Dead Space 1&2 were too scary for gamers, EA reveals

Posted By | On 21st, Jul. 2012 Under News | Follow This Author @KartikMdgl

EA has revealed that they added co-op to Dead Space 3 because people found the previous games too scary, and playing with a friend was the logical evolution for the series.

“We were doing research coming out of Dead Space 1 and 2 and we’re really proud of those products. We received feedback to understand how we can take the game out to even more consumers,” EA games boss Laura Bailey said to MCV.

“We were hearing feedback that they love the thriller game, but it was pretty scary, and the obvious next step was that they wanted to play with someone. So we introduced co-op into the game.

“The horror of Dead Space is still all there. It’s still true to its roots and no less scary, but people felt far more comfortable playing it with someone else than they did doing it on their own.

“Personally, I would rather go to scary movie with my husband rather than sit at home with the lights out watching one on my own. We’re looking for that to reach out to consumers that perhaps were not open to Dead Space 1 and 2.”

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  • Harold Dickstone

    You want to know what I think? I think you are a hack ‘journalist’ reposting a shitty article full of misinformation that you poached from another shitty journalist who slapped on a sensationalist headline and used out of context quotes to get page views.

    • Kartik Mudgal

      Do you work for EA or something?

  • WangSuckleston

    Wow…you asked what we think and I told you, and you deleted my comment! Sounds like quite a hack journalist move. Reblog the shit out of it, bro!

    • Meisadragon

      We didn’t delete, the comments section was under cache so it didn’t show. We switched to Disqus now.


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