P.T.'s puzzling story explained in depth


That freaking fridge

The timing on this video could not be better. As a new PlayStation 4 owner, one of the first games I knew I had to download was P.T., a playable teaser lead-in to Silent Hills. It's a weird game -- "experimental," if you like -- that obfuscates its mechanics to create a deeply unsettling experience. A hallway loops. A creepy fetus thing cries in a sink. A ghost pops up unexpectedly.

While I don't think I've played a scarier game in my life, much of the story was lost on me. Enter The Grate Debate, a YouTube channel covering Silent Hill analysis and discussion, with answers and compelling speculation. At just under 40 minutes long, you're going to want to settle in.

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  • You can play the Silent Hills teaser P.T. on PC now, sort of - Jed Whitaker
  • Torture yourself with this fan-made trailer for Silent Hills - Nic Rowen
  • P.T. is no longer available for download, even if it's already in your library - Nic Rowen
  • What would your Silent Hill look like? - Nic Rowen
  • Do you love P.T. enough to pay 1000 for it? - Vikki Blake
  • P.T. scared me more than any other videogame - Jordan Devore
  • PSA: This is your last day to download P.T., the playable teaser for Silent Hills - Chris Carter
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