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Description

Twenty 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.


Screenshots

The House of the Dead III Windows What are they? Acrobats or electricians?
The House of the Dead III Windows Animated Title Screen
The House of the Dead III Windows Those zombies had great patience to wait me in the lockers
The House of the Dead III Windows Bats are easy to kill

Promo Images

The House of the Dead III Screenshot
The House of the Dead III Screenshot
The House of the Dead III Screenshot
The House of the Dead III Screenshot

Alternate Titles

  • "HOD3" -- Abbreviated title

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User Reviews

Great Zombie Killing Fun! Xbox M.Allen (76)
Actually pretty good. Xbox MegaMegaMan (2260)

Critic Reviews

Shin Force Xbox Dec 05, 2002 9 out of 10 90
Xboxdynasty (XD) Xbox Apr 06, 2005 8.4 out of 10 84
GameSpy Xbox Oct 27, 2002 70 out of 100 70
GameSpot Xbox Oct 23, 2002 6.4 out of 10 64
Meristation Windows Mar 18, 2005 6 out of 10 60
Eurogamer.net (UK) Xbox Feb 10, 2003 5.5 out of 10 55
Gamers Europe Windows Mar 11, 2005 5 out of 10 50
Games TM Xbox Jan, 2003 5 out of 10 50
Gamereactor (Sweden) Xbox May 08, 2003 5 out of 10 50
Gameplay (Benelux) Windows Mar, 2005 47 out of 100 47

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Trivia

Controversy

The 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 index

On 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.

Lightgun

As 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.

Information also contributed by Sciere and Xoleras

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