House of the Dead: Overkill

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House of the Dead: Overkill
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Developer(s) Headstrong Games
Publisher(s) Sega
Series The House of the Dead
Platform(s) Wii
Release date(s) Wii:JP October 31, 2009
NA February 10, 2009
EU February 13, 2009
AUS February 19, 2009
Genre(s) Rail shooter
Mode(s) Single-player, multiplayer
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The House of the Dead: Overkill is a first-person rail shooter video game developed by Headstrong Games and published by Sega. It is the fifth game developed in the The House of the Dead series, a prequel to the original House of the Dead chronologically and the first in the series to be released exclusively on a home console. It was released on February 10, 2009 in North America and February 13, 2009 in Europe. The game was released in Japan on September 17, 2009 bundled with the Wii Zapper accessory. The Japanese release, however, had to be drastically censored in order to still get the CERO-D rating.


Anti-aliasing Blur

With Dolphin 3.0 and recent builds, if using Direct3D11, enabling anti-aliasing will cause the menus to have a blur effect during transitions. However, there is no in-engine issues with anti-aliasing. Direct3D9 does not have this blur issue.


Only configuration options for the best compatibility where they deviate from defaults are listed.


Config Setting Notes
Video Back End OpenGL or Direct3D9 Direct3D11 has blurring issues


It's possible to set up the mouse to control the aiming, shooting, and reloading. It's also possible to set up the mouse to control shooting of both guns in duel-wield mode (left-click to fire left gun, right-click to fire right gun). For dual-wield, you can use the keyboard to reload and switch to "gangsta" style. Attached here is a set of config files for using the mouse and keyboard.

Version Compatibility

The graph below charts the compatibility with House of the Dead: Overkill since Dolphin's 2.0 release, listing revisions only where a compatibility change occurred.

5.0-13184 (current)
2.0 (r5384)
Compatibility can be assumed to align with the indicated revisions. However, compatibility may extend to prior revisions or compatibility gaps may exist within ranges indicated as compatible due to limited testing. Please update as appropriate.


This title has been tested on the environments listed below:

Test Entries
Revision OS Version CPU GPU Result Tester
r7671 Windows 7 x64 Intel i5-2500k @ 4.5Ghz nVidia GeForce GTX 480 Nearly perfect, very rare minor graphics issues Brumbek
3.0-153 Windows 7 x64 Intel Core i5 2500k @ 4.0GHz nVidia GeForce 560 Ti 1024MB Perfect. Set EFB Copies to RAM and uncheck Enable Cache, has "ghost images" if set otherwise. Arezco

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