It was only a matter of time till they confirmed the many rumors surrounding the existence of Dead Space 2. Who wouldn’t keep this series going after the huge success of the first game?
After using a guide to translate the text from the language used in the game’s Unitology religion it was decrypted. It reads “The nightmare is over but it will not end.” After the mysterious image surfaced many waited anxiously for the day more information would be released. Today is that day. Here is the press release announcing Dead Space 2:
Visceral Games, an Electronic Arts Inc. studio announced today that the award-winning Dead Space franchise will continue to frighten gamers with its stunning sequel, Dead Space 2. Isaac Clarke returns for another heart-pounding adventure, taking the fight to the Necromorphs in this thrilling action-horror experience. New tools to gruesomely slice and dismember the Necromorphs complement Isaac’s signature plasma cutter, empowering him as he meets new characters, explores epic zero-G environments, and fights against a relentless Necromorph onslaught. Survival isn’t the only thing on Isaac’s mind in Dead Space 2 – this time, he calls the shots.
“Like so many gamers worldwide, we love the Dead Space franchise and are very excited to announce a new game in the series,” said Nick Earl, Senior VP and Group General Manager at EA. “Visceral Games is quickly becoming known for delivering high-quality, action-packed games. Dead Space 2 is on target to deliver a jaw-dropping experience gamers won’t soon forget.”
“We’re thrilled to jump back into the series, making the next chapter in Isaac’s journey,” added Steve Papoutsis, Executive Producer of Dead Space 2. “The infection continues to spread throughout space and our hero Isaac Clarke is the only person able to contain it. There are still loads of Necromorphs that need killing. In Dead Space 2, not everything is exactly as it seems. Expect plot twists that will surprise you and a huge cast of twisted, disgusting monsters that are sure to scare the daylights out of you.”
Dead Space 2 is being developed for the PlayStation 3 computer entertainment system, the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system and on PC.
There you have it. You can expect more news to emerge soon so keep checking back.