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  • Hidden Stross Audio Recording

    Entry location: *SPOILER*
    *SPOILER*

    Pick Stross's body with kinesis and then launch his body like you would a projectile, a hidden audio recording should fall off his corpse.
    Submitted by FuzzyPinkKobra

Dead Space 2 Hints

  • Make quick cash

    Another way to make quick cash is to buy the contact beam early, each bullet from it's gun is worth 1,000c and you can have up to 6 bullets per clip.
    Submitted by therealreaper

Dead Space 2 Unlockables

  • Trophies

    ...And Stay Down (Bronze) - Kill 25 crawling enemies with Stomp (single player only)
    Bouncing Betty (Bronze) - Kill a Cyst by catching its Mine and throwing it back
    Brute Juke (Bronze) - Kill a Brute without taking damage
    C-Section (Bronze) - Knock down an enemy with Contact Beam Alt-Fire then kill it with Primary Fire before it stands up
    Clean Cut (Bronze) - Sever all three tentacles of a Lurker with one Line Gun Primary Fire shot (single player only)
    Clever Girls (Bronze) - Survive your first encounter with Stalkers
    Collect Peng (Silver) - Find the Peng treasure
    Cross your Heart, Hope to Die (Bronze) - Survive the Eye Poke Machine
    Derailed (Bronze) - Survive the Train Sequence
    Elevator Action (Bronze) - Knock off every Tripod during the Elevator Sequence
    Epic Dismemberment (Silver) - Dismember 2,500 Necromorph Limbs (single player only)
    First Aid (Bronze) - Use Quick Heal ten times (single player only)
    Frozen in Time (Bronze) - Kill 50 Necromorphs while they are in Stasis (single player only)
    Fully Loaded (Bronze) - Simultaneously have four completely upgraded weapons
    Fully Outfitted (Bronze) - Upgrade your RIG and Stasis completely
    Going for Distance (Bronze) - Impale an enemy and make him fly through the air for 17 meters - it must stick to the surface
    Hard to the Core (Gold) - Complete the game on Hard Core setting
    Hornet's Nest (Bronze) - Destroy the Tripod Nest
    It's a Trap! (Bronze) - Kill 20 enemies with Detonator Mines in a deployed state
    Knock Knock (Bronze) - Complete the Drill Ride
    Lawnmower Man (Bronze) - Kill 4 enemies with the same Ripper blade
    Lightspeed de Milo (Bronze) - Dismember the Lightspeed Boy Statue
    Looking good (Bronze) - Purchase the Advanced Suit
    Made Us Whole (Bronze) - Complete the game on any difficulty setting
    Mission Impossible (Gold) - Complete the game on Zealot setting
    My Boom Stick (Bronze) - Kill 6 enemies at once with Line Gun's Alt-Fire (single player only)
    Necro Flambé (Bronze) - Kill 50 enemies using the Flamethrower
    One Small Step (Bronze) - Get through the first Zero-G area
    Operation! (Bronze) - Snare the Shard with the Ishimura
    Patient on the Loose (Bronze) - Get your first Suit
    Peek a Boo! (Bronze) - Kill a Stalker with the Seeker Rifle while in Zoom Mode
    Picking favorites (Bronze) - Upgrade 1 Weapon completely
    Powered Up (Bronze) - Complete the Solar Array Puzzle
    Romper Stomper (Bronze) - Stomp 10 Containers
    Shock Therapy (Bronze) - Impale an enemy with the Javelin Gun and use its Alt-Fire to shock 3 others (single player only)
    Shoot the Limbs! (Bronze) - Dismember 25 Necromorph Limbs (single player only)
    Shut Down (Bronze) - Defeat the AI
    Skewered in Space (Bronze) - Impale an enemy into a Decompression Window to cause it to blow out
    Taste of your own Medicine (Bronze) - TK Impale a live Slasher to a surface using a Slasher's arm - it must stick to the surface
    The Electrician (Silver) - Collect 10 Semiconductors
    The Engineer (Silver) - Collect 10 Schematics
    The Final Frontier (Platinum) - Earn all Trophies in Dead Space 2
    The Final Sacrifice (Bronze) - Destroy the Marker
    The Fugitive (Gold) - Escape the Facility
    The Graduate (Bronze) - Win the fight at the School
    The Librarian (Bronze) - Collect 100 logs
    The Nanny (Bronze) - Kill 30 Crawlers without detonating them
    The Sampler Platter (Bronze) - Kill a Necromorph with every Weapon in the game (single player only).
    Think Fast (Bronze) - Kill 30 Necromorphs with Kinesis objects
    Torment Me No More (Bronze) - Kill the Tormentor
    Vacuum Cleaner (Bronze) - Decompress 20 Necromorphs without getting sucked out yourself
    Submitted by
  • Refurbished Plasma Cutter

