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B-movie horror-film producer Michael Reynolds offers a million dollars to anyone who can survive his terrifying movie-themed park, Illbleed. Four teenage horror fans, Eriko Christy, Kevin Kertsman, Randy Fairbanks, and Michel Waters, receive invitations to the ghastly park. Filled with enthusiasm, Kevin, Randy, and Michel carelessly rush to Illbleed, leaving behind young Eriko. Eriko eventually heads to Illbleed to search for her now-missing friends. Eriko must find her friends, survive the horrors of Illbleed, and get out alive, if she can.

Each "amusement" in Illbleed is based on one of Michael Reynolds' horror films, from the worm infested drive-in theater of Revenge of the Worm to the trap-laden supermarket of Killer Department Store. The player can choose to play a level with any of the kids that have been rescued, and one character is trapped in each of the attractions. Robots modeled on the movies' monsters populate each attraction as well, and each is programmed to attack and kill attendees. In addition to the robots, every room in an attraction is fitted with traps to surprise and hurt. If the player character becomes too surprised they'll die of a heart attack. Prize money is awarded for surviving each attraction, and can be used to upgrade a character's stats or buy items.


Illbleed Dreamcast Yum!
Illbleed Dreamcast Entering the gates of Illbleed
Illbleed Dreamcast Come get your tickets!
Illbleed Dreamcast Ooh, scary!

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Alternate Titles

  • "勇闖鬼界" -- Traditional Chinese spelling
  • "イルブリード" -- Japanese spelling

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Critic Reviews

The Video Game Critic Oct 07, 2001 B 75
Consoles Plus Jun, 2001 75 out of 100 75
Planet Dreamcast May 01, 2001 7 out of 10 70
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Jul 25, 2001 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Defunct Games Nov 05, 2006 70 out of 100 70
IGN Apr 18, 2001 6.7 out of 10 67
Gamekult May 30, 2001 6 out of 10 60
GameSpot Apr 18, 2001 6 out of 10 60
Game Critics Jun 25, 2002 5 out of 10 50
Bordersdown Jun, 2002 3 out of 10 30


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Cancelled Xbox version

An Xbox version was in development but ultimately never finished and released.

US release

Jaleco was originally going to publish the American version of Illbleed after Sega passed on it, but the company eventually relinquished publishing rights.

Information also contributed by Kabushi
Funkadelic (90) added Illbleed (Dreamcast) on Jun 21, 2001