1001 Video Games
The Arcade version of The House of the Dead 2
appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die
by General Editor Tony Mott.
Some versions of House of The Dead 2
came with a free copy of Sega Swirl
. The documentation for Sega Swirl
takes up over half of the Readme file included in HOD2
On September 29, 2001, The House of the Dead 2
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
The blood in the German version of the game is rendered green, but you can play through a level, shooting all of some gadgets to unlock red blood.
Information also contributed by
- Game Informer
- August 2001 (Issue #100) - #99 in the Top 100 Games of All Time poll