    If you start the game with save data from the original Dead Space on your console, you can pick up the Refurbished Plasma Cutter from the first store - it looks more like the original cutter.
    Submitted by
  • Multiplayer Unlockables

    Force Gun - Reach Level 11
    Increased Damage (Seeker Rifle) - Reach Level 50
    Increased Magazine Size (Force Gun) - Reach Level 29
    Increased Magazine Size (Javelin Gun) - Reach Level 44
    Increased Magazine Size (Line Gun) - Reach Level 25
    Increased Magazine Size (Plasma Cutter) - Reach Level 14
    Increased Magazine Size (Seeker Rifle) - Reach Level 33
    Increased Weapon Damage (Force Gun) - Reach Level 46
    Increased Weapon Damage (Javelin Gun) - Reach Level 57
    Increased Weapon Damage (Line Gun) - Reach Level 42
    Increased Weapon Damage (Plasma Cutter) - Reach Level 34
    Javelin Gun - Reach Level 28
    Line Gun - Reach Level 07
    Seeker Rifle - Reach Level 17
    Solid Army Green Suit - Reach Level 04
    Solid Black Suit - Reach Level 13
    Solid Olive Suit - Reach Level 16
    Solid Red Suit - Reach Level 08
    Tiger Camo Army Green Suit - Reach Level 45
    Tiger Camo Blue Suit - Reach Level 41
    Tiger Camo Military Suit - Reach Level 52
    Tiger Camo Red Suit - Reach Level 49
    Urban Camo Army Green Suit - Reach Level 23
    Urban Camo Blue Suit - Reach Level 20
    Urban Camo Military - Reach Level 32
    Urban Camo Olive Suit - Reach Level 36
    Urban Camo Red Suit - Reach Level 26
    Visceral Games Suit - Reach Level 59
    War Torn Suit - Reach Level 56
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  • Riot Suit

    Log into the Dead Space iOS game with the same EA account you used for Dead Space 2. The Riot Suit increases Contact Beam damage by 10%, and offers 25 inventory slots, and 25% armor.
    Submitted by
  • Achievements

    ...And Stay Down (10) - Kill 25 crawling enemies with Stomp (single player only)
    Bouncing Betty (10) - Kill a Cyst by catching its Mine and throwing it back
    Brute Juke (10) - Kill a Brute without taking damage
    C-Section (10) - Knock down an enemy with Contact Beam Alt-Fire then kill it with Primary Fire before it stands up
    Clean Cut (10) - Sever all three tentacles of a Lurker with one Line Gun Primary Fire shot (single player only)
    Clever Girls (10) - Survive your first encounter with Stalkers
    Collect Peng (20) - Find the Peng treasure
    Cross your Heart, Hope to Die (30) - Survive the Eye Poke Machine
    Derailed (20) - Survive the Train Sequence
    Elevator Action (15) - Knock off every Tripod during the Elevator Sequence
    Epic Dismemberment (50) - Dismember 2,500 Necromorph Limbs (single player only)
    First Aid (10) - Use Quick Heal ten times (single player only)
    Frozen in Time (10) - Kill 50 Necromorphs while they are in Stasis (single player only)
    Fully Loaded (50) - Simultaneously have four completely upgraded weapons
    Fully Outfitted (30) - Upgrade your RIG and Stasis completely
    Going for Distance (20) - Impale an enemy and make him fly through the air for 17 meters - it must stick to the surface
    Hard to the Core (50) - Complete the game on Hard Core setting
    Hornet's Nest (30) - Destroy the Tripod Nest
    It's a Trap! (20) - Kill 20 enemies with Detonator Mines in a deployed state
    Knock Knock (25) - Complete the Drill Ride
    Lawnmower Man (10) - Kill 4 enemies with the same Ripper blade
    Lightspeed de Milo (10) - Dismember the Lightspeed Boy Statue
    Looking good (10) - Purchase the Advanced Suit
    Made Us Whole (10) - Complete the game on any difficulty setting
    Mission Impossible (50) - Complete the game on Zealot setting
    My Boom Stick (20) - Kill 6 enemies at once with Line Gun's Alt-Fire (single player only)
    Necro Flambé (10) - Kill 50 enemies using the Flamethrower
    One Small Step (10) - Get through the first Zero-G area
    Operation! (15) - Snare the Shard with the Ishimura
    Patient on the Loose (15) - Get your first Suit
    Peek a Boo! (20) - Kill a Stalker with the Seeker Rifle while in Zoom Mode
    Picking favorites (30) - Upgrade 1 Weapon completely
    Powered Up (15) - Complete the Solar Array Puzzle
    Romper Stomper (25) - Stomp 10 Containers
    Shock Therapy (10) - Impale an enemy with the Javelin Gun and use its Alt-Fire to shock 3 others (single player only)
    Shoot the Limbs! (10) - Dismember 25 Necromorph Limbs (single player only)
    Shut Down (10) - Defeat the AI
    Skewered in Space (15) - Impale an enemy into a Decompression Window to cause it to blow out
    Taste of your own Medicine (20) - TK Impale a live Slasher to a surface using a Slasher's arm - it must stick to the surface
    The Electrician (10) - Collect 10 Semiconductors
    The Engineer (10) - Collect 10 Schematics
    The Final Sacrifice (50) - Destroy the Marker
    The Fugitive (50) - Escape the Facility
    The Graduate (20) - Win the fight at the School
    The Librarian (10) - Collect 100 logs
    The Nanny (10) - Kill 30 Crawlers without detonating them
    The Sampler Platter (20) - Kill a Necromorph with every Weapon in the game (single player only).
    Think Fast (15) - Kill 30 Necromorphs with Kinesis objects
    Torment Me No More (20) - Kill the Tormenter
    Vacuum Cleaner (30) - Decompress 20 Necromorphs without getting sucked out yourself
    Submitted by
  • Peng Treasure Location

