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EA calls Videogamer.com's cancelled Dead Space story a 'fabrication'

EA’s Peter Moore has rubbished claims by website Videogamer.com that Dead Space 4 had been cancelled following poor sales of Dead Space 3.

Earlier this week website Videogamer.com published a story which claimed that “EA has ceased development on Dead Space 4 and effectively axed the series following lower than anticipated sales of Dead Space 3.” The writer David Scammell claimed to have learnt the information from an ‘unnamed source.’

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ab5olut10n1241d ago

And EA always tells the truth. /s

csreynolds1241d ago (Edited 1241d ago )

'Shoddy journalism', as Peter Moore calls it, or publisher back-pedalling?

Frankly, could be either. Both are especially prevalent in the industry today.

Hitman07691241d ago (Edited 1241d ago )

True that. Wait a minute why did it take a whole day for the part 2 of this to hit N4G? I saw this about 24 hours ago. :P It's definitely newsworthy I'm just saying tho.. Long live Dead Space

GrumpyGamer1241d ago

considering how much Journalism around the games industry is just rumour at the moment I wouldn't put it too far from the first of the options

BXbomber1241d ago

happy knowing EA isn't axing the dead space series :)

The_Infected1241d ago

^^
Why? Dead Space left scary behind. Now it's just not the same it's to much action.

ritsuka6661241d ago

Is EA your mom? Did she charge you for your micro transitions dinner service? Anyway,this is obvious damage control of EA.

wantonGamer1241d ago

Fact remains that DS3 didn't sell the 5 million needed to keep the franchise afloat. So there's probably still some truth to it.

Better they focus those resources on Mirrors Edge 2 anyway.

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