Last month I raised the possibility of a Dead Space Remake. At its EA Play Live 2021 event, the publisher confirmed the development of the game. The amazing thing is that we are dealing with a remake in the vein of Resident Evil 2 rather than a simple remaster. Information first shared by Jeff grubb, a trusted source in the industry.
The press release prepared by EA gives us the first details of this Dead Space Remake. First of all, it will be developed by Motive, the studio behind Star Wars: Squadrons. Unable to call on the original team, Visceral Games, disbanded in 2017 after being relegated to the project Battlefield Hardline. The new version of Dead Space, a horror and survival game in space, has been rebuilt from the ground up for release on PC, PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series.
Dead Space is developed exclusively for PC and next-gen consoles, raising the level of horror and immersion to new heights for the franchise with stunning visuals, sound and controls powered by the Frostbite game engine. . Fans will experience an enhanced story, characters, game mechanics, and more as they battle to survive a living nightmare aboard the desolate mining vessel, the USG Ishimura, while unraveling the horrifying mystery of what happened to the slaughtered crew and vessel …
“The Dead Space franchise has had a huge impact on the genre survival horror when it was released 12 years ago, and it was first as a fan that I joined Motive to work specifically on this game, ”said Phillippe Ducharme, lead producer of Dead Space. “Go back to the original and have the opportunity to do it on consoles next-gen excited everyone on the team. As we look to modernize the game, we’ve reached out to dedicated fans and invited them to give us their feedback from the early stages of production in order to deliver the Dead Space game they want and the new ones. players will also appreciate ”.
In Dead Space, Isaac Clarke is an ordinary engineer tasked with repairing a vast spaceship, the USG Ishimura, but he discovers that something has gone terribly wrong. The ship’s crew have been slaughtered and infected with an alien plague… and Nicole, Isaac’s beloved partner, is lost somewhere on board. Isaac is now alone with his tools and engineering skills in an attempt to unravel the nightmarish mystery of what happened aboard the Ishimura. Trapped with hostile creatures known as “necromorphs,” Isaac must fight for his survival, not only against the growing terrors of the ship, but also against his own crumbling sanity.
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