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Touch the Dead (Nintendo DS)

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Touch the Dead is a rail-shooter that uses the Nintendo DS touchscreen and stylus in substitution for a light gun. The player takes on the role of Rob Steiner, a prisoner in the Ashdown Hole State Penitentiary, who wakes one night to find his cell open and a pistol conveniently nearby. He shortly discovers that the prison is now overrun with zombies and his only way out is to shoot his way out.

To shoot an enemy, the player taps the stylus on the screen and it is possible to target different body parts. Reloading is done through a clip in the bottom right hand corner, and the D-pad and face buttons are used to switch weapons. Ammo and health is gathered by shooting crates and the levels feature certain forks with different level paths. The available weapons are a handgun, shotgun, submachine gun and crowbar.


Touch the Dead Nintendo DS A crowbar may not be the safest bet here.
Touch the Dead Nintendo DS A pair of foul zombies.
Touch the Dead Nintendo DS Head shot.

Alternate Titles

  • "Dead 'n' Furious" -- European title

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DS-x2 May 08, 2007 8.7 out of 10 87
GamingTrend Sep 14, 2007 458 out of 600 76
411mania.com May 29, 2007 7 out of 10 70
Cheat Code Central May 22, 2007 3.5 out of 5 70
IGN May 23, 2007 6.9 out of 10 69
Modojo May 18, 2007 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
HonestGamers Jun 25, 2007 5 out of 10 50
Eurogamer.net (UK) Jul 03, 2007 5 out of 10 50
GameAlmighty.com May 21, 2007 4.5 out of 10 45
UOL Jogos May 23, 2007 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40


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The US cover art for Touch the Dead was done by Arthur Suydam, whose best-known work may be cover art for the Marvel Comics' Marvel Zombies series in which he recrafted many classic Marvel covers with a zombie theme.

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Jeff Sinasac (316) added Touch the Dead (Nintendo DS) on Dec 10, 2007