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 3 is a terrifying journey that you will embark on as Engineer Isaac Clarke, who once again gets drawn into piecing together the mysteries of the Marker and will now need to face the horrors of the frozen planet of Tau Volantis to discover the truth and stop the plague of Necromorphs.
Excerpt: The Dead Space series is one of the fastest growing video game franchises of this generation. Terrifying video games that your mom hates, frightening films and artistic comics that will scare the crap out of you has quickly propelled the series forward and made Dead Space the new king of survival...
Summary: Minutes into Dead Space 3, you’re traveling through a violent snowstorm. The scene is eerily familiar. Blinding ice and whipping winds give rise to the feelings of suffocation that have become ubiquitous in the Dead Space franchise.
Excerpt: An ongoing series like a good story that should be wrapped around it, expands and changes with time. Visceral Games the developers behind Dead Space 3 bring their” A” game with them here. It’s a danger for developers to tilt too far off course one way or the other.
Excerpt: We’ve had a fair few horror games this generation, although for me none have been up to the standard of the original Dead Space . The visuals and sound worked together to deliver a very atmospheric experience, and the precision shooting off of limbs was a superb idea, which made the typical lethal...
Summary: Our protagonist Isaac Clarke has previously been under a lot of pressure, what with the Necromorph onslaught and going through his own insanity in the earlier instalment of the series. So what’s in store this time for Isaac?
Pros: Double firepower of weapons, Co-op works like a charm sometimes
Cons: Less scary, More action, Frequent level design layout
Excerpt: It’s an unfortunate side effect of today’s industry that almost every one of our favourite franchises we enjoyed in our youths is being butchered or shaken up to the point where it barely resembles what it originally started off as.