The House of the Dead remake is coming in 2020

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The House of the Dead and The House of the Dead 2 will be rebooted by Forever Entertainment in a partnership with Sega, as reported by Graczpospolita.

Forever Entertainment are a Polish publisher that has collaborated with Sega before. It is developing remakes of Panzer Dragoon and Panzer Dragoon II Zwei for the Nintendo Switch, and these games are slated to launch before the end of this year. If Forever Entertainment has engaged in a new partnership with the Japanese publishing goliath, it infers that progress is coming along quite well on the Panzer Dragoon games, and Sega likes what it sees.

Graczpospolita has stated that the The House of the Dead: Remake and The House of the Dead 2: Remake will be true to the original games’ storylines. Expectedly, the reboots will receive a lick of paint and tweaked gameplay to bring them into the twenty-first century. As well as the Panzer Dragoon remakes, MegaPixel Studio will develop these games, and Forever Entertainment will act as the project’s co-producer and publisher.

Forever Entertainment has revealed that the first look at the remakes will arrive in the next few months, and the The House of the Dead remake is targeting a release window of 2020, according to the report. The platforms that these games will launch for is unknown, but given that Panzer Dragoon is set for Switch, it is likely that The House of the Dead will also be a Switch release.

The House of the Dead series are rail shooters, in which the protagonists must slay waves of zombified mutants before encountering a horrifying, behemothic boss battle. This style of play would lend itself well to the portable Switch, and the console is collecting retro titles like they’re going out of fashion. As for the The House of the Dead remakes, we’ll keep you in the loop once we know more.

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#2 DaVillain-  Moderator
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I rather have another House of the Dead movie then a new game :P

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on rail shooter? no thanks. I think last on rail shooter released was Rambo the game years ago. and how bad it was.

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Cool. Hope these all turn out well.

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#5 Renegade_Fury
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I doubt these will play as well as on the Wii collection for obvious reasons, but maybe we can get a home release of House of the Dead: Scarlet Dawn if sales are decent.

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#6  Edited By uninspiredcup
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@ghosts4ever: PC has typing of the dead, look at keyboard 70% of game, bang with pinkies.

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house of the dead with motion controls? definitive version :-)

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I certainly wouldn’t mind a House of the Dead 1 and 2 remake on the Switch myself.

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I wish it was a VR version.

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'The House of the Dead: Remake and The House of the Dead 2: Remake will be true to the original games’ storylines'.

Storylines lol. The time has definitely passed on those games.

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I'll have to see how the Panzer Dragoon remakes go before I get excited about this.

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@lamprey263 said:

I'll have to see how the Panzer Dragoon remakes go before I get excited about this.

I didn't know they were remaking those. Sweet if they are.

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@gameofthering said:

I wish it was a VR version.

This would make the most sense as a natural evolution to the series, keep the (pretty much dead) light-gun genre relevant with changing tech.

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@uninspiredcup said:
@gameofthering said:

I wish it was a VR version.

This would make the most sense as a natural evolution to the series, keep the (pretty much dead) light-gun genre relevant with changing tech.

True, VR FPS do feel a lot like the light-gun games of old.

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#15  Edited By I_P_Daily  Online
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Of all of Sega's franchises HotD for me at least was boring, I liked Virtua Cop on the Saturn better.

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#16  Edited By KungfuKitten
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More games for my lightgun ^__^ pew pew! Or more like clack clack!

I'm also looking forward to House of the Gundead.

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I'm more a Virtua Cop and Panzer Dragoon guy myself

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@ghosts4ever: Your stupidity really knows no bounds does it?

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Id buy it if it was for VR. Same goes for Time Crisis.

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#20  Edited By Jag85
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@R4gn4r0k: VR was made for rail shooters. The first VR arcade games I played back in the '90s were rail shooters.

As for HOTD, it's great to see the original zombie shooter make a comeback. HOTD 2 & 3 are still some of my fave action games.

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#21  Edited By silkylove
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I hope they do Overkill as well.

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@pelvist: If VR wasn't so lame I'd agree.

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VR is the perfect fit I'm surprised it hasn't already had a lot of clones.

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@robert_sparkes said:

VR is the perfect fit I'm surprised it hasn't already had a lot of clones.

There is Gal*Gun 2 in VR. It's actually pretty good.

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