Published on January 24th, 2011 | by Cameron Woolsey
Dead Space Ready to Launch on iPad and iPhone Plus New Screens
Riding off the coattails of the Visceral Games live chat comes the official launch date and screen shots for Dead Space for the iPad and iPhone.
EA also revealed that players who buy Dead Space for iOS and register will receive a special unlock for Dead Space 2 for the console or PC. The details on what that unlock may be EA didn’t elaborate. But coming from Visceral Games it can’t be bad, right?
Dead Space for the iPad and iPhone will be available on the App Market January 25.
AN ALL-NEW DEAD SPACE STORY – AVAILABLE ONLY ON THE APP STORE
Being touted as the “original vision” of the franchise, Dead Space for the iOS sets the stage for Dead Space 2. This game is designed to bridge the gap between the events of the original and the sequel. The game will offer the same incredible atmosphere and audio design players come to expect as standard to the acclaimed Dead Space franchise.
THE FIRST DEAD SPACE STORYLINE EVER DEVISED FOR iOS
It’s been three long years since the Marker was destroyed during the events of the first Dead Space story. Dead Space for iOS will tell the tale of how the Necromorph horde rises once again to threaten the Mines of Titan and Isaac Clarke.
A CHARGED SENSORY EXPERIENCE WITH VIVID SOUND AND VISCERAL GRAPHICS
The game will feature a fully voice-acted stereo soundtrack, a quality score and sound effects. Good headphones come very recommended. Expect the same level of quality audio from its console cousins. Footsteps echoing in dark hallways, the sound of something behind you, everything that makes this a definitive Dead Space title will be featured in the incredible audio. The game will feature rich atmosphere and state-of-the-art lighting that sets a new benchmark in graphical fidelity on the iOS platform.
SPECIALLY DESIGNED CONTROLS KEEP YOU FOCUSED ON THE ACTION
The iOS version will have full touch screen capabilities and the on-screen HUD is seamlessly integrated into the game. Players will have access to six different varied commands and fight by swiping and tapping controls.
INTRODUCING 2 EXCLUSIVE WEAPONS & FEATURING CLASSIC MODULES
Players will have access to two weapons exclusive to Dead Space for the iOS: the Plasma Saw and the Core Extractor. Familiar modules such as the Kinesis and Stasis Modules will make their return.
BUY AND DOWNLOAD UPGRADES IN THE IN-GAME STORE
From the first Dead Space comes the in-game Store which will allow you to exchange credits for upgrades. Power Nodes will also be available for players to who want to visit the Bench and enhance their weapons or be used to open sealed doors. Weapon Output and Armor Integrity Modules will allow players to increase offensive and defensive capabilities.
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