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

Advantages: Very darkly comedic
Disadvantages: Much too easy, Repetitive by nature

...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 differen ...

JOE.B 22.03.2010 · Read full review
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A Superb Prequel

Advantages: Very replayable; an almost authentic grindhouse film experience; at last, a decent Sega game!
Disadvantages: Made to be very difficult in places; time to reload weapons; anticlimactic storyline

...another game review. As both a House of the Dead and Sega fan, I was ecstatic when I first heard news of a new HotD game on the Wii. Up until then House of the Dead 2 was my favourite of the series, being the most playable and rep ...

Headdy 02.03.2009 · Read full review
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OVERKILL: accurately titled next step for the House of the Dead

Advantages: Fun shooter for the Wii, makes good use of the innovative control system
Disadvantages: Highly offensive language, control system slightly limited

House of the Dead: Overkill is the next instalment in, or rather a prequel to, the House of the Dead games franchise. Anybody floating around the 30 mark will know the series from the arcades of their youth (not that we're not still young, of course!). Fo ...

temporalbandit 16.08.2009 · Read full review
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The House of the Dead: Overkill certainly earns its 18 rating!

Advantages: Unique graphical style, Catchy soundtrack, Fun to play.
Disadvantages: Will offend some, 3-4 player action poor.

The House of the Dead: Overkill…now…where to start? Everything about this game is based on the grindhouse style of film, so I believe that this must be fully explained prior to anything else. The grindhouse style of film is a strange one, very low film qu ...

Eisbrecher 23.07.2009 · Read full review
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Short and shocking, but great fun.

Advantages: Hilarious cut-scenes, Fun two player functions, Great with Wii controls, Grindhouse theme is spot-
Disadvantages: Duration of game is too short, Likely to offend many, Shooting accuracy off at times

...**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. There are plenty of Wii games out there that successfully manage t ...

MonsoonBaby88 29.11.2010 · Read full review
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