Silent Hill 2

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Silent Hill 2
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Developer(s)Konami Computer Entertainment Tokyo
Creature Labs (PC)
Hijinx Studios (HD version)
Publisher(s)Konami
Director(s)Masashi Tsuboyama
Producer(s)Akihiro Imamura
Artist(s)Masahiro Ito
Writer(s)Hiroyuki Owaku
Takayoshi Sato
Composer(s)Akira Yamaoka
SeriesSilent Hill
Platform(s)Microsoft Windows
PlayStation 2
PlayStation 3
Xbox
Xbox 360 Edit this on Wikidata
Release
Genre(s)Survival horror
Mode(s)Single player

Silent Hill 2 is a survival horror video game. It was developed by Konami Computer Entertainment Tokyo, as well as Creature Labs for the PC version and Hijinx Studios for the HD version. Silent Hill 2 was published by Konami. The game was the 2nd game in the Silent Hill video game series but is not a direct sequel to Silent Hill.

Release[change | change source]

It was released on the PlayStation 2 on September 24, 2001 in North America, September 27, 2001 in Japan and November 23, 2001 in Europe.[3] A Director's Cut of the game was released on the Xbox on December 20, 2001 on North America, February 22, 2002 in Japan and on October 4, 2002 in Europe.[4] It was released on Microsoft Windows on December 2, 2002 in North American and on February 28, 2003 in Europe.[5] An HD Collection of the game was released on the PlayStation 3 & Xbox 360 on March 20, 2012 in North America, March 29, 2012 in Japan, March 30, 2012 in Europe, and April 5, 2012 in Australia.[6]

Reception[change | change source]

IGN rated the game a 9 out of 10 and IGN's Doug Perry said "It's frightening, deep, clever, and tries to improve the genre, if just a little, and in the end, that's all I really want in a survival horror game.”[7] GameSpot gave the game a 7.7 out of 10 and GameSpot's Joe Fielder "Silent Hill 2 is a much prettier, somewhat smarter but less-compelling game than the original"[8]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Silent Hill 2". GameSpy. Retrieved 2014-04-08.
  2. "ESRB: Silent Hill 2". ESRB. Retrieved 2014-04-08.
  3. "Silent Hill 2: Release Data". GameFAQs. Retrieved 2014-04-08.
  4. "Silent Hill 2: Restless Dreams: Release Data". GameFAQs. Retrieved 2014-04-08.
  5. "Silent Hill 2 (PC): Release Data". GameFAQs. Retrieved 2014-04-08.
  6. "Silent Hill HD Collection: Release Data". GameFAQs. Retrieved 2014-04-08.
  7. "Silent Hill 2". IGN. Retrieved 2014-04-08.
  8. "Silent Hill 2 Review". GameSpot. Retrieved 2014-04-08.

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