Edge: Overkilling House of the Dead

Edge writes: "Sega has tasked Headstrong Games with bringing the House Of The Dead franchise to a western audience – you might be forgiven for thinking it was already fairly well established over here, but the UK developer has clearly jumped into zombsploitation pastiche with macabre enthusiasm. As Headstrong's Bradley Crooks takes us through the game's funfair level, we spot severed hands spinning in candy-floss tumblers, a hot-dog vendor sizzling facedown on his own grill, and body parts pinned to the wall at the knife-throwing stall: all of it both gruesome and ludicrous in fine grindhouse tradition. The screen even flickers with the streaks and burns of an ageing film reel."

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