The Silent Hill video game franchise is a survival horror series that debuted in 1999 with the release of the first game for the PlayStation console. The franchise is known for its psychological horror elements, intricate storylines, and disturbing imagery. The games typically follow a protagonist who finds themselves in the mysterious town of Silent Hill, which is plagued by supernatural forces and a twisted alternate reality.
The first three games in the series were developed by Konami Computer Entertainment Tokyo and directed by Keiichiro Toyama, while subsequent entries were developed by various other studios. The franchise includes several mainline entries, spin-offs, and remakes, with the most recent game, “Silent Hill: Book of Memories,” released for the PlayStation Vita in 2012.
The franchise is particularly known for its contributions to the survival horror genre, with the first game being cited as a major influence on the genre’s evolution. It is also known for its use of sound design and music, with composer Akira Yamaoka creating iconic soundscapes for the games. The series has garnered critical acclaim for its storytelling, atmosphere, and artistic design, and has become a cult classic among horror game enthusiasts.
Silent Hill Video Games:
Here is our enormous collection of video games from the Silent Hill franchise and detailed information on each. As always, new games are added to this collection regularly.
Click on a game listing to find out much more about it.