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8.8
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Score Breakdown Based on 4645 ratings
  1. 10 (1450)
  2. 9 (2167)
  3. 8 (801)
  4. 7 (129)
  5. 6 (41)
  6. 5 (15)
  7. 4 (6)
  8. 3 (5)
  9. 2 (7)
  10. 1 (24)

Most Helpful Positive Player Reviews

  • Rating:9.8

    Welcome to Silent Hill!!!

    The first game of the series and the most unique of course. While today seems that Silent Hill suffers in the graphics part,don't let that fool you.It is an excellent game!!! When it was first released it gave a ne... Read Full Review

    9 of 9 users found the following review helpful

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  • Rating:8

    From light to dark and...?

    Warning: SpoilersThe story line of Silent Hill begins believably, which to me was a welcome change from the being thrown into zombies and various monster plots that were prevalent in horror games at the time. Harry Maso... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    Very spooky.

    Good- music really adds to the horror atmosphere and the fear factor. All kinds of creepy tracks and sound effects to increase tension.- some of the puzzles were too hard imo. I have no knowledge of the astral signs, so ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:10

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    The game is truly awesome! That is, it has many abominable creatures, blood, corpses and other nightmares. What gives this game fear? In RE2, 3 everything is clear: unhealthy scientists, infectious viruses, hence - zomb... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    One of the best PS1 games, and without doubt the best PS1 horror game

    Silent Hill is one of the most terrifying games I've ever played, at the time I played it in 2003 or 2004, the graphics for the season was very good and interesting that the fog not only added tension to the game but als... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7

    Cool, scary game. Yet the overly convoluted story took away some of the enjoyment...

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    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    What you don't know (or can't see) won't hurt you... right? Right?

    Horror is an interesting concept to talk about, since horror means different things to different people. Some people are scared by their own shadow, and others aren't scared of anything (err, most anything.) For myself, ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    THE HORROR MADE GAME

    This scary game, has all the components to give the player a truly terrifying experience. The place in which the atmosphere is mysterious, scary and unpredictable. The reason why every supernatural phenomenon occurs, ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9.5

    The game that will always strike a chord of fear in my heart.

    It made me cringe. I yearned to play it, but at the same time I dreaded gripping my hands on the controller to do so. I loved and despised playing it. This is the game that made me question if pressing on was really ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:10

    silent hill 1 is one game not to throw i nthe trash,,its a game to keep;)

    ok,, 1,,,2,,,3 ,,,,,,,,,,GO!!,, i remembered playign this game about a millenia ago,, still game is verry good game,,everything is good and works hooray;),,except,,the scary--part,, for me sile... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    The first chapter in one of the best Survival-Horror games franchise there is...

    At some points in the story I felt like the characters' interpersonal responses weren't completely believable. For example - sometimes Harry doesn't sound like he's very urgent at all, or the characters will casually agr... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful