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4 years ago#1
I've played just about every game in the series, and thought homecoming was a solid game. How's downpour?
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4 years ago#2
It's my favorite SH since the original trilogy.

It tries a lot of new things, but it's more hit than miss. Also a lot of the game's sidequests are really creative . . . Honestly, half of them are more compelling than the main story.
4 years ago#3
combat is a bit messy and the monster design leaves a lot to be desired, but its quite good in most other ways. if you atleast enjoyed HC then youll like DP. id also agree its the best SH since 3.
4 years ago#4
for this devs team first outting into the silent hill universe i thought they did a fantastic job, id like to see them do another silent hill game.
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4 years ago#5
darkhare posted...
for this devs team first outting into the silent hill universe i thought they did a fantastic job, id like to see them do another silent hill game.


I'd like that too. I don't think it's going to happen though. The franchise seems like it's on the verge of being shelved.
4 years ago#6
We're not getting hit with any other survival horror games that actually try to use atmosphere so a new SH game is always worth putting down money as long as it's not the SH game that's on the Vita.. That's just..

It's not SH >_>
4 years ago#7
I was thinking of picking this up. Would be the first Silent Hill game I've played. Wasn't there something about putting the save file on a memory stick to prevent freezing?
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4 years ago#8
Just ordered the game off of Amazon today for $13 and change. Looking forward to playing it
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4 years ago#9
The game is just 'okay'. It's a laggy mess, even after the patch that took nearly more than half a year to release. All the enemies are humanoid due to the combat system, which isn't good either. There's a lot more I wish this game had but fell very short on. In the end I enjoy what little experience I had with it, just wish it was developed a little more.
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4 years ago#10
Excellent game, I thought. Much more of a traditional survival horror without a huge amount of backtracking, which was awesome.

The soundtrack, despite the lack of Yamaoka, was really good, the game excelled at creating a good atmosphere, and I found Murphy a pretty interesting and cool protagonist.

For me, it's my favourite SH other than 2. I know that will be an unpopular opinion but who cares, either way it's probably the best the series has seen in about 10 years.

Also I thought Homecoming sucked ;)
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