    To unlock the “Collect Peng” Achievement/Trophy, you’ll need to find the hidden Peng treasure. It’s located in Chapter 7, in the room after you’ve used telekinesis to light up blocks either green or purple. Make them purple, and you’ll find the treasure in a newly unlocked route.
    Submitted by BRAT!
  • Unlock Hand Cannon

    Unlock the Hand Cannon: Complete the game on Hardcore difficulty.

    The Hand Cannon is a foam finger with unlimited ammunition that does huge damage to enemies. It can be accquired at the first store in a New Game+ after completing Hardcore.
    Submitted by CheatPlanet
  • Hacker Suit

    Unlock Hacker Suit: Complete Dead Space: Ignition in single player mode.

    The Hacker Suit adds a bonus to your hacking ability in addition to unlocking a Hacker skin for your Contact Beam and access to additional Audio Logs, Power Nodes, Health Packs and Credits.
    Submitted by CheatPlanet
  • Elite Suits

    All elite suite are only available during a New Game + playthrough.

    Elite Engineer Suit: Schematic can be found in Chapter 2 near the first store.

    Elite Vintage Suit: Schematic can be found in Chapter 6 during the Brute battle where Elle and Stross are talking to you from the balcony.

    Elite Security Suit: Schematic can be found in Chapter 9 after exiting the tram with Ellie. Look over the railing to find it.

    Elite Advanced Suit: Schematic can be found in Chapter 11; turn around at the top of the yellow elevator and it's between the ledge and the lift.
    Submitted by CheatPlanet
  • Soldier Suit

    Unlock the Soldier Suit: Complete the game on Hardcore difficulty.
    Submitted by CheatPlanet
  • Arctic Sentry Suit

    Unlock Arctic Sentry Suit: Complete the game on Zealot difficulty to unlock this suit. Acquire it at a store on a New Game+ playthrough.
    Submitted by GamesRadar
  • Unlock Hardcore Difficulty

    Unlock Hardcore Difficulty mode: Complete the game on any difficulty level to unlock Hardcore mode.

    Hardcore mode is the same as Zealot Difficulty but you may only restart from saved points instead of the automatic checkpoints and you may only save 3 times during a playthrough. You cannot use a New Game + for Hardcore mode.
    Submitted by GamesRadar
  • Respec Ability

    Entry location: Chapter 7
    At the beginning of Chapter 7 Isaac will be able to respec any weapon, RIG, or Stasis unit for 5000Cr. Respeccing resets a weapon/armor's specs to zero and returns any Power Nodes used on it.

    Respeccing the RIG will completely restore Isaac's health, which can be a cheap way to completely heal him.
    Submitted by CheatPlanet

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More Info

Release date: Jan 25 2011 - Xbox 360, PS3, PC (US)
Jan 28 2011 - Xbox 360, PS3, PC (UK)
Available Platforms: Xbox 360, PS3, PC, iPhone
Genre: Shooter
Published by: Electronic Arts
Developed by: Visceral Games
Franchise: Dead Space
ESRB Rating:
Mature: Blood and Gore, Intense Violence, Strong Language
PEGI Rating:
18+