A quick look at recent undead-themed games ''Dead Rising,'' ''The House of the Dead,'' and ''Onechanbara''

By Matt Cabral
Updated March 20, 2009 at 04:00 AM EDT

Zombie videogames

Dead Rising: Chop Till You Drop
This George A. Romero-esque romp pits players against shambling, flesh-hungering hordes in a mall. B

The House of the Dead: Overkill
From hillbillies to carnies (creepy folks even when not zombies), this lineup is a real stomach-churner. B+

Onechanbara: Bikini Samurai Squad
Playing as a scantily clad monster killer, gamers slice through a persistent army of flesh-craving creeps. C