VGW's Jen Bosier writes: I really did enjoy Dead Space 2. The gameplay was fun, the graphics and effects are gorgeous, and the level of detail is much appreciated. Visceral definitely lifted a page from the Silent Hill 2 playbook by creating an effectively eerie, disquieting atmosphere. As a survival game, this game succeeds on many, many levels.
However, as a survival HORROR game, it doesn’t succeed as well as intended.