News is hard to come by right now, it looks as if people may actually be on holiday. Slackers! Still, there are a few hardworking souls out there who’ve offered up some interesting titbits for today. Dead Space 2 has some lovely screens to boast about and the iPhone gets new games and a look back at its success in 2009.
Dead Space 2 Screens
Taking place nearly three years after the first game, Dead Space 2 brings old characters back to life in a riveting new story. New screens have been released to show us exactly what we can look forward to when the game finally launches. Although the release date has not yet been announced it certainly looks as if Dead Space 2 has plenty of lush imagery and terrifying monsters to offer up unto excited players. [Playstation Lifestyle.net]
Hironobu Sakaguchi works for the iPhone
The creator of Final Fantasy, Hironobu Sakaguchi, along with Mistwalker Studio are working on a game specifically designed for the iPhone. The title should be available fairly soon and will be their first offer since Lost Odyssey two years ago. Apparently they are also working on a much bigger project but that remains solidly under wraps for now. [Digital Spy]
iPhone gaming podcast
With gaming news thin on the ground until everyone finally gets back to work, this podcast series should warm your gamers heart in the meantime. The podcast covers the iPhone gaming over 2009, taking a look at the top ten picks and some other controversial comments and thoughts. It’s well worth a listen as you relax before you return to the fold of the working world. [PocketGamer]