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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.


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The House of the Dead III Windows I need to take them down before they throw those screens at me
The House of the Dead III Windows What are they? Acrobats or electricians?
The House of the Dead III Windows This is not a good time to reload

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Alternate Titles

  • "HOD3" -- Abbreviated title

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Critic Reviews Feb 11, 2005 14 out of 20 70
GamesFire Mar 02, 2005 69 out of 100 69 Jan 21, 2006 6.8 out of 10 68
Meristation Mar 18, 2005 6 out of 10 60 Mar 03, 2005 56 out of 100 56
Jolt (UK) Mar 19, 2005 5.5 out of 10 55
AceGamez 2005 5 out of 10 50
Gameplay (Benelux) Mar, 2005 47 out of 100 47 Mar 13, 2005 7 out of 20 35
Joystick (French) Mar, 2005 2 out of 10 20


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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.


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.

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tarmo888 (5386) added The House of the Dead III (Windows) on Feb 18, 2005
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