Dead Space is a science fiction horror video game series and multimedia franchise created by Glen Schofield and Michael Condrey , developed by Visceral Games and published by Electronic Arts. The franchise centers on a series of video games , and includes two films and several comic books and novels. It began in as an eponymous video game aimed at creating, in Schofield's words, "the most terrifying game we could acquire", the game was successful and spawned a prequel and later a sequel released in Each installment in the Dead Space franchise is a continuation or addition to a continuing storyline which began with the release of the original game. The game is set in a 26th century science fiction universe featuring environments, weapons and characters typical of the genre.
The game is set on a mining spaceship overrun by deadly monsters called Necromorphs, which were released following the discovery of an artifact called the Marker. The player controls engineer Isaac Clarke as he navigates the spaceship and fights the Necromorphs, while struggling with growing psychosis. Gameplay has Isaac exploring different areas through its chapter-based narrative, solving environmental puzzles and finding ammunition and equipment to survive.
Electronic Arts. PlayStation 3 Xbox Microsoft Windows. The player takes on the role of an engineer named Isaac Clarke , who battles the polymorphic undead species called the " Necromorphs " on board a stricken interstellar mining ship named the USG Ishimura. The remaining humans realized that the only way to gain the resources to survive would be to search new planets for resources. The defenseless Isaac is forced to run for his life through a hallway before escaping his pursuers through an elevator; he later manages to find a weapon and make contact with Hammond and Kendra through a window. Disregarding the quarantine, the CEC had performed a minerological analysis on the planet, revealing it to be extraordinarily rich in resources.
The Nightmare Begins. You're not a warrior. You're not a soldier. You are, however, the last line of defense between the remaining living crew and deadly reanimated corpses. The undead have become Necromorphs; horrific zombie-alien hybrids that won't succumb to traditional means. Fortunately, your offense is equally unique, as the high-powered mining tools at your disposal provide the means to fight against the threat. Game Features: Messy monster slaying. The Necromorphs are unlike any enemies you've seen before. Headshots do about as much damage to them as flicking rubber bands.