According to ESRB, this game contains: Animated Blood & Gore, Animated Violence
Don't even think about playing House of the Dead 2 with a regular controller, because though it does "work," it's pales in comparison to the true light-gun experience. You'll have to purchase either the Mad Catz Dream Blaster or the Interact Starfire Blaster, but expect widely-reported calibration problems with both. We tested only with the Dream Blaster and we were unable to calibrate the gun at a typical shooting distance. We had to bring the gun to a point blank range against the television screen in order for it to calibrate correctly. But it did perform fine after that solution and we didn't have any other technical difficulties. As for the actual game, it delivers more or less what you would expect without surprises. Time Crisis and Point Blank remain a bit more innovative in the gameplay department, but then again, Dreamcast owners have little choice.
Somewhere between all the gaming, Chi some how managed to finish high school and get into the New York Institute of Technology. At the same time, Chi also interned at Virtual Frontiers, an Internet software consultancy where he learned the ways of HTML. Soon after acquiring his BFA, Chi went on to become the lead Web designer of the Anti-Defamation League. During his tenure there, Chi was instrumental in redesigning and relaunching the non-profit organization's Web site.
Today, Chi is the webmaster of the American Red Cross in Greater New York and somehow managed to work through the tragic events of September 11th without losing his sanity. Chi considers GameCritics.com his life's work and continues to be amazed that the web site is still standing after the recent dotcom fallout. It is his dream that GameCritics.com will accomplish two things: 1) Redefine the grammar of videogames much the same way French film critic Andre Bazin did for the art of cinema and 2) bring game criticism to the forefront of mainstream culture much the same way Siskel & Ebert did for film criticism.
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