Electronic Arts announced today that Dead Space 2, being developed by Visceral Games, will launch for the PS3, Xbox 360, and PC on January 25, 2011 in North America and on January 28, 2011 in Europe.
In the extended gameplay clip shown at E3, a host of new necromorphs will be on hand, and Isaac Clarke has many more mining tools at his disposal.
The game will take place on the industrial, city-like space installation called "The Sprawl." Isaac Clarke will call the shots this time around, which is a good thing considering the boss fights that were teased -- a boss fight that will be finished at the Sony Media Event tomorrow.
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Blood-thirsty necromorphs attack and YOU must save mankind! At the Electronic Arts Press Briefing during the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), Visceral Games™, an Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: ERTS) studio today revealed the highly anticipated launch date for Dead Space™ 2. The action horror game will be in stores on January 25 in North America and January 28 in Europe. Dead Space 2 pushes the limits of action, horror and terror. After waking up in a sprawling, dark and mysterious location, Dead Space 2 hero Isaac Clarke again finds himself thrust into the middle of a massive necromorph invasion. Surrounded by the screeching cries of undead monsters and the haunting drum of echoing noises, Isaac plots a course through abandoned building after creepy abandoned building. Dead Space 2 is set to deliver best-in-class sound design, visuals and action sequences.
In Dead Space 2, engineer Isaac Clarke makes his return in a blood-curdling new adventure on an all-new space installation known as “The Sprawl.” The lone survivor of a horrific alien infestation, Isaac finds himself confronting a catastrophic new nightmare. Battling dementia, Isaac will do whatever it takes to save himself and dominate the relentless enemy onslaughts. Equipped with a new arsenal of tools to dismember the necromorphs, Isaac faces the challenge head-on. Players will see Isaac fight bigger, scarier and more epic battles that will keep them on the edge of their seats.
“The story of Isaac, the necromorphs and the whole Dead Space fiction has much more to reveal. Dead Space 2 adds another dimension to the complex world and characters that inhabit this universe,” said Executive Producer, Steve Papoutsis. “We were honored and humbled by the response to Dead Space and Dead Space Extraction, and we could not be more excited to add another chapter to the annals of the horror genre.”
Dead Space 2 will be on display at the EA booth #1601 South Hall during (E3).
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