Silent Hill: Homecoming (2008)

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After back from war, a soldier returns to his hometown. Once there, he notice that the city is deserted, and that his brother and father disappeared too. Exploring the city, he discover that Silent Hill maybe is behind of that mystery.

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Alex Shepherd (voice)
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Elle Holloway (voice)
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Deputy Wheeler / Order Soldier (voice)
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Joshua Shepherd (voice)
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Young Alex Shepherd (voice)
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Adam Shepherd / Curtis Ackers / Order Soldier (voice)
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Mayor Sam Bartlett / Dr. Fitch (voice)
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Judge Holloway / Lillian Sheperd (voice)
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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 Anonymous

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Evil welcomes you back home.


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30 September 2008 (USA)  »

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Silent Hill 5  »

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The trucker in the beginning is Travis Grady, from Silent Hill: Origins. See more »

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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 »

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Alex Shepherd: You've got a lot of clock parts in this place. There a reason?
Curtis Ackers: Yeah, there's a reason. For fixing clocks! Haven't you noticed that every single clock in this town has stopped at exactly 2:06?
Alex Shepherd: No, I hadn't.
Curtis Ackers: Well, take a look around, son.
Alex Shepherd: Why do you think that is?
Curtis Ackers: Hell if I know. I just try to fix 'em. But it's no use. They won't start running again. It's like something's not letting us move on.
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Really good game but a little anti-climatic
25 March 2009 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

The game itself is a huge leap as it changes the combat system entirely from 1 and 2 (I didn't play 3 or 4 I'm assuming they're the same). For starters the game is more combat oriented with the introduction of using various combos and finishing moves to kill your enemies, you can also aim the gun yourself giving you the freedom to place a few pellets in certain monsters critical zones which can be really handy when your conserving those last 4 bullets that you 'wasted' 2 minutes ago fighting another creature.

The horror factor stands up to the silent hill name, really gory, really twisted and leaves you feeling cold due to the attention paid to certain details. The characters are likable and are great to interact with due to the new speech system allowing you to take complete control over certain dialogues. It's also great how you can have a combat buddy fighting alongside you, blasting monsters back to back.

My only complaint is the fact that the game is really anti-climatic towards the end, in many cases it feels that the designers just got bored and didn't bother with some greater in depth story line unlike in SH2 where you get two bosses and a scene explaining more of the story.

Overall the game is good and I give it 8 stars for the reason that the ending wasn't as good as it could have been, but it is definitely worth the look.


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