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The House of the Dead Overkill: The Lost Reels Brings Bullets, Brains, and Zombie Strippers to Mobile Devices

There are few things more satisfying than letting loose a volley of hot lead into the pulpy melons of the wretched undead. No one seems to understand this pleasure better than Sega, who has churned out four canonical entries in the series, as well as a few offshoots and oddities since the game originally debuted in arcades in 1997. Today one of the game’s more impressive spinoffs, House of the Dead: Overkill, makes its way to the Play and App Store’s courtesy of developer Cosmocover in the form of a revamped port titled The House of the Dead Overkill: The Lost Reels.

This mobile-friendly port of the cult-favorite 2009 Wii title infuses all of the foul-mouthed grindhouse gunplay and fetid zombie strippers fans loved from the original, and infuses it with touch enabled controls allowing zombie slayers on the go to slip into the role of the hard-drinking, ladies man cop Isaac Washington along with the fan favorite, Agent G as they embark on a mission to exterminate the zombie freakshow that’s made a new home in the seedy strip clubs and overrun hospitals that make up the game’s four stages.

The House of the Dead: The Lost Reels features a four-stage story mode taking players through a variety of dark and twisted locales as they turn hordes of undead mutants into twitching puddles of goo. In addition to the game’s story mode, there is also a survival mode where players must hold their own against an endless horde of undead horrors.

HotD Overkill: The Lost Reels is now available on the Google Play and Apple App Store’s for a tidy $5.00, a fine price of admission for a gore-filled matinee that’s sure to please fans of horror and rail-shooters alike.

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Frank has been the caffeine-fueled evil overlord of HeyPoorPlayer since 2008. He speaks loudly and carries a big stick to keep the staff of the HPP madhouse in check. A collector of all things that blip and beep, he has an extensive collection of retro consoles and arcade machines crammed into his house. Currently playing: Dodonpachi Dai-Ou-Jou (Arcade), Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove (Switch), Neo Turf Masters (Neo Geo)

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