this new game will be the most immersive yet. Look for it to hit shelves February of 2013.

A press release was sent right before Dead Space 3 went on the screen at EA’s conference.


Cut to the heart of deep space terror as Visceral Games, an Electronic Arts Inc.(NASDAQ:EA) studio, today announced that the critically acclaimed Dead Space™ series will return with Dead Space 3. Delivering award-winning suspense, horror, action and audio, Dead Space 3 will send players on an exhilarating and hair-raising new adventure in the dead of winter 2013. After crash-landing on a hostile new planet known asTau Volantis, heroIsaac 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 SergeantJohn Carver.

Steve Papoutsis, Vice President and General Managerof Visceral Games and Executive Producer on Dead Space 3, said “Dead Space 3 will deliver action and horror on a scale that far exceeds anything we’ve done before. The game will range from the depths of space and tight, indoor corridors to a harsh new planet with explorable environments that offer new challenges. For fans that love playing alone in the dark, they still can have the classic Dead Space experience that makes the franchise so unique. Likewise, players that want to share that immersive and intense experience with a friend now have that option thanks to the addition of co-op. Either way, the action is intense, the adventure is breathtaking, and the thrills are unforgettable.”