Konami has brought its cult horror series back to life by announcing many new Silent Hill games and a new film (Return to Silent Hill) and precisely by virtue of the return of this historic IP we asked ourselves … what is the coolest game in Silent Hill?
Despite the many years of absence, however, fans have never forgotten the iconic horror franchise, in its time able to stand up to Resident Evil in terms of popularity also thanks to its focus on a more intimate, distressing and psychological type of horror than the naked and raw splatter of the series Capcom. You know which one is being considered the best Silent Hill game? Although the main line is made up of eight games (not counting the spin-offs for mobile systems and collections), still today critics and the public agree that Silent Hill 2 the best chapter of the whole series.
Originally released in 2001 on PS2 and shortly after also converted on XboxThe second title told the tragic events of James Sunderland looking for his wife Mary, believed dead three years earlier: this led him to venture into the disturbing Silent Hill, exploring a completely new area of the town compared to the one seen in the first chapter. On Metacritic the title boasts an average of 89 based on 34 reviews, plus an excellent user score of 9.2 which testifies to the huge love of the public for the game. Even the progenitor of the series, however, is often considered the high point of the series, as well as one of the most significant titles of the first. PlayStation.
For more curiosities about Konami’s horror saga we offer two insights: in what year was Silent Hill released for PlayStation and what does the name Silent Hill mean?