When it comes to Dead Space, what dies doesn't stay dead for long. Dead Space 3 launched in February 2013 and EA has said nothing since to indicate it's ready to revive the science fiction horror series.
"Ben did note that in order to get the budget down to Hellblade levels, they would have to cut some of the very expensive set pieces the series was known for, in case you were curious what was driving up the budget in the first place." I think Publisher/Dev should know that it hard to make AAA TPS Survivor-Horror game sold well like Resident Evil. Seriously,TPS Survivor Horror game it very rare now adays.
I would say the big budget set pieces in the second game are what make it not as good as the small intimate intense settings of the Ishimura from the first. Dead Space 1 >>>>>>>&g t; Dead Space 2
I still felt Dead Space 2 was amazing. I liked that it balanced the set pieces with the intense horror, it was a great pacing too. The first 2 games will always be my fav modern horror game. The 3rd game was your perfect example of EA extorting a fantastic studio and IP only to cancel and condemn it and the people who worked on it after they forced the developers to go the wrong way
Imagine Dead Space 1 without the side characters telling you what to do. Its just Isaac alone and insane in the environment - terrifying prospect. It alaways seemed like the natural evolution of the series to me.
I really miss dead space especially as resident evil went the more action route this was best survival horror game out there. 3 was borderline garbage but 1&2 were great very disappointed we haven’t gotten a 4 yet. I think this game a new resistance game and Warhawk are what I wish most from PS3 era
Yeah, Resident Evil and The Evil Within are the only big ones I can think of.
That's why I worship Bethesda for giving us a game like The Evil Within and a sequel. I don't take that for granted not one bit. I support it every which way I can :)
That's what they have done instead of Battlefield Hardline, then fk EA happened
RIP Visceral. Also RIP Danger Close games
Danger close is actually now DICE L.A.So technically they're still open
Cut the expensive set pieces, give us a small terrifying and deeply intimate horror experience.
Asking EA to make quality is like asking water not to be wet. It won't happen and when the studio is shut down they will issue a press release saying it all our (the fans) fault.
Water isn’t wet, water makes things wet. But I agree with what you are trying to say
A space station, a deserted base, there are so many places where they could still do the small enclosed set piece.
Would any one want Dead Space 4 with how much they f***** up the story and how silly it's become I mean a moon guys...A GOD DAMN MOON Then there's the fact Dead Space 3 was just an awful story in general. I'd prefer it if they did a new one and Dead Space 3 was just a nightmare Isaac had
I really hate love triangle story.
You're on to something. Opening scene, Isaac wakes up in a hospital while DS3 scenes flash on the screen. Says something about a crappy dream and then bam, goes right into DS4... Oh, and they get rid of the weapons crafting system from DS3.
The weapon crafting system was the worst in this game. Totally unnecessary. Nothing much else bugged me as much in the game except for that.
I liked Dead Space 3, I have never understood the hate it gets.
Because it's shit compared to the first two to put it blunty If you have something which is a solid 9/10 and you release something that isn't that good while dumbing down the franchise in the later instalment then it's going to come off worse then it is as it's being compared to something better. Take Resident Evil 5 for example, it was an alright game but it was a shit Resident Evil game. Speaking of that, Dead Space 3 ticked more people off because EA saw the hate Capcom got for that game with them going towards the action route along with co-op yet despite being crowned the "new survival horror franchise" they decided to do the EXACT SAME MISTAKE. It was idiotic and I share no sympathy for them.
Changed the feel too much. 3 felt more like a COD type game as opposed to a survival horror game.
It not a bad game by any mean but it not people want from dead dpace game.
I loved the segment where you are travelling from derelict ship to derelict ship, the setting was very creepy.
"I liked Dead Space 3, I have never understood the hate it gets." because they shoved co-op into a game that wasn't about co-op - and they turned it from more of a survival horror into an action shooter. I never finished 3. The first two were amazing, and the first one is still one of my favourite games from last gen.
I like it when -Foxtrot gets blunty.
If cutting set-pieces would've made for a much more affordable budget then I would be all for it.
I wish MS would have picked up Visceral Studios. Lots of Talent.
They separate do their own thing now.
To end like Rare ?
Ms wouldn't be much better to be honest.
Still sad this series died. That first game was such a great surprise playing through. Will never forget the death animations. That tall lanky enemy that took my head off and put it on his own headless body, then stumbled away leaving my corpse to rot. I just reloaded and got killed just to watch it happen again. Dead Space will forever hold a space in my gaming heart. I feel it will come back at some point, but withwithout the same developer, not sure it would be as exciting.
