Through the CEC
Game: Dead Space 2
Previous Chapter: Power from the Sun
Next Chapter: Transportation Preparation
Ishimura Dead Space Wiki has a walkthrough guide to this level, Chapter 8: Through the CEC. See Chapter 8: Through the CEC/Walkthrough.

" Ellie: Isaac! This way! The train's this way!

[ A loud crash sound resonates from behind Isaacwhile he tries to smash some crates scattered or trying to find the way]

Isaac: Move! Move! Move! Head for the factory! Ellie, can you get the door to the factory open?

Ellie: Are you crazy?! I barely made it out of there with my life! That place is swarming with those things!

Isaac: No choice. Go! Go!

[ Suddenly, the cries of the infants alerts Issac]

Isaac: Shit!"

Chapter 8: Through the CEC is the eighth chapter of Dead Space 2.

This chapter spans the entire CEC Facility and part of Fuel Processing.


Chapter 8 involves Isaac traveling through the main CEC area which he goes through many small, narrow rooms and seeing Stross and Ellie who are split by a wall with glass. Ellie tries to help Isaac catch up with them by stopping the mechanics and gears in the Zero-G area. However, Tiedemann reactivates them and forces Isaac to either use Stasis or move carefully around the mechanics. After the Zero-G maneuvering is done, he ends up on the other side of the walled area and catches up with Ellie after dealing with some injured Necromorphs.


In order of appearance:


  • The second Nest was fought in this area.
  • After the first room with the Store where Isaac stumbled, you walked into the room with the window and you saw something falling. That was the female Tripod.
  • At the beginning of the chapter, you could see an Infector creating the Enhanced Slashers in the room behind the glass. Once you entered that room, an Enhanced Infector would "run" across on the floor. This was one of the rare occasions where a Necromorph would not attack you in close proximity, unless you attack it first.

    The Enhanced Infector that will run across the Records Room.

  • The Vintage Suit Schematic was found in the Power Node door right after the first Necromorph encounter.
  • The Large Medical Pack Schematic was found in the room where you met Ellie and Stross.

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