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Office Chat

Dead Space needs a break, SimCity launch woes and Thief!


Another casual discussion from the Dtoid news room
Mar 06
In another casual discussion from Dtoid's virtual news room, I'm joined by Jordan Devore and Spencer Hayes to discuss the deflated rumor of a Dead Space development hiatus (one we kind of wish were true). Plus, SimCity's rocky launch demonstrates once again that you can't count on anybody to successfully launch an online-only game and the gang discusses the recently announced Thief reboot.
Dead Space canceled?

Rumor: Dead Space franchise may be on indefinite hold


Sales targets for Dead Space 3 not met
Mar 05
[Update: Gamasutra reached out to Electronic Arts and the rumors of an announced Dead Space 4 being cancelled are "patently false."] According to a report from VideoGamer.com, the Dead Space series is no more -- at least, for...

Space sims are horror!

Dread space: Why space sims scare me more than zombies


Promoted from our Community Blogs!
Mar 03
[For his Bloggers Wanted essay response, Destructoid community blogger TriplZer0 explains why the vast emptiness of space scares him more than jump scares ever could. Want to see your own words appear on the front page? Go wr...
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Origin has a big sale on all three Dead Space games


Plus the DLC, but spending anything on that is a waste of money
Mar 01
Origin is currently offering between 30% to 50% off on every Dead Space game in their store. The first Dead Space is available for $10 as a PC download, and Dead Space 2 can be grabbed for $10 either as a PC download, or phys...
PlayStation All-Stars

Dead Space's Isaac Clarke joining PlayStation All-Stars


Plus Zeus from God of War, and a Unfinished Swan stage too
Feb 27
IGN sat down with PlayStation's Seth Killian where he revealed the next downloadable content for PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale. Dead Space's Isaac Clarke and God of War's Zeus will both be joining the fight. Plus, a ne...

Game Debate to the Death! Favorite Dead Space game?


NASA needs cooler helmets
Feb 26
Last week's Assassin Creed debate turned into a rogue race between the first two games in the series, with Assassin's Creed II coming out on top by a few votes . . . and jumping to its close demise in a pile of hay below. Bro...
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All the horrific ways you can die in Dead Space 3


Don't eat while you watch this
Feb 23
One of the things you can always expect from a Dead Space game is that Isaac Clarke will get torn to bits in so many wonderful ways. You can also expect someone on YouTube to take the time to great a big old montage full of ...
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Get Dead Space 3 for $39.99 on Amazon, and Groupon


I didn't know Groupon sold games
Feb 19
I just beat Dead Space 3's single-player mode this past week and overall enjoyed it. I need to do some co-op still, which I hear is a better way to play the game. While it was overall a fun experience, I'm not so sure I would...




Violence

David Cage is right: Violence is not essential


Even if it is jolly good fun
Feb 12
Earlier this week, Allistair suggested that violence is integral to immersion, that it could draw us into games that lack it even more. This was in response to a presentation given by serial pompous twit and occasio...

Dead Space 3 thievery

Attorney: Dead Space 3 resource exploit might be theft


IP expert likens resource farming to stealing
Feb 11
Dead Space 3 features an exploit which allows players to circumvent the game's microtransactions by acquiring infinitely spawning items. While Electronic Arts has no intention of removing the feature, an intellectual pro...
Dead Space 3 glitch

EA: Dead Space 3 microtransaction workaround not a glitch


Publisher claims exploit was intentional
Feb 09
Electronic Arts claims that the infinite items exploit in Dead Space 3 is "not a glitch" and that the publisher has "no plans to issue a patch to change this aspect of the game." Responding to a Forbes inquiry, an EA represen...

Dead Space 3 is 'a necessary evil,' says series writer


Dead Space 1 writer discusses survival horror and Dead Space
Feb 08
New York Times bestselling author and Dead Space 1 writer Antony Johnston calls Dead Space 3's focus on action "a necessary evil in order to broaden the fan base," in an interview with Now Gamer. This isn't the first time Joh...
Bloggers Wanted

Bloggers Wanted: Share your videogame horror stories


Get your blog on Destructoid's front page!
Feb 08
[When we're looking for blogs on a specific topic, we'll put out a Bloggers Wanted call. Check out the blog prompt, write a response, and you may see your blog promoted to the front page! --Mr Andy Dixon] Dead Space 3 release...

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The best gun ever makes a return in Dead Space 3


Bang bang, pew pew!
Feb 07
Yup, Visceral brought back the foam finger gun for Dead Space 3. Kind of was hoping for something different this time, but it's still a pretty badass weapon. Like before, it's pretty much a one-hit kill weapon, and Isaac wil...

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Dead Space 3 hints at what's in store for series' future


Brother moons are awake
Feb 06
Dead Space 3 has barely been out 24 hours, but that hasn't stopped Visceral Games from getting started on developing their next game. Designer Warren Price took to Twitter earlier today and announced that the studio is a...

SF's demonic BART screech was worked into Dead Space


You know that noise *shudder*
Feb 06
Glen Schofield, GM of Sledgehammer games, in his D.I.C.E. Summit 2013 presentation on details on games, talked about how everyday experiences -- from your favorite lunch place to your morning commute -- can influence game mak...

The Witcher 3 Announced, Day Z Gameplay & The Last Of Us


The Destructoid Show makes a bunch of clicking noises
Feb 05
Hey gang! Here's that show thing we do every few days. We did it again. Dead Space 3 came out, and it doesn't suck, according to some people. (Other people say it sucks.) The Witcher 3: The Wild Hunt got announced, which...
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Dead Space 3 exploit already found for infinite items


Screw you microtransactions!
Feb 05
[Update: According to EA, this is not a glitch/exploit, and they have no plans of patching it.] There's a different resource management system in place for Dead Space 3 that goes toward building your own weapons from the gro...

Unboxing the Dead Space 3 Dev Team Edition


Look at some metal and plastic
Feb 05
In a moment of madness, and due to having more money than sense, I ended up purchasing the Dead Space 3 Dev Team Edition. I didn't mean to do it, it just ... kind of happened. Unable to change the past, the package arrived t...


Dead Space 3: Awakened DLC announced


Yep ... already!
Feb 05
Our Dead Space 3 review hasn't even had time to cool down yet, but Visceral Games has announced its seemingly obligatory downloadable expansion. Dead Space 3: Awakened is slated for a March release, Visceral's confirmed this ...
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Dead Space 3's Kinect command cheat sheet


The game's 40+ verbal instructions on one easy page
Feb 05
Say what you will about Kinect's general usefulness as a gaming peripheral, but I genuinely like to issue voice commands to my games and that's the thing it seems to work best for. Fact is, I'm already yelling at the screen h...







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