GamesBeat

EA confirms new Dead Space for 2013 fiscal year

 

Dead Space fans can look forward to more limb-cutting and space-themed scares. Electronic Arts has confirmed that they will release a new title in the popular survival horror series during the 2013 fiscal year, which ends March 2013.

EA revealed the information to investors yesterday during a conference call when it included Dead Space among a list of brands (most of which were games that saw yearly installments, like Madden NFL, FIFA, and Need for Speed) that will see new releases in the 2013 fiscal year.

Seeking more information and clarification on if the new game is Dead Space 3 or another spinoff like the on-rails, first-person Dead Space: Extraction, GameInformer contacted EA. A representative from the publisher responded, “”There’s no further information today, but watch for several big product announcements from EA at E3 in June.”

EA Chief Executive John Riccitiello told investors yesterday that developing strong brands is one of the company’s strategic pillars, which is a nice way of saying that they will release a lot of sequels. Considering Dead Space’s popularity, the announcement of another title in the series was always a question of when rather than if.


GamesBeat 2012 is VentureBeat’s fourth annual conference on disruption in the video game market. This year we’re calling on speakers from the hottest mobile, social, PC, and console companies to debate new ways to stay on pace with changing consumer tastes and platforms. Join 500+ execs, investors, analysts, entrepreneurs, and press as we explore the gaming industry’s latest trends and newest monetization opportunities. The event takes place July 10-11 in San Francisco, and you can get your early-bird tickets here.


Mobile developer or publisher? VentureBeat is studying mobile app analytics. Fill out our 5-minute survey, and we'll share the data with you.

GamesBeat is your source for gaming news and reviews. But it's also home to the best articles from gamers, developers, and other folks outside of the traditional press. Register or log in to join our community of writers. You can even make a few bucks publishing stories here! Learn more.

You are now an esteemed member of the GamesBeat community. That means you can comment on stories or post your own to GB Unfiltered (look for the "New Post" link by mousing over your name in the red bar up top). But first, why don't you fill out your via your ?

About GamesBeat