Excerpt: Admittedly, Silent Hill isn’t about green pastures, blue skies and chirping birds, although, ever since playing the original game back in 1999, the titular town has become one of my favourite places.
Excerpt: With so many years of development and one of the longest and most admirable legacies in the industry, gamers were expecting five-star greatness from Final Fantasy 13 . And Square Enix, for the most part, delivered on those expectations, providing the most engaging battle systems of the series and,...
Conclusion: By the time I had finished Silent Hill: Homecoming, I could not think of any instances in which I was genuinely frightened. This is partly due to being desensitized to horror games, and partly due to the game’s flaws. However, I can also acknowledge that it was certainly trying.
Excerpt: Silent Hill: Homecoming is a very peculiar game. The latest in one of the creepiest survival horror franchises, it seems oddly conflicted as to exactly what it wants to be. Does it want to be like Resident Evil 4 and shed some of its survival horror street-cred for a more mainstream action game...
Ultra-violent; only for adult survival horror fans.
Common Sense Media
13 July 2009
Summary: Parents need to know that this game is sometimes scarier than anything in the Saw movie series. Although horror movie-loving adults will relish it, this game is full of unapologetically gory and bloody scenes, especially when you fight with a knife.
Conclusion: The controls are well laid out, the gameplay is fluent and has some pretty cool cut scenes and the secret endings are enjoyable. The enemies are well made but in a lot of aspects this isn't (in my oppinion) as great as silent hill 2 and 3 but still a good game.