Dead Space is also a Games with Gold offering for April.
Also includes The Wolf Among Us and Dead Space.
Replaced by Scott Probst, who led Battlefield Hardline's multiplayer development.
Halloween and The Thing director also a fan of Dishonored and Assassin's Creed 3.
UPDATE: EA accuses VideoGamer of fabricating the story. VG denies allegations, says it gave EA a chance to comment prior to publishing.
EA pulls "worst writing in games" blog post.
But admits Dead Space's story was a "wreck of unrelated events".
Sequels not much more expensive either.
Dead Space 3 "nearly" cancelled.