Listings on the Microsoft Store and the PlayStation Network show that The House of the Dead: Remake could land on PlayStation and Xbox.
Listings reported through the PSN show and Microsoft Store show that The House of the Dead: Remake will eventually make its way to PlayStation and Xbox. The remake of House of the Dead launched for Nintendo Switch last week on April 7, introducing the classic light shooter with modern hardware. MegaPixel Studio developed the project, with Forever Entertainment acting as the publisher.
The two companies originally announced The House of the Dead: Remake in spring 2020, introducing a release on Nintendo Switch with updated character models, HD graphics, and improved difficulty. Notably, MegaPixel Studio was in the dark for about a year before finally releasing details on the release date this past March. However, reviews and public reception suggest that the return of House of the Dead doesn’t live up to the standards set by the original experience.
Previously, an ESRB rating by Google Stadia hinted that this remake will no longer be a Nintendo Switch exclusive experience for a long time. Now, additional evidence suggests that other gaming devices will also receive remakes in the future. Redditor the_andshrew (via GamingBolt) recently pointed out that the PSN backend serves as a host for House of the Dead: Remake, which means the classic shooter could be coming to PS4 and PS4 platforms soon. PS5. Similarly, Twitter user Joey Ja’Crispy discovered the remake’s listing on the Microsoft Store, even though the title was marked “Not Currently Available” on Xbox.
As of writing, neither MegaPixel Studios nor Forever Entertainment have confirmed plans to port The House of the Dead: Remake to other platforms. However, the aforementioned listings through the ESRB, Xbox, and PlayStation Network all point to active versions. If the obvious leaks are proven to be accurate, there will be no word on when the official announcement of the rounds will be.
The first House of the Dead game appeared in 1996, inviting players to participate in a shooter with zombie-killing action. The sequel, House of the Dead 2, was a hit in 1998, followed by three other major installments that came out between 2002 and 2018. Of course, some side experiences evolved over time as well, a few. some of which offer new ways to experience zombie-centricity. For example, Typing of the Dead has replaced the light gun mechanics with keyboard-based options. Meanwhile, The Pinball of the Dead brings terror to the pinball tables on Nintendo’s Game Boy Advance.
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