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

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

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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Fans of the Dead: TheDeath’s HOTD Collection

One of our forum members, TheDeath, posted his entire House of the Dead Collection within the forums. I must say that this is the greatest collection I have ever seen in my entire life. He even has some rare HOTD merchandises from different countries. One of them happens to be a House of the Dead manga (which is one of the items I’ve been searching for the past year now). Check out his amazing collection.

Now that’s a true HotD fan right there! For more pictures, check them out on our forums.

The House of the Dead


The House of the Dead
Developer: Sega AM1
Platforms: Arcade, Sega Saturn, PC, Mobile
Release: 1996-97

The House of the Dead is a light gun shooter developed by Sega AM1 for the Model 2 arcade hardware. The game is similar to one of Sega’s other titles such as Virtua Cop where players must shoot the enemy target and save as many innocent people as you can. However, the enemies are not human, their the undead created by a mad scientist who wishes to eliminate the human race. As an agent, you must stop him, blast away his evil creatures with your Sega Stunner and save as many scientist as you can, including the main protanganist’s girlfriend. The game also has a unique branching system where you can choose a path around the mansion depending on your choice. Remember not to go into the house… alone. Continue reading