Dead Space demo releasing tomorrow

By Patrick Garratt, Monday, 24 November 2008 15:37 GMT


EA’s confirmed that a Dead Space demo will release tomorrow for 360, so if you haven’t taken the plunge yet here’s a good chance to make your mind up either way.

PS3 owners will have to wait until Thursday in Europe.

Press release after the break.

Before You Carve Your Turkey This Thanksgiving Practice on Some Necromorphs with the Dead Space Dismemberment Demo
Monday November 24, 7:00 am ET

REDWOOD CITY, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:ERTS – News) announced today that a free* downloadable demo for the award-winning videogame Dead Space™ will be launched on November 25th. The stunning demo showcases the critically acclaimed combat and strategic dismemberment of the epic sci-fi action game. The demo comes just in time for holiday gift buyers to get a taste of the gore and action that has made the game a critical and commercial hit. The demo will be available at the PlayStation®Store in North America and Xbox LIVE® Marketplace worldwide*. In Europe, the demo will be available at the PlayStation Store on November 27th.

Winner of over 27 critic awards and currently nominated for Best Action Adventure Game on Spike TV’s upcoming 2008 Video Game Awards on December 14th, gamers can experience a taste of, as GamePro magazine says, “…one of the best survival horror experiences ever created.” Now, before experimenting on a turkey this Thanksgiving, you can tear the Necromorphs apart limb by limb with four different futuristic mining tools, and Isaac Clarke’s telekinesis and stasis abilities.

For helpful carving and combat tips from the Dead Space development team, visit

Developed at EA Redwood Shores, Dead Space is rated M for Mature with descriptors of Blood and Gore, Intense Violence and Strong Language by the ESRB and 18+ for PEGI. Dead Space is now available for MSRP $59.99 on the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system and PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system and MSRP $49.99 for the PC. For more information about the game, go to the website at or

* INTERNET CONNECTION required. Xbox LIVE gold or silver membership OR PLAYSTATION®Network account required.

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