Dead Space Extraction Wii-bound in September

By Stephany Nunneley, Thursday, 28 May 2009 16:51 GMT

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Dead Space Extraction will be released in North American on September 29 and in Europe on October 2.

EA announced it this morning via a press release, which is posted after the break.

“Our team is really excited to bring the intensity of the Dead Space universe to an entire new audience,” said producer, Steve Papoutsis.

“We are going to deliver the same high quality, cinematic experience we delivered in the original Dead Space, while also adding co-op, new enemies, weapons and taking advantage of all of the unique features the Wii has to offer.”

Hit the jump for the rest.

Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:ERTS) and its Visceral Games™ studio announced today that Dead SpaceTM Extraction, will be available in stores on September 29, 2009 in North America and October 2, 2009 in Europe exclusively for the Wii™. Dead Space Extraction delivers the highly-polished, action-horror experience the Dead Space franchise is known for while upping the ante for technical excellence on the Wii with some of the best visuals ever showcased on the platform.

“Our team is really excited to bring the intensity of the Dead Space universe to an entire new audience,” said Executive Producer, Steve Papoutsis. “We are going to deliver the same high quality, cinematic experience we delivered in the original Dead Space, while also adding co-op, new enemies, weapons and taking advantage of all of the unique features the Wii has to offer.”

Developed at EA’s award-winning Visceral Games studio, Dead Space Extraction tells the story of a handful of space colonists desperately struggling to escape from a horrific infection on the Aegis VII mining colony deep in the furthest regions of space. The game introduces Lexine, an important new heroine, to the Dead Space universe. Players will play as the crew who falls victim to a mysterious contagion aboard the ship, with it quickly becoming clear that protecting Lexine will be their only hope for survival.

For more information about Dead Space franchise, please visit www.deadspacegame.com and get the latest from the development team at www.twitter.com/isaacclarke. This game has not yet been rated by the ESRB or PEGI.

About Electronic Arts

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