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Silent Hill Shattered Memories
19 September 2014
Excerpt: Although the Silent Hill franchise has been around for quite a few years, the franchise did become a little stale as a game. Fortunately, developers Climax Studios have decided to re-address this franchise by not only paying homage to the original game but updating the gameplay with a few 21 st...
Summary: No weapons? Wii waggle? And a "re-imagining" of the first Silent Hill game is what they're calling this? The combination sounds like Silent Hill: My Worst Nightmare , and I don't mean that in a good way. Boy, was I ever wrong.
Excerpt: Learning to let go is never easy—a truth that few gamers know better than Silent Hill fans. Following the release of Silent Hill 4 , the series has been jostled around, toyed with, dissected, experimented on and reconstituted time and again, each new creation yielding a new pound of warm, breathing...
Excerpt: , the series has been jostled around, toyed with, dissected, experimented on and reconstituted time and again, each new creation yielding a new pound of warm, breathing flesh. Each has been taken upon introduction as something fans could hope to nurture and bring forth into the world, a new and...
Excerpt: For fear of sounding cliche, I hate to start a review of a well-done third-party Wii game by talking about the generally-low quality of such titles in the past. However, after having played through Silent Hill: Shattered Memories, I can honestly say that this is the first major third-party title for...
Excerpt: The survival horror genre isn’t what it once was. With many games now placing an emphasis on non-stop action over cold, hard fear, and featuring characters that feel like they will never lose, the only people in danger of surviving a horror game are the monsters.
GAME REVIEW – Silent Hill: Shattered Memories (Wii)
Alternative Magazine Online
26 May 2010
Conclusion: Sadly, I did encounter a bug that stopped my progress at one point, so I would suggest saving often: there is no autosave for some bizarre reason. Luckily, my anger at this inconvenience was soon subsided by prom queen Michelle Valdez singing ‘You Are Always On My Mind’ (performed by series vocalist...
Excerpt: The Silent Hill series has always been about the atmosphere the games create and, in the case of the absolute materpiece second installment, the brilliant psychological horror tale they tell. They have, however, had an estranged relationship with top-quality gameplay.
Excerpt: Other than a rubbish GBA text adventure, there hasn't been a single Silent Hill game released on a Nintendo console. The only survival horror series that consistently rivals Resident Evil for terror and atmosphere has somehow managed to slip Nintendo by in the past.