DescriptionTwenty years after the events of The House of the Dead II, Lisa Rogan and Agent G are desperately searching for Lisa's father, Thomas. Eventually they find themselves at a local corporate office, which is over-run with all kinds of deadly and evil creatures of the afterlife.
It's up to you (or a friend) to blast your way through the evil dead to rescue Lisa's father. Included are multiple gameplay paths (you choose which way to go), the new auto-reloading shotgun, and 2 player support.
- "HOD3" -- Abbreviated title
Part of the Following Groups
- BPjS / BPjM indexed games
- Genre: Rail shooter
- Middleware: CRI
- Technology: amBX
- The House of the Dead series
- Theme: Zombies
|Great Zombie Killing Fun!||Xbox||M.Allen (76)|
|Actually pretty good.||Xbox||MegaMegaMan (2260)|
|GamePro (US)||Xbox||Nov 04, 2002||4 out of 5||80|
|Game Shark||Xbox||May 08, 2003||B||75|
|Jeuxvideo.com||Windows||Feb 11, 2005||14 out of 20||70|
|Meristation||Xbox||Mar 06, 2003||7 out of 10||70|
|Defunct Games||Xbox||Nov 09, 2002||66 out of 100||66|
|GameSpot||Xbox||Oct 23, 2002||6.4 out of 10||64|
|Factornews||Xbox||Jun 03, 2003||6 out of 10||60|
|Meristation||Windows||Mar 18, 2005||6 out of 10||60|
|Gameplay (Benelux)||Windows||Mar, 2005||47 out of 100||47|
|JeuxVideoPC.com||Windows||Mar 13, 2005||7 out of 20||35|
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ControversyThe UK Advertising Standards Authority got complaints about an ad for House of the Dead III and publisher Atari was forced to pull it. It featured an image of a corpse with two bullet wounds in it and its hands tied above its head, along with the phrase "the only good zombie is a dead zombie".
German indexOn May 31, 2005, The House of the Dead III was put on the infamous German index by the BPjM. For more information about what this means and to see a list of games sharing the same fate, take a look here: BPjS/BPjM indexed games.
LightgunAs of release, this was the only lightgun shooter on the Xbox. Neither Sega or Microsoft designed a lightgun for the console because of this fact, so Madcats stepped in with their own lightgun for Xbox owners.
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Related Web Sites
- Official Japanese Site for the PC Version (Contains information on characters, enemies, and stages. Also has a downloadable demo.)