Silent Hill 3 (2003 Video Game)
Remake of the original
Main character makes reference to the title, comparing it to something she had seen.
A later part of the game takes place in a highrise building with different businesses located on various floors. One of the businesses is a ballet studio owned by one "Madame Blanc". This is a reference to a character (and the setting) of the Dario Argento horror film Suspiria (1977).
As a result of completing the game under special conditions, a weapon called a Beam Saber becomes available for use.
The shot of the wheelchair in the office building is almost identical in lighting and color to the cover and poster of The Changeling.
Designer Masahiro Ito confirmed on Twitter that the spinning fan imagery in Silent Hill 1 and 3 was inspired by Angel Heart.
The elevator descent scene.
A memo can be found in the hospital to a Dr. Midkiff and it is from a person named Crosby. In the movie Pet Sematary, Dale Midkiff plays a doctor (Dr. Creed) and his wife is played by Denise Crosby.
The split worm in Silent Hill 3 is identical to the worms in Tremors.
The train that Heather needs to take on her way home through the subway departs from the Bergen Street platform. In the opening of the movie, Jacob awakens on a subway train and asks one of the passengers if they have already passed Bergen Street. The platform's are nearly identical in appearance in both the film and game.
quoted by designer as an inspiration for the style of the game.
In the office building, there is an area where an empty wheelchair facing an open door can be seen behind a large plate of glass. This is an homage to "Session 9" which features a similar shot of an empty wheelchair in the distance as a recurring scene.
A small poster of the game is shown on display at the mall.
Game is referenced and title screen is shown.
The head of Silent Hill 3's "Robbie the Rabbit" can be seen floating in the sky.
The paintings in one of the rooms on the second floor of Graniny Gorki are the same paintings in the church area of this game.
The amusement park level features a bunny statue exactly the same as the bunny mascot from Silent Hill 3's amusement park, only with ketchup around his mouth instead of blood.
game visible behind Phelous throughout the review
The ruby slipper in the background during the motel scene is a reference to one of Silent Hill 3's Amusement Park Riddles.
The demon lord is named Valtiel.
The nurses are the #10 picks.
Phelous compares moments in Jacob's Ladder to this game
Clips from the video game are shown while the cast comment on the song 'Silent Hill No Uta'.
Clips of the video game are shown while the cast comment on the Princess Heart costume.
The Princess Heart costume that's obtainable by entering a password is a spoof of the sailor warrior costumes from this series.