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Today on Tuesday Newsday, we go over two games that Brett Makedonski previewed, which have both been delayed, The Order: 1886 and The Evil Within. The new Battlefield is Hardline, seemingly a cops and robbers theme rather tha... read feature

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Visceral Games

Uncharted writer Amy Hennig now at Visceral Games


Working on Star Wars, of all things
Apr 03
Uncharted series writer and creative director Amy Hennig parted ways with Naughty Dog in early March and ever since then I've been dying to know where she'd end up. While Dead Space maker Visceral Games is not what I was expe... read
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Dead Space

Ride to Hell in this amazing Dead Space motorcycle helmet


It's soooo shiny
Jan 25
I'm pretty sure I'd never ride a motorcycle, but if I had this custom made Dead Space helmet I might have to reconsider.  Crafted by Xtreme Kreations, the attention to detail on this one of a kind piece is quit... read
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EA Star Wars

EA isn't making any games based on new Star Wars movies


Mesa like dis
Nov 20
EA's Chief Financial Officer Blake Jorgensen talked about Star Wars games during a presentation on Tuesday, and he made it clear they don't want to make a movie game. Jorgensen said, "We've done movie games over the years and... read
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Dante's Inferno

Evil Dead director tied to Dante's Inferno film adaption


Go to Hell ... Again
Sep 17
Universal Pictures is looking to bring Dante's Inferno to a theater near you. The movie studio is reportedly in talks with Fede Alvarez, the director behind the recent Evil Dead remake, to adapt Electronic Arts' act... read
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Horror

John Carpenter wants to direct a Dead Space film


Could this be a Ghosts of Mars sequel???
May 08
Sci-fi/horror mastermind John Carpenter (The Thing, Escape from New York ... uh, Ghosts of Mars?) told Game Informer that Dead Space would make for a great film and he'd make for a great person to direct it. "I maintain that ... read
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Dead Space 3 is the latest game to have officially failed


Electronic Arts declares the game performed below expectations
May 08
It had co-op and cover-based shooting, but Electronic Arts' flailing attempts to make Dead Space 3 "appeal to a wider audience" apparently failed. Visceral's latest game now joins Tomb Raider, Hitman: Absolution and Resident ... read
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Star Wars

EA's Star Wars games will use the Frostbite 3 engine


Carry on, then
May 07
As a follow-up to news of Electronic Arts signing a multi-year deal with Disney to exclusively develop and publish games based on Star Wars, EA Labels president Frank Gibeau has shared a detail that's nice to hear confirmed. ... read
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Replica Dead Space Plasma Cutter will burn your face off


No really, it will burn you
May 06
YouTuber AnselmoFanZero built himself his very own replica Dead Space Plasma Cutter. Oh yeah, the gun can actually burn stuff, as demonstrated in his video. As for the gun itself, it weighs about 4.4 pounds, took about 200 hours to build, and features 1,500-milliwatt burning blue lasers. Space zombies beware – hobbyist builds a real-life Plasma Cutter [Gizmag, via Gizmodo] read
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EA Montreal faces more layoffs, rumored studio closure


EA Montreal is to be shutdown, says source
Apr 11
EA Mobile in Montreal faces 200 - 250 employee layoffs with more to come, a source with connections to EA Mobile told Gamasutra, and the studio will gradually become completely shutdown. EA confirmed layoffs but said that the... read
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Go back to sleep
It's very hard to believe a studio when it claims work never begun on a piece of downloadable content until after the main game was finished, especially when that DLC is a direct continuation of the story and was essentially ... read feature

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EA producer details their DLC design process
Dead Space 3's Awakened downloadable content was announced the week the main game was released in stores. DLC announcements made early on in production -- or even right around a game's launch -- typically draw fan rage by th... read feature

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Dead Space 3

Dead Space 3: Awakened is a return to survival horror


It's everything you wish Dead Space 3 was
Mar 07
Overall, I really enjoyed Dead Space 3. There were points that it dragged on, but a lot of the stuff near the end in those last few levels made it up for me. Still, Dead Space 2 is my favorite of the franchise largely because... read
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Dead Space

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... read
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Army of Two

New Army of Two trailer gives you the finger


Then shoots you in the leg
Feb 28
So, I haven't really been super interested in Army of Two: The Devil's Cartel. That is until this new trailer that focuses a lot more on the story. I think part of the reason is that the story presented here looks like it'll... read
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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... read
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Dead Space 3

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 ... read
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Rebooting the Army of Two series with producer Greg Rizzer
"We really pimped out the whole gun customization this time around." That's what Greg Rizzer, producer of Army of Two: The Devil's Cartel first told me as I sat down to get hands-on time with Visceral Games' latest entry in t... read feature

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Dead Space 3

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... read
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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... read
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Cold comfort
The months leading to Dead Space 3's launch have been trying for fans of the series. From early rumors that it would be a first-person shooter to the eventual reveal of online co-op, Kinect support, cover-based shooting segme... read feature

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Dead Space 3

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... read
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The faces of (space) death
One of the elements of classic horror is that when the horrible thing you are dreading finally happens, it happens in a way far more gruesome than you expect. Visceral Games got this part right so many times in its Dead Space... read feature

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Dead Space 4

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... read
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Dead Space 3

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... read
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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... read
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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 ... read
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No one can ever forget the eye scene
2011 was a pretty great year for gaming. Yeah, yeah, I know what you're thinking: everyone always says that every year. Sure, that might be true, but really, 2011 was a great year for gaming! Hell, just look at our Game of th... read feature

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Jimquisition: Dead Space - Best New IP This Generation?


Jimquisition happens every Monday!
Feb 04
Dead Space comes up a lot on Jimquisition, and it's usually because of some complaint or other. However, these are complaints born from love, as the series happens to be your ol' pal Jim's favorite debuting IP of t... read
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Dead Space 3 limited edition watch will set you back


Costs more than a few microtransactions
Feb 04
As a hardcore fan of Dead Space, I'm tempted by any bits of tat bearing some vague connection to the series. Even so, it'll take some convincing to get me to shell out $265 for a watch.  This limited edition Dead Space 3... read
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Dead Space 3

Isaac Clark can't catch a break in Dead Space 3


Remember that time he stuck a needle in his eye?
Jan 31
Dead Space 3 is out next week and the latest trailer shows us some of the early motivation for Isaac Clark's fight against the Necromorph threat. You'll be fighting more deranged Unitologists, dealing with your own crew, and trying to figure out if Ellie's new eye is real or fake! Check back tomorrow for a cool look at how the Dead Space 3 team made some of the new Necromorph creatures. read
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Office Chat

Doorbusting the Dead Island tourism board on PC standards


Another casual discussion from the Dtoid news room
Jan 30
In this latest installment of Office Chat, Jordan Devore, Brett Zeidler, and I consider whether Dead Island's cinematic trailers are misleading and if PC gamers should expect ports of games that utilize the superior power of their hardware. Plus, Nintendo's Virtual Console promotion might be a bit confusing, but represents a pretty good value. read






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