The first Dead Space was quiet, too quiet. That, fans have said, is why they like it. That, fans have said, is why they worry a little about the louder, forthcoming sequel.
Dead Space 2, we've reported before, will make players feel more heroic and powerful than they did in the original 2008 EA space horror game. A better armed, more independent-minded Dead Space hero Isaac Clarke is a less scared Isaac Clarke, no?