The House of the Dead: Overkill Wii

  • Publisher: Sega
  • Release Date: Feb 10, 2009
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Generally favorable reviews - based on 65 Critics

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Generally favorable reviews- based on 96 Ratings

Summary: The House of the Dead: Overkill charges you with mowing down waves of infected, blood-thirsty zombies in a last-ditch effort to survive Bayou City and uncover the horrific truth behind the origins of The House of the Dead. A pulp-style take on the classic SEGA light-gun shoot 'em up franchise. Back when the famous Agent G was still fresh out of the academy, he teamed up with hard-boiled bad-ass Agent Washington to investigate stories of mysterious disappearances in small-town Louisiana. Little did they know what blood-soaked mutant horror would await them in the streets and swamps of Bayou City. Pulp Funk Horror - Zombie cool, one of the most popular shooter classics injected with a whole new retro b-movie look. An utterly in-your-face zombie-dismembering blast. Non-stop light-gun style action on Wii, blow apart zombies for high-score thrills. Co-op action on Wii. Bring a friend and play the game as intended in your own buddy action movie as two of the meanest mofos in video gaming. Relentless, gore-drenched, over-the-top action - Only the coolest, most cold-hearted agent’s going to keep his head against the zombie flood. Use "Slow-Mofo Time" to make the perfect head-popping shot and "Evil Eye" to spot moments of opportunity that’ll send the whole environment up in flames. Wiimote reactions. Get knee-deep in the dead with motion-sensitive Wii-controls. Shuck a shotgun and when the zombies get too close, pistol whip jaws off or cave some heads in with the stock of your pump-action - all in stomach-churning close-up. [Sega]
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Rating: M
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Developer: Headstrong Games
Genre(s): Action, Shooter, Shooter, Light Gun, Light Gun
ESRB Descriptors:Blood and Gore Intense Violence Partial Nudity Sexual Themes Strong Language
Sound:Dolby Pro Logic II
Special Controllers:Light Gun
Cast Credit
Alastair Halsby Lead Designer
Neil McEwan Producer
Ian Crowther Lead Programmer
Casey Fulton Lead Animator
Sarah Connor Voice Actor: Varla Guns
Will Sierra Voice Actor: Agent G
Anthony Aroya Voice Actor: Detective Washington
Carter Jackson Voice Actor: Jasper Guns
Armand St. Juste Voice Actor: Papa Ceasar
Vince Mola Voice Actor: Warden Darling
Deryn Atkin Voice Actor: Mother
Conor Hall Voice Actor: Narrator
Bradley Crooks Executive Producer
Steve Pritchard Development Director
David Bliss Programmer
Oliver Dibben Programmer
Alick Goldenberg Programmer
Zohirul Sharif Programmer
Jonathan Burroughs Designer
John Bye Designer
Louis Ho Designer
Ben Keen Designer
Jake May Designer
Mark Slater Lead Artist
Caroline Green Environment Artist
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Awards & Rankings

#15 Most Discussed Wii Game of 2009
#18 Most Shared Wii Game of 2009