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Dead Space 3
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Release Date (US):
February 5th, 2013
Release Date (UK):
February 8th, 2013
Online Players:
Visceral Games
Electronic Arts
M [Mature]
PSU Rank:
0 of 1166 Games
PSU Rank on PS3:
0 of 0 Games
Additional Information:
Also available on Windows and Xbox 360.

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Dead Space 3 falls short of Visceral Games' ambitions, offering a sequel that is mildly fun but sadly bogged down by numerous flaws.

We like

  • Weapons crafting
  • Co-op play
  • Last several chapters are a real highlight

We dislike

  • Uninspiring story
  • Numerous glitches
  • Identity crisis

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Games in the survival horror genre have found difficulty in capturing enough interest from gamers to achieve great commercial success this generation. For this reason, this console cycle did not see many new games or franchises in the genre. Titles in existing survival horror franchises began to change in order to appeal to a wider audience, often becoming more of an action game as is the case with the past two entries in Capc...



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Dead Space 3 News

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    Visceral Games (formally EA Redwood Shores), the developers behind the fear-inducing horror series Dead Space, has listed a number of job positions on the official EA website for work on an "exciting new IP" The listings (via IGN), for an environmental artist and an older posting for a te...

  • Dead Space: EA 'still has faith' in the franchise

    EA Games Labels chief Frank Gibeau has said the publishing giant still has faith in the Dead Space franchise. “No it’s not out of rotation,” Gibeau told CVG at Gamescom. “I mean, I’m not announcing anything right now, but I will stay we had a great trilogy of games a...

  • EA likely to revisit Dead Space franchise

    Today, IGN released an interview with EA Labels president Frank Gibeau that sheds some light on the present state and possible future of the Dead Space franchise. Gibeau had this to say: “Yeah, that’s an intellectual property that we’ve proven that there’s an audience for. I...

  • EA: Dead Space not dead, but Dead Space 4 isn't in development

    Electronic Arts has confirmed that the Dead Space series hasn’t been shelved, though did reveal a fourth entry in the sci-fi horror franchise isn’t currently in development. “I wouldn’t say it’s [Dead Space franchise] cancelled at all,” EA’s Patrick Soder...

  • February NPD: Dead Space 3 takes top spot

    Remember all those rumors that poor sales of Dead Space 3 caused EA to cancel the inevitable Dead Space 4? Well, turns out Dead Space 3 took the top spot for February, according to the latest NPD U.S. sales data. Dead Space 3 outsold Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 last month, in addition to Crysis 3 ...

  • EA CFO clarifies stance on microtransactions: 'Not all' future EA games will have them

    In the wake of comments made regarding the ubiquity of microtransactions in future EA titles, CFO Blake Jorgensen has rolled back to clarify that, in fact, not every upcoming EA game will offer them. Speaking at the Wedbush Technology Conference in New York City earlier today, Jorgensen stated that...

  • EA: Dead Space remains an important IP

    Rumors of the death of one of EA's most popular IPs have been greatly exaggerated. A representative from EA wrote in an email to PSU that the Dead Space 4 rumors floating around are "patently false." This comes after an anonymous source apparently told VideoGamer that EA has pulled the ...

  • [UPDATE] Report: Dead Space 4 cancelled

    Update:  Dino Ignacio, UI Lead of Visceral Games, today denied that the Dead Space series has allegedly stopped. Electronic Arts representatives have come up front and spoken out against the earlier report, but their statements have been rather vague outside of pre-existing Dead Space titles....

  • Dead Space 3 DLC 'Awakened' release date let slip on Twitter

    The first batch of Dead Space 3 DLC looks like it will be released on March 3, according to a tweet from the official Dead Space Twitter account. The Tweet has since been removed, probably because EA didn’t want to let the cat out of the bag just yet, but Joystiq managed to grab a screen capt...

  • U.K. Charts: Dead Space 3 terrorizes the top spot

    Visceral Games’ sci-fi horror sequel Dead Space 3 has secured the top spot on the U.K. All Format Charts following its launch last Friday. The game’s release pushes Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch down to sixth place, ending the JRPG’s chart reign after just one week. Ho...

Dead Space 3 Features

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