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Konami's Silent Hill franchise has forgotten more about keeping us hiding beneath our covers than most games will ever know. Even EA's own Glen Schofield tips his hat to the series, telling us earlier this week that he considers the 1999 PlayStation original to be among his favorite survival horror...

June 25th 2008 at 4:15pm 0 Comments
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Though the characters in Wes Craven's magnum opus would be an obvious exception, we're pretty sure that protagonists in horror movies have never seen horror movies -- looking at the Silent Hill series, it's clear this rule applies to video games as well. Not that we're complaining, as if the charact...

April 27th 2008 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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Of course, the world's just being polite. Though Konami's official announcement of a PlayStation 2 version of Silent Hill Origins is welcomed, it arrives about as unexpectedly as that surprise birthday party you planned for yourself once. That might have been more enjoyable if you had any friends, b...

January 22nd 2008 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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We told you last month that we thought you'd soon hear more about a PS2 version of the PSP's Silent Hill Origins. Though we still haven't gotten official word from Konami, the rumor has now been corroborated by a few retailers, making a port seem all the more likely.GameFly and Amazon both have list...

January 16th 2008 at 12:15pm 0 Comments
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So get this: Konami made a (by most accounts) pretty good game called Silent Hill Origins for the PSP, and according to a Kotaku tipster, the company will be moving the game to the PS2 in March 2008! Making a port of a decent game from a well-regarded franchise for a system with 120 million units s...

December 11th 2007 at 10:15am 0 Comments
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It's been a while since Konami first announced Silent Hill V, and details revealed since have been few and far between. A new issue of Official Playstation Magazine, however, has revealed some new tidbits of information about the latest in the survival horror series.The radio and the flashlight --...

November 29th 2007 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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Not quite as terrifying as the titles he's been working on, Akira Yamaoka sat down with us during E For All to give us a teensy bit of information about the upcoming Silent Hill: Origins, and what it took to bring the game to the PlayStation Portable. While he didn't tell us the secret to being sca...

October 23rd 2007 at 9:31pm 0 Comments

The death spiral of the arcade in America is a vicious cycle. If more people were populating arcades, we'd probably get more games like Silent Hill: The Arcade, released in Japan last month. Of course, if our arcades included more games like Silent Hill and fewer sweaty meat sacks trying to lose...

October 1st 2007 at 10:30am 0 Comments

A couple months ago, Andrew said Silent Hill: Origins is one of the best-looking PSP titles he's seen so far, and this new trailer just released during Tokyo Game Show only confirms that. We still can't believe Konami has been able to create such an amazing looking game on the PSP. The video show...

September 20th 2007 at 4:00am 0 Comments

Much like a Tootsie Roll-brand Tootsie Pop, deep below our hardened, candy exterior of cynicism is a center of gooey, chocolatey cowardice. As you might have guessed with that information nestled inside your breast (you won't tell anyone, right?) we don't typically get anywhere near Silent Hill gam...

September 10th 2007 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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Silent Hill V developer The Collective is borrowing a few Christopher Gans film devices for its upcoming game sequel, according to an article in the latest EGM. Inspired by the Silent Hill movie, SHV will feature real-time shifts between reality and the 'Otherworld,' forcing helpless players to suf...

August 28th 2007 at 5:26pm 0 Comments