Tag: Dead Space

Gaming News Wrap [18 June 2014]

Good morning everyone. You know the drill by now. You visit us in the morning, we force-feed you all the gaming news in bite-sized chunks. Enjoy. Games Rockstar Games have released the “I’m Not a Hipster” Update for GTA Online. Along with new outfits, there are seven new cars and new weapons. There are also a number of tweaks brought about…

Gaming News Wrap [31 Mar 2014]

Good morning all. The Gaming News Wrap is to the point this morning as this zombie has had an epic weekend of gaming. Friday Fairmont High School allowed Call of Duty to entertain around 30 pupils, and Saturday and Sunday was the amazing UCON event. Both we will detail in upcoming articles, but our thanks and eternal gratitude to all…

Gaming News Wrap [17 June 2013]

It’s a public holiday in South Africa (not sure about the rest of the world), but that doesn’t stop the news machine… E3 2013 was a record-breaker. 48,200 game industry professionals, analysts, journalists and retailers from 102 countries visited the event this year  breaking the previous record of 45,700 set last year. The date for E3 2014 has been set for 10…

Dead Space studio developed next-gen Star Wars game in “earliest concepting phase” of development

Visceral Games, the EA studio that brought us Dead Space, is hiring a senior designer for a “next-generation” console Star Wars title. Superannuation spotted the listing that says the project is currently “in the earliest concepting phase of game development.” This news follows on the recent acquiring of the Star Wars games licencing by EA. The publisher acquired the licences earlier in the…

Gaming News Wrap [9 May 2013]

Good morning all you wonderful, wonderful people.  Yes, we’re trying to better you up.  Happy brains are tasty brains. A report by LazyGamer – citing “numerous industry sources” – suggests that the South African branch of EA will be shut down.  While this may be directly related to EA’s decision internationally to cut its workforce by 10% to “to ‘reduce operating…

Dead Space ‘franchise cancelled’ saga results in EA slamming respected publication

We all knew that when the allegations that the Dead Space franchise had been cancelled, that it was exactly that, “allegations.” The news may or may not have transpired to truth and awaited confirmation from the publisher. At Zombiegamer we will only publish allegations based on “anonymous sources” if those are sources of highly respected publication, and VideoGamer happens to be…

Morning News Wrap (6 Mar 2013)

The middle of the week.  Half way to the weekend.  We can do it.  Let’s work together now.  We’ll give you the news, and you read it. PETA is calling the harpooning of whales in the – and this is pretty important to know – 1715 setting of Assassin’s Creed IV “disgraceful”.  No-one seems worried about the virtual slaughter of…

Dead Space 4 allegedly axed due to Dead Space 3 sales not meeting expectations [Update]

VideoGamer report that EA has pulled the plug on Dead Space 4 due to Dead Space 3 not obtaining anticipated sales. The anonymous source is reportedly familiar with the Dead Space 4 project which had allegedly been in pre-production at Visceral Games. The project was in the hands of a small team at Visceral Montreal who are also rumoured to have closed…