After a brief stint in a military hospital, Alex Shepherd returns to his hometown of Shepherd's Glen after having disturbing dreams concerning his younger brother. But he finds his mother in a nearly catatonic state and his father and brother are both missing. He searches through his nearly abandoned hometown, looking for answers that will lead him to his brother, only to find that Shepherd's Glen is not the town he remembers. Written by
Evil welcomes you back home.
Did You Know?
The opening sequence is a possible reference to the hospital sequence of Adrian Lyne
's film Jacob's Ladder
(1990). Konami has been known to reference "Ladder" in almost all of the Silent Hill installments. See more
The flag on Alex's jacket is backwards. Alex is wearing a military jacket, and it's a tradition in the U.S. military for servicemen to wear a backwards flag on their right shoulder. See more
I noticed a banner out front that said something about an anniversary.
Yes, the town's 150 year anniversary.
But wasn't that celebration, like, years ago? I thought I remembered being here for it.
You're right. Things tend to stay in one place around here. I guess it's time we took that down, huh?
References Jacob's Ladder