Sadly looking back while Dead Space 3 was a good 7/10 game (in my opinion at least), it was not the game that Visceral wanted to make.The under-performing sales of Dead Space 3 and EA's manipulation of the studio, unfortunately lead to Visceral closing. Dead Space 4 may have been a great game, had EA let Visceral make the game that they wanted.
Would have loved a Ds4 for sure. The first 2 were amazing. I still liked 3 as well.
Personally, I think horror/survival games are actually better with a lower budget. We don't need crazy set pieces for these games. Instead use that money to refine the gameplay, music, writing, characters and atmosphere. Just give us some dark corridor and cramped confined spaces to fight enemies in. That's what makes some of the Resident Evil and Dead Space 1&2 so great. I don't want huge explosions in those games. Give me a tight experience that makes me feel nervous going around every corner and hallway. That's what I love about the games the most.
"Visceral had some cool ideas for Dead Space 4" EA had other ideas. Ideas that involved lootboxes, season passes, games as service and Star wars.
It would be awesome if Sony went to EA, bought the Dead Space IP, and pursued all the team members of viceral, and offered them a a new home under WWS umbrella with all the backing they need, and then gave them the DECIMA engine and had them recreated Dead Space 3 the way it was originally intended, for PS4! Have Blue Point Remake Dead Space 1 and 2 for PS4 the very same way the remade Shadow of the Colossus, get Supermassive Games to remake Dead Space; Extinction for PS:VR. Then have The Viceral under WWS create Dead Space 4 for Next Gen PS5 as a launch title. This seriously is an IP worth diving into, and with Sony's penchant for high quality single player IP, Viceral and Dead Space just feels like a perfect fit and it would add to an impressive genre that Sony can lean I to, and it would also empower Viceral to grow and create new IPs
Would love to see a dead space 4 already. Guess it'll never happen though.
Just bought the trilogy from ebay definitely worth playing. 3rd was messed up by EA greed
Even if they make a new one it will be some online GaaS garbage that no one wants. Might as well keep it dead.
Just got a chance to finish Dead Space 3 and it's pretty damn good. The gameplay and level design were on point. The only weakness was some of the story. I don't get why it got blasted. Visceral deserved a chance to make another one.
I'd be happy with Dead Space 1-3 on the ps4. DS3 is good if your playing on the hardest setting with a buddy. We had a blast making insane weapon combos just to scrape by on some sections of the game.
Dead space 1 & 2 are amazing, probably never see dead space 4 thanks to EA.
Technically you only got to see DS1 and 2 thanks to EA.
I absolutely loved dead space 1&2 as for dead space 3 it would be more fun watching turds turn white in the sun than having to play through that again
Oh God. I really, REALLY miss this franchise and the satisfaction of strategic dismemberment and stomping the necromorph bodies like pinatas for desperately needed ammo or supplies, not to mention the incredible level design and puzzles which made you feel like a genius. The days of EA doing this and Mass Effect. EA don't really make anything notable for me now. I really think that EA should look back at getting this franchise started again if not, I'll be looking for the next spiritual successor.
i hope visceral games will rise again like a phoenix, because i loved dead space, all 3 of them (yes, even the 3rd that i think was actually awesome) and dante's inferno, i desire to see dante's purgatory and dead space 4 **
Dantes Inferno was on a total equal level of God of War II. Brilliant game.
ENjoyed the game and was disappointed it never got the sequel I feel it deserved.
It would b amazing to have a non-linear DS in which you seek out story bits and have to live it all together, but you go wherever you want to accomplish it. Wasn’t DS3 the beginning of Micros? Now a once amazing studio and it’s IP ate dead. Thanks EA!
I hope theres a reboot in the near future. Dead Space 1 forever. Loved that game. Always reminded me of of The Suffering. Which is one of my top 5 games. I really do wish to see that franchise make a triumphant return as well.
Gonzo gun all the way lol
Thank you EA for killing Dead Space and Visceral now I'll never see DS4. If by some miracle EA pulls DS4 out and made it into a game it wouldn't be the same.
I couldn't get into these games
So they wanted to make the game open world with you scavenging abandoned ships. It's sooo irritating that every game how to be open now.
If any game deserves a reboot it's dead space. The movies were great also. I hope they try again, but make sure our boy isaac is still the man in the suit.
Weapon crafting in 3 was a brilliant idea. I've never heard of any complaints about that aspect before.
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