House of the Dead confirmed for the Wii

House of the DeadI guess somebody really liked how Resident Evil: Umbrella Chronicles turned out, because just three days after Capcom’s on-rails shooter was released, Sega announced that The House Of The Dead 2 & 3 Return is headed to the Wii in the spring of 2008.

This game will basically be a port of the two arcade games (or possibly the Dreamcast and Xbox 360 versions, slapped together on one disc for gamers’ zombie-blasting pleasure.

Read on for Sega’s press release:



Horror Arcade Game to Bring Non-Stop Shooting Action

SAN FRANCISCO & LONDON (November 15, 2007) – SEGA® of America, Inc. and SEGA® Europe Ltd. today announced that THE HOUSE OF THE DEAD 2 & 3 RETURN is coming to the Wii home video game system from Nintendo. Combining two arcade games, THE HOUSE OF THE DEAD 2 and THE HOUSE OF THE DEAD III, this new compilation gives gamers the full arcade experience of battling hordes of rabid zombies in the comfort of their homes.

In THE HOUSE OF THE DEAD 2 & 3 RETURN, players will be able to play both versions of the game, battling the relentless attack of the blood thirsty zombies with steady aim and a quick trigger finger. Utilizing the innovative new Wii Zapper or the Wii Remote and Nunchuk, players will experience branching storylines with over six game modes including Arcade Mode and Time Attack modes that will test their shooting skills. THE HOUSE OF THE DEAD 2 & 3 RETURN features an engaging single-player campaign, plus a co-op multiplayer mode for up to two players for countless hours of zombie shooting action

"THE HOUSE OF THE DEAD franchise has been revitalized for today’s gamer looking for non-stop shooting action on the Wii," said Rick Naylor, Director of Marketing, SEGA of America, Inc. "This will take gamers back to experience the celebrated first-person arcade shooter that was so popular in the late ’90s."

THE HOUSE OF THE DEAD franchise is famous for its heart-pounding pace, astounding visual details and vast armies of unique enemies. Blasting through legions of grotesque zombies and mutated monsters, players eventually face-off against mammoth boss creatures that will test the accuracy and skill of every Wii gamer.

THE HOUSE OF THE DEAD 2 & 3 RETURN will be available for the Wii home video game system from Nintendo in spring 2008.


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