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XBLA in Brief: Dead Space Ignition

This week's XBLA in Brief takes a look at Dead Space Ignition, an interactive motion comic that serves as a prequel to Dead Space 2. It's chock full of motion comic, mini-games and ... that's about it. On the plus side, it unlocks items in Dead Space 2 and it's only five bucks. If you're...

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European PSN releases for October 13

The European PSN update continues its hot streak of delivering intimidatingly large piles of games and demos to nosh on -- like, for instance, the first episode of Sonic 4 and Dead Space Ignition, as well as a trial of Star Wars: The Force Unleashed 2. Handheld aficionados can now pick up the demo...

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Pre-order Dead Space 2, get Ignition for free

EA will hand out download codes for the digital comic/minigame collection Dead Space Ignition with pre-orders of Dead Space 2 from participating retailers. So if you were planning to buy Ignition today (on PSN) or Wednesday (on XBLA), you might consider putting that five dollars into a pre-order of...

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Dead Space Ignition confirmed for October 13 on XBLA

If an interactive motion comic sounds like something you could get into, then you'll likely be interested in this tidbit of news: Dead Space Ignition, the prequel to January's Dead Space 2, is set to launch on XBLA next week, October 13, for 400 MS Points ($5). The news comes via Xbox Live's Larry...

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Rumor: Dead Space 2 to feature 'Soldier vs. Necromorphs' multiplayer

According to reports coming out of a recent GameStop conference in Texas, Dead Space 2 will be getting a multiplayer mode in which players will control either Necromorphs or "soldiers" (presumably not welders, then?). GamerNode claims that the mode will consist of "deathmatch-style combat" and will...

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Preview: Dead Space Ignition

By now you know that Dead Space Ignition is, essentially, a downloadable motion comic recounting the events immediately leading up to Dead Space 2. It's made interactive via the inclusion of three hacking minigames, one of which, Trace Route, I tried out at EA's Studio Showcase yesterday. As we...

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Dead Space Ignition detailed at EA press event

At an EA press event today, a Dead Space 2 producer showed the first footage of the downloadable interactive comic Dead Space Ignition. The story, a prequel to the sequel, is delivered via lightly animated comic book-style art and follows an engineer on the Sprawl space station. Between the...

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Dead Space Ignition is a downloadable Dead Space 2 prequel, for XBLA and PSN

We know Dead Space-dev Visceral Games has had its eye on the downloadable space -- along with the rest of EA -- for some time now with the oft-rumored Jack the Ripper title and something else. Well, that something else is Dead Space Ignition, "the first of many exciting game extensions we have...

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