All the sessions from Transform 2021 are available on-demand now. Watch now.
Dead Space is returning. Publisher Electronic Arts revealed the reboot with a quick teaser as part of its EA Play media presentation today. The game is going simply by the name “Dead Space.”
While EA didn’t reveal much about the game, this announcement lines up with what we previously reported about the project. EA has developer Motive working to remake Dead Space as part of an attempt to reboot the franchise. This game will use the original game as its base structure, but it will also bring in elements from other games in the series.
The goal with Dead Space is to reestablish the franchise as a core single-player experience that can stand alongside EA hits like Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order. And speaking of Fallen Order, its success likely played a role in bringing back Dead Space. EA was primarily interested in live-service games, but it has seen brisk and sustained sales for its Star Wars adventure. And that has convinced some executives within the publisher that projects like this can thrive and fit in alongside live services like FIFA and Apex Legends.
GamesBeat’s creed when covering the game industry is “where passion meets business.” What does this mean? We want to tell you how the news matters to you — not just as a decision-maker at a game studio, but also as a fan of games. Whether you read our articles, listen to our podcasts, or watch our videos, GamesBeat will help you learn about the industry and enjoy engaging with it.
How will you do that? Membership includes access to:
- Newsletters, such as DeanBeat
- The wonderful, educational, and fun speakers at our events
- Networking opportunities
- Special members-only interviews, chats, and “open office” events with GamesBeat staff
- Chatting with community members, GamesBeat staff, and other guests in our Discord
- And maybe even a fun prize or two
- Introductions to like-minded parties
Become a member