Isaac Clark never gets any respite. The "Awakened
" DLC for Dead Space 3
adds a new chapter to end of the game and promises to increase "the intensity of the horror to new psychological heights" in some of the franchise's darkest chapters.
Awakened begins when the game ends and continues the adventure for Isaac and Carver who have been left for dead on the devastated planet of Tau Volantis. The two men must escape from the abandoned planet, repair the Terra Nova, and find their way back to Earth. Only one problem: blood-thirsty Necromorphs continue to attack. The solidarity among the two is further threatened as Isaac’s madness sets in. Haunted by images of the Unitologists, insanity takes hold and the two survivors realize they can no longer trust each other. Unsure of what is real, and what is a hallucination, Isaac and Carver struggle through pulse-pounding fights and frights, trying to makes sense of what’s really happening.
Players can enjoy the content in both single player mode and in co-op as they attempt to earn the eight new achievements worth a total of 250G. If you would like to check out the new content before deciding on a purchase, check out these screenshots and trailer
As well as the new story content, today brings two new costume + weapon packs and two new separate weapons. Here is the list:
• "EG-900 SMG" - 160 MSP
This EarthGov-issued submachine gun is built for urban warfare. It's compact but deadly, sporting an internal hyper-accelerator for maximum damage.
• "Enervator" - 160 MSP
Sovereign Colonies scientists developed the Enervator from an over-driven focus coil to humanely eliminate dangerous specimens. The Enervator delivers a precision blast causing instantaneous electrocution and molecular destabilization in the target. In test subjects, death was instantaneous.
• "First Contact Pack" - 400 MSP
Contains the First Contact Suit and Negotiator. First Contact Suit: Built by S.C.A.F. for encounters with foreign entities, it sports a flamboyant gold finish to provide protection from long term space exposure. Negotiator: The overclocked, top-mounted Tesla Beam is capable of bursting a man-sized organism into several pieces with a single shot. The bottom-mounted Line Gun appears to have been built with the sole purpose of cleanly dismembering organic tissue from a distance.
• "Witness the Truth Pack" - 400 MSP
Contains the Witness Suit and Evangelizer. Witness Suit: These insulated suits were worn by S.C.A.F. deep dig teams assigned to exhume the darkest secrets of Tau Volantis. When they emerged weeks later, they were covered in strange graffiti and claimed to be Witnesses to the Truth. Evangelizer: A modification of the standard firearm used by the Sovereign Colonies Legionaries, this version sports an advanced assault rifle on the top with a 2100 Big Boy tactical shotgun on the bottom. This pack is included with the Limited Edition.
"Dead Space™ 3 Awakened" costs 800 MSP and can be downloaded from here