House of the Dead III is an on rail shooting game which follows the storyline of the famous zombie series of SEGA’s House of the Dead. This title, which is at the top of this kind of games, is ported directly from the arcade version with some changes to increase the time with new modes and graphics adapted to the final hardware. House of the Dead III mixes action with terror in a great way that will delight arcade players.
The variety of this download lies on the different types of zombies and weapons that are available during the story mode and how they move. You will always have your gun, no matter what happens, with unlimited and free ammunition, but the player will also get a powerful automatic shotgun with limited shoots to blast heavy enemies. The zombie variety goes to normal and weak enemies to fat and giant humanoids as well as monster creatures and massive final bosses.
The graphics of this version are good with regular light effects and detailed scenarios with hidden items. If you shoot to the furniture, you will find in the different stages how to get more lives and other extras. The damage of the zombies is showed in their bodies since your shoots are marked on them, ripping their arms and body parts and how they move.
House of the Dead III is a quite interesting and demanded gun game. It offers a great amount of guns, weapons and variety in zombies. Nevertheless, its gameplay could be a bit complicate for beginners. The shotgun most used don’t requires ‘point off-screen’ which is a bit annoyed, and it reloads itself automatically.
It differs from the previous versions, especially because in this one the player has the option of navigating through the prior and then goes to an area with a completely different result. On the other hand, an in this point there are different opinions in favor and against, in this version there is no civilians. Previous ones, players could move him to rescue other civilians in peril and some users prefer it. Now, you have to rescue your partner from any zombie attack and when you do it, you will receive an extra life. This novelty is at the top of changes made in this game, but also one of the most controversial.
Now players are graded thanks to the new rank and grade system incorporated on it. They are valuated according to how they dispose of the zombies. The different possibilities are Excellent, Good, Faster and Twin Shot which is the worst punctuation. Also, it is followed by a letter ranging from S, A, B, C, D and finally E.
House of the Dead III 1.0 Features
House of the Dead III includes the following top features detailed below:
- Fast-paced combat
- Great storyline and gameplay
- Players are ranked
- Up to 9 lives
- Co-op multiplayer mode
- It includes House of the Dead II
- 5.1 Dolby Digital
If you want to read more information about this download, feel free to check developer’s website here .
If you want to download it, we recommend you to check its system requirements firstly:
- OS: Windows 98 or higher
- Processor: Pentium 3 1 GHz
- Memory: 128 MB RAM
- Video Memory: 64 MB
- Sound Card: DirectX Compatible
- HDD: free 700 MB