Zero-G sequences are fun.
Gameplay and controls are familiar.
Good bloody fun.
Scifi, horror and gaming combined.
Superbly detailed action.
Story and upgrade system.
Includes a veritable pantheon of awesome mechanics.
Deeply engrossing story.
Satisfying dimension to combat.
Monsters won’t cross over into rooms other than the one they originated from.
End of level bosses relatively easy to kill.
Third person takes a bit to get accustomed to.
Need a good video card to really enjoy graphics.
Leave some time after the credits roll to pull yourself together and stop your hands from shaking.
Repetitive mission objectives.
Closequarters combat is troublesome.
By Yet Another Review Site on December 08, 2009
DaveOK, let´s start this review with a quick question: What is the first thing that comes to mind when you read the words 'Survival Horror'? I'm willing to bet it is either of these: Silent Hill or Resident Evil. The truth is, whilst a...90
By Tom's Hardware on June 08, 2009
What has our Dead Space performance analysis taught us? First, Dead Space is heavily dependent on the graphics system, while CPU performance is less important. Even a dual-core CPU at 1.6 GHz should be more than the game needs to perform admirably,...-
By Tom's Hardware UK on June 08, 2009
Dead Space was released at the end of last year, and while it got fairly positive reviews, it kind of slipped under our radar. I’m the type of gamer who enjoys a good first-person shooter (FPS) or role-playing game (RPG) with a decent story....-
By Gameplay Monthly on January 25, 2009
Dead Space does a great job with fully immersing a player into its world. Instead of a heads up display cluttering up your screen everything you need is integrated into the gameplay. For instance, instead of a “health bar” players can...67
By Evergeek on January 21, 2009
While sci-fi survival horror shooter theater is not a new concept in videogames, EA's Dead Space at least has the decency to do the hybrid genre proud. And while its "story" isn't about to win any Hugo awards, it nonetheless offers a weighty...85
By New Game Network on January 16, 2009
Dead Space is an outstanding experience; it takes ideas from many games and puts them together with great implementation and polish. Dead Space is close to Doom 3 and Bioshock mixed together, but it draws more inspiration from many games. You play as...86
By GameZone on December 15, 2008
An excellent new addition to the splinter group of action games centered around horror. I suspect they will make a sequel and I suspect it too will spawn a franchise. Dead Space gets it right when it comes to the...89
By Atomic MPC on December 11, 2008
SCary and exciting by turns, this is a game that begs to be indulged in a dark room late at...91
By Expert Reviews on December 01, 2008
Sent to investigate a stricken deep-space mining ship, youre quickly thrown into a battle to survive. You have to tour the derelict ship making repairs, while trying to avoid the fate of its crew. They have been transformed into terrifying...100
By BrightHub on November 24, 2008
While it won’t win any prizes for originality, Dead Space sets a new standard for survival horror games. Although it borrows heavily from ‘Alien’ and ‘The Thing’, its intense gameplay, while not for the faint of heart or...100