When Dead Space came out in 2008, it immediately became part of the pantheon of great horror games. By marrying the chills and surprises of a good survival title with the anxiety-inducingly tight environments of outer space, it managed to create the first great sci-fi/horror hybrid since System Shock 2. But now it's two years later, and we're a month away from the release of Dead Space 2 (January 25); DS developer EA Redwood Shores is now known as Visceral Games, and in keeping with their new name have undertaken to make the sequel as immediate and affecting as the original. What do you have to look forward to? Read on for our 5 favorite new things about Dead Space 2...

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