Welcome to Guia Silent Hill Geekzilla, your one-stop guide for all things Silent Hill. In this guide, we will cover everything you need to know about this classic survival horror franchise, from its history and lore to its gameplay and characters. We will also discuss the various Silent Hill games, movies, and other media, and provide our thoughts on which ones are worth your time.
What is Silent Hill?
Silent Hill is a survival horror video game franchise created by Konami. The first game in the series, Silent Hill, was released in 1998 for the PlayStation. The games are set in the fictional town of Silent Hill, which is shrouded in fog and filled with monsters. The player takes on the role of a protagonist who must explore the town and uncover its secrets in order to survive.
History of Silent Hill
The Silent Hill franchise began with the 1998 release of Silent Hill for the PlayStation. The game was a critical and commercial success, and it spawned a number of sequels and spin-offs. The most recent mainline entry in the series, Silent Hill: Downpour, was released in 2012.
Silent Hill games
There are eight mainline entries in the Silent Hill franchise, as well as a number of spin-offs and remakes. The mainline games are:
- Silent Hill (1998)
- Silent Hill 2 (1999)
- Silent Hill 3 (2002)
- Silent Hill 4: The Room (2004)
- Silent Hill: Origins (2007)
- Silent Hill: Homecoming (2008)
- Silent Hill: Shattered Memories (2009)
- Silent Hill: Downpour (2012)
In addition to the mainline games, there are a number of spin-offs and remakes. These include:
- Silent Hill Playable Trailer (1998)
- Silent Hill: Orphan (2001)
- Silent Hill Mobile (2006)
- Silent Hill: Silent Play (2007)
- Silent Hill: Escape from the Movie (2007)
- Silent Hill: The Arcade (2008)
- Silent Hill: Book of Memories (2012)
- Silent Hill: HD Collection (2012)
- P.T. (2014)
Silent Hill movies
There are three Silent Hill movies:
- Silent Hill (2006)
- Silent Hill: Revelation 3D (2012)
- Return to Silent Hill (2014)
These movies were met with mixed reviews, but they did manage to capture some of the atmosphere and horror of the video games.
Silent Hill characters
The Silent Hill franchise is full of memorable characters, including:
1. Harry Mason
Harry Mason is the protagonist of Silent Hill. He is a father who is searching for his daughter, Cheryl, who has disappeared from the town.
2. James Sunderland
James Sunderland is the protagonist of Silent Hill 2. He is a man who is haunted by the death of his wife, Mary.
3. Heather Mason
Heather Mason is the protagonist of Silent Hill 3. She is a young woman who is trying to piece together her identity after being raised by a cult.
4. Travis Grady
Travis Grady is the protagonist of Silent Hill: Origins.