New House of the Dead game on Wii

New House of the Dead game on Wii

Exciting news for fans of light-gun shooting games. At the Leipzig Games Convention, Sega has announced a new entry in the HotD series - The House of the Dead: Overkill.

Exclusive to the Wii, Overkill is a prequel to the existing games and will be jammed full of arcade style shooting and gore. In terms of storyline, Special Agent G and Detective Washington explore strange happenings in Louisiana, only to find.. yep you guessed it, zombies. The trailer has some kind of B-movie feel to it:

    Overkill features
  • Slow Mofo - Activate time slowdown to enhance headshot opportunities.
  • Coop play - Team up with a buddy to play together on the same screen.
  • Remote reactions - Pistolwhip and other melee attacks for when the zombies get too close using the Wiimote

Screens and a small box art are already available, so take a look at the game's page. HoTD: Overkill will be released early in 2009.

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Diddy Kong Lover said:

I like House of the Dead, really excellent series.

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luwiigi said:

I enjoyed the part where the girl licked the remote. Not because it was sexy, but because I can't imagine anyone ever doing that who didn't have a mental defect.

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Master Foot said:

"YOU GIVE THEM BULLETS!" It has an over the top 80's action movie vibe. Sweet vid.

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Nintendoof said:

Wow. That made me cry blood. Awesome.

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JRAPOCALYPSE said:

The name hotd does not really apply considering they are not in a house like 1-4 but whatever right! The game looks cool and there is not a hotd game I haven't picked up, so I'll get it.

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Son Ninja said:

I hope they bundle the original HotD somewhere in this game (since we didn't get that with HotD 2 & 3) and hopefully if this game sells, Sega could focus on House of the Dead 4 for Wii.

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Iambodey said:

Does anyone know if you will be able to calibrate the wiimote?

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