When I first heard the original Silent Hill was getting a “reimagining” from Climax Studios, I groaned, thinking it was an attempt at a cash grab. I initially didn’t bother playing Silent Hill: Shattered Memories because no Silent Hill had been up to the quality of the first three (and, to a lesser extent, the fourth…
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It is the tenth anniversary of Konami's Silent Hill series, a franchise that has focused more on the psychological side of horror than its peers. The latest, Silent Hill: Shattered Memories, delves further into the psyche than ever before.
Konami's overhaul of the original Silent Hill may be making a later appearance than previously planned. Retailers have bumped Silent Hill: Shattered Memories release date about a month, meaning the game could miss Black Friday availability.
G4's look at this new section of Silent Hill: Shattered Memories shows just how disorienting and unnerving the Wii game can be.
Konami and Climax's re-imagining of the first Silent Hill is a risky prospect, a wildly different take on the PlayStation horror classic. As a fan of the series, the remixed, retold Silent Hill: Shattered Memories just felt... unnecessary.
The latest issue of On Screen, the internal magazine published by Konami, gives us a look at a year's worth of games coming from the Japanese developer and publisher.
Fathers are easy to find in video games. When they're not antagonizing their offspring or killed off in the first level, they often serve as our main characters' major motivation.
Konami's annual "Gamers Night" press event is known among video game journalists as being one of the longest nights of the year.
Forgive the girly metaphor but a good makeover is what every game ported, remade or otherwise "re-imagined" on the Wii should be; and with any luck, it's what Silent Hill: Shattered Memories will be.
While Nintendo Power managed the official announcement of the Wii remake of the original Silent Hill as Shattered Memories, Konami handles announcing it for PlayStation 2 and PSP.
The newest issue of Nintendo Power features details and first screens of Silent Hill: Shattered Memories, the Wii-bound "re-imagining" of the original Silent Hill for the PlayStation. Konami says it's far more than a remake.