The Most Gruesome Video Game Deaths

Which video game has the most gruesome death scenes? Surely Mortal Kombat 9 is a contender, in particular Noob Saibot's first fatality called "Make a Wish." It's so ridiculous it stands out despite Mortal Kombat's already high level of gore. » 5/08/13 7:00pm 5/08/13 7:00pm

Dead Space 3's Demo Arrives Jan. 22; This Trailer Recaps the Story So…

Dead Space 3's demo version will be available via Xbox Live and PlayStation Network on Jan. 22, though a news release from Electronic Arts this morning says that a limited number of Xbox Live gamers can get access to the demo a week early. » 12/26/12 10:00am 12/26/12 10:00am

The Top Ten Xbox 360 Games in Japan (That Were Never Released There)

Multi-national releases are a difficult process. Not only are there linguistic and cultural barriers to overcome, but very often content or simple monetary reasons can keep a game from entering one country or another. Even so, some games are desired despite their limited availability no matter where you are. That… » 5/17/12 7:30am 5/17/12 7:30am

Dead Space's Isaac Clarke Comes to Life as This Amazing Custom Action…

Forget NECA's official Dead Space figures, which make Isaac look like was born disfigured. Remember the Dead Space hero as he should be remembered, with this intricately-detailed, custom-made action figure. » 4/16/12 12:00am 4/16/12 12:00am

2011: The Year in Pleasant Surprises

2011 saw its share of disappointments, but it was also a year that contained a good number of nice surprises. Some were games we just didn't see coming—they snuck up on us and grabbed us with their excellence. Others were games that we thought were going to be terrible or at best so-so, but which would up being… » 12/29/11 10:00pm 12/29/11 10:00pm

EA Wants To Make a Dead Space First-Person-Shooter (And More!)

With 2008 survival horror third-person shooter Dead Space, EA created a hit title. Dead Space went on to spawn a sequel, a rail-shooter spin-off and a puzzle game, animated films, comic books, and a novel. But according to one insider, EA is just getting started. » 11/30/11 3:00am 11/30/11 3:00am

Dead Space 2, Rayman Origins Demo New This Week on the PlayStation Store

This week, Sony brings its usual raft of new and tweaked content to the PlayStation Store. Notable additions to their selections include Dead Space 2 as a downloadable for $29.99, with a free full game trial for PS+ subscribers. » 11/09/11 6:40pm 11/09/11 6:40pm

The Art of BioShock 2, and Dead Space 2, and Dragon Age, and Silent Hill

You may know artist Jason Chan as the chap who helped design us a lovely t-shirt. Or who drew rad pictures of kids fighting zombies. » 9/09/11 7:00am 9/09/11 7:00am

Science Determines the Xbox 360's Scariest Video Game

Lots of video games claim to be scary. Amnesia, Dead Space, you name it, if it's dark and things jump out of closets at you, it's "scary". Don't let video game developers tell you what's scary. Let science. » 9/09/11 6:30am 9/09/11 6:30am

Dead Space? It's For Kids!

Dead Space's Isaac is normally running around in the dark scared out of his mind. Here, he's just a kid. Kickin' it on the playground. Maybe with an imaginary friend. Note I said imaginary friend, which is good times. Not imaginary dead girlfriend. Which is bad times. » 9/05/11 12:30pm 9/05/11 12:30pm

Shiver Back Into Dead Space 2 With New Multiplayer Maps

With Dead Space 2's multiplayer component suffering the same fate most of its peers—namely, being entirely forgotten shortly after release—EA reckons a couple of new maps might be enough to tempt you back into the game. » 5/24/11 2:30am 5/24/11 2:30am

Build Your Own Dead Space Laser (That Can Actually Burn Stuff)

If you bought the fancy edition of Dead Space 2, you would have got yourself a little replica plasma cutter, one of the game's more memorable weapons. As is, it's useless, but this guy will show you how to turn it into a laser gun. That can set stuff on fire. » 5/05/11 2:00am 5/05/11 2:00am

Dragon Age II For $40? It Must Be An Amazon Gold Box Gaming Day

As we mentioned yesterday, today's Amazon Gold Box deals are games all day, with Dragon Age II $40 across all platforms and great deals on De Blob 2, Bulletstorm, Dead Space 2, and more. » 3/22/11 10:17am 3/22/11 10:17am

Scare Yourself to Sleep with this Dead Space Night Light

Dead Space 2 Isaac Clarke Lamp, by DeviantArt's TeamLando. Sculpted for a contest and a friend, says the Lando bros. "Nothing fancy, just super sculpey, acrylic paint and LED-shoelaces, with 70 hours worth of batteries in the back," say the creators. » 2/26/11 5:00pm 2/26/11 5:00pm

'Severed' Means Multiple Things In Dead Space 2

I thought that next week's downloadable two-chapter expansion to Dead Space 2 was called Severed because it involved a certain Dead Space character who chopped off his own hand. » 2/25/11 3:00pm 2/25/11 3:00pm

Dead Space 2's Haunting New Chapter Arrives In March

Gabriel and Lexine from Dead Space: Extraction make their Dead Space 2 debut on March 1 as the central cast for the chilling new single-player digital download pack Severed. Here's a scream that will haunt you all day long. » 2/23/11 11:00am 2/23/11 11:00am