Silent Hill: Downpour

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Silent Hill: Downpour
Developer(s)Vatra Games
Publisher(s)Konami Digital Entertainment
Composer(s)Daniel Licht Edit this on Wikidata
SeriesSilent Hill Edit this on Wikidata
EngineUnreal Engine 3 Edit this on Wikidata
Platform(s)PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
Genre(s)Survival horror
Mode(s)Single player

Silent Hill: Downpour is a survival horror video game published by Konami Digital Entertainment and developed by Vatra Games. It is the eighth game in the Silent Hill series. It was released for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.

It was released on March 13, 2012 in North America, March 29, 2012 in Europe, April 5, 2012 in Australia, and on November 8, 2012 in Japan for the PlayStation 3.[1] The game is about a prisoner named Murphy Pendleton who enters Silent Hill, every so often enters the alternate dimension and unlocks personal repressed memories.

Reception[change | change source]

IGN rated the game a 4.5 out of 10 and said "The most frustrating thing about Silent Hill Downpour isn't the lousy combat, dull exploration, or even the technical gaffes. It's the fact that every now and then while playing through the game's story, you'll see signs of brilliance; sunlight hinted from behind the overcast sky."[3]

GameSpot gave the game a 7.5 out of 10 and said "Downpour makes some questionable tweaks to the established formula, but those decisions distinguish it from the rest of the series."[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Silent Hill: Downpour: Release Data". GameFAQs. Retrieved 2014-06-05.
  2. "ESRB: Silent Hill: Downpour". ESRB. Retrieved 2014-06-05.
  3. "Silent Hill Downpour Review". IGN. 12 March 2012. Retrieved 2014-06-05.
  4. "Silent Hill: Downpour Review". GameSpot. Retrieved 2014-06-05.

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