E3 2010: EA Reveals Release Date For The Highly Anticipated Dead Space 2

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Visceral Games, an EA studio has revealed the highly anticipated launch date for Dead Space 2 at E3. The action horror game will be in stores on January 25th in the US and January 28th in Europe.

Dead Space 2 pushes the limits of action, horror and terror. After waking up in a sprawling, dark and mysterious location, Dead Space 2 hero Isaac Clarke again finds himself thrust into the middle of a massive necromorph invasion. Surrounded by the screeching cries of undead monsters and the haunting drum of echoing noises, Isaac plots a course through abandoned building after creepy abandoned building. Dead Space 2 is set to deliver best-in-class sound design, visuals and action sequences.

In Dead Space 2, engineer Isaac Clarke makes his return in a blood-curdling new adventure on an all-new space installation known as “The Sprawl.” The lone survivor of a horrific alien infestation, Isaac finds himself confronting a catastrophic new nightmare. Battling dementia, Isaac will do whatever it takes to save himself and dominate the relentless enemy onslaughts. Equipped with a new arsenal of tools to dismember the necromorphs, Isaac faces the challenge head-on. Players will see Isaac fight bigger, scarier and more epic battles that will keep them on the edge of their seats.


“The story of Isaac, the necromorphs and the whole Dead Space fiction has much more to reveal. Dead Space 2 adds another dimension to the complex world and characters that inhabit this universe,” said Executive Producer, Steve Papoutsis.

I loved the original Dead Space and I really feel like the sequel has stepped up the game significantly. While it probably won’t have the tightly confined environments present in the original, moving the setting into a city will brings a lot more variation to the places we will be able to explore. This is one game I will be definitely buying at release.

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