The House of the Dead 2

released on Nov 01, 1998

The House of the Dead 2 is a first-person light gun shooter arcade game with a horror theme and the second game in The House of the Dead series of video games. The direct sequel to The House of the Dead, it was developed by Sega for arcades on the Sega NAOMI board in November 1998 then later ported to the Dreamcast in 1999 and Microsoft Windows in 2001, and is also found on the Xbox as an unlockable bonus in The House of the Dead III. The game appears in the compilation The House of the Dead 2 & 3 Return for Wii. The Dreamcast version became a Sega All Stars title.

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Suffer like G did?
House of the Dead 2 is a wild ride worth all the quarters in the world. Full of great one liner memes and light gun gaming. It's got a lot going for it in all its ridiculousness.

It's more mfin House of the Dead baby
Definitely doesn't try to innovate too greatly from the first game, but that's really because the first game was already a fantastic base to begin with. The fast paced zombie blasting is still here, there are still a lot of fun enemy types and encounters to learn, and there's still dynamic path switching to make replays varied and interesting. I do think the pacing is a bit weird here compared to 1 as there are 6 levels here compared to the first games 4, though both have roughly the same overall run time so levels feel shorter and it feels like there was more of an emphasis on bosses this go around.
My only gripes aren't really with the game itself but rather more my whole setup trying to play it. After liking the first game on Saturn so much I immediately went out to go find a Dreamcast light gun and the one I ended up getting is really jittery and not the most accurate. It still got the job done in the end, but somehow my third party saturn gun was more accurate than that thing. Also the CRT that I used had the picture zoomed in a bit so some parts like Heirophant's jumping attack were hard to counter due to how high up on the screen that mfer is. I guess both of those problems could easily be mitigated if you play the wii port or something, so it's probably better to do that. I think I still like game 1 just a hair more than this, but you really can't go wrong with either this series is awesome.

I used to be terrified of this series as a kid, actively trying to avoid getting too close to the arcade machines.
That kid was a fucking idiot. House of the Dead kicks ass, with this game being the best of the lot.

if i see a machine of this at any arcade i am legally obligated to play it

Friends, it is not over yet.
In time... a successor will come
Farewell friends.

haters be makin me suffer like G did