The survival horror adventure will arrive in September.
EA has announced that Dead Space: Extraction will be released on September 29.
A prequel to last year's Dead Space and developed by Visceral Games, Dead Space: Extraction is a Wii exclusive on-rails shooter that promises to expand on the storyline by offering new playable characters, the intense horror the franchise is known for to a brand new audience, and have the "best visuals ever showcased on the platform."
EA Set to Reenter the Depths of Space With Dead Space Extraction
The Panic Before the Terror Starts Hitting Store Shelves on September 29
REDWOOD CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:ERTS) and its Visceral Games™ studio announced today thatDead 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.