How The Dead Space Saga Lost Its Way

The Dead Space series was riding high after the release of Dead Space 2 in 2011, having become one of the most highly-rated horror series of all time. Even today, people still praise Dead Space 2 as an incredible horror game. Unfortunately, Dead Space 3 was poorly received. What happened? How did Dead Space go from… » 9/30/14 12:00pm 9/30/14 12:00pm

Will the Next Batman Movie Really Be Based on Batman Beyond?

Could Amazing Spider-Man 4 be an Avengers-style team movie? Could a Sandman or Fables film be coming soon? Is Chronicle 2 in trouble, and is 20,000 Leagues dead? Plus Brad Bird's Tomorrowland gets its female lead, Gina Carano joins Avengelyne, and Arrow finds a Black Canary. Plus updates on The Crow and Dead Space. » 7/19/13 6:00am 7/19/13 6:00am

Seriously, why hasn't a video game been nominated for the Hugo and…

Of all the landmarks in science fiction history that we predicted would happen in your lifetime, there's one that I really can't believe hasn't happened yet. Why hasn't a video game been nominated for a Hugo or Nebula Award? With games like Dead Space, Bioshock, Mass Effect and Portal featuring complex world-building… » 1/11/13 11:25am 1/11/13 11:25am

Don't look at this Dead Space 2 concept art unless you've got a strong…

If you were worried that Dead Space 2 was abandoning horror for action, some new concept art should set your mind at ease — and give you nightmares at the same time. » 1/19/11 6:30am 1/19/11 6:30am

What's more terrifying: gigantic camel spiders or a lady with a cow…

This week on Cult Movie Worship we have two equally disturbing movies. One's about giant killer spiders, the other's about the Scandinavian wood nymph, the huldra. Plus, check out the latest scifi short obsession! » 1/09/11 5:50pm 1/09/11 5:50pm

Get a crash course in Dead Space lore — and some new glimpses for Dead…

Want to know what this whole Dead Space thing is all about? A new trailer for Dead Space 2, "Excavations," gives you a rundown on the backstory of the first game — plus the first moments of the second. » 12/24/10 10:54am 12/24/10 10:54am

The Dead Space movie will be a prequel to the video game

Director D.J. Caruso revealed his plans for his Dead Space film, and he's calling it a prequel. "You have have the whole sort of brainwash-y/Scientology thing, and ultimately the Necromorphs." A Necromorph/Scientology tie-in? You've got our attention. [MTV] » 8/04/10 9:00am 8/04/10 9:00am

Space Horror And Marvel Superheroes Rule This Week's Comics

It's not the busiest of weeks in terms of new comics, with Marvel pretty much dominating new launches, and alien horrors both old and new making a comeback. There may not be many, but these are still comics we crave. » 9/09/09 10:00am 9/09/09 10:00am

10 Video-Game Movies You'll See Before Halo

We're totally calling it: the Halo movie is never happening. When Steven-freakin-Spielberg says he wants to make a film, and Microsoft still says no, it's doomed. Here are 10 other video game films you'll see before you ever see Halo. » 8/21/09 11:00am 8/21/09 11:00am

Eagle Eye Director To Make Dead Space Video Game Movie

EA's Dead Space video game had a massive marketing launch, and it looked like it paid off, D.J. Caruso wants to turn it into a full fledged "alien zombie infection in space" flick. But who will be Isaac Clarke? [Variety] » 7/27/09 9:00am 7/27/09 9:00am

Fall Into Dead Space Tonight On Encore

If you've been excitedly playing Dead Space » 11/02/08 11:30am 11/02/08 11:30am since its release last month - or you just want to get to the bottom of those - then you might want to tune into the Encore Action channel tonight at 10 for the broadcast premiere of , an animated prequel to the sci fi horror game. If, like me, you don't have the Encore…

EA Denies Scientology Subtext in Dead Space

Does the new scifi horror game Dead Space have a hidden agenda against Scientologists? We've told you all about EA's sci-fi horror game Dead Space » 10/23/08 2:06pm 10/23/08 2:06pm - including the , and even . But now we've started hearing rumors about the game's hidden references to Xenu and the gang.The unlikely charge came from an email we…

Love Leaves No Known Survivors In Dead Space's Future

If our coverage of EA's SF horror game Dead Space » 9/07/08 10:00am 9/07/08 10:00am has gotten you in the mood to experience the -esque dread and disquiet for yourself ahead of the game's release, then new site is for you. Each week, a new episode of backstory - packed with interactive video, animation and "papervision 3d technology" - premieres at…

Dead Space's Worldwide Launch Strategically Dismembered by Germany,…

Those of us looking forward to EA's survival horror game Dead Space were given a shot of good news on Thursday...as long as we weren't in Germany, Japan, or China. The release date for the game in North America has been moved up to October 14th in North America (and October 20th for the PC release) and October 24th in… » 9/06/08 2:00pm 9/06/08 2:00pm

Dead Space: Does It Walk The Space Walk, Or Just Talk The Space Talk?

We've skewered you with the Dead Space trailer cut by James Han, peppered you with details about the Community Event at Electronic Arts Redwood Shores, and slow-basted you in details about the game's forward-thinking dynamic lighting mesh. But apart from the briefest of mentions, we've held off on serving up our… » 8/10/08 8:00am 8/10/08 8:00am

How Dead Space Blinded Us With Science, Hit Us With Technology

The developers of upcoming sci-fi survival horror game Dead Space » 8/09/08 2:00pm 8/09/08 2:00pm are more than happy to show you the schematics they've worked up for protagonist Isaac Clarke's ore cutter, or how a handheld graviton accelerator might work in the far future, but it was the practicalities of the game's dynamic lighting system that…

Dead Space Makes Strategic Dismemberment A Community Event

Electronic Arts held a "Community Event" for their upcoming sci-fi survival horror game Dead Space » 8/07/08 12:56pm 8/07/08 12:56pm at their Redwood City headquarters yesterday, inviting bloggers who cover video games, horror, and science fiction for a full day of presentations, discussions and, yes, strategic dismemberment. And we learned about a…

The Dead Space Trailer So Scary It's Banned

Electronic Arts recently debuted the "Lullaby" trailer for upcoming space-horror video game Dead Space. It's creepy and gory, but did it deserve bannination? Check out this teaser trailer that's intended "for mature audiences only." » 7/23/08 8:00am 7/23/08 8:00am

How To Kill A Space Mutant

It takes a certain amount of technique to kill the baddies of Dead Space the video game, the Necromorphs. Shoot 'em in the head, and that'll only piss them off. According to this "Strategic Dismemberment" video from Dead Space special ops, it's a matter of timing and using your surroundings, especially if you run out… » 6/24/08 1:44pm 6/24/08 1:44pm