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House of the Dead: Overkill
8.2 out of 10

House of the Dead: Overkill

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Overall 8
8.0

House of the Dead: Overkill Extended Edition

Square-Go
2 January 2012
  • Excerpt: Every good student union will include at least one arcade machine tucked up in the corner of the area with all the pool tables. It may be something relatively new such as Guitar Hero (with ludicrously heavy guitars).
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Overall 8
8.3

The House Of The Dead Overkill: Extended Cut Review

PlayDevil
12 December 2011
  • Summary: " The House Of The Dead Overkill: Extended Cut " may be a two year old game with a few new things thrown in but it still proves enjoyable thanks in no small part to the frantic action and well put together storyline and excellent presentation.
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Overall 7
7.4

The House of the Dead: Overkill - Extended Cut

Playstation Illustrated
9 December 2011
  • Excerpt: The House of the Dead: Overkill - Extended Cut is a revamped re-release of a game that previously appeared on the Wii, and unfortunately, it looks it, but let me give props where they are due: the developers were going for an over-the-top Grindhouse style with HOD: Overkill and they absolutely...
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Overall 8
8.0

House of the Dead: Overkill

Strategy Informer
4 December 2011
  • Conclusion: If you’ve never played Overkill before this is the definitive version of a great game. It’s something that might only be played once but will be remembered fondly after that fact as a fun experience.
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Overall 8
7.5
Gameplay 1
0.8
Graphics 1
0.8
Sound 1
0.9
Versatility 1
0.6
Funfactor 1
0.8

House of the Dead: Overkill – Extended Cut (PS3) Review

411mania.com
2 December 2011
  • Summary: Overkill is a game best played co-op with a fellow friend on the couch. If you have 2 PlayStation Move controllers and a friend who enjoys light-gun games, go ahead and give this game a shot. Overkill absolutely nails the presentation of a 1970’s Grindhouse film, and it’s a ton of fun to play.
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Review: The House of the Dead: Overkill Extended Cut (Sony PS3)

Diehard GameFAN
30 November 2011
  • Summary: This is one time where our grading system fails me, as this game is anything but decent, but the score is right. Like Manhunt before it, there’s really no reason for this game to exist outside of someone’s dark imagination.
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The House of the Dead: Overkill Extended Cut Review

VideoGamer.com
30 November 2011
  • Excerpt: The lightgun shooter genre has, let's be honest, stagnated a little. The glory days of Virtua Cop and Time Crisis seemed gone for good, leaving us with half-decent Wii/PlayStation Move games.
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Overall 6
6.0

House of the Dead: Overkill – Extended Cut Review

GamerNode
30 November 2011
  • Excerpt: Like the 2009 Wii iteration before it, House of the Dead: Overkill – Extended Cut for PlayStation 3 is a reintroduction and re-tuning of a genre that survives in youthful memories of arcades, movie theaters and shopping malls.
  • Pros: Flawless controls, Quick and fun, Decent replay value
  • Cons: Unoriginal, Repetitive
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Overall 8
7.5
Gameplay 8
7.5
Graphics 8
8.0
Sound 9
8.5

The House of the Dead Overkill Extended Cut Review (Playstation 3)

Gamers Daily News
30 November 2011
  • Summary: Overall the Extended cut of House of the Dead Overkill does add something from the original version of the game but it certainly doesn’t live up to its alleged HD cut scene claim as they look bland. Still, the gameplay is fun and, pardon the pun, it’s worth a shot.
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Overall 7
6.5

The House of the Dead: Overkill - Extended Cut

Destructoid
29 November 2011
  • Summary: The House of the Dead: Overkill is one of my favorite Wii games. Not because it's of the quality of its gameplay or its narrative depth, but because it's one of the most gloriously stupid productions ever committed to disc.
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