Dead Space

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Dead Space
Developer(s) Visceral Games
Publisher(s) Electronic Arts
Series Dead Space
Release date(s) NA October 13, 2008
AU October 23, 2008
EU October 24, 2008
Release type Multi-platform
Genre(s) Survival horror
Mode(s) Single-player
GameID(s) BLES00308 (IRD), BLES00309 (IRD), BLES00310 (IRD), BLUS30177 (IRD), NPEB00050, NPUB30569
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Dead Space was developed by EA Redwood Shores and was the first game in the Dead Space franchise, drawing inspiration from other works of horror, notably Resident Evil 4 and the Silent Hill series. Set on a mining spaceship overrun by monsters called Necromorphs, the player controls engineer Isaac Clarke from the third-person perspective as he navigates the spaceship, fights Necromorphs, and struggles with increasing psychosis. The player explores areas on the station through a chapter-based narrative, solving environmental puzzles while finding ammunition and equipment to survive. Isaac wields engineering equipment as weapons.

Configuration

Only options that deviate from the default configuration to ensure best performance are listed below. The full list of default options is available here.

Advanced configuration

Setting Option Notes
Vblank rate 120 Allows for 60fps

Known Issues

Combat sound effects cut out all sound for a second. It's believed that the audio channels has a set FPS that isn't connected or synced correctly to the visual FPS.

Special Notes

A work-around was finally found, See Configuration but, more testing is needed for other machines running different hardware and OS. These settings may not work on your machine.