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Re: Dead Space 2
« Reply #90 on: January 21, 2011, 01:33:02 AM »

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Re: Dead Space 2
« Reply #91 on: January 21, 2011, 11:15:44 AM »
[Ser Isaac of Clarke visits Dragon Age II]

That.  Is.  Awesome.

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Re: Dead Space 2
« Reply #92 on: January 21, 2011, 01:33:26 PM »



Isaac, de-limbing people through multiple realities!!

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Re: Dead Space 2
« Reply #93 on: January 24, 2011, 04:07:29 PM »

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Re: Dead Space 2
« Reply #94 on: January 25, 2011, 07:58:32 AM »
Dead Space 2 review scores sneak out
Top marks from US press

With EA's Dead Space 2 just a few days away from European release, the first batch of reviews have made their way onto the internet.

Here's what the US press thinks of Visceral Games' second third-person frightfest....

First up are our US cousins at Games Radar, which gave the game 9/10, claiming it keeps "almost everything that made the original great while taking suitable steps to amp up the fun".

According to the review "Dead Space 2 will please both the series' fans and those just starting with this haunting adventure."

Giant Bomb awarded Dead Space 2 5/5 stars, calling it a "damn fine horror-action game". Its reviewer states that although "Dead Space 2 doesn't do anything especially new" it "does everything exceedingly well".

Joystiq opened its review by succinctly describing Dead Space 2 as "an action title that rarely slowed long enough" let the reviewer "soak in the atmosphere or take stock of the horrors" but the few occasions it did "are genuinely creepy".

Speaking about Sprawl, the game's new setting, the Joystiq reviewer describes it as a place that "feels much more lived in than the Ishimura" which ultimately "helps to ratchet up the fear".

IGN labels Dead Space 2 as the "new gold standard" for survival horror games.

The game seems to have struck a chord with IGN, which says it is more than just another action game, and is more importantly a "really personal story about a guy who has been seriously scarred by the events around him".

Multiplayer doesn't go down as well as hoped, and according to the review "isn't that interesting".

GameTrailers also awarded Dead Space 2 9/10. Although it feels "very familiar" at first, it quickly becomes "one of those rare games that just keeps getting better" with "moments that stick with you for quite some time," it says.

"Multiplayer is a disappointment" but overall it is an "accessible game that won't leave fans in a lurch," it adds.

The folks at 1UP have given the game an A-, saying that Dead Space 2 has "a pretty spectacular opening, a memorably over-the-top ending, and a flurry of crazy action setpieces throughout".

While "there's nothing glaringly wrong" with multiplayer without a "steady stream of additional levels, or a strong community to sustain it" the multiplayer will come to feel "a bit empty in a few months".

Dead Space 2 gets a 9.5 and wins the Editor's Choice award from Destructoid. The game is described as "a ludicrously intense, graphically gorgeous, thoroughly atmospheric game" that "ramps up the absurdity to dangerous levels".



So, average then!   :)


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Re: Dead Space 2
« Reply #95 on: January 25, 2011, 03:51:25 PM »
I wasn't gonna buy it, but now i am .... See you friday Isaac

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Re: Dead Space 2
« Reply #96 on: January 26, 2011, 02:29:35 PM »
EA has announced that the single-player content that you receive on your Dead Space 2 disc this week won't be all you have to look forward to. Dead Space: Severed is a two-chapter standalone expansion that runs parallel to Isaac's story.

As such, you'll be taking control of Gabe Weller as he attempts to find safety for himself and Lexine Murdock. You may recognise these names from the Wii exclusive Dead Space spin-off, Dead Space: Extraction. Which means you probably don't recognise these names at all.


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Re: Dead Space 2
« Reply #97 on: January 26, 2011, 02:44:42 PM »
ah yes, the already announced DLC :(

I pre-ordered mine today, i get some ingame codes for stuff and a code for the Dead Space XBLA game.

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Re: Dead Space 2
« Reply #98 on: February 07, 2011, 06:04:07 AM »
Dead Space 2 video shows 'Severed' DLC
First three screens of new download content

EA has released a new video Q&A with Dead Space 2's exec producer Steve Papoutsis, who shows off the first ever screenshots of the game's upcoming 'Severed' download content.

Dead Space 2: Severed, as it's called, extends the sequel's single-player story with the addition of two standalone chapters featuring Dead Space: Extraction (Wii, PSN) leads Gabe Weller and Lexine Murdock.

In the DLC, the story of Weller and Lexine runs parallel to Isaac's vanilla adventure in Dead Space 2, but this time players will take on the role of Gabe Weller, who's working on the Sprawl as a security guard and has to fight the Necromorph to get both him and Lexine to safety.

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Re: Dead Space 2
« Reply #99 on: February 10, 2011, 06:35:56 AM »
Too much time on their hands!

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Re: Dead Space 2
« Reply #100 on: May 31, 2011, 09:40:33 AM »
Dead Space 2: Outbreak Maps available now for free to Gold members.

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Re: Dead Space 2
« Reply #101 on: May 31, 2011, 10:03:27 AM »
ooo cool, might give them a go sometime tonight ... started Thor today >_<

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Re: Dead Space 2
« Reply #102 on: May 31, 2011, 10:31:27 AM »
... started Thor today >_<

You're a masochist.

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Re: Dead Space 2
« Reply #103 on: May 31, 2011, 08:17:01 PM »
... started Thor today >_<

You're a masochist.


I'm enjoying it but it lacks consistency, it's either super easy or stupidly hard with bosses able to regenerate *sob* feels like swimming upriver. Almost finished it though.

 

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