Seven year before the events of the first game, a lonely trucker pass through Silent Hill in one of his deliveries, in which will face his sad past and the mysteriousness of that city coming abreast according his journey.

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Mikey O'Conner ...
Travis Grady (voice) (as Mikey O' Conner)
John Chancer ...
Richard Grady / Dr. Michael Kaufmann (voice)
Jennifer Woodward ...
Lisa Garland / Alessa Gillespie (voice) (as Jennifer Woodwood)
Laurence Bouvard ...
Dahlia Gillespie / Helen Grady (voice)
Ben Eli ...
Young Travis (voice)
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Seven year before the events of the first game, a lonely trucker pass through Silent Hill in one of his deliveries, in which will face his sad past and the mysteriousness of that city coming abreast according his journey.

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The Nightmare Began Here

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Drama | Horror | Mystery

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6 November 2007 (USA)  »

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Silent Hill Zero  »

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Originally released for the PSP on October 26th, 2007 Silent Hill: Origins was later re-released on the PlayStation 2 on March 4th, 2008. See more »

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Throughout the Silent Hill series, Alessa is shown to have dark hair and brown eyes. In Origins, she is depicted to have brown hair and blue eyes. See more »

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Jodie Mason: Harry, it's a baby!
Harry Mason: It's a girl. Go on, hold her.
Jodie Mason: Cheryl... we'll call her "Cheryl".
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Followed by Silent Hill: Homecoming (2008) See more »

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Blow Back
Lyrics by Joe Romersa
Vocals by Mary Elizabeth McGlynn (as Mary Elizabeth)
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A nice S.H sequel (or prequel!)
23 December 2008 | by (Scotland, U.K) – See all my reviews

So.. Sequel or Prequel... hmmmn. Origins takes us on a journey in the life of Travis, your average all-American, friendly truck driving guy. He's a loner (awww) and is happiest alone driving his truck. He tends not to forge relationships and he prefers to leave his encounters in his rear view mirror. Until he stumbles upon a house ablaze in a sleepy little town called Silent Hill.....

This is, actually, quite a good game in the S.H series, (better than Homecoming in my opinion) but it still lacks a certain something. It's not up to the standard of S.H 2, 3 or 4 (the room) in terms of complexity, darkness, oppressive fear, subtle creepiness and plot. And the overall time it takes to complete is WAY too short. You do sort of get the impression this one didn't take too long to develop in comparison to the former titles. However, it still has the foundations of a great horror RPG with a dark dense atmosphere, nice graphics and game-play. Along with the typical scares, puzzles and nasty creatures to defeat which are all synonymous with Silent Hill. The extra addition of improved combat whilst fighting enemies is also a nice new feature. Overall a 7 out of 10 (for me). I did enjoy it, but it is nowhere near as good as the earlier titles (but better than Homecoming). Whether the like of S.H 1, 2 and 3 can be recreated in this age, remains to be seen, and is doubtful. But I'd still recommend it if you are a S.H fan, and if you're not, you'll still enjoy the back seat ride! On a side note-- I purchased one and played it (and it had a couple of VERY annoying glitches). however, I purchased another very recently, and it had none?


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