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Dead Space will allow pausing of death

For everyone who feared that they would have to endure hours upon hours of alien butchering without the ability to pause in EA's upcoming Dead Space, you'll be able to sleep more soundly tonight because that just isn't true.

After talking with Dead Space's executive producer Glen Schofield, MTV Multiplayer learned that the whole no pause rumor was taken out of context and that Dead Space will allow the player to pause the game. Otherwise, that'd be against Microsoft and Sony's rules. What the player will not be able to do is pausable actions like in Resident Evil, where players can equip new items or add more ammo from the pause menu. Because really, pausing the game in a third person shooter to do inventory management while in the heat of a murderous alien battle is so 1999. Jeesh.

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