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House of The Dead: Overkill
7.8 out of 10

House of The Dead: Overkill

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Overall 9
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Value for money 9
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Gameplay 9
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House of the Dead: Overkill

impulsegamer
19 September 2014
  • Excerpt: The classic SEGA series “House of the Dead” returns on the Nintendo Wii which throws a whole new spin to the franchise and gameplay. The game pays homage to the exploitation movies of the 70’s and more specifically, Robert Rodriguez’s Planet Terror with its over the top characters, scratchy...
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Overall 8
8.0

House Of The Dead: Overkill – Reviewed (Wii)

mature-gaming.com
7 September 2013
  • Excerpt: There’s a well known adage known in the world that “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it”. Of all the people in the world you would expect to know, or at least learn from this very phrase, it would be Sega.
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Overall 9
8.5

Expert Review

Game Informer
10 January 2010
  • Summary: House of the Dead: Overkill is sanguineous and profane, twisted and appalling; a blood-spewing, F-bomb-abusing goregasm of pulp horror. It's shocking and over-the-top, but the intent isn't to offend you to the point that you write your senator. The content in question is used for comedic purposes.
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Gruesome, semi-humorous zombie shooter for mature players.

Common Sense Media
9 November 2009
  • Summary: Parents need to know that this is a bloody zombie shooter with semi-humorous dialog that is peppered with profanity including "f--k." Blood sprays when you shoot a zombie anywhere on the body, and the game rewards taking head shots and ones that take off a limb. Zombies are sometimes partially nude.
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Overall 9
8.5

Spoofs a Genre with Brazen Effectiveness

Game Informer
22 September 2009
  • Conclusion: Concept: Lay waste to mutants in this campy ode to '70s horror flicks Graphics: Mimics the grainy film quality of the era, perfectly masking the Wii's visual deficiencies Sound: More curse words than a remake of The Big Lebowski starring Joe Pesci Playability: The well-implemented gun controls,...
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Value for money 8
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Addiction 9
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So Bad, It's Really Good

GIN
30 March 2009
  • Excerpt: The House of the Dead franchise has been-for some indescribable reason that plays to the basic tastes of FPS gamers-a classic in its genre since the appearance of its first title. Even as the sequels became more and more terrible, people still continued to play them for no other reason than because...
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Lifespan 8
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House of the Dead: Overkill

Gaming Target
9 March 2009
Overall 8
7.5

House of the Dead: Overkill Review

Strategy Gaming Online
26 February 2009
  • Excerpt: What the eff is it about mother-effing zombies? We effing can't get enough of them as the endless effing stream of mother-effing zombie books, movies and games being churned out every effing year will attest.
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Overall 8
7.5

House of the Dead: Overkill Review

AtomicGamer
26 February 2009
  • Excerpt: What the eff is it about mother-effing zombies? We effing can't get enough of them as the endless effing stream of mother-effing zombie books, movies and games being churned out every effing year will attest.
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Overall 8
7.8
Design 7
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House of the Dead: Overkill

GameTrailers
20 February 2009
  • Excerpt: Last year, Sega tested the waters for Wii rail shooters with ports of Ghost Squad and House of the Dead 2 and 3. Now it's enlisted Headstrong Games to create the all-new House of the Dead: Overkill. Does it stink of rotten flesh or make a mother proud?
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