Silent Hill 2 (2001)

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After receiving a letter of his late wife, from Silent Hill, a clerk makes his way through there, without know what is really waiting for him. Getting there, he notice that is sinking deeper in the unknown.



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Cast overview:
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Angela Orosco (voice)
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Laura (voice)
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Amy Baldwin - Restless Dreams version (voice)


After receiving a mysterious letter from his late wife, James Sunderland takes a terrifying trip to the small, lakeside town of Silent Hill. Now the question is not what brought him there, the question is will he get out alive? Written by J Hoffman

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11 September 2001 (USA)  »

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Silent Hill 2: Restless Dreams  »

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The Straight-Jacket monster was inspired by the art director seeing an employee at work coming towards him in a hoodie while bobbing around listening to his personal stereo. See more »


When James ducks into the closet, he loads one clip into the handgun and fires ten bullets, emptying the magazine. When the cut scene ends, the gun is loaded with the amount of bullets it was carrying before the cut scene. See more »


Angela: [lying on the floor, holding and staring at a kitchen knife] Oh, it's you...
James Sunderland: Yeah... I'm James.
Angela: [sighs] Angela.
James Sunderland: Angela, okay. I don't know what you're planning, but there's always another way.
Angela: Really? But... you're the same as me. It's easier just to run, besides, it's what we deserve.
James Sunderland: No! I'm not like you!
Angela: Are you *afraid*? I... I'm sorry...
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2 February 2003 | by See all my reviews

Wow. This game embodies everything that horror movies should be. Oh sure, the gameplay leaves some things to be desired, but that's like criticizing a good movie because the video had poor picture quality. Enjoy this game for the imagery, the eerie sense of...scary things, and the plot. Yes, that's right: plot. This video game is plot-driven; not like Resident Evil which can be summed up thusly: We Have to Kill Things.

The sound effects and scenes are better-done than in any other comparable video game, and most motion pictures too. But, heh, the lines are pretty dumb and the voice acting isn't that great, but, hey, it's a Japanese translation so you'd expect it not to be that great of an exercise in dialogue.

If you're a horror-movie aficionado, even if you're not a regular gamer, try this game. Or, if you're sick and tired of the crappy crap that is put out by the gaming industry, try this! It's good!

And don't come crying saying it was "boring" or something. You obviously played this game for the wrong reasons.

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