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Silent Hill: Downpour
7.9 out of 10

Silent Hill: Downpour

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Overall 7
7.0

Review: Silent Hill Downpour

New Gamer Nation
25 October 2012
  • Conclusion: Final Verdict: Even with flaws, Downpour carries a classic survival-horror vibe that is well worth checking out if you’re looking for a good horror game.
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Overall 8
8.0

Silent Hill Downpour

Game Over Online
1 September 2012
  • Excerpt: Silent Hill has been struggling to recapture its success for the better part of a decade, with most of the installments after Silent Hill 3 feeling like failed experiments at bringing the franchise back to its former glory.
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Overall 8
8.0

Silent Hill Downpour

Game Over Online
28 April 2012
  • Excerpt: Silent Hill has been struggling to recapture its success for the better part of a decade, with most of the installments after Silent Hill 3 feeling like failed experiments at bringing the franchise back to its former glory.
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Overall 7
7.2
Playability 7
7.0

Silent Hill: Downpour Review

Xbox 360 achievements
13 April 2012
  • Conclusion: Silent Hill: Downpour is a solid game with a typically twisted story underneath all of the pretence. Still the gameplay mechanics are starting to show their age and there is a lack of genuine shocks and intrigue, it feels like familiar ground, albeit fairly well made familiar ground.
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Overall 8
8.0

Silent Hill: Downpour Review

GamerNode
12 April 2012
  • Excerpt: Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here . You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser. Vatra Games understands Silent Hill.
  • Pros: Moments of brilliant manipulation of the game world, and the player, Process of revelation of Murphy's past and psyche
  • Cons: Exploration isn't especially deep, The game offers explanations more quickly than during the franchise's golden age
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Overall 8
8.0

Expert Review

Game Over Online
29 March 2012
  • Excerpt: Whereas the last game, Homecoming, was more combat heavy, Downpour takes the confidence that comes with being able to easily dodge, attack, and move somewhat gracefully, and gives you the decidedly less agile Murphy Pendleton.
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Overall 9
8.5

Xbox 360 Review - 'Silent Hill: Downpour'

WorthPlaying
28 March 2012
  • Summary: Staying true to the franchise's original roots, Silent Hill 8 returns with another third-person horror experience, and an all-new thought provoking storyline. Players once again find themselves face-to-face with their deepest sins and fears in the strange world of Silent Hill.
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Overall 7
7.0

(Xbox 360 Review) Silent Hill: Downpour

The Entertainment Depot
27 March 2012
  • Summary: Silent Hill: Downpour has myriad problems, but in nearly every case, the design manages to shine despite the many technical hang-ups. On balance, the game works best when it’s a mixture of Titus Andronicus and Jacob’s Ladder , whether it’s during a story revelation or one of the many engaging side...
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Overall 7
7.2
Gameplay 7
6.9
Graphics 8
8.0
Sound 8
7.8
Longevity 8
8.2

Silent Hill: Downpour Review

NowGamer
22 March 2012
  • Summary: Silent Hill: Downpour attempts to get Konami's series back on track. Does it succeed? Find out in our Xbox 360 review.
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Overall 8
7.6

Silent Hill: Downpour

ActionTrip
16 March 2012
  • Conclusion: When playing Silent Hill Downpour, you're gonna have to draw the line somewhere. It's quite possible to enjoy the game's story, characters and eerie ambience. But just how long are you prepared to endure through an experience riddled with problems, from clumsy combat mechanics, serious freezing and...
  • Pros: Great horror-flavored atmosphere that invokes the true spirit of the Silent Hill series, top-notch voice acting, solid visuals, a lot of exploration and plenty of challenges could keep you occupied for days;
  • Cons: Combat feels awkward and clumsy, game freezes and even crashes sometimes, it's not clear how the player is supposed to go about solving some of the puzzles.
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