Summary: Dead Space 3 provided protagonist Isaac Clarke with a new stage on which to dismember his necromorph enemies, presenting him with tight corridors that clashed with the wide-open arctic expanses of Tau Volantis, the ice planet holding secrets vital to combating the alien threat; Awakened follows in...
Excerpt: The survival-horror genre gets such a bad rap these days that it’s tempting to overlook them for games with a frantic gunplay, co-op multiplayer elements, customizable weapons or … wait, that’s actually what Dead Space 3 offers.
Review: Dead Space 3: Awakened (Microsoft Xbox 360)
19 March 2013
Excerpt: So, anyone who’s been following along for any period of time may remember this, but back when Dead Space 2: Severed came out, my observation at the time was thus: Dead Space 2 was a very good game, but Dead Space 2: Severed was not a very good piece of DLC for the game.
Conclusion: You should absolutely play Awakened if you’ve already beaten Dead Space 3. It’s one of the more original and memorable parts of Isaac’s story… which says as much about Dead Space 3 as a game as it does the quality of this DLC.
is a solid entry in the series despite the additions. They don’t change the core gameplay, and actually add some extra for fans wanting a bit different of an experience than the past two games have offered. If you’ve never checked out a game in the series, now is definitely the best time.
Excerpt: Dead Space 3, the first big release of the year, has been finally been unleashed upon the world on PC. Dead Space is one of those horror franchises that I’ve always admired for its ability to create dread with deceptively very little effort.
Excerpt: Dead Space is without a doubt one of my favorite next-gen game franchises. I love survival horror, especially when it’s set in the solitude of outer space, and Visceral Games has consistently delivered on that formula for two games and is now attempting a third, as they wrap up this bold trilogy of...
Excerpt: I’ll just cut to the chase and immediately tell you I didn’t play the first two Dead Space games. That’s not much of an issue, however, as Dead Space 3 starts with a recap of what happened in the first two parts, as well as giving a short story on events that occured 200 years ago, to then bring us...