The Podcast of the Dead #1: Retrospect, Fear and Future


After months of planning, here is the one of the original contents that will be featured on The Website of the Dead every month as promised! We present to you The Podcast of the Dead.

In this month’s episode, we have myself and a special guest from SEGABits, George. Join us as we talk about topics on The House of the Dead series, our first experience with the franchise and the future of the light gun arcade genre. LISTEN or DIE!

Download coming soon!

Special Thanks to George for the title image.

Winners of the Art of the Dead: SEGA Mutant Contest

The Website of the Dead and SEGA would like to thank all the artists for their hard work by submitting their artwork entries of SEGA characters as mutants. These entries are so amazingly grotesque and rotting that we had to pick one of the best. All winners will be notified via email. Hit the jump to see the winning entries. Continue reading

The Art of the Dead: The House of the Dead Fan Art Contest Extended until Jan 20th

Artwork drawn by Tracy Yardley and colored by Julio Ramirez


Contest has been extended until January 20th, gives more time for more artists to submit their work and more prizes to give away.

Calling all AMS Agent with a talent of art! SEGA and The Website of the Dead have teamed up to giveaway tons of House of the Dead prizes to the fans to celebrate the release of The Typing of the Dead: Overkill.

This contest requires great artistic skills and talent. However, this is a special type of fan art contest. We want our artists to draw their favorite SEGA character into a mutant/creatures as seen in the House of the Dead universe (We don’t use the Z word, friends.)

It could be Sonic the Hedgehog, Akira Yuki, Sakura Shinguji, Vyse, Joe Musashi, Harrier or any SEGA character you can think of. The contest will start from Oct. 31st through Dec 18th.

To see how to enter the contest and view the prizes hit the jump. Continue reading

Type or DIE! Typing of the Dead: OVERKILL now availble on STEAM for $9.99

After SEGA sent their cryptic messages on social networks and , the company has finally announced that Typing of the Dead OVERKILL will be available on STEAM for $9.99. Fans of the original Typing of the Dead on arcade and SEGA Dreamcast will be pleased with this announcement. This title will definitely educate you with so many swears than a sailor! You can download the game here for $9.99 and 50% off before Halloween ends. For more info and images from the game, hit the jump. Continue reading

The House of the Dead: Boss Files

I must complement you. I didn’t think you could make it this far. However, this is it. Let’s see how good you really are! ~ Dr. Curien

Chariot

Type: 27
AMS Report: Originally designed to act as Dr. Curien’s personal bodyguard, the creature know as Chariot is an unstoppable powerhouse. Chemically treated skin has been enhanced with high tensile steel, acting as an impenetrable armored shell. Chariot’s speed and strength are devastating when combined with his razor-sharp battle staff. Continue reading

The House of the Dead “Wilder than Heaven” Manga


One of our House of the Dead community members and collector, DrDeath, was able to share one of his awesome and very rare House of the Dead collection to us and we are happy to upload another House of the Dead manga straight from Japan titled “Wilder than Heaven” mixed with parodies based on the events of the first game. Hit the Jump to view more of the scans. Continue reading

Review: The House of the Dead Overkill – The Lost Reels (IOS & Andriod)


The House of the Dead Overkill, a prequel to the original House of the Dead game, has lefted a good mark in the SEGA gaming community with it’s high counts of F-Bombs and grind house film style. First released on the Nintendo Wii and upgraded in HD for the the Playstation 3 system now comes the hardcore mobile game that you’ve been waiting for….. Developed by Magic Pocket games, a independent gaming studio from Paris, comes The House of the Dead Overkill: The Lost Reels! Hit the motha f***kin jump for more Continue reading

The House of the Dead Overkill: The Lost Reels is now available on the App Stores and Google Play

Are you ready to kill some motherf***in’ mutants?

Hitting the App Store and Google Play today for $4.99 is the mobile port of SEGA’s The House of the Dead: Overkill, dubbed “The Lost Reels”. Via the App Store & Google Play description comes a slew of features:
DISCOVER THE LOST REELS
▪ Experience 3 goregasmic worlds full of carnage in Story Mode.
▪ In Papa’s Palace of Pain, Ballistic Trauma, and Naked Terror, you’ll be screaming ‘til your last breath.

DISMEMBER UTTERLY DISGUSTING MUTANTS
▪ Enjoy non-stop shooting action as you blow apart mutants for high-score thrills.
▪ See how long you can hold off the swarms of undead in Survival Mode.

REJOIN THE ORIGINAL CAST
▪ Isaac Washington: a hard-drinking ladies’ man who deals damage in droves.
▪ Agent G: an inexperienced but deadly assassin who keeps a steady hand under pressure.
▪ Varla Guns: the hottest stripper on the Bayou City club scene who enjoys the largest clip.
▪ Candi Stryper: an expert with her hands who knows how to reload.

FINGERBLAST ON THE GO
▪ Obliterate mutants with one of three control mechanisms optimized for your mobile device – Accelerometer, Virtual Pad and Frenzy Tap (unlockable)

UPGRADE YOUR ARSENAL
▪ Destroy mutants to earn Ka$h, the in-game currency, and upgrade your pistol to something that really blasts through flesh.
▪ Enhance your killing prowess with combo extenders, reload boosters, and other game-changing upgrades.
But that’s not all! The game also features some super sweet bits of SEGA fan service. Want to know the details? Hit the link for our impressions at SEGABits and stay tuned to SEGAbits and The Website of the Dead for our reviews.

My Life With SEGA enters The House of the Dead!

House of the Dead fans get a early treat to SEGABits My Life with SEGA episode with a review of the Sega Saturn version of The House of the Dead. Watch A.J. as he goes through Curien’s Mansion blasting away the doctor’s evil experiments to oblivion with his famous SEGA Stunner while narrating the game’s pros, cons and Sophie!…….

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Issac’s Back Baby! The House of the Dead Overkill: The Lost Reels heading to IOS & Android phones


At a press event at GDC, Sega revealed House of the Dead Overkill: The Lost Reels, a mobile version of its popular light-gun shooter franchise. The game will maintain the same classic grindhouse horror movie feel as it’s console counterparts with a few new additional changes such as repurposing levels, characters and the ability to tap to shoot. There has been no announcements on the release date so far since the reveal. Hit the jump for images of the game to fill your GOREGASM! Continue reading