Crispy Gamer: Games for Lunch Review: Dead Space

Kyle Orland writes:

"0:00 I'm only, what, five months late to the party on this game that everyone says is a must-play? I'm looking forward to diving in, but simultaneously scared that it won't live up to the exceedingly high expectations set by everyone.

0:01 An EA logo fades out and the title fades in on what looks like a reddish dust storm or the inside of a vein or something. Now that's how you introduce a game!

0:02 Before I can hit start, an ethereal voice starts singing "Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star" as the camera cuts to external space shots of elaborate space freighters drifting. The song continues into the unfamiliar verses: 'When the blazing sun is gone/When the nothing shines upon/Then you shine your little light/Twinkle, twinkle, all the night...' As it does the song is intercut with scenes from inside the ships of corpses in space suits and horrible attacks from misshapen monsters making ear-screeching sounds. 'Though I know not what you are/Twinkle, twinkle, little star.' CREEPY!"

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