DescriptionHouse of the Dead is your basic rail shooter. Go through the branching levels and kill all the zombies, avoid killing the humans and rescue the girl. Shooting various special targets along the way or in a certain time period give you temporary health and weapon upgrades.
- "HOD" -- Common abbreviation
Part of the Following Groups
- BPjS / BPjM indexed games
- Games made into movies
- Genre: Rail shooter
- Satakore (SegaSaturn Collection) releases
- The House of the Dead series
- Theme: Haunted house
- Theme: Zombies
|Run around a haunted house and deal with hilarious zombies||*Katakis* (37801)|
|A decent railed shooter, Dont expect anything more||Andrew Hartnett (2254)||unrated|
|A good game||James1 (240)||unrated|
The Press Says
|All Game Guide||1998||80|
|Computer Games Magazine||Sep 30, 1998||80|
|PC Zone||Aug 13, 2001||7.6 out of 10||76|
|Gaming Entertainment Monthly||Jan 01, 2001||68 out of 100||68|
|Absolute Games (AG.ru)||Jun 16, 1998||60 out of 100||60|
|Game Over Online||Jun 12, 1998||51 out of 100||51|
|Shooterplanet||Jul 12, 2004||44 out of 100||44|
|PC Player (Germany)||Jul, 1998||37 out of 100||37|
|GameStar (Germany)||Jul, 1998||34 out of 100||34|
|PC Player (Denmark)||1998||3 out of 10||30|
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German versionOn January 30, 1999, The House of the Dead was put on the infamous German index by the BPjS. 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.
MovieThe movie version of The House of the Dead has next to nothing to do with its game counterpart, but it has an interesting twist: one of the survivors of the zombie rampage was named Curien (the villain of The House of the Dead), and AMS agents Rogan and G appear at the film's end.
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