Dead Space PS5 PlayStation

The imminent remake of the original and very excellent Dead Space launches later this week, on 27th January, and fanatical Unitoligists and other fans are no-doubt champing at the bit to start severing some limbs. Good news, then, as we now know when pre-loading this graphical powerhouse can begin; you can prepare for convergence on 25th January at 8 am PT / 4 pm GMT.

In addition, the recently revealed Trophy list has shed some light on a somewhat unexpected addition, the existence of an alternate ending. We won't spoil the ending of the original game here (except to note that it should be illegal to end a game with a jump scare), but its inclusion is quite fascinating. Could we see a divergence from the established order of things and a revitalised remake trilogy, one that retcons out the travesty that is Dead Space 3? Probably not, but one can dream, can't one?

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Are you feeling that tingling deep in the essence of your being at the thought of returning to the Ishimura, or should we see someone about that? Will you be preloading the Dead Space remake and diving in the second the game goes live? Let us know in the comments section below.

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