Dead Space: The Art of Scares (Video)

News Robert Bernstein
2/6/2013 at 11:56AM

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!

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