Can Dead Space 3 Live Up to it’s Predecessors?
Alec Levine / Oct 1st, 2012 No Comments
The Dead Space series has always been one of my favorites. In a genre mostly cornered by zombies, monsters, ghosts and Slenderman; a Sci-Fi setting is incredibly refreshing. While countless hallways and abandoned villages do give off a very creepy vibe, being trapped in space with nothing but evil aliens of doom takes fear to a whole new level. The entire atmosphere of the Dead Space series is absolutely perfect. Whether stranded alone on a derelict space ship, or trapped in a space station gone awry, the Dead Space series has always given a sense of isolation and desperation. Hopefully Dead Space 3 will be able to capture those feelings while still utilizing the new co-op aspects. The addition of an ally will definitely detract from the feeling of complete isolation, however this can be avoided if they work the co-op in correctly. If Clarke and Carver have to split up and complete different objectives, a clear sense of urgency will be added. Rushing down separate dark corridors trying to activate a switch or regroup with your ally will definitely make for some intense game-play.
Hopefully Dead Space 3 doesn’t disappoint, and Gaming Illustrated will be sure to cover the release this February.
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