There's not much surprise to be found in the rumored existence of another Dead Space sequel, is there? According to purported plot details published by Siliconera
, however, you're in for less of a shock and more of a creeping, unshakeable chill. (Dead Space 3
has not been announced, so beware of potential spoilers beyond this point.)
According to the site's mole, Dead Space 3
dumps perennially imperiled engineer Isaac Clarke on Tau Volantis, a frigid planet blanketed in snowstorms. Donning a snowsuit (with temperature indicated inconveniently on the back?), he attempts to locate lost friends and other signs of humanity. And we can't imagine a bit of unpleasant weather deterring those despicable necromorphs.
The change of location (if accurately reported) sounds intriguing, though we won't hear more until EA decides to announce Dead Space 3
officially. Last we heard, Dead Space 2
had shipped over 2 million copies -- enough to be deemed one of EA's "strong, growing franchises