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Silent Hill
Box artwork for Silent Hill.
Developer(s)Konami
Publisher(s)Konami
Release date(s)
Genre(s)Action
System(s)PlayStation
Mode(s)Single player
Rating(s)
BBFC: BBFC 15.png 15
ESRB: ESRB M.png Mature
Followed bySilent Hill 2
SeriesSilent Hill
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Silent Hill, is a 1999 survival horror video game for the PlayStation. The first in a series about a mysterious town of the same name, Silent Hill generated a direct sequel, three indirect sequels, a prequel and a film adaptation. The game was included in Sony Greatest Hits and Platinum range of budget titles as a result of strong sales. A reinterpretation of the game is currently under development for the Wii, PlayStation 2 and PSP.

The plot focuses on Harry Mason as he searches for his daughter, Cheryl, who has disappeared following a car accident which left Harry unconscious. He finds Silent Hill to be largely abandoned, shrouded in a thick fog, snowing out of season, filled with monsters and being over taken by a hellish otherworld. As Harry scours the town, he begins learning about the history of Silent Hill and stumbles upon a cult ritual undertaken to bring a God to Earth.

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Main series: Silent Hill · 2 · 3 · 4: The Room · Origins · Homecoming · Shattered Memories · Downpour · Book of Memories

Spin-offs: Play Novel · Arcade · Orphan · The Escape