Set in the cold blackness of deep space, the atmosphere is soaked with a feeling of tension, dread and sheer terror. 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. It is not long before Isaac awakes to a living nightmare when he learns that the ship's crew has been ravaged by a vicious alien infestation. He must fight through the dead silence and darkness of deep space to stay alive.
The survival horror genre has been fairly slow as of late. While established franchises like Silent Hill and Resident Evil are still churning out titles and delivering scares to horror fans, it’s been a while since something new has hit the fray. EA is looking to change that with Dead Space, their new survival horror IP. Dead Space combines some of the best elements of sci-fi and horror, making for a compelling and frightening experience. Dead Space borrows many elements from other horror action games, most notably Resident Evil 4 and Doom 3. The controls are easy to grasp, feeling a lot like RE4 in terms of over-the-shoulder shooting mechanics. However, while the game does borrow a lot of elements from related titles, it does offer some great new additions to the formula,... Read Review