Electronic Arts’ horror classic “Dead Space” is being revived.
The video game publisher on Thursday announced plans to remake the popular survival horror video game for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S and PC. No release date revealed.
The game is being developed by EA studio Motive, which previously worked on “Star Wars Squadron”.
In the 2008 original “Dead Space” an engineer named Isaac Clarke was sent on a mission to repair a stranded space ship. Upon arrival, they learn that the crew has been killed and the ship is surrounded by a zombie-like alien threat known as the Necromorph.
Instead of conventional weapons, players use Isaac’s assortment of engineering tools to destroy and kill the Necromorphs.
“The Dead Space franchise made a huge impact on the survival horror genre when it was released 12 years ago, and I came to Motive as a fan to work on the game specifically,” said Dead Space’s senior producer. Philippe Ducharme said, “In testimony.
Inspired by earlier horror games like “Resident Evil,” “Dead Space” became a huge hit for EA, spawning several sequels and spinoffs.
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