Excerpt: Silent Hill: Origins was set to be a major Resident Evil 4 style reworking of the popular series, and would have more than likely eradicated the recurring problems that the series, for some reason, hasn’t been able to shake off or simply is too stubborn to do so. But the developer changed hands from the US Climax studio to the UK studio (yes, as with Silent Hill 5 the wonderful Team Silent has taken a back seat for this one) and as a result what we have here is a Silent...
Excerpt: I’m a big fan of survival horror games. Ever since Resident Evil I found myself looking forward to any game that promised a good scare. One of the first games that would probably come to your mind when you think of survival horror games is Silent Hill. This game truly has made a reputation for itself with its dark atmosphere and disturbing visuals. Silent Hill has really earned its spot as one of gaming’s finest horror titles.
Excerpt: By Kevin "Berserker" Hall Player(s): 1 Memory: 544KB Silent Hill: Origins is the first of two Silent Hill installments that is not developed by Team Silent. For those that don't know, Origins was developed by Climax and the upcoming Silent Hill V is being developed by The Collective.
Summary: Parents need to know that the game is violent, scary, and gory. Players can smash a creature over the head with blunt instruments, shoot them, light them on fire, or punch them. Blood comes out of the fallen baddies, and also appears on walls and items. These monsters will grab and hold onto you, spit out fluid, or slash at your character's face. The imagery is also very creepy and involves a young girl, which some might find disturbing.
Excerpt: The graphics is Silent Hill Origins are on par with the PS2 iterations that we've seen in the past - spooky, eerie, and appropriately terrifying. The world of Silent Hill , at least the outdoor world, is filled with a sweeping fog that shrouds horrifying creatures of all kinds. Travis Grady, the protagonist, will meet up with a myriad of characters and creatures, including familiar folks such as Nurse Lisa Garland, Dahlia Gillespie and Alessa Gillespie.
Excerpt: This game has been rated M for Mature (Ages 17 and up) for Blood and Gore, Language, Suggestive Themes, Violence by the Entertainment Software Ratings Board. Silent Hill. Even the name is chilling. Silent Hill: Origins really has all of the components that make a horror game: monsters, blood, scary music, creepy locations, a poor combat system…it’s all there. There’s also the blood, gore, and occult themes. Not to mention it’s one extremely scary game.