Dead Space remake developed by Motive Studio launches January 27th

Britt on 2022-05-19
The first installment in Electronic Arts' Dead Space science fiction trilogy was released in 2008 for Windows, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. Set in the 26th century, the third-person survival horror title stars systems engineer Isaac Clarke of the USG Ishimura mining starship.

In 2023, Dead Space will return with a remake developed by Motive Studio, based in Montreal, scheduled for release on January 27th for Windows, PlayStation 5, and Xbox Series X|S. Key personnel from the original series will be maintaining popular elements from the Dead Space franchise for the next generation outing. Among them, voice actor Gunner Wright confirmed that he is reprising his role as Isaac.

In an audio developer livestream broadcast, titled "The Sound of Fear Reimagined," Motive audio director Olivier Asselin was joined by by creative director Roman Campos-Oriola and senior producer Philippe Ducharme. The livestream hosts announced that the remake will retain the atmospheric ambient and orchestral score by series composer Jason Graves.

Newly recorded music composed specially for the Dead Space remake, fusing electronic and live instrumentation, will be contributed by film composer Trevor Gureckis.

Electronic Arts - Dead Space Launches January 27, 2023