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9:00 AM on 04.17.2014

PSP versions of Silent Hill: Shattered Memories and Origins coming to PSN?

[Update: Err...gross price alert. Look at this: They want $29.99 apiece for these two!] Konami said that a re-release of the PSP versions of Silent Hill: Shattered Memories and Silent Hill: Origins will come to the PlayS...

Dale North


10:30 PM on 11.08.2013

These Silent Hill nurses sure are great dancers

Silent Hill nurses? Pretty freaky. Silent Hill nurses performing a well choreographed dance number that's also a burlesque number? Awesome, yet still pretty freaky. (Via Topless Robot)

Hamza CTZ Aziz

10:30 AM on 10.11.2013

WayForward shows off their Silent Hill DS game concept

Jump to about the 5:30 mark in this WayForwardTV stream capture to hear about Wayforward's ne'er released Silent Hill game.  WayForward says that this work pre-dates Contra 4, from 2006 They put it together because...

Dale North

2:00 PM on 10.04.2013

Lots of new Silent Hill soundtracks are available now

Sumthing Else Music Works has just released a whole bunch of Silent Hill series soundtracks, just in time for Halloween. We're talking soundtracks from the more recent series games, including Origins, Homecoming, Downpour, Sh...

Dale North

1:00 PM on 08.16.2013

Movie Defense Force: Silent Hill

My movie review show, Movie Defense Force, has another videogame-based film on the block this week, so I am sharing it here for your delicious viewing. I'm talking about the 2006 Silent Hill movie -- maligned by all when it first came out, but probably one of the better adaptations out there.  Of course, defending the sequel would be way more challenging ... and I plan on doing that, too!

Jim Sterling

11:00 AM on 08.01.2013

Rhymedown Spectacular: House on the Hill

It's time for your best friends, Yahtzee and Jim, to talk about things with rhyming and stuff. This week, Yahtzee buys a new house that's not all it's cracked up to be, while yours truly hides out in Hyrule and does some things.  Oh, what delightful fun!

Jim Sterling

1:00 PM on 04.06.2013

These Dr. Seuss game-to-book parodies are delightful

Watch out, Ashley Davis! You are not the only one capable of turning violent videogames into adorable children's entertainment! Aussie artist DrFaustusAU has a talent for emulating the distinctive style of Dr. Seuss book cove...

Tony Ponce

1:30 PM on 03.19.2013

Silent Hill: Book of Memories DLC and patch hits today

Silent Hill: Book of Memories is today getting a patch, making substantial improvements to the way the game plays. Based on player feedback, WayForward is hoping to make its PS Vita dungeon crawler a "kinder" experience by re...

Jim Sterling



Co-op and horror don't work together in Dead Space 3 photo
Co-op and horror don't work together in Dead Space 3
by Taylor Stein

The room is dark, cold, and unusually calm. The once bare walkways are now riddled with blood and severed limbs. In the distance, a faint hum can be heard echoing throughout the metal encampment. Its repetition is a solid reminder that you are alone. A solitary light flickers in the corner, and shadows crisscross the floor. You take a step forward. Then pause. After a brief intermission your pace continues. With another wary stride you've nearly traversed the makeshift graveyard. As tensions begin to lift, the door beckons you to embrace its promise of safety.

Apprehension shifts to resolution, and you make a quick dash for the exit. In a split second, the uneasy stillness is transformed into utter chaos. Mangled bodies emerge from the vents above and behind, cutting off your escape. You are surrounded and a flurry of trigger-pulls will not save you. Just as all is lost, as waves of red pulse around the corners of the screen, your friend who has been too busy texting the whole time, picks up the controller and easily trumps the creatures encroaching on your position. Phew, lucky there were two of us.

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2:45 PM on 12.23.2012

Sup Holmes gets slimy with Skullgirls' Mariel Cartwright

There was a time when my highest aspiration in life was to draw my own 2D fighting game. As I got older, I discovered that without the utmost talent, patience, and dedication, it was never going to happen (which is why it ha...

Jonathan Holmes

2:45 PM on 11.18.2012

Sup Holmes is horrorified with WayForward's Adam Tierney

[Destructoid's Director of Communications Hamza Aziz asked Jonathan Holmes to make a show called 'Sup, Holmes?' so that Destructoid could later sell a t-shirt that says 'Sup, Holmes?' on it. This is that show. Subscribe...

Jonathan Holmes





3:00 PM on 10.29.2012

Jimquisition: Scare Tactics

Dr. Jonathan Crane accepts an invite to give the Jimquisition a lesson in fear. It's the Halloween special, and while your ol' pal Sterling confronts his greatest nightmares, a long-hated horror trope is discussed, defended,...

Jim Sterling

12:30 PM on 10.26.2012

Flixist reviewed Silent Hill: Revelations 3D!

Matthew Razak was scheduled to promote the review for Silent Hill: Revelations 3D over on Flixist, but apparently his stupid office has Destructoid blocked. Can't think why! In any case, it falls to me to do the cross-pollina...

Jim Sterling



Review: Silent Hill: Book of Memories  photo
Review: Silent Hill: Book of Memories
by Jim Sterling

Silent Hill: Book of Memories has been a controversial release, despised almost from the outset by fans who viewed it as a betrayal of the series, an abandonment of the survival horror trappings that apparently must be reflected in every single Silent Hill game, spin-off or otherwise. 

I've been a staunch defender of the game's right to exist, declaring that no sequential game should be bound to the blueprint laid out in the original, provided the game itself turns out to be enjoyable. Having played small sections of the game, I became more confident in WayForward's ability to craft a great dungeon-crawler with a Silent Hill flavor.

All I can say is ... what did I do, Book of Memories? What did I do to make you hate me this much?

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12:30 PM on 10.15.2012

Konami explains Silent Hill: Book of Memories delays

Silent Hill: Book of Memories, the first Silent Hill title for the PlayStation Vita, has seen its fair share of delays during the course of its development; first being delayed by a month from February to March...

Harry Monogenis

3:00 PM on 10.04.2012

Konami announces Book of Memories demo from Tuesday

Konami has today officially announced that a Silent Hill: Book of Memories demo is available to download from the PlayStation Store for your PS Vita handheld entertainment device. If you were confused at all about what you do...

Jim Sterling