X360, PS3 Tuesday, October 30, 2007 | 5:49 PM

Dead Space gets a trailer

Dead Space gets a trailer

Electronic Arts offers the first trailer for its horror and science-fiction videogame Dead Space, which will be available on both the Playstation 3 and Xbox 360 in 2008. We notice many influences, first with the character design which is kinda similar to a Big Daddy from BioShock or the camera/atmosphere a la Resident Evil 4. I hope there will be more than tentacle monsters though. A very promising effort to keep under the radar for sure.


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Commented on 2007-10-30 18:10:02
EA....ill have to wait for a demo
Commented on 2007-10-30 18:15:20
I must say, this trailer made me want to know more about the game. Nice graphics, looks atmospheric and the sound was, albeit rather ordinary for the setting, good as well. So yeah, looks nice to me.
Commented on 2007-10-30 18:21:17
Dark sci-fi game...I like.

RE4 camera...I like.

Story, pace, feeling...I have to wait much more longer to see whats up.
Commented on 2007-10-30 18:23:01
Looked great until I saw a big silly gun and a generic mutated enemy with tentacles.
Commented on 2007-10-30 19:10:31
The enemy sucked, the graphics weren't that special. The graphics are under standard if the game is coming 2008. Needs improvement but I like the idea. Only the first trailer =)
Commented on 2007-10-30 19:56:31 In reply to n3ro
Posted by n3ro
The enemy sucked, the graphics weren't that special. The graphics are under standard if the game is coming 2008. Needs improvement but I like the idea. Only the first trailer =)
the enemy sucked? we saw less than a second worth of footage of that "thing". the video sucked. not the enemy.
Commented on 2007-10-30 20:07:44
I think the graphics were very decent. Plus, plenty of time to improve.

I think overall it looks good. Will be looking into it as a possible buy (even if it is EA) :D
Commented on 2007-10-30 21:08:27
I think it looks like it'l be lots of fun to play. Hasn't been many good space shooters out which gives developers flexibility to do what ever the heck they want, which is cool :D Plus its all dark and spooky which makes it 10x more interesting
Commented on 2007-10-30 21:43:13
well, looks good. i'm satisfied with graphics quality, but i'm looking forward for good animations.
Commented on 2007-10-30 22:32:10
looks like DOOM.
Commented on 2007-10-30 23:51:01 In reply to CockKnocker
Posted by CockKnocker
looks like DOOM.
Sure, like doom without burning skulls, stupid marines and assy character design :)
Commented on 2007-10-31 00:55:27
Still looks like Doom.
Commented on 2007-10-31 01:49:59 In reply to Jollipop
Posted by Jollipop
Still looks like Doom.
that it does, its like dooms overall design mixed in with "the thing" enemy design. hate the way the guy walks, is he a cripple or something?
Commented on 2007-10-31 03:54:39 In reply to KORNdog
Posted by KORNdog
hate the way the guy walks, is he a cripple or something?
One theory: he's wearing magnetized boots because of the zero-G environment.
Commented on 2007-10-31 05:41:16 In reply to JimmySunderland
Posted by JimmySunderland
One theory: he's wearing magnetized boots because of the zero-G environment.
he is, there was a huge story on it in EGM for (I think) November. The whole game isn't played that way, but the story goes you play an engineer sent to fix a "Planet Mining" ship that sent a distress call.

You, one Security Officer, and a Pilot all dock on the ship. When you get there, well, all hell breaks loose. Your main weapon is that Blue Laser Welder, but you will find other "throwaway" weapons like shotguns and pistols.

On a side note, that blue streak of lights down the avatars back? That's your health bar. There is no HUD in the game.
Commented on 2007-10-31 06:02:43
They better do something great with this. It has too much potential to waste.
Commented on 2007-10-31 11:14:50
Whatever can go wrong, EA will make into a game.

I'll wait.
Commented on 2007-10-31 17:56:05
Cold Fear 2 ??
Looks ok , but I think the most important things in games like these are the gameplay and storyline ///
Commented on 2007-10-31 19:15:38
this game is gonna be great. it focuses on dismemberment of enemies, has a section of the game played in zero gravity environment, and as stated by the developers, will be around a 20 hour experience.

they seem to be doing lots of research into the horror genre so they get the game right. i think they wont let us down.

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