With less than two weeks to go until the launch of Visceral Games' science fiction survival horror sequel, Dead Space 2, a launch trailer has been released. The plasma cutter-wielding protagonist Isaac Clarke is ready to tear apart some new aliens.

The video, which has a very odd soundtrack, shows Isaac watching the infection caused by the mysterious Marker begin and spread, viciously fighting Necromorphs, as well as floating in Zero G. There will be plenty of human characters for players to interact with, along with the usual number of former humans:

Dead Space 2 will ship for the Xbox 360, the PlayStation 3, and the PC. The title is slated for release on January 25, 2011.