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BOOK REVIEW – The Art of Dead Space by Martin Robinson

By Marty Mulrooney

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The Art of Dead Space by Martin Robinson is a full-colour hardback art book celebrating the Dead Space video game universe. Published by Titan Books to coincide with the release of Dead Space 3, it features over 300 images including original concept art and sketches, many never seen before, with commentary from some of the talented artists who contributed their work.

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BOOK REVIEW – Dead Space: Liberation by Ian Edginton and Christopher Shy (Graphic Novel)

By Marty Mulrooney

Dead Space Liberation

Dead Space: Liberation is a graphic novel written by Ian Edginton (Victorian Undead) with art by Christopher Shy (Soul Stealer). Recently published in the UK by Titan Books, this graphic novel serves as a prequel to the events of Dead Space 3 (both were released in February 2013). The story follows Earthgov Sergeant John Carver as he fights religious fanatics and terrifying ‘Necromorph’ monsters in a desperate bid for survival that will determine the fate of mankind.

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BOOK REVIEW – Dead Space: Salvage by Anthony Johnson and Christopher Shy (Graphic Novel)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Dead Space: Salvage is a graphic novel written by Antony Johnston (Wasteland, Daredevil) with art by Christopher Shy (Soul Stealer). Recently reissued in the UK by Titan Books, the story – set within the same universe as the commercially and critically successful Dead Space video games – follows a group of deep space scavengers called ‘The Magpies’ as they attempt to salvage an abandoned spaceship… the USG Ishimura.

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BOOK REVIEW – Dead Space by Antony Johnston and Ben Templesmith (Graphic Novel)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Dead Space is a graphic novel written by Antony Johnston (Wasteland, Daredevil) with art by Ben Templesmith (30 Days of Night, Dark Days). Recently reissued in the UK by Titan Books (it was originally released to tie in with the video game Dead Space in 2008, which was also written by Johnston), the story mostly follows P-SEC Sergeant Abraham Neumann as he attempts to survive a Necromorph outbreak on a distant human colony.

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BOOK REVIEW – Dead Space: Catalyst by B.K. Evenson

By Marty Mulrooney

Dead Space Catalyst

Dead Space: Catalyst by B.K. Evenson is a science fiction horror novel set within the Dead Space video game universe. Serving as a sequel to 2010’s Dead Space: Martyr (also written by Evenson), Dead Space: Catalyst is set 250 years in the future and centres around two brothers named Istvan and Jensi.

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INTERVIEW – In Conversation With Sonita Henry (Ellie Langford, Dead Space 2)

By Marty Mulrooney

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In AMO’s recent review of Dead Space 2, we described it as “an early contender for game of the year”. New female lead Ellie Langford was also praised: “her interactions with Clarke sparkle with genuine comradery, as well as offering occasional comic relief.” We were therefore understandably delighted when Ellie’s voice actress Sonita Henry agreed to join us to discuss her first foray into the world of video game voice acting!

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BOOK REVIEW – Dead Space: Martyr by B.K. Evenson

By Marty Mulrooney

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Dead Space: Martyr is a science fiction horror novel written by B.K. Evenson. Serving as a prequel to the Electronic Arts Dead Space video game franchise, official tie-in book Dead Space: Martyr tells the origin story of the Black Marker, the Church of Unitology and the legendary Michael Altman.

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