|[December 13, 2012]
Visceral Games Brings Voice Control to Dead Space 3, Making It the First Co-Op Game to Feature Voice Commands on Kinect for Xbox 360
REDWOOD CITY, Calif. --(Business Wire)--
Find partner! Fire stasis! Attack Enemy! Visceral Games, an Electronic
Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA) studio, today announced that the first big
blockbuster launch of 2013, Dead Space™ 3, will be
available exclusively on Kinect™ for the Xbox 360® video game and
entertainment system from Microsoft (News - Alert). The all-new Kinect functionality
further immerses players into the Dead Space universe by allowing
players to use simple voice commands to help a friend from the onslaught
of horrors and thrills that awaits them in this spine-tingling new
adventure. Dead Space 3 featuring Kinect will make it easier for
co-op partners to give each other health or ammo, find objectives,
revive one another and more when the game launches February 5, 2013.
"The voice commands in Dead Space 3 give players a unique way to
take down the terror, whether they choose to face the Necromorphs alone
in single-player, or alongside a friend with drop-in / drop-out co-op,"
said Steve Papoutsis, Executive Producer on Dead Space 3 and VP,
General Manager of Visceral Games. "Dead Space 3 delivers the
action-horror experience our fans have come to know and love. And with
the ability to survive the adventure alone, with a friend, or with
Kinect, we're excited about extending the spine-tingling Dead Space
experience to a whole new audience of players."
Winner of more than 15 critic awards at E3 2012 including Best of Show
from Game Informer Magazine, Dead Space 3 cuts
to the heart of deep space terror. The game is recognized by game
critics worldwide for its incredible craftsmanship in horror, action,
suspense and sound design. Players will embark on a thrilling ride
hrough space that takes them to a hostile new planet, Tau Volantis (News - Alert).
Fortunately, they are not alone this time around. The fully integrated
drop-in/drop-out co-op feature gives players the option to play alone or
team-up with a friend anytime. Players that choose to take down the
terror together will experience additional story details, side missions
and gameplay mechanics only found when playing as John Carver.
Dead Space 3 will be available on February 5, 2013 in North
America and February 8, 2013 in Europe for the PlayStation®3 computer
entertainment system, Xbox 360 and the PC.
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In fiscal 2011, EA posted GAAP net revenue of $3.6 billion.
Headquartered in Redwood City, California, EA is recognized for
critically acclaimed, high-quality blockbuster franchises such as The
Sims™, Madden NFL, FIFA Soccer, Need for Speed™, Battlefield™, Dead
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