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Silent Hill: Downpour

Rating: 15+ (BBFC)

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  Good creepy and scare game

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After SH Homecoming i had lost interest in Silent Hill franchise, even tho it had potential but it was abit awful, cus it had great potential but executied poorly in my opinion, not to mention the very awful graphics.
But when i saw the trailer for Downpour, there was a hope for me and SH.
The game itself was good right from start, good because your not entirely alone in the start and you get to see other characters, but then as usual you get suddenly alone, that which i hate and love lol.
Anyway, when you finally get to the town theres some stuff to do, like sidequests, I think its great if you are that exploring type, and you get to sense something has happened in a place adn stuff like that and you really dont know what to expect.
Tho the creatures are mostly human looking, but they succeed in creeping me out. But i miss something really disturbing monsters like those in SH 1-2-3-4, im not saying bring them back but you know what i mean. Also if you can use 3D and have no trouble watching 3D, id recommend it, it gives a deeper experience and is well done in that part of the game, made me jumpier lol.

  Silent Hill returns to its Roots

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After SH homecoming which was re not that great, this SH downpour is very well designed. Don't listen to the bad review by IGN the game is very good. Many others will say the same also that it returns to the horror classic it was.

  Boring Game

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Returned this game after 3 hours of gaming doing absolutely nothing. Very slow movement and is more boring than scary. Graphics are also not good, this is not for the fast pacing gamer. If you are looking for a zombie killing game look somewhere else.

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  Downhill Downpour

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I'm sorry to say, Downpour marks another substandard entry in this series. It's greatest crime is being mediocre, it hasn't even got "being really bad it's fun" going for it. Exploration is a pain, the graphics are shoddy, the action elements misplaced and the story is over-simplified. The Silent Hill series needs a desperate revitalization and soon. Although the elements of a game are here, they are all used to poor effect. This certainly isn't Silent Hill 2 with it's oppressive locations and sense of isolation, nor is it Silent Hill 3 with it's intriguing storyline. Even Silent Hill 4 with all it's mistakes was better. The monsters in this game are almost all humanoid, taking away that "what the hell is that?!" feeling the other games had. A real shame, but Western developers really need to go to Japanese Horror School for the next one.

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  Fantastic game, but...

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The story is excellent and you get some scary moments in the game, thats for sure. some areas of this game has amazing graphics, I didn't really like the start of this game though. The graphics at the start of this are horrible, but when you get out of that part of the game, the graphics are really, really impressive, i would say around 40 minutes in oh and Especially when it starts to rain in the game! Its a massive shame about the framerate to this, such a good game too, i hope they do a patch for this soon.

Oh and personally I think this is potentially better than homecoming, in my opinon, I wasn't very keen on homecoming. But I can see why people liked the game but i also can see why people are not so keen about the game too.
If your a silent hill fan or just wanting a good scare, give it a try...

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  Fantastic game, but...

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The story is excellent and you get some scary moments in the game, thats for sure. some areas of this game has amazing graphics, I didn't really like the start of this game though. The graphics at the start of this are horrible, but when you get out of that part of the game, the graphics are really, really impressive, i would say around 40 minutes in oh and Especially when it starts to rain in the game! Its a massive shame about the framerate to this, such a good game too, i hope they do a patch for this soon.

Oh and personally I think this is potentially better than homecoming, in my opinon, I wasn't very keen on homecoming. But I can see why people liked the game but i also can see why people are not so keen about the game too.
If your a silent hill fan or just wanting a good scare, give it a try...

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