Dead Space potentially being revived?

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  1. Dodgy Dan

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    Let's be honest now: it's Dead Space 3 that needed a sodding remake, not the first one.

    Also, am I the only one who thought 2 was lacklustre? The whole thing stank of EA meddling. "Bigger! Louder! More explosions! More daft action scenes! More dialogue! Multiplayer mode! NOW NOW NOW!!"
     
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    I loved Dead Space 2. It's the Aliens of the Dead Space franchise. The changes to Isaac make sense and the set up makes sense. There's something in his head that Unitologists want, and Isaac is the man to fuck it all up.
     
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    You know, I never thought of it like that. Strange, considering how Aliens is one of my favourite movies ever...

    I might have to give it another go one of these days, because it certainly wasn't a bad game, just disappointing at the time, and viewing it through a different lens could be interesting.

    Dead Space 3 was still shite though. Like Alien 3.
     
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    How well is it selling? I think a lot of people are hesitant because of modern EA.
     
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    Seems to be selling. When we went to get a copy for my girlfriend we couldn't find it at GameStop, BestBuy or Target. Walmart had two copies.
     
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    Not sure then.
     
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    I bought the steam version.
     
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    I've always said that the reality of Dead Space is that...much like the Aliens analogy, you simply can't do the same thing twice in a row. If you wanted to keep the low power horrorfest of Dead Space 1...it'd literally be the same game with just a different skin, and really how interesting is that? The nature of Dead Space's story and premise necessitates an escalation. Isaac is already heavily traumatized at the end of Dead Space 1, and he's already survived and learned about Necromorphs. Narratively if you include Issac again in the next game, you can't simply discard his previous experience. So like in how Aliens empowered the protagonist more, it also balanced out by upping the stakes. It isn't just one Xenomorph...it's millions of them. Same with Dead Space 2. You're not dealing with a ship that's gone derelict. You're dealing with a space station that's in the throes of a horrifically failing evacuation. More Necromorphs, more threats, new evolutions, new conspiracies. It's a necessary escalation of the series.

    Also yeah I'll agree. The Aliens analogy feels more true here than usual. The third for both franchises were pretty crappy!
     
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    Yeah 3 sucked, the last other good Dead Space game was the mobile one. I loved that game, there also was a really good Mass effect one. But EA being EA stopped supporting it.





    12 years ago it was amazing you had this level of gaming on your phone.
    Then EA became what we know know and abandoned some great mobile games
    (Honestly I'd buy a remaster of both)

    (I still have them both on an old iphone I never updated, jailbroke and used to use for emulators) But wish I had them on my main phone. (They got the full alien isolation game from ps3/xbox 1 to work on mobile, you'd think we would be seeing more tipple A game ports on mobile...) I'm getting tired of free to play crap
     
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    Sooooooooooooo yeah she's dead..........again.........Jim. Apparently didn't meet EA execs expected sales and they killed any shot at further remakes. Shame because I would have loved to see how 2 was changed by GOD we needed 3 to get overhaul to make it a fitting entry for the DS franchise.

     
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    God, I hate EA!
     
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