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The House of the Dead

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The House of the Dead
Publisher: Sega
Developer:
Distributor: Deith Leisure (UK) Media:CVG UK 188.pdf[1]
System(s): Sega Model 2C CRX, Sega Saturn, Windows PC
ROM size:
Sega Saturn
409MB
Sound driver:
Sega Saturn
SCSP/CD-DA (11 tracks)
Peripherals supported:
Sega Saturn
Virtua Gun, 3D Control Pad
Genre: Shoot-'em-Up






























Number of players: 1-2
Release Date RRP Code
Arcade
JP
1997-03[2] ¥?  ?
Arcade
US
1997 $?  ?



Sega Saturn
JP
¥5,800 GS-9173
Sega Saturn
JP (Satakore)
¥2,800 GS-9207
Sega Saturn
US
$49.99[3] 81802
Sega Saturn
EU (Virtua Gun)
€? 81805
Sega Saturn
UK
£? MK81802-50
Sega Saturn
FR
?F MK81802-50
Sega Saturn
DE
DM ? MK81802-50
Sega Saturn
ES
?Ptas MK81802-50
Sega Saturn
BR
R$? 191x71
Sega Saturn
AS
? MK-80318-40



Windows PC
JP
¥? ?
Windows PC
US
$? 85075
Windows PC
US (Expert Software)
$? T-6823-01
Windows PC
EU
€? ? MK-85075-50
Windows PC
EU (Xplosiv)
€? ? EI-1276
Windows PC
UK (Fair Game)
£? ?
Windows PC
KR
₩? ?



The House of the Dead (ザ・ハウス・オブ・ザ・デッド) is a light-gun game initially developed for Sega Model 2C CRX hardware in 1996. It is the first in the The House of the Dead series, and was ported to the Sega Saturn and Windows PC in 1998 due to its success.

The game is a rail shoot-em-up, where you must shoot zombies.

Production credits

Arcade version

Saturn version

PC version

Gallery

Magazine articles

Main article: The House of the Dead/Magazine articles.

Promotional material

Physical scans

Model 2 version

Model 2, US (deluxe)
HotD Model2 Manual Deluxe.pdf
Manual

Saturn version

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
90 №76, p106-108
70 №57, p102
70 №485, p36
30
85 №67, p46-48
70 №75, p120-122Media:Joypad FR 075.pdf[5]Media:Joypad FR 075.pdf
68
82 №31, p64-67Media:SSM_UK_31.pdf[6]Media:SSM_UK_31.pdf
87 №1998-10, p194Media:SSM_JP_19980403_1998-10.pdf[7]Media:SSM_JP_19980403_1998-10.pdf
87 №, p9Media:SnGwSISDRZK Book JP.pdf[8]Media:SnGwSISDRZK Book JP.pdf
Sega Saturn
74
Based on
10 reviews

Saturn, US
THotD Saturn US Box Back.jpgTHotD Saturn US Box Front.jpg
Cover
THotD Saturn US Disc.jpg
Disc
Thotd sat us manual.pdf
Manual
Saturn, EU
THotD Saturn EU Box.jpg
Cover
THotD Saturn EU Disc.jpg
Disc
Saturn, EU (Virtua Gun)
VirtuaGun Saturn EU Box Back tHotD.jpgNospine-small.pngSaturn MK-80311 box-2.jpg
Cover
Saturn, JP
THotD Saturn JP Box Back.jpgTHotD Saturn JP Box Front.jpg
Cover
TheHouseoftheDead Saturn JP Spinecard.jpg
Spinecard
TheHouseoftheDead Saturn JP Disc.jpg
Disc
Saturn, JP (Satakore)
THotD Saturn JP Box Back Satakore.jpgTHotD Saturn JP Box Front 1999.jpg
Cover
TheHouseoftheDead Saturn JP Spinecard Satakore.jpg
Spinecard
TheHouseoftheDead Saturn JP Disc Satakore.jpg
Disc
Saturn, BR
HotD Saturn BR Box Back.jpgNospine.pngHotD Sat BR cover.jpg
Cover
Saturn, Asia
HotD Sat AS gun cover.jpg
Cover

PC version

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
40 №1
Windows PC
40
Based on
1 review

