Silent Hill: Shattered Memories

Critic Score User Score
PlayStation 2
75
3.8
PSP
75
4.4
Wii
78
4.3
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Description

Billed as a re-imagining of the original Silent Hill, Shattered Memories once again casts you as Harry Mason searching across the haunted town for his missing daughter Cheryl. New to the series are a depiction of Silent Hill's demonic alter-dimension as a world of ice, and the removal of weapons from the game - when the monsters come out, Harry must literally run for his life.

Between scenes, the game will cut to a psychiatrist's office, who asks you personal questions about yourself and your past experiences. The game will then alter itself based on your responses, changing characters and lines of dialog to something intended to be more personally uncomfortable.

As you search for Cheryl, you will come across objects and recordings that tell some of the history of Silent Hill. The Wii Remote controls a flashlight aimed in real-time. Harry's cell phone accepts calls and messages from both the real and the supernatural, and a camera function is used to uncover hidden ghosts and their messages.

Screenshots

Silent Hill: Shattered Memories Wii Uh-huh. Will I also have to sign a waver in case I "die of fright?"
Silent Hill: Shattered Memories Wii If you find a road flare you can use it to temporarily hold off the monsters.
Silent Hill: Shattered Memories Wii Another puzzle manipulated with the remote
Silent Hill: Shattered Memories PSP Typical in-game screen, note the grainy filter on top of everything.

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User Reviews

It may not be "scary" in the long run, but its eerie story is genuinely tragic, haunting, and creepy. Wii Kadath Bird (755)

Critic Reviews

9lives PSP Feb 23, 2010 82 out of 100 82
Adventure Gamers Wii Dec 31, 2009 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Everyeye.it PSP Mar 20, 2010 8 out of 10 80
Modojo PSP Feb 25, 2010 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
GameSpot PSP Jan 29, 2010 8 out of 10 80
Cheat Code Central Wii Dec, 2009 3.8 out of 5 76
Jeuxvideo.com Wii Feb 22, 2010 14 out of 20 70
GameSpy Wii Dec 10, 2009 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Cheat Code Central PlayStation 2 Feb, 2010 3.4 out of 5 68
Game Shark Wii Dec 16, 2009 C+ 58

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Awards

  • 4Players
    • 2010 – #2 Best Wii Game of the Year
    • 2010 – #3 Best Adventure of the Year
    • 2010 – #2 Best Story of the Year
  • IGN
    • 2009 - Best Wii Adventure Game of the Year 2009 (Editors' Awards)
    • 2009 - Best Wii Story of the Year 2009 (Editors' Awards)
  • Nintendo Power
    • issue #252 - Best Sound/Voice Acting

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