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Today Activision finally revealed why they signed Visceral Games' Glen A. Schofield and Michael Condrey earlier in the year. The two will be heading up a new studio called Sledgehammer Games in Foster City, California.
Dead Space studio Visceral Games's mysterious third project has been revealed. According to a recent trademark filing, they're going to make a game based on Jack the Ripper.
What a rocket-busting week of news. The last week of July and the first day of August has provided gamers with some darn good tidbits of gaming information thatís well worth recapping.
From July 19th to the 25th we had a fast-paced week with some snazzy news thatís definitely worth checking out.
Two key players from EA studio Visceral Games are now with rival publisher Activision. EA confirmed today that Visceral general manager Glenn Schofield and chief operating officer Michael Condrey have left the Dead Space developer.
Visceral Games and EA released a developer diary for the upcoming Wii exclusive, Dead Space: Extraction.
EA filed a trademark for "Visceral Games" a couple months back and we assumed it was the new name for Dead Space developer EA Redwood Shores. Today, EA made an announcement that confirmed our suspicions.
The PS3/PC/Xbox 360 survival horror game Dead Space forced players to strategically dismember bloodthirsty Necromorphs. The standalone Wii game Dead Space: Extraction aspires to be just as violent.
Godfather II includes a bonus trailer on the game disc but it's not for some upcoming EA game - it's for Dead Space, the survival horror game released last fall. Why put an old trailer on your game disc and bypass an opportunity to promote a new product? Well, there's a few reasons.
This morning, the news broke that EA filed a trademark for the name "Visceral Games". While it's possible this is a new studio, it seems more likely that this is the new name for the development studio responsible for Dead Space.
Though Dead Space and Mirror's Edge didn't sell very well, EA's sticking by their two new IP's. They've just reiterated their commitment to the series once again.
Antony Johnston, the British writer who scripted survival horror game Dead Space, will be battling Necromorphs once again. He's signed on to script Dead Space: Extraction, the all-new game coming to the Wii later this year.
When EA CEO John Riccitiello said that Dead Space would make its way to the Wii, he wasn't blowing figurative smoke up your figurative ass. On Wednesday morning EA announced Dead Space Extraction, an all-new installment in the survival horror series coming exclusively to the Wii.
EA and Activision both believe that their new IP's, Dead Space and Prototype respectively, have a lot of franchise potential. How else can you explain the heroes from each game being turned into action figures?
Though Dead Space didn't sell nearly as well as the heavy-hitter sequels released this past holiday season, it did actually do pretty well. EA CFO Eric Brown stated on a conference call Tuesday that Dead Space and EA's other new action IP, Mirror's Edge, have sold over 1 million copies apiece.