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Dead Space 3 Co-op Revealed

Update: EA has released a new trailer for the game, which shows off co-op and a host of other highlights.

Original Story: During Electronic Arts’ E3 2012 press conference, the publisher showed off two-player co-op in Visceral Games’ new horrorfest, Dead Space 3. The company also revealed which month we can look forward to playing the game in. Isaac Clarke and his new partner John Carver face off with a gigantic beast on planet’s frozen surface. 

John and Isaac breach a door and emerge outside on the harsh planet of Tau Volantis, but not before Carver mutters, “F--- this planet.” The duo is greeted by a stunning reddish-orange horizon. The beautiful scenery is cut short by a furious firefight with what appear to be crazed armed Unitologists. Isaac and Carver roll behind some boxes and begin blasting away at their enemies.

The fight is quickly interrupted by a gigantic insectoid beast that shatters through the planet’s thick, icy crust. The beast opens its gaping maw and begins vacuuming up the scrambling humans. After swallowing most of the Unitologists, Carver and Isaac struggle to their feet and begin fighting the monster. The two roll-dodge away from its smashing claws and aim for a glowing orange spot on its belly. Eventually the mutant insect overcomes the duo and sucks Isaac into its mouth, and the demo fades to black. Suddenly the screen lights up again, showing Isaac alive and crawling within the beast’s intestines as he’s slowly digested.

EA also announced that the game will be arriving on PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in February 2013.

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