Dead Space producer Chuck Beaver has hastily shifted into reverse gear after criticising the story in Gears of War.
Dead Space 3 appears to have been outed by South African retailer BT Games, with the website now taking pre-orders for the sci-fi horror sequel.
Visceral Games, the studio behind the hit Dead Space franchise and God of War-alike Dante's Inferno, is creating a new franchise, according to a job ad.
Dead Space 3 will say goodbye to space in favour of a more grounded experience on the icy planet Tau Volantis, a source has revealed.
A logo for Dead Space 3 has appeared in a video shown on Israeli TV Show The Headlines. The video, a tour of EA's Redwood studio, also reveals some new art for necromorphs.