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House Of The Dead, The House Of The Dead, The - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

House Of The Dead, The - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee

Description

Go through a mansion filled with zombies, chainsaw-wielding undead and other creatures. You must destroy their evil creator, Dr. Curien, while saving scientists and your girlfriend.

House Of The Dead, The was produced by Sega in 1997.

Sega released 594 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1936. Sega was based in United States.

Other machines made by Sega during the time period House Of The Dead, The was produced include: Sega Blast City, Virtua Fighter 3 - The New Standard, DecAthlete, Golden Eye, Taisen Tanto-R 'Sasshissu!', All Japan Pro Wrestling Featuring Virtua, Columns 97, Lost World: Jurassic Park, The, Motor Raid, and Puzzle & Action: Treasure Hunt

Specs

Name House Of The Dead, The
Developer Sega (United States)
Year 1997
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 8153
Class Wide Release
Genre Shooter
Monitor
  • Orientation: Horizontal
Conversion Class Sega Model 2
# Simultaneous Players 2
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Joint
Control Panel Layout Multiple Player
Controls
  • Gun: Optical
  • Buttons: 1 - Fire
Sound Amplified Stereo (two channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

Game Introduction

Your mission is to investigate the status of the mysteriously missing personnel at a genetic engineering center (The DBR Corporation) and of the first team of operatives sent to rescue them. You will also need to take defensive action and assist any survivors. During the mission, you will discover that the mad scientist Dr. Curien is the one resurecting the undead and you must stop him and his evil undead minions.

Game Play

The game is divided into four Chapters, each with its own end-boss: Armored Giant, Man-Bat, Giant Spider, and the "Magician." The game allows you to aim and destroy specific body parts. (i.e. you can blow off the arms of a chainsaw-wielding undead enemy), although blowing off their heads is the fastest way of killing them. You can also earn power-ups by saving scientists throughout the game, but if you shoot one, you will lose one of your own health levels.

House Of The Dead, The KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 4.16 (2 votes)

Fun Factor: 4.20

Overall Like 4.00
Fun (Social) 4.50
Fun (Solo) 4.50
Collector Desire 4.00

Technical Rating: 4.13

Gameplay 4.50
Graphics 5.00
Originality 4.00
Sound/Music 3.00

Personal Impressions and Technical Impressions each account for half of the total score. Within the Personal Impressions category, Like carries a little more weight than the other factors.

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Cabinet Information

This game is availible in two styles. The first is a regular upright cabinet with a 25" monitor that has both guns attached to the cabinet. There is also a model with a 50" rear-projection screen contains the system boards and speakers that has an attached gun holdingcoin mechinism about 1.5 feet back from the screen.

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op House Of The Dead, The Census

There are 14,842 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,508 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 164,933 machines (6,921 unique titles).

Very Common - There are 101 known instances of this machine owned by House Of The Dead, The collectors who are active members. Of these, 82 of them are original dedicated machines. 8 of them are conversions in which game circuit boards (and possibly cabinet graphics) have been placed in (and on) another game cabinet. 10 of them are only circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

For Sale - There are 5 active VAPS members with a House Of The Dead, The machines for sale. There is one active VAPS member with an extra House Of The Dead, The circuit board for sale.

Wanted - Popular - There are 15 active VAPS members currently looking for House Of The Dead, The. There is one active VAPS member looking for a House Of The Dead, The circuit board set.

This game ranks a 10 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census ownership records.

This game ranks a 27 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census want list records.

Rarity and Popularity independently are not necessarily indications of value. [More Information]

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Legacy

  1. House Of The Dead, The
  2. House Of The Dead 2 The

Foto-Finder® (Books)

  1. The Encyclopedia of Arcade Video Games Kurtz (ISBN 0764319256) Page: 218; Color photo Price guide: No
  2. Encyclopedia of Arcade Video Games Kurtz (ISBN 0764319256) Page: 218; Color photo

Additional References (logged in members often see more)

  1. 3D Model (External): Dedicated

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This game is available at the following public arcades, bars or museums:

Name Location State Country Details Check-ins
Bit Bar 278 Derby St, Salem Massachusetts United States 1

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Auctions Recap

Year Count Median $ Average $
2015 15 632.50 578.83
2016 8 373.75 481.56
2017 1 118.00 118.00
2018 4 206.50 250.75
All Years 28 402.50 487.71

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