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Konami Presents Silent Hill: Homecoming

April 21, 2008

Konami Presents Silent Hill: Homecoming

Latest installment in acclaimed survival horror series gets new name, scheduled to ship this September

Konami Digital Entertainment Inc. today revealed that the latest iteration in the popular Silent Hill franchise will be called Silent Hill: Homecoming, and is scheduled to launch on the PLAYSTATION 3 and Xbox 360 this September.

Homecoming marks the sixth story in the Silent Hill mythos, and introduces a new protagonist to the mysterious town. The story follows Alex Shepherd, returning to his hometown of Shepherd's Glen to investigate the sudden disappearance of his brother and the strange occurrences taking place around town. Shepherd unravels a tale that takes him from his boyhood home to the fog-shrouded streets of Silent Hill, facing the darkest horrors of his soul to find his missing brother.

Homecoming is the first Silent Hill title for next generation consoles, featuring all-new graphics that bring the fear and terror of Silent Hill alive like never before. Alex must survive the terrible denizens of Silent Hill using an all-new enhanced combat system that provides a wide array of attacks and counters. Along the way, Alex will encounter a variety of weapons to battle these horrific monsters and solve deadly puzzles, discovering the darkest secrets of Silent Hill. Silent Hill: Homecoming also features an all-new soundtrack by acclaimed series composer Akira Yamaoka.

Silent Hill: Homecoming is expected to launch in September of 2008. For more information, visit the website at

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