The House of the Dead: Overkill for Wii

On: WiiPS3
The House of the Dead: Overkill

An all-new pulp-horror reinvention of the classic SEGA light-gun shooter franchise. Score:


Our Verdict: Bloody, obscene and with great production values. Should you buy House of the Dead: Overkill? Of course you mother fu***ng should!

Latest Articles for The House of the Dead: Overkill

House of the Dead Overkill to get sequel

Development well under way, says source.

5 Publish date Nov 10 2010

SEGA backs away from mature titles on Wii

'Probably' won't be investing further in that specific Wii market.

8 Publish date Jan 4 2010

SEGA commits to further mature games on Wii

The install base is too large to ignore.

1 Publish date Aug 13 2009

Resi producer: Adult Wii games need ‘X-Factor’ to sell

Capcom's Kawata says Wii isn’t the easiest console to deal with.

5 Publish date Jul 9 2009

SEGA: HotD Overkill was profitable

It's not game over for mature titles on Wii from SEGA.

1 Publish date Jul 1 2009

MadWorld shifts 66k units in the US

Rockstar Games' GTA Chinatown Wars doesn't fare much better on DS.

Publish date Apr 17 2009

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The House of the Dead: Overkill Extended Cut Review in Article Comments

Neon-Soldier32's Avatar

I do want this. Bust out some new Moves with Sony's motion controller however, it'll have to to wait until it's <£20

Heads-up: New games out this week (October 28) in Article Comments

Wido's Avatar

93 metacritic for PC on Battlefield 3, which has got me more intrigued in the title for the console version. Awaiting reviews in that department before I take up GAME's trade-in offer deal for BF3.

by Wido

PS3 exclusive House of the Dead features detailed in Article Comments

pblive's Avatar

Having played this on the Wii, I can confirm that the game is very funny and entertaining in an old-school lightgun way. It's Samuel L Jackson in snakes on a plane meets Evil Dead.

by pblive

Game Stats

Release Date: 13/02/2009
Developer: Headstrong Games
Publisher: Sega
Genre: First Person Shooter
No. Players: 1-4
Rating: BBFC 18
Site Rank: 1,810 356
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