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Silent Hill 2

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Platform: PlayStation 2
Genre: Action (Horror)
Developer: Konami

Publisher
Region
Released
NA
09/24/2001
EU
11/23/2001
JP
09/27/2001

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Staff Reviews

Silent Hill 2 review

Reviewed September 16, 2003

Marc Golding says: "You can't escape the fear… but you'll keep running anyway. And running and "
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Silent Hill 2 review

Reviewed October 27, 2006

Rob Hamilton says: "I remember feeling a sense of impending doom late in the game, as I controlled James as he descended through what seemed a nonstop series of holes in the ground. To me, this small section of the game seemed more of a metaphor for my character’s mental state as he came closer to discovering the truth. And who could blame him for being a little bit over the edge by this point?"
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Reader Reviews

Silent Hill 2 review

Reviewed September 27, 2003

alecto says: "There are different types of horror. There’s the kind that goes for the obvious and cheap shock-scare, like Jason in a mask with a chainsaw, or the leering zombie who jumps out from behind the table accompanied by a scream and a stab of high-pitched violins. Then there’s horror of a more subtle nature -- the kind that taps into psychology to create a terror that lingers long after the actual experience is over, as the events stay in the mind, are turned over, examined, and expanded by the power ..."
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Silent Hill 2 review

Reviewed December 07, 2004

djskittles says: "A few years ago, I was one of the many people who assumed Silent Hill was just going to be another Resident Evil. Turns out I was wrong, and Silent Hill actually turned out be a truly scary game with an original storyline. Sure, the storyline was confusing as hell (pun intended), but the atmosphere is where the game shined despite some spotty graphics and “collect the keys” gameplay. With Silent Hill 2, the graphics have been upgraded, the storyline is coherent, th..."
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Silent Hill 2 review

Reviewed January 02, 2003

jill says: "Overview: "
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Silent Hill 2 review

Reviewed October 04, 2013

JoeTheDestroyer says: "Grade A nightmare fuel"
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Silent Hill 2 review

Reviewed December 31, 1969

kid_karny says: "Silent Hill released by Konami years back that put fear into the player with it's rich and immersive atmosphere, creepy sounds, gory monsters and buckets of blood. Then along came the sequel, with it came the hype. The original was loved by many and was quoted as being the scariest game of all time. This sets lofty expectations for the sequel. Will it live up to it's prequal? "
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Silent Hill 2 review

Reviewed June 09, 2004

sapharos says: "I'll be the first to admit that I'm far from unshakable when it comes to horror games. Many of them simply scare me senseless, to the point where I can't even bring myself to pick up the controller when it's dark. The Silent Hill series, with its static-laden ambiance and creepily orchestrated apparitions, is probably chief among them. It's stretched a number of games, ranging from the first where you had to track down your daughter, to the third which basically flip-flopped the roles. Th..."
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