Questions tagged [dead-space]

Dead Space is a series of survival/horror video games, animated movies, and novels. The franchise is set in a 26th-century science fiction universe featuring environments, weapons and characters typical of the genre. This tag should be used for questions about the games and their associated media.

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How do Necromorphs grow extra body parts?

In Dead Space, the zombies created by Markers are called Necromorphs. Supposedly, the Marker manipulates cells to turn them into monsters. However, this results in the Necromorphs having long limbs ...
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Why did the Red Marker want to return to Aegis VII?

During the events of the first Dead Space game, the Red Marker is transported from the cargo deck of the USG Ishimura to the planet below: Aegis VII. This is where (Altman's) Red Marker was originally ...
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Is there a Dead Space movie that's a prequel to the second game?

Was there a Dead Space movie about the guy who wakes you up at the beginning of Dead Space 2, and his sister, as they try to make it to Isaac Clarke?
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What determines whether people just die or reanimate as Necromorphs?

After finishing the three main games, I wonder how the necromorphisation functions. Especially during Dead Space 1 you see a lot of corpses, mostly with all intact limbs littered around the Ishimura. ...
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In Dead Space, how did Dr. Challus Mercer intend to bring the necromorphs on Earth?

In the 5th chapter of the game Dead Space 1, you meet the Unitologist Dr. Challus Mercer for the first time in the Medical Deck. At the end of the same chapter, you find yourself in a room equipped ...
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Why bring the codex to the center of the Machine?

In the third game in the series, Clarke builds the Codex because he thinks he needs to turn the Machine off. Then it is revealed to him that Why doesn’t he destroy it immediately?
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In Dead Space, what exactly is the marker, who built it and how is it turning people to monsters?

I played through the first two games but I didn't really understand the plot. I was more interested in shooting and stomping. I never really got how the marker was important and why some people were ...
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What is the chronological order of Dead Space media?

I have played the first game and watched an animated film, Dead Space: Downfall, years ago. The film was a prequel to the game. Now, I understand, there are comics and even another animated film (at ...