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Silent Hill is a series that began way, way back on the original PlayStation in 1999. In an era that many call a golden age of survival horror, Silent Hill managed to stand out. There was a sea of horror games, which made standing out difficult, but Silent Hill had a unique premise and a truly terrifying atmosphere. You were in a constant state of paranoia, which was only made worse by the knowledge that your radio would produce an eerie static sound when enemies were about. It created a palpable sense of fear, which is unmatched by practically any other horror game.

Fifteen years later, and Silent Hill has seen nine main installments, two feature film adaptations and a rather controversial HD collection. While many feel the series peaked with Silent Hill 3, others believe it should have stopped at the first game. Whatever your opinion on the best entry into the franchise, »

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