Dead Space one of the biggest surprises from Electronic Arts when it was released even though the success in terms of sales was moderate. However, this didn’t stop EA to think about a sequel and now Dead Space 2 is closer than ever, with Electronic Arts announcing the release date for the upcoming horror shooter: 25 January 2011 in North America and January 28 in Europe!

In Dead Space 2, engineer Isaac Clarke makes his return in a blood-curdling new adventure on an all-new space installation known as “The Sprawl.” The lone survivor of a horrific alien infestation, Isaac finds himself confronting a catastrophic new nightmare. Battling dementia, Isaac will do whatever it takes to save himself and dominate the relentless enemy onslaughts. Equipped with a new arsenal of tools to dismember the necromorphs, Isaac faces the challenge head-on. Players will see Isaac fight bigger, scarier and more epic battles that will keep them on the edge of their seats.

If you want to get even more Dead Space 2 action, here’s a little video you’ll most likely enjoy. And stay tuned for more details as they are revealed by EA and Visceral Games!