The House of the Dead: OVERKILL Announced by SEGA – Trailer Released – Developed in UK

You may remember I reviewed The House of the Dead 2&3 for the Nintendo Wii not that long ago. There were a few complaints from other reviewers that it was just a simple port and nothing special. Well today I find news from SEGA that they are developing a brand spanking new title exclusively for the Nintendo Wii named The House of the Dead: OVERKILL to be released in early 2009:

The House of the Dead: OVERKILL takes you back to when Special Agent G was fresh out of the academy. Teamed up with hard-boiled bad-ass Detective Washington, they are sent to investigate stories of mysterious disappearances in small-town Louisiana. Little do they know what blood-soaked mutant depravity awaits them in the streets and swamps of Bayou City.

The Nintendo Wii works so well for these kind of games and I have high hopes for a new title being developed in the UK. Blood lust has returned with the promise of a “new retro look, with distinctive graphics”.

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James Woodcock

James is a Freelance Journalist, Copywriter, Author, Blogger & Podcaster specialising in gaming, gadgets and technology, both retro and modern. Ever since he experienced the first controllable pixel movement on the television screen, he has been entranced by the possibilities and rewarding entertainment value generated from these metal and plastic boxes of delight. Writing hundreds of articles, including commentary and reviews on various gaming platforms, whilst also interviewing well-known industry figures for popular online publications. Creator of the ScummVM Music Enhancement Project and host of the Game & Gadget Podcast. View his portfolio for more information.

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