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Silent Hill series

Group Description

Silent Hill is a series of primarily survival horror games, originally developed by Team Silent of the Konami Tokyo branch.

Most of the games are not directly connected to each other story-wise, but all take place in the fictional town of Silent Hill. This seemingly ordinary, quiet North American town exists in three different dimensions, one being our normal reality, and the other two monster-infested realms that owe their existence to the town's mysterious past. In one of these two dimensions, Silent Hill is a fog-enveloped, nearly abandoned town overrun by supernatural creatures; in the other (called the "Otherworld"), it is an ever more terrifying place full of dark, hellish imagery. The protagonists are typically ordinary people who venture to the town for personal reasons, and must survive and complete their quests.

Silent Hill started as a survival horror series, featuring traditional gameplay of the genre and emphasizing the protagonists' lack of combat prowess. The main characters had often to rely on improvised melee weapons and weak firearms for defense; escaping and avoiding combat was the preferable option in some instances. Puzzle-solving has also been an essential gameplay element of the series, the puzzles ranging from simple inventory-based tasks to more complex logic- and manipulation-based challenges.
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sorted in ascending orderGame TitleYearPlatformPublisherMobyScore
Silent Hill1999PlayStation, PlayStation 3, PSP, PS VitaKonami (America), Inc.4.10
Silent Hill: 0rigins2007PlayStation 2, PSPKonami Digital Entertainment, Inc.4.14
Silent Hill 22001PlayStation 2Konami of America, Inc.4.24
Silent Hill 2: Restless Dreams2001PlayStation 2, Windows, XboxKonami of America, Inc.4.07
Silent Hill 32003PlayStation 2, WindowsKonami of America, Inc.4.05
Silent Hill 4: The Room2004PlayStation 2, Windows, XboxKonami Digital Entertainment, Inc.3.64
The Silent Hill Collection2006PlayStation 2Konami Digital Entertainment GmbH4.14
Silent Hill Complete Set2006PlayStation, PlayStation 2Konami Digital Entertainment Co., Ltd....
Silent Hill: Downpour2012PlayStation 3, Xbox 360Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc.4.08
Silent Hill HD Collection2012PlayStation 3, Xbox 360Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc....
Silent Hill: Homecoming2008PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc.2.99
Silent Hill Mobile 22008BREW, J2MEKonami Digital Entertainment, Inc....
Silent Hill Mobile 32010J2MEKonami Digital Entertainment GmbH...
Silent Hill: Orphan2007J2MEKonami Digital Entertainment GmbH3.50
Silent Hill: Play Novel2001Game Boy AdvanceKonami Corporation3.17
Silent Hill: Shattered Memories2009PlayStation 2, PSP, WiiKonami Digital Entertainment, Inc.4.09
Silent Hill: The Arcade2007ArcadeKonami Digital Entertainment Co., Ltd.3.00
Silent Hill: The Escape2007DoJa, iPhoneKonami Digital Entertainment, Inc....

Selected Covers

Silent Hill: 0rigins PSP Front Cover
Front cover for Silent Hill: 0rigins
Silent Hill 4: The Room Xbox Front Cover
Front cover for Silent Hill 4: The Room
Silent Hill: Downpour Xbox 360 Front Cover
Front cover for Silent Hill: Downpour
Silent Hill 2 PlayStation 2 Front Cover
Front cover for Silent Hill 2

Selected Screenshots

Title screen (US)
Screenshot from Silent Hill: 0rigins
Title screen
Screenshot from Silent Hill Mobile 2
The main menu, not much to see here...
Screenshot from Silent Hill 4: The Room
Title screen
Screenshot from Silent Hill: Downpour