Dead Space: The Art of Scares (Video)
EA released a cinematic style developer diary, sort of...
Electronic Arts has released a new video for Dead Space 3. The video is part of their Journey Through Terror series. This video, part 2 of the series, is called The Art of Scares, and it delves into what helps make the Dead Space series scary. The narrator discusses the important of lighting in a video game, and how lighting can help lead characters to certain objects and help steer them into a certain direction.
The narrator also discusses how important art direction is for the franchise. The gothic style corridors and statues in Dead Space 3 add an element of eeriness, while ugly, deformed monsters help scare the crap out of players by still having the slightest appearance of a human.
Check out the video below!