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House of the Dead swears its way into record books

Officially the most motherf***ing profane game ever, apparently

House of the Dead: Overkill has hit the record books for being the most profane videogame in history, clocking in a massive 189 counts of the ever-useful f-word.

The on-motherf***ing-rails shooter, which we've been loving recently, managed to set that record in its "three hours of relatively limited dialogue", which equates to "just over one per minute and three percent of all words spoken in the game". Brilliant.


Jonathan Burroughs, writer of The House of the Dead: OVERKILL, said: "It is a dubious honour to receive such an accolade working in an industry where so often the fruits of your labours are derided and dismissed for being puerile or irresponsible, but in the case of The House of the Dead: Overkill a little puerility was the order of business.

"Parodying the profane excess of grindhouse cinema was Headstrong Games' objective and I am flattered that this record acknowledges that we not only rose to that challenge, but entirely exceeded it." His mother will be so proud.

It'll be shortlisted in the 2010 Gamer's Edition of the Guinness Book of Records.

Check out the motherf***ing review here.