Find Local Events (pick a date)
 
Browse Boulder real estate by neighborhood, school and zip code along with other homes for sale in Colorado on COhomefinder.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
Home / Articles / Entertainment / Arts /  'Dead Space 2' is one of the scariest games ever made
. . . . . . .
Give Through iGivefirst
Thursday, March 24,2011

'Dead Space 2' is one of the scariest games ever made

By Quibian Salazar-Moreno
Back in 2008, EA Games dropped one of the scariest games in this generation of gaming, Dead Space. A horror game set in the emptiness of outer space, Dead Space brought back that fear factor gamers had when space horror debuted in the mid-’90s with the classic video game Doom. And with any successful first outing, there has to be a sequel, right?

Dead Space 2 takes place three years after the original game, with players once again taking the role of Isaac Clarke. At the start of the game, he wakes up in a hospital, apparently having been in a coma the past three years with no memory of what happened in the first game. From the moment Isaac wakes up, the nail-biting action and horror begin with virus-infected zombie-like humans, “Necromorphs,” trying to kill you. They jump out of empty rooms, crash through walls, drop down out of the ceiling and continually chase you and block your path in darkened and dimly lit areas of a space station called Sprawl.

While you’re trying to survive and escape, you’re also trying to find the source of the spread of the virus and end it once and for all, at the same time getting creepy flashbacks of your girlfriend, who died in the first game. Despite the fast-paced action and violence, the story throughout the game is rich and in-depth, dealing with human emotion and the guilt of bad choices. But don’t worry, it isn’t necessary to play the first game to enjoy the sequel; its story can stand alone.

The graphics are top-notch, giving the environment a souped-up haunted house feel with smooth and fluid animations. Monsters jump in and out of the view and the eerie sounds throughout the chapters will keep you on your toes. You really have no idea when you’re going to have to fight.

The limited edition version of the PS3 game comes with a prequel to the series, Dead Space: Extraction, previously released on the Wii. The game is compatible with Playstation Move and adds a bit more depth to the story. Everything with Dead Space 2 is worth the price of admission. Just don’t let the kiddos get a hold of it.

Respond:letters@boulderweekly.com

  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
POST A COMMENT
No Registration Required
REPLY TO THIS COMMENT

Isaac Clarke wasn't in a coma they were using memory supressants on him.

 

I needed to much obliged in your time for this sublime read!! I decidedly getting a charge out of every tad bit of it and I have you bookmarked to look at new stuff you weblog post. Cipto JunaedyCipto JunaedyCipto JunaedyJadwal MotoGP 2015 di Trans 7Cara Upload Video ke YoutubeDownload BBM Untuk Android Versi TerbaruCara Membuat EmailCara Instal Windows 7 So fortunes to run over your incredible online journal. Your online journal presents to me a lot of fun.. Good fortunes with the site. Jinpoker.com Agen Judi Poker Online dan Domino Online Indonesia TerpercayaCahayapoker.com Agen Judi Poker Dan Domino Uang Asli Online Terpercaya IndonesiaituDewa.net Agen Judi Poker Domino QQ Ceme Online IndonesiaNusantarapoker.com Agen Texas Poker Dan Domino Online Tanpa Robot Terpercaya

 

REPLY TO THIS COMMENT

Also, he had memories from the first game because at the beginning when he gets instructions to cut off the limbs to kill them he says "Yeah, ive already had allot of practice".

 

REPLY TO THIS COMMENT

magic the gathering cards - Trading cards available at Chaos Cards. Many collectable trading cards to be bought online, complete your collection of trading cards now.

 

REPLY TO THIS COMMENT

That was quite shocking news, as this thriller games are really showig the impact on people who play according to an article on top essay writing services essayholic.com  . I truly enjoy each level in this game especially they block the path and trying to kill. It's very exciting to play.

 

 
Close
Close