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7.3 out of 10

Silent Hill 2

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Overall 6
6.0

Silent Hill (+ -)

2ratedrko2, Ebay
15 December 2010
  • Summary: I had high hopes for this game after I played and beat the first two, but this sequel could not continue the good name of Silent Hill. The overall game play is below average and the monsters are poorly done. Although the cut scenes were pretty cool, I was not impressed with this game. Also, the series continues to be confusing, and if your looking to get lost in a game, or laugh at some "monsters" then this is your game. Overall grade: C-.
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Overall 6
6.0

Silent Hill 2 doesn't deliver as much

B. E Jackson, Amazon
15 April 2009
  • Summary: Let me get something out of the way right NOW in the beginning of the review- it bothers me a little bit the masterpiece that is the original Silent Hill is *constantly* being pushed to the back so people can admire the sequel instead. I have the opinion that the first Silent Hill is where the ultimate horror experience can be found. For whatever reason though, time has NOT been kind to SH1 and all the attention went to the (supposed) improvement that is Silent Hill 2.
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Overall 6
6.0

User Review

GamePro.com
17 October 2008
  • Summary: I've always heard my friends talk about the "creepy" Silent Hill series. I had always wanted to try a Silent Hill game out, but it seemed every retailer I went to just didn't seem to carry these games other than Silent Hill 4: The Room. Finally I found Silent Hill 2 used in a small little gaming store in Houston. I bought it for $10 and was glad to see it was in perfect condition. Anyways, let's get on with the game and quit rambling about my story.
  • Pros: Awesome audio, Engaging story
  • Cons: Unresponsive controls, Terrible multiplayer, Lousy camera/viewpoint
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Overall 6
6.0

Not as good as Silent Hill 2, but still OK

dethklok1984, Ebay
26 January 2008
  • Summary: Don't get me wrong, this game is still quite creepy and has a nice little collection of monsters that will keep you on your toes, but the overall creepiness and gameplay was not nearly as good as the second game and I was a little disappointed after spending $40 on it (more than twice what I paid for the 2nd one!).
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Overall 6
6.0

One of the best...

nemesis, Amazon
6 August 2004
  • Summary: This game holds a spot very near and dear to my heart as being my favorite surrivival horror game (and I've played a lot of them), so instead of getting all mushy on you all, I'll mearly give you some of the basics. Let me stat by saying that many people believe this game represents one of the finest examples of story telling to have ever graced a video game and I will spoil none of it in my review.
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Overall 6
6.0

User Review

GamePro.com
24 September 2002
  • Summary: This game is almost everything I hoped it would be. The sound elements were very good, the graphics were amazing, and it definitely was scary. However, while I love being scared, especially if it's a game that's scarring me, I also want there to be an element of entertainment, and that's where this game fell short for me. The game's story gets off to a good start, but the gameplay gets off to a slow start. A SLLLOOOOWWWW start.
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Overall 6
6.0

User Review

gamer3015, GamePro.com
1 June 2002
  • Summary: DONT BUY... WASTE OF 50 BUCKS...DONT TAKE MY WORD....TRY A DEMO AND SEE FOR YOURSELF!!!.....Great graphics, boring storyline, bad controls, and the fog....oOoOoOoO that fog will get on your nerves!
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Overall 6
6.0

Silent (Thrill) Hill 2

mitchwtd, epinions.com
9 January 2002
  • Summary: If you like surivival horror, rent it, don't buy. You might get 3 hours of gameplay tops, so be wise in your decisions concerning this game.
  • Pros: Gloomy setting, always keeps you wondering whats next.
  • Cons: Surroundings and backrounds start to look the same, How do I aim this thing?!
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Overall 6
6.0

Disappointment

spider77, epinions.com
31 December 2001
  • Summary: I would not recommend Silent Hill 2 to anyone who really loved the original; it is a disappointment. It has lost those qualities which made Silent Hill truly great.
  • Pros: Lovely graphics, attention to detail. Plot twists! keeps you guessing, puzzles.
  • Cons: hopelessly inferior to the original, short, leaves you asking, "why?"
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Overall 6
6.0

Behold, the survival genre wanes

Sixto Limiac, Amazon
16 October 2001
  • Summary: An impregnable darkness lingers within the corridors of the haunted hospital, a faint yet disturbing crackling sound echoes close by, then the shuffling of feet. A silence wells over the man plodding through the blood dried halls. Handling a crude pipe and a trusty flashlight as he's only means of protection, James Sunderland goes on. The impenetrable mist of fog harbors unseen monsters, they hunt him, leaving hints of their presence with distorted cries.
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