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 2:52pm 9/30/14 2:52pm

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 Nebula Awards?

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

Dead Space's Worldwide Launch Strategically Dismembered by Germany, Japan, China

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…