Top Silent Hill Games: Ranked

Megan Bonnell


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Silent Hill is an immensely popular series of survival horror video games. Silent Hill has a rich and textured history. The first game was released in 1999 and the latest release was in 2006. The most famous games are Silent Hill 2 and Silent Hill 4, both of which were released in 2001. 

Top 6 Silent Hill Games

The gameplay of Silent Hill features a third-person view where the player walks around the environment and interacts with objects, and a combat system consisting of melee weapons. The game is set in the fictional American town of Silent Hill and is divided into five different "worlds" which are accessed from a central hub.

6. Silent Hill 4: The Room

Silent Hill 4: The Room game screenshot

In Silent Hill 4: The Room, you play a man named Henry Townshend who is suffering from a series of bizarre nightmares. He is stuck in his apartment, unable to leave for some reason. He has no idea what is happening, but it appears that this may be his own personal Hell. He is not alone though, as there are other people in the apartment complex. All he knows is that he needs to escape from this place.

5. Silent Hill: Origins

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Silent Hill: Origins was released in 2005. This game follows the story of Travis Grady. This game is primarily focused on combat and the protagonist`s actions in the town of Silent Hill. The puzzles that are in the game are relatively easy and they're all based on the environment. In the game, there are many different types of weapons that are accessible in the game. 

4. Silent Hill: Shattered Memories

Silent Hill: Shattered Memories game screenshot

In 2009, Konami released Silent Hill: Shattered Memories, which was the sixth game in the Silent Hill series. The game is about a man named Harry Mason. Harry wakes up after a car accident to find that his daughter, Cheryl, has disappeared. Harry has to explore the town of Silent Hill, which is full of dark creatures and solve puzzles to find Cheryl. Silent Hill: Shattered Memories was praised for its graphics, sound, and atmosphere.

3. Silent Hill 3

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Silent Hill 3 is a third-person survival horror video game developed by Team Silent and published by Konami in 2003. The story follows Heather Mason as she explores the fictional town of Silent Hill after her adopted father is killed. Heather's journey takes her to a local elementary school, an amusement park, and a lake, among other locations. The game features a number of horrific creatures, including a creature that resembles a skinless, deformed dog. As the game progresses, Heather learns about her past and how it is connected to Silent Hill.

2. Silent Hill 2

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Silent Hill 2 was an open-world survival horror game. The game was set in the fictional American town of Silent Hill and divided into four "separate" yet connected "worlds", which consist of the normal town, a resort area, a business district, and a hospital. The player takes control of James Sunderland, a widower who travels to Silent Hill to investigate the disappearance of his wife, Mary. As James explores the various environments of Silent Hill, he encounters various monsters that either act as the game's bosses or attempt to kill James. The player must explore the town, solve puzzles, and fight monsters to progress through the game. There are also smaller side quests that add to the gameplay and provide information on the town. Silent Hill 2 is seen as a "masterpiece" by many critics.

Silent Hill

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The first Silent Hill game was released in 1999 and it has been remade several times. It was released on Playstation, Playstation 2, PC, Xbox, and Xbox 360.  This game can be credited for laying the foundation for many of the games to come. It takes place in the fictional town of Silent Hill, Maine. Silent Hill is a foggy, haunted town with a number of abandoned buildings. Centers on a man named Harry Mason who is searching for his missing adopted daughter. He learns about a local cult and a civil war that took place in the area. The game is full of puzzles and relies heavily on the player exploring the town and completing tasks in order to progress.

This Mystery Will Be Solved

Silent Hill games are great for players who enjoy horror games. Solve the mystery of Silent Hill, while maintaining their sanity. Noticed: This game is an 18+ for extreme violence and gore.