EA plans to offer a Dead Space demo tomorrow on Xbox Live and on Thursday from the PlayStation Store.
The sampler lets players use four of Isaac's mining tools-slash-weapons, as well as the telekinesis and stasis abilities.
There's no indication of how long the demo will be, but we expect there's enough of the evil-ridden Ishimura spaceship on show to help inform your buying decision.
Because Dead Space divided opinion; we thought the spooky space horror was fairly unexceptional, but some of you disagreed.
Head over to our Dead Space review to find out more.