to join the CVG community. Not a member yet? Join now!
CVG

House Of The Dead

Your comments on our articles.

Interview: Overkill developer Headstrong on how to succeed with an adult Wii game...

It's not easy to enjoy sales success on Wii with a game that doesn't feature babies, ponies - or, more to the point, Nintendo characters.... read more

Moderators : CVG Staff, CVG Moderators

House Of The Dead

Postby Hobophobik » 16 Feb 2010, 17:34

It is certainly one of the best games I've played on the Wii.

The only thing that slightly let it down was the controls; although the Wiimote functions acceptably as a pointing device, it's accuracy and responsiveness isn't great. Interestingly using the Hand Canon made it even worse for me.

Anyway I hope they are indeed working on a sequel, as it's certainly revived the franchise for me.
User avatar
Hobophobik 37
 
Posts: 210
Joined: 28 Nov 2006, 13:30
Location: United Kingdom

Postby dm_1782 » 16 Feb 2010, 19:22

As with the previous post I agree completely. Would love to see a sequel perhaps in Las Vegas as the characters mentioned they were heading there it would also be the perfect location for this Tarantion esque style of game.
dm_1782 46
 
Posts: 241
Joined: 04 Feb 2009, 10:32
Location: United Kingdom

Postby SICARIUS1 » 17 Feb 2010, 08:04

I loved that game, So silly and a lot of fun (and gross at times)
User avatar
SICARIUS1 32
 
Posts: 360
Joined: 09 Mar 2009, 16:11
Location: United Kingdom

Postby khr0nik » 17 Feb 2010, 09:21

Yeah, I completely agree with all of you. I can remember giving a poster a lot of grief when this was announced saying that it was gonna be more of the same, pretty much what the wii does constantly, but I borrowed it off a mate and played it non-stop for a whole weekend. Took a while for me to get into, but when I started getting those combo's and unlocking the sweet weapons it all clicked for me.

I'll no doubt pick this up on the cheap one weekend, I'd love to have my own copy. Plus, the soundtrack IS absolutely awesome.
XBOX 360: Khr0n1k666
PSN: khr0n1k666
Wii ID: 0993 4359 1478 0328
User avatar
khr0nik 47
 
Posts: 446
Joined: 14 Mar 2007, 14:20
Location: United Kingdom

Postby Zepf » 27 Feb 2010, 13:14

Great that it sold well, this type of game should be encouraged!
Its such a break from the poor japanese to english translations that hamper the others! (Don't come, don't come! etc.) :lol:

Also, I liked the Hand Cannon gun adapter! I think it really adds to the experience- haven't enjoyed a light gun game this much since Virtua Cop2 8)
Sega Saturn-Best console ever!!
360/PSN ID- Zepf
User avatar
Zepf 46
 
Posts: 405
Joined: 12 Jan 2008, 01:56


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Belligerent and 7 guests

The forum teamDelete all forum cookiesAll times are UTC [ DST ]