www.testfreaks.com

Reviews, reviews, reviews...

The House of the Dead: Overkill
7.7 out of 10

The House of the Dead: Overkill

The House of the Dead: OVERKILL charges you with mowing down wav Read more

Great Deal: $19.95

Reviews and Problems with The House of the Dead: Overkill

Showing 1-10 of 84
Overall 8
8.0

No better game to take out your office rage.

Flukepiestalker, Dooyoo
30 August 2012
  • Excerpt: What a totally hilarious game this is. There's not a lot to it - shooting zombies, whether they are carni's or doctors or just simple members of the public, they all bleed the same. The action is quick fire and you need to have very quick reactions.
  • Read full review
Overall 8
8.0

Well worth the price for a few hours of fun

James2807, Dooyoo
11 March 2012
  • Excerpt: I have not played a house of the dead game since the old arcade versions. The old games had no real story line but were highly addictive and I spent large amounts of my pocket money trying to complete. I decided to get overkill for the Wii as a reminder of the old game.
  • Read full review
Overall 8
8.0

Great game for the price with a variety of things to do and collect throughout

cath_del, Dooyoo
15 January 2012
  • Excerpt: I bought this game due to its cheap price expecting it to be a satisfactory shooter game to pass the time and to see what horror games were like on the Wii. Suprisingly, it exceeded my expectations even due to its low price, as the graphics were much better than expected, with many different...
  • Read full review
Overall 8
8.0
Value for money 8
8.0
Sound quality 8
8.0
Gameplay 8
8.0
Graphics 8
8.0

Short and shocking, but great fun.

MonsoonBa..., Ciao
29 November 2010
  • Excerpt: **This review is also on DooYoo under my username "MonsoonBaby"** Now the Wii is designed mainly for interactive games that make use of the sensor bar that sits on top of your television.
  • Pros: Hilarious cut - scenes, Fun two player functions, Great with Wii controls, Grindhouse theme is spot -
  • Cons: Duration of game is too short, Likely to offend many, Shooting accuracy off at times
  • Read full review
Overall 8
8.0

Shooting Stuff

MikeBridges88, Dooyoo
7 August 2010
  • Excerpt: Set 7 years before the events of House of the Dead the player follows Agent G of the AMS teamed up with Detective Isaac Washington hunting down a mad crime lord named Papa Caesar in a town full of mutant clowns, nurses, residents, obese green things, crazy wheelchair kid with hot sister..
  • Read full review
Overall 8
8.0
Value for money 8
8.0
Sound quality 8
8.0
Gameplay 8
8.0
Graphics 10
10

Awesome Overkill

Shiiva, Ciao
10 June 2010
  • Excerpt: As lightgun series go, THOTD (the house of the dead) probably has the biggest cult following because the first few games were just so badly made and corny. Now though, Headstrong games have decided to go back to these roots but on purpose to create the best lightgun game available today on Wii.
  • Pros: Grindhouse style is absolutely amazing !
  • Cons: Bosses can be samey
  • Read full review
Overall 8
8.0

The 2nd best game on the Wii

stuff10, Dooyoo
7 June 2010
  • Excerpt: I'd been looking forward to playing House of the Dead Overkill ever since a mate cane to work one day saying how brilliant it was. However, I'd never actually got around to ordering it as I'm generally too busy playing on my Xbox.
  • Read full review
Overall 8
8.0

great zombie shoot-em-up

edrewett06, Dooyoo
2 June 2010
  • Excerpt: For anyone out there who owns a Nintendo Wii who is looking to kill a couple of hours here and there and is looking for a mindless gory shoot-em-up,then this game is definitely for you.Basically,all this game entails is blowing zombies to pieces(and oh what fun!
  • Read full review
Overall 8
8.0
Value for money 6
6.0
Sound quality 8
8.0
Gameplay 6
6.0
Graphics 6
6.0

X for X-Rated, Y for Yuck, Z for Zombies

JOE.B, Ciao
22 March 2010
  • Excerpt: Zombielicious Anyone who has played a 'House of the Dead' videogame, either in the arcade or on a home console, will have a preconceived idea of what to expect. However, 'House of the Dead: Overkill' on the Nintendo Wii brings a dramatically different feel to the franchise, with an attempt to...
  • Pros: Very darkly comedic
  • Cons: Much too easy, Repetitive by nature
  • Read full review
Overall 8
8.0

Mostly a triumph

shaneo632, Dooyoo
27 January 2010
  • Excerpt: I love the House of the Dead games; they're fun, B-movie-esque throwbacks that aren't much deep, but are extremely fun and quite challenging. House of the Dead: Overkill, is the latest attempt to reinvigorate the franchise, by turning it into a Grindhouse-style shooter, with great success.
  • Read full review
Next page >>