According to Siliconera, the next game in the soon-to-be revived Splatterhouse franchise, is slated for a 2010 release. At least that’s what they were told by a Namco Bandai rep that they had spoken with at E3 upon noticing that the game was a no-show at the expo.
Ea has just announced that they will be releasing Dead Space Extration, their upcoming on-rails Wii Shooter, on September 29 in North America. The game will hit Europe a few days later on October 2.
EA Set to Reenter the Depths of Space With Dead Space Extraction
The Panic Before the Terror Starts Hitting Store Shelves on September 29th
REDWOOD CITY, Calif., May 28, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:ERTS) and its Visceral Games(TM) 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(TM). 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 http://www.deadspacegame.com and get the latest from the development team at http://www.twitter.com/isaacclarke. This game has not yet been rated by the ESRB or PEGI.