Visceral Games and Electronic Arts have released a statement today, revealing that Dead Space 2 is officialy in production. While little is known about the game at this point, EA did state that the second instalment of the Horror / Action series will once again feature Isaac Clarke as the main character. Steve Papoutsis, Executive Producer of Dead Space 2, has stated that “[t]he infection continues to spread throughout space and our hero Isaac Clarke is the only person able to contain it. There are still loads of Necromorphs that need killing.” The game is under development for Playstation 3, Xbox 360 and PC. No release window has been announced at this time.
The original Dead Space was released in 2008 and received numerous awards for sound design and was hailed as one of the best new IP’s of that year.