The House of The Dead 4 Special
|a game by||Sega|
|Editor Rating:||8/10, based on 1 review|
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|See also:||Arcade Games, Rail Shooter, Post-Apocalyptic Games, The House of The Dead Series|
The House of The Dead 4 - Special is an arcade shooter game, and while it isn’t a full-fledged horror game, it does have some scary aspects in it. So you will have to test your shooting skills and reflexes to see if you’re able to survive. The game can be played alone, or with someone else, so if you have a friend to play with, it will be way more fun and entertaining, but the game is also really fun to play by yourself.
Point and Shoot
The House of The Dead 4 - Special is one the most classic light-gun arcade games of all time, so if you have ever been to an arcade before, you for sure have seen it before. Story-wise the game takes place between the events of The House of the Dead 2 and The House of The Dead 3. When starting the game, players can either control James Taylor, who appeared previously on The House of The Dead 2, or a brand new character to the series, Kate Green. There are any significant changes between them. It will only decide what side of the screen you’re on. At the start, you will be equipped with submachine guns, and they will keep on firing for as long as you hold down the trigger. When out of bullets, you can either shake the gun or point it away from the screen in order to reload it. You will also come across grenades that can be found by shooting craters or completing specific tasks. Also, sometimes you are going to need to shake the gun a lot so that you can escape from certain situations.
There are multiple paths that you can take, but most of them will lead you to the same place in the story. You will also come across all types of secrets when playing the game, like hidden treasures that, when collected, will increase your overall score and also give you extra lives. So be sure to interact with everything in the environment so that you don’t miss any of these things.
Solve The Mystery
In The House of The Dead 4 - Special, we follow James and Kate’s story, as they both go and discover that the Goldman case, which was supposedly solved three years ago, wasn’t solved at all, as they find out that Goldman is the one responsible for the undead that appeared. The game has four different endings, and the one you get will depend on how good was your performance throughout the game. So if you’re a completionist, you’re going to have to replay the game a couple of times so that you can see all the endings.
The House of The Dead 4 - Special will always be a classic. Even though the game is more than ten years old, it holds up pretty well, It isn’t the best, but it is worth playing. The gameplay is exciting and engaging, and the story is solid and entertaining.
So if you enjoy shooting games with zombies like Resident Evil, give The House of The Dead 4 - Special a try.
- Fun gameplay
- Solid story
- Replayability value
- Short game
Download The House of The Dead 4 Special
- PC compatible
- Operating systems: Windows 10/Windows 8/Windows 7/2000/Vista/WinXP