|Unlocking Free Play:|
To unlock Free Play in Survival Mode (Infinite credits), finish any chapter with a rank of 'A' or 'S'. When you get Game Over, you can save your game with Free Play unlocked. Free Play is ONLY available in Survival Mode.
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.
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.
House Of The Dead 2: Red blood
Successfully complete the game in original mode. A selection for blood color will appear on the options screen.
House Of The Dead 2: 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.
House Of The Dead 2: 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.
House Of The Dead 2: 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.
House Of The Dead 2: 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.
House Of The Dead 2: 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.
House Of The Dead 2: 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.
House Of The Dead 2: 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 with one hit.
House Of The Dead 2: 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.
House Of The Dead 2: Play as Gary
Use a controller in port two to play as Gary instead of James in single player mode.
House Of The Dead 2: 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.
House Of The Dead 2: 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.
House Of The Dead 2: 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.
House Of The Dead 2: 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.
House Of The Dead 2: 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.
House Of The Dead 2: 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.
House Of The Dead 2: Muddy - items
Begin game play in the "Muddy" level in original mode. Save the fat man that is under attack that comes into view right after turning a corner. He will give you a +10 credit. Note: This is same the man that says "What is this city coming to?" when the game is played in arcade mode.
Begin game play in the "Muddy" level in original mode. After you shoot the owl there are two Mickeys that throw knives at you. After you kill them , note the crates that are directly behind them. Shoot the creates to get the diamond that is hidden in one of them.
Start a game in original mode with 1.2 bullets and play to point the "Muddy" level where zombies climbing the blue van are encountered. After walking up the stairs, a zombie jumps down from atop the buildings. Then, two other zombies that throw knives will appear. There is a door directly behind them. Shoot it until it opens. A man will give you a many different items each time that it is opened.
In the beginning of the Muddy chapter, there is a David on a red car. Shoot the David off and you will see a blue car, Shoot it open. The man will say something and then you will be able to see into the blue car. There will be something in there to shoot.
House Of The Dead 2: 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.
House Of The Dead 2: 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.
House Of The Dead 2: 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.
House Of The Dead 2: 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.
Big Big Bonus:
Clear original mode without losing any civilians and with a score of 1000,000 points or more.
Beat House of the Dead 2 in Survival mode