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Silent Hill: 0rigins (PlayStation 2)

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Description

Silent Hill: 0rigins is a prequel to the Silent Hill series set in the 1970s. You play as trucker Travis Grady, who attempts to take a shortcut through Silent Hill late one night when running behind on his rounds.

As in the previous Silent Hill games, you move back and forth between nightmare and real versions of the town, here crawling through mirrors to get between. He must gather items used to solve puzzles and open up new areas. Monsters of various types provide obstacles and, in series tradition, are mostly disturbingly twisted versions of humanity.

Travis can fight with his bare fists or use melee weapons. Unlike previous games in the series, melee weapons break after a time. There are also one-shot items that can be thrown and several guns. Combat is performed through lock-on. There is no HUD, but the edge of the screen turns red when Travis is near death.

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There are 10 other screenshots on file for other versions of this game.


Alternate Titles

  • "Silent Hill Zer0" -- Japanese title
  • "Silent Hill: Origins" -- Alternate spelling

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The Press Says

Gamers' Temple, The Mar 18, 2008 85 out of 100 85
The Video Game Critic Nov 01, 2008 B+ 83
Video Game Generation May 14, 2008 7.5 out of 10 75
Worth Playing May 13, 2008 7.3 out of 10 73
GamingTrend Jun, 2008 435 out of 600 72
Computer Bild Spiele Jun 04, 2008 2.45 out of 6 71
GBase - The Gamer's Base Jul 21, 2008 7 out of 10 70
VicioJuegos.com Jun 13, 2008 67 out of 100 67
GameSpot Apr 08, 2008 6 out of 10 60
Thunderbolt Games Apr 17, 2008 6 out of 10 60

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Trivia

Climax LA was largely responsible for the development of the game, but the studio was closed before they could finish it. It was eventually completed by Climax Solent.

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Kabushi (122977) added Silent Hill: 0rigins (PlayStation 2) on Mar 05, 2008
Other platforms contributed by Ace of Sevens (4228)