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Dead Space 3 is a survival horror third-person shooter video game developed by Visceral Games and published by Electronic Arts.

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How to properly use scavenger bots in Dead Space 3

As of now, I have two scavenger bots and I'm unsure of how to effectively use them. Does the on-board screen of the scavenger actually indicate where it may find the most resources?
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Dead space 3 +DAMAGE circuits stacking?

If you place more and more +DMG circuits in your weapon part when ALL bars (indicators) for damage are already on maximum, do you get extra damage on your weapon? I believe that it DOES add extra ...
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Dead Space 3 Crashes Upon Load

Every time I try to load dead space 3 on my pc, the game will start, the screen goes black etc. But after about 2-3 seconds of loading, the game instantly crashes. I have searched around for a ...
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How do I stop my Xbox 360 Controller makes device plugged in sound whenever I fire in Dead Space 3?

Whenever I fire a weapon or stomp, my computer emits the new device sound and disables my controller for a split second, meaning I fire a shot or two on an automatic rifle and then return to stance. ...
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Why is Dead Space 3 using the webcam?

Whenever I start up Dead Space 3 it starts using my webcam. I have checked all of the settings menus inside of the game as well as Origin (which I am running it through) and cannot find any settings ...
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pausing game in dead space 3

Is there any way that I can pause dead space 3 while checking the inventory (by TAB ). It is very annoying that the game keeps running in background while reading text logs or mission descriptions ...
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What does “Co-op Partner Locator” do in Dead Space 3?

I recently got the game (thank you humble bundle), and I was going through the settings and this caught my eye: Question is, what is it? What does it do? On the main page it has an option to create ...
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Default to using small med packs in Dead Space 3?

Everytime I hit q to use a medpack, it seems to use the largest one I have. However, I've got a bunch of small medpacks taking up space. Is it possible to change the default behavior to use a small ...
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Strict NAT in Torchlight 2 & Dead Space 3

In both Torchlight 2 and Dead Space 3 I get the message "Strict NAT Detected". I can play online in Torchlight 2 but it's slow. Dead Space 3 can't connect to other players at all. I've forwarded the ...
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How do I stretch a lower screen resolution in Dead Space 3?

Normally when I set a resolution below my actual screen resolution in a game, it stretches to fill the entire screen area, especially if the new resolution is also widescreen. However, DS3 scales the ...
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What determines if an upgrade circuit can or cannot be sold?

I recently got this message after trying to sell an upgrade circuit that I'm not gonna be using anymore: What determines if an upgrade circuit can or cannot be sold? Is there a way to make these ...
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Is there a reason to make weapons from blueprints rather than crafting them manually?

After a trip to the Wiki I learned that guns like the Contact Beam and Line Gun are now really just combinations of frames, tools and tips, like the Plasma Core + Default Tip + Light Frame = Plasma ...
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Do non-boss enemies have weak spots where they get extra damage dealt to them?

I know that cutting as many limbs as fast as possible if fighting non-boss necromorph enemies, is a good way of taking them down fast. However, I asked this question because my currently preferred ...
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Lost one scavenger bot when I started a New Game+ at 'Impossible' difficulty - How do I fix or avoid this?

After finishing the game with a total of three scavenger bots, I started a New Game+ at 'Impossible' difficulty. However, I only got two scavenger bots at the start. I already got to the part of ...
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How do attachments that add damage effects to projectiles work?

I'm trying to optimize the DPS and effectivity of my weapons. With that goal in mind, I would like to know how attachments that add damage effects to projectiles work. Those attachments are: ...
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What exactly gets saved when I do a “Save and Quit”?

I already know that it saves the current inventory (from its description), and although you can save and quit anywhere, it will still load at the area of the last save checkpoint. But are there ...
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How did I just build the Shootbanger in Dead Space 3 for zero cost?

I'm on my second play through of Dead Space 3 in normal difficulty, having used the New Game+ option. I was just at a workbench, and saw that the Shootbanger weapon was listed for zero tungsten, ...
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Are the Dead Space 3 collector trophies dependent on optional side missions?

I finished the game and had skipped some side missions and realized that I didn't get the trophies for finding all of the collectibles. Gun Collector for weapon parts, Armorer for circuits, Librarian ...
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How do upgrade chips work?

The upgrade chips I've found (so far) simply list stat boosts like "+1" to damage/reload/rate of fire/clip. I'm fairly sure these are relative boosts, not absolute, but beyond that I'm unsure of how ...
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Are some weapons better than others at severing limbs?

I've noticed with the starter submachine gun (or whatever it is) I have a very tricky time severing limbs, as opposed to the old fashioned Plasma Cutter. I recall the the bullet based gun taking down ...
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I need more corpses

I've noticed in Dead Space 3 that on some occasions corpses from Necromorphs seem to disappear entirely too quickly. It seems around 3 is the magic number, though I've had some disappear before my ...
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How significant is the difference between difficulty levels?

I usually play Dead Space on the hardest difficulty setting (except the "limited saves" mode), but it's been a while so I started up Dead Space 3 on the second hardest mode. While I die quickly, it's ...
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How to defeat the boss in chapter 9 of Dead Space 3?

I'm playing on Normal difficulty and am getting hammered trying to defeat the boss in Chapter 9. How are people defeating this enemy? The IGN walkthrough just says it's "easier said than done", to ...
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Why doesn't Dead Space 3 restart in the same place after I quit the game?

I'm having trouble saving with my XBOX 360 with Dead Space 3. I'll play a lot, then I'll save and quit. When I come back it puts me way back, nowhere near where I saved. I tried clearing my cache, and ...
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How to change language in Dead Space 3?

How do I change Dead Space 3 interface language to English?
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Can I resume Chapter 4 to complete the optional missions if I've already started Chapter 5?

While playing Chapter 4, I returned to the Terra Nova ship after completing the CMS Greely optional mission, and it automatically started Chapter 5. Can I still complete the CMS Brusilov optional ...
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Does Dead Space 3 for PC support the Xbox 360 Controller?

I'm trying to decide which version of Dead Space 3 I should buy. I'd rather have it for PC, but only if I can use an Xbox 360 Controller natively. I'm not interested in using mapping software. Does ...
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How can I take a screenshot?

I'm looking for an in-game keystroke for taking a screenshot. I Googled it, it but to no avail. I'm a bit puzzled; I tried all function keys and Print Screen but they did not help.