The House of the Dead 3 Hints, Tips, Tricks, Secrets, & Glitches

Darkness: Rotten Meat

In Darkness level in original mode, make sure you fight the Tower in the sand. When you get to the fourth level, save the man that is going be pulled down by a zombie. After you do, you will look back up and in front of you will be a small square metal gate. Shoot it open and inside will be either Rotten Meat item or other items. Rotten Meat makes all of the zombies heads big. so it is easy to get a head shot.

Unlimited Continues In Original Mode

Successfully complete training mode and boss mode with five red stars in each section. Finally, get at least two stars in the fight all section. A continue infinity item will appear in the trunk in original mode. Note: In the Japanese version of the game, successfully complete the game in training and boss modes. Go to the fifth chapter in original mode to the section with the second battle the Boss that has the heart that opens and closes. Immediately following that segment, you will drive up to two vans with four zombies. Shoot the back door of the van on the left, then kill the zombies. Then the van on the right will open. Kill those zombies. When you turn back towards the van on the left again, shoot the coin with the infinity symbol to get unlimited continues. The coin will only appear if you have over 100,000 points. Using a double score bonus while playing is recommended. You can also get the unlimited continues coin in the Sin level in original mode. If you have over 100,000 points by the time you get to the Emperor, a secret room will open and a infinite credit item will be inside.

Extra $ Point Credits

For more points added to your score when you complete a level, simply shoot various other items during game play. Shoot lamp post lights, lanterns, stacks of books, jars, tires on boats, windows on cars, chairs, and other furniture. Shooting barrels and drums, however, will not give you extra points, but may reveal items.

Play As Gary

Use a controller in port two to play as Gary instead of James in single player mode.

1/4 Life Item

Successfully complete Boss mode with five red stars on all the Bosses. In the trunk of the car in original mode, you will have an item called 1/4 Life. This makes the zombies easier to kill.

Goldman Costume

Successfully complete the game in original mode. The Goldman costume will appear in the trunk of the car in the next original mode game.

Darkness: Different Pathway Civilian

During the level, a man will be attacked by an Ebitan on his boat. If you shoot the Ebitan down, the man will reward you by opening the water gate. Let the Ebitan overcome the man, and you will continue on your current course.

Despair: Different Pathway Civilian

During the level, a man will get pulled down by a Kageo. Shoot the Kageo, and you will continue through the level from your current area. Let the Kageo pull him down, and you will go down after him, taking you to a lower level in the area.

Goldman Zombie

Enable the "Infinite credits" bonus. Play through the game and shoot every hostage and try to get the lowest score possible. Towards the end of the game, when the last door is opened, Goldman will appear like a zombie.

Red Blood

Successfully complete the game in original mode. A selection for blood color will appear on the options screen.

Free Play

Successfully complete the game with an "A" rank. Enter the options screen and select "House Of The Dead 3". You can now increase the credits past nine until "Free Play" appears. Alternately, play well and get better than an "A" rank one or more times during the game at the point where you lose all your credits. This works best in one player mode.

Muddy: Advance To Magician

Play to the point in the "Muddy" level in original mode where the key is laying next to the dead man. Shoot the key, and get to the point where the boy asks you to save his father. Do not open the lock to proceed through the other door on the opposite side. Shoot the black phone on the couch to advance directly to the Magician.

Muddy: Different Pathway Civilian

In the beginning of the level, a man is driving a car and has a David on the windshield. Shoot the David off, and you will go up some stairs. Leave the David, and the man will crash into a building. You will then go into the building and continue the level from there.

Extra Options In Boss Mode

Successfully defeat and obtain a high score ranking for all bosses in boss mode. "Emperor" and "Fight All Bosses" options will now be unlocked.

Original Sin: Items

Begin game play in the "Sin" level in original mode with over 70,000 points. Start aiming for the lower right corner just before entering the elevator. There is a bullet power-up or a death bullet power-up at that location. The bullets kill any zombie with one hit anywhere on the body. In original mode, after you go up the elevator and pass the first two doors, kill the zombie that has the laser swords. Just when you are about to turn to the next door, there will be a crate. Shoot it and inside will either be a Custom Air Gun or a Chamber Infinite. Also, directly next to the door will be another crate with an extra life inside.

Bonus Room

Successfully complete the game in original mode without losing any civilians and with a score of at least 1000,000 points to reach a bonus room full of items at the end of the game.

Prelude: Items

Get to the point in the first level in original mode, where the boy runs out the door with the Johnnys chasing him. After that, there are Davids that jump down from the bridge. Use a grenade (only) to blow open the door behind the David to the left. A grandmother will come out and give you a Bullet Blow, Grenade and other items (depending on how many times original mode has been completed). In the beginning of the game after the women tells you to save the man, there will be a bucket behind him. Shoot the bucket and a Credit +2 will be sitting in the well.

Bruno Costume

Accumulate over 70,000 points and play on the "Sin" level in original mode. You can get the Bruno costume when a maid comes out of a secret room, hands it to you, and wishes you good luck. Note: It is a good idea to have the Double power-up when you are attempting to get the costume.

Prelude: Different Pathway Civilian

The first woman civilian you see is being chased by a zombie. Save her, and she will tell you to save the man civilian, who will get attacked by three zombies. If you succeed, he will lead you in a different direction -- not a significantly different pathway, but it cuts through another pathway where a Max zombie will appear. If you take the different path, he will not appear.

Extra Items In Original Mode

Successfully complete House Of The Dead 3 then go to House Of The Dead 2, You will take an elevator down to House of The Dead 2. On the way down, the door will open a couple of times. Shoot all the enemies as quickly and as accurately as possible to get items for original mode in House Of The Dead 2. Complete House Of The Dead 3 again to repeat the process. Every time you do this, you will get new items for original mode. This works best if you unlocked the free play option for House Of The Dead 3. Alternately, reset the game and when the title screen appears, go to main menu and select The House Of The Dead 2. It will take you to the elevator. Note: If you did not save the game before resetting, all the items you unlocked on the elevator from the last time will be lost.

House Of The Dead 2

Successfully complete survival mode in House Of The Dead 3 to unlock House Of The Dead 2.

The House of the Dead 3 Unlockables & Awards

Rogan Costume

Begin game play in original mode and select the 2.0 Bullets and the Double Score items from the trunk. Rescue all civilians except for the second person on level 4. Complete the game and enter the bonus room at the end. A Rogan Costume and an Infinite Credits item will be in the room.

Unlimited Death Bullets

Successfully complete training mode with five red stars in each sections. This will unlock the unlimited chamber item in the trunk in original mode that kills uwith one hit.

Grenade Launcher

Successfully unlock the house of the dead 2. Then, at the first level, you will go to an area below th bridge. there will be a door to your left. shoot it until it opens. This may take a long time so equip unlimited credits.