Dead Space is a survival horror third-person shooter game developed by Visceral Games. The game puts the player in control of engineer Isaac Clarke who battles monsters created from corpses and an alien virus aboard an interstellar mining ship.

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How can I fix the mouse lag on the PC version of Dead Space?

When I try and play the PC version of Dead Space the mouse is sluggish and unresponsive regardless of how high I set the sensitivity. Is there a fix for this?
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Is it cost effective to use your power nodes to unlock doors?

A power node runs for about 10,000 credits in Dead Space. When one uses a power node to unlock a door one receives quite a bit of ammo and supplies inside. But it seems like it's not always a full ...
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Does shooting a creature's head do more damage than shooting its limbs?

In Dead Space, you're encouraged to blow off creatures' limbs instead of just aiming for the body. Usually taking off 2 or 3 limbs will kill most creatures, but most games reward head shots more than ...
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To achieve Maxed Out in Dead Space, do I need to fill all slots with nodes, even the non-beneficial ones?

In the first Dead Space, to earn the Maxed Out achievement/trophy (for upgrading all weapons and equipment), do you need to fill every possible slot with power nodes, or can you get by with just ...
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What should I focus on upgrading first in Dead Space?

Specifically, this is a first playthrough on Medium difficulty. I've read that I should try to keep at least one Power Node on me at all times in case I run into a locked door. I am wondering what I ...
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How to deal with the swarm?

I'm playing Dead Space demo for the Xbox 360 and this thing is sick. And when I say sick I mean, dissolving-puppies-with-acid-and-feeding-poor-children-with-the-resulting-paste sick. Anyhow, I'm ...
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How do you make a melee attack?

How do you melee attack (swing your hand wielding the weapon) in Dead Space? I know curb stomp is RB next to fallen enemy.
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Dead Space takes a long time to load

I just downloaded Dead Space from steam (a game I have played through many times - on PC and PS3). This is the first time I have played it from steam, and it is on my gaming laptop. The game is ...
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Why I can't get the advanced soldier rig?

I loaded a cleared game save and after finally reaching the store at the end of chapter 1 the rig isn't available I thought all you had to do was complete the game and then pay 99,000 credits for it, ...
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Does Dead Space have many jumpscares?

Does Dead Space have a lot of jumpscares?
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Can I reread acquired text logs in Dead Space?

And if so, how? I think I clicked to eagerly when I picked up a text log, and as a result, I didn’t read it. Dead Space’s interface is quite convoluted, so there might be an archive there somewhere. ...
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How many power nodes are there in Dead Space?

Power nodes seem to be rare to come by, with usually only one or less in a chapter. Does anybody know many total power nodes there are in the game?
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How do I change the difficulty on a save file?

Long story short, I started a new game on Hard (after installing the game and playing it for the first time in my life), quit the game, started it again, loaded my save (still saying hard), tried ...
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What is the most effective way to use Plasma Cutter

I started playing Dead Space and like the "Cut off the Limbs" idea. I only have the Plasma Cutter and judging by this answer it is fairly important. While playing, I noticed I could change the ...
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How can I make the sensitivity reasonable?

I was having a mouse lag issue in Dead Space, and I followed the useful instructions here which completely solved that problem. It introduced another problem, however, which is that the mouse ...
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Is it possible to activate a DVD copy of Dead Space with Steam?

Steam doesn't seem to like the activation code for my copy of Dead Space. I can put it in the library as a non-Steam game, but I'm not able to back it up (I seem to have very bad luck with hard drives ...