Japan’s Forgotten Yet Wonderfully Quirky Zombie Games

Let's face it. With movies ranging from 28 Days Later » 5/22/12 8:00am 5/22/12 8:00am to and TV shows like , it's quite clear the world has itself a case of zombie-mania. In the realm of gaming, the Japanese have contributed to this as much as anywhere else with game series like , , and , just to name a few. But these are far from the only Japanese…

The House of the Dead: Overkill Has Zombie Nurses, Too

The House of the Dead » 10/31/08 5:40pm 10/31/08 5:40pm series has never been known for its sex appeal — though the sexual tension between Amy Crystal and Harry Harris in was deliciously thick. But that doesn't mean Sega can't to get a rise out of us. To wit, zombie nurses in new screens for . They happen to be disgustingly un-sexy, decaying, frumpy…

Sega Wins Kotaku's Coveted "Best Press Kit Of Games Convention" Award

Sega whipped up an exceedingly clever Games Convention press kit for the just announced The House of the Dead Overkill » 8/23/08 2:20pm 8/23/08 2:20pm. Capitalizing on the '70s horror schlock style of the on-rails Wii shooter, Sega stuffed a horrific post card and t-shirt into a custom VHS sleeve case. Yes, that little brick is wearable — just add…

The House of the Dead Overkill Impressions Of Delicious Gore

About a third of the way in through the Carnival Of Fun stage in The House of the Dead Overkill » 8/21/08 1:40pm 8/21/08 1:40pm, Bradley Crooks from Headstrong Games decimated a severed arm stuck in a cotton candy machine. It exploded in a sweet, sickly mess, adding to the heavy amount of gore we'd already seen in the Wii "light gun" shooter. It's…