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Silent Hill: Shattered Memories (Wii)

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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.

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Silent Hill: Shattered Memories Wii You can bulldoze doors open when you're running for your life.
Silent Hill: Shattered Memories Wii The Wii remote points the flashlight in any direction
Silent Hill: Shattered Memories Wii Objects are also haunted, and deliver past messages to your phone.
Silent Hill: Shattered Memories Wii Harry Mason, post crash.

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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. Kadath Bird (712) 4.29 Stars4.29 Stars4.29 Stars4.29 Stars4.29 Stars

The Press Says

Destructoid Dec 11, 2009 9.5 out of 10 95
Atomic Gamer Dec 31, 2009 94 out of 100 94
DarkZero Mar 04, 2010 9 out of 10 90
Eurogamer.net (UK) Dec 08, 2009 9 out of 10 90
N-Europe Jan 10, 2010 9 out of 10 90
4Players.de Feb 25, 2010 86 out of 100 86
GameTrailers Dec 09, 2009 8.5 out of 10 85
HCL.hr Gaming Portal Mar 10, 2010 78 out of 100 78
1UP Dec 08, 2009 C+ 58
Game Shark Dec 16, 2009 C+ 58

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Awards

  • 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

BurningStickMan (17745) added Silent Hill: Shattered Memories (Wii) on Dec 11, 2009
Other platforms contributed by erbaltan (7130)