Demo for Dead Space hits on Thanksgiving week

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What better way to spend Thanksgiving than to kill some aliens in the deep, dark reaches of space? A demo for Dead Space is going to hi the PlayStation Store and Xbox Live Marketplace on November 25th. Cyril enjoyed the game and I thought it was pretty good with the brief time I had with it. Having a completely HUD-less display for a third person action game is pretty cool and there's some really good scare moments that will make you jump.

Redwood City, CA – November 24, 2008 – Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: ERTS) announced today that a free* downloadable demo for the award-winning videogame Dead Space™ will be launched on November 25th. The stunning demo showcases the critically acclaimed combat and strategic dismemberment of the epic sci-fi action game. The demo comes just in time for holiday gift buyers to get a taste of the gore and action that has made the game a critical and commercial hit. The demo will be available at the PlayStation®Store in North America and Xbox LIVE® Marketplace worldwide*. In Europe, the demo will be available at the PlayStation Store on November 27th.

Winner of over 27 critic awards and currently nominated for Best Action Adventure Game on Spike TV’s upcoming 2008 Video Game Awards on December 14th, gamers can experience a taste of, as GamePro magazine says, " of the best survival horror experiences ever created." Now, before experimenting on a turkey this Thanksgiving, you can tear the Necromorphs apart limb by limb with four different futuristic mining tools, and Isaac Clarke’s telekinesis and stasis abilities.

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Developed at EA Redwood Shores, Dead Space is rated M for Mature with descriptors of Blood and Gore, Intense Violence and Strong Language by the ESRB and 18+ for PEGI. Dead Space is now available for MSRP $59.99 on the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system and PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system and MSRP $49.99 for the PC.
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