PC, US

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Disc
THotD PC US Box Back.jpgTHotD PC US Box Front.jpg
Jewel Case
PC, US (Expert Software)
THotD PC US Box Back Expert.jpgNospine.pngTHotD PC US Box Front Expert.jpg
Cover
THotD PC US Disc Expert.jpg
Disc
PC, EU
THotD PC EU Box Back.jpgNospine.pngTHotD PC EU Box Front.jpg
Cover
THotD PC EU Disc.jpg
Disc
THotD PC EU Box Back JewelCase.jpgTHotD PC EU Box Front JewelCase.jpg
Jewel Case
PC, EU (Xplosiv)

THotD PC EU Disc Xplosiv.jpg
Disc
PC, JP
THotD PC JP Box Front.jpg
Cover
PC, JP (Ultra 2000)
THotD PC JP Box Front Ultra2000.jpg
Cover
PC, AU (Classic)
THotD PC AU Box Back Classic.jpgNospine.pngTHotD PC AU Box Front Classic.jpg
Cover
PC, UK (Xplosiv)
THotD PC EU Xplosiv Box.jpg
Cover
THotD PC UK Disc Xplosiv.jpg
Disc
PC, UK (GrabIt)

PC, ES (FX)
THotD PC ES Box FX.jpg
Cover
PC, ES (Xplosiv)
THotD PC ES Box Xplosiv.jpg
Cover
PC, KR

PC, HU

PC, IN

References

  1. File:CVG UK 188.pdf, page 84
  2. http://sega-interactive.co.jp/special/history/title/hod.html
  3. 3.0 3.1 Press release: 1998-05-05: The House of the Dead Finds New Home On Sega Saturn
  4. 4.0 4.1 File:CVG UK 197.pdf, page 45
  5. File:Joypad FR 075.pdf, page 120
  6. File:SSM_UK_31.pdf, page 64
  7. File:SSM_JP_19980403_1998-10.pdf, page 196
  8. File:SnGwSISDRZK Book JP.pdf, page 11


The House of the Dead series of games
Arcade
The House of the Dead (1996) | The House of the Dead 2 (1998) | The House of the Dead III (2003) | The House of the Dead 4 (2005)
Zombie Revenge (1999) | The Typing of the Dead (1999) | Ai Sareruyori Ai Shitai: The House of the Dead EX (2008)
Sega Saturn
The House of the Dead (1998)
Sega Dreamcast
The House of the Dead 2 (1999) | Zombie Revenge (1999) | The Typing of the Dead (2000)
Windows PC
The House of the Dead (1998) | The Typing of the Dead (2000) | The House of the Dead 2 (2001) | The Typing of the Dead 2003 (2005) | The Typing of the Dead 2004 (2003) | The House of the Dead III (2004) | The Typing of the Dead Typing Lariat (2006) | The Typing of the Dead 2 (2007) | The Typing of the Dead Featuring Rakuten Minna no Shushoku Katsudou Nikki (2010) | The Typing of the Dead: Overkill (2013)
Nintendo Game Boy Advance
The Pinball of the Dead (2002)
Xbox
The House of the Dead III (2003)
Sony PlayStation 2
The Typing of the Dead: Zombie Panic (2004)
Nintendo DS
Zombie Shiki - Eigo Ryoku Sosei Jutsu: English of the Dead (2008)
Nintendo Wii
The House of the Dead 2 & 3 Return (2008) | The House of the Dead: Overkill (2009)
Sony PlayStation 3
The House of the Dead: Overkill Extended Cut (2011)
PlayStation 3 PlayStation Network
The House of the Dead III (2012) | The House of the Dead 4 (2012)
iOS
Zombie Uchi: Flick of the Dead (2012?) | The House of the Dead: Overkill The Lost Reels (2013)
The House of the Dead related media
Music
The House of the Dead 2 (1999) | Zombie Revenge (1999) | The House of the Dead 4 Original Sound Tracks (2005)
Book
The House of the Dead Official Guide (1998) | The House of the Dead Dennou Shinan: Dr. Curien no Houkoku Sho (1998) | The House of the Dead 2 G's File (1999) | The House of the Dead 2 Perfect Guide (1999) | Zombie Revenge Perfect Guide (1999) | The House of the Dead 2 Official Strategy Guide (1999) | Prima's Official Strategy Guide: The House of the Dead 2 (1999) | Prelude to an Overkill (2009)
Template:FILM House of the Dead (2003) | House of the Dead II (2005)