|Released||October 31, 2009|
“The House of the Dead: Overkill” thrusts you into a chilling, blood-soaked world where you face hordes of ravenous, infectious zombies. The struggle for survival in Bayou City as you unravel the grotesque truth behind the origins of the House of Dead. This isn’t your traditional survival horror experience; it’s a pulp-style rendition of the classic SEGA light-gun shooter series as you’ve never seen before.
HORROR MEETS FUNK: PULP FUNK HORROR
Welcome to the groovy side of fear! “The House of the Dead: Overkill” takes one of the most beloved shooter classics, giving it a retro, b-movie makeover. Dubbed ‘Pulp Funk Horror,’ this game embodies zombie lore’s cool and quirky aspects, providing a uniquely thrilling gaming experience.
BLOOD-PUMPING ACTION: ZOMBIE DISMEMBERMENT
If you’re in for a gore-filled, in-your-face, zombie-obliterating party, you’re in the right place. “The House of the Dead: Overkill” offers non-stop, light-gun style action that’ll have you decimating zombies for high-score thrills. Remember, in this game, it’s not just about surviving; it’s about how stylishly you can take down your undead foes.
TWO’S COMPANY: SUPERB CO-OP ACTION
When the undead knocks at your door, having a buddy is good. The game offers a superb co-op mode that transforms your gaming experience into a buddy action movie. Step into the shoes of the meanest characters in video gaming – Agent G and Agent Washington – and get ready to paint the town red… with zombie blood, of course.
STAY COOL, STAY ALIVE: RELENTLESS ACTION
With relentless, over-the-top action, only the most excellent, unflappable agents can maintain their composure against the zombie onslaught. Use the “Slow-Mofo Time” to line up the perfect headshot and “Evil Eye” to spot opportunities to ablaze the whole environment. Here’s some advice: keep your wits about you, and you might just save your head.
KNEE-DEEP IN THE DEAD: WIIMOTE REACTIONS
Experience the thrill of fighting off the undead with motion-sensitive Wii controls. Whether shucking a shotgun or caving zombie heads in with the stock of your pump-action, everything happens in gut-wrenching close-up. And when the zombies get too close, pistol whips their jaws off – trust us, it’ll be disgustingly satisfying.
“The House of the Dead: Overkill” breathes new life into the classic light-gun shooter genre with its bold, pulp funk style, relentless action, and co-op gameplay. So grab a friend, ready your guns, and brace yourself for a blood-drenched trip through the streets and swamps of Bayou City. Remember, in this game, overkill is the name of the game, and we wouldn’t have it any other way!