Staying true to the franchise's original roots, this eighth installment of the Silent Hill franchise returns with an all new thought-provoking horror storyline. Players will once again find themselves face to face with their deepest sins and fears in the strange world of Silent Hill. The survival horror experience begins after a prison transport vehicle careens off the road, leaving lone inmate Murphy Pendleton stranded in Silent Hill. Gamers will encounter mind-bending puzzles, as well as horrific creatures and other world terrors using everyday objects from wooden chairs to glass bottles to fend off their enemies. The natural response, fight or flight is left to the player as they unravel a dark, thought-provoking storyline which will appeal to fans of the early, classic Silent Hill series, as well as anyone who enjoys a deep, psychological horror experience. In addition to the main storyline, players will also be presented with variable side quests along the way that can change depending on their play style, revealing unknown evils within the town.
Throughout the years, the Silent Hill games have managed to carve out a nice little niche in the horror survival genre, with ordinary folks stumbling into extraordinary and scary situations within the strange, little town. Fans have embraced the games rather quickly, flaws and all, and they were eager to see where the next chapter in the series, Silent Hill: Downpour, would lead. Well, the good news is that the story is probably one of the strongest in the series to date, focusing on a new character that’s just scrambling to survive. However, those familiar flaws we mentioned earlier? Yeah, they’re back. The game focuses on Murphy Pendleton, an inmate at a local prison who seems like a nice-enough guy when he’s first walking through... Read Review