House Of The Dead Overkill

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House Of The Dead Overkill
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"Mother fuck! ... What does a brother have to do to pacify a bitch!? I'm telling you G, I've tried my best with her. God, be my witness! I have shown respect, charm, under-fucking-standing. But that is the last fuckin' straw!" - Isaac Washington
Protagonist: Agent G
Isaac Washington
Genre: First Person Shooter
Platforms: Wii, PlayStation 3, Microsoft Windows, iOS, Android
Release Date: February 10, 2009
Developer: Headstrong games
Publisher: SEGA
Franchise: House Of The Dead

The House of the Dead: Overkill is a first-person rail shooter gun game developed by Headstrong Games and published by Sega in 2009. It is the fifth game entry in The House of the Dead series, a prequel to the original game chronologically and the first in the series to be released solely on a home console.

Why It Rocks

  1. Cool 70s setting similar to grindhouse films by Robert Rodriguez.
  2. Fast paced gameplay.
  3. Awesome rock and roll soundtrack. 
  4. Hilarious dialogue and moments. Especially the creative use of the f word.
  5. The extended cut adds more story and it fixes the plot holes in it.
  6. A variety of bosses with their own strategey to defeat them. 
  7. Interesting set pieces.
  8. Great graphics.
  9. A lot of unlockables to find.
  10. Lots of replay value.
  11. Tons of likable characters.
  12. Nicely designed in game models.

Bad Qualities

  1. Technical hiccups from time to time.
  2. The cursing can be really excessive at times to the point of cheesiness.


The game has received generally favorable reviews. Its metacritic score is 78%.


  • The game received a Guinness World Record for being the most profane video game in history. This record was beaten by Mafia 2 a year later.



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