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The House of the Dead 2 (Windows)

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3.1
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Trivia

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.

Extras

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.

German index

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.

Version differences

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.

Awards

  • Game Informer
    • August 2001 (Issue #100) - #99 in the Top 100 Games of All Time poll
Information also contributed by ClydeFrog, phlux and Xoleras

Contributed by PCGamer77 (3026) on Jul 28, 2001. [revised by : FatherJack (52289) and Patrick Bregger (116366)]. -- edit trivia