Summary: 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 segments, and highly controversial microtransactions , Dead Space 3 's run of...
Summary: Maybe it’s not the choice I would have made, but it provides a startling premise for the events of the first two games (and the expanded universe) and pulls it together with enough point-and-shoot variety that I was never disinterested.
Pros: A shining example of how to make a third-person sci-fi shooter
Conclusion: Dead Space 3 may not be the greatest game in the series, but it is definitely a good game that is fun and well-worth playing. Dead Space always has wonderfully smooth controls, which makes it an absolute joy to play.
Conclusion: While by no means a bad game, Dead Space 3 fails to capture the same tension and atmosphere of the previous games. A woefully broken checkpoint system hurts cooperative play, which is a shame given how many modes there are to explore with a friend.
Excerpt: I’m usually optimistic and upbeat in regards to my role as a video game critic. I am more than willing to recognize and acknowledge inherent quality, even if it’s not necessarily my cup of tea. But with