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The Leaderboard (7 months ago)
Which is your favorite game in the series??? Sound off in comments below and don’t forget to tell us which game you want us to cover next!! You can continue the conversation with us on Discord (The Leaderboard Fam): https://discord.gg/ddnfPwH
fanaticz666 (1 month ago)
I loved sh4
RedCommieUnicorn (2 months ago)
Silent Hill 2
Iftime Iulian (3 months ago)
in SH4 after some gameplay when i have returned in the room to save the game i let the camera to watch the window and a bit later i saw some flying faces in 2D who where passing up and dawn at neregular time, i have searched the internet for clues but i found nothing(sry for bad english)
tracer's lover (3 months ago)
The Leaderboard well mine at the moment is silent hill 2 because i got the hd collection that contains sh2 and sh3 i finished sh2 and it scared me to no end and im starting sh3
dom (3 months ago)
bahamut191180 (1 day ago)
r. i . p. sillent hill now you are just a panchinko
Janka Janssen (4 days ago)
Best series ever made. The movies were an abomination.
Josh Elsarboukh (6 days ago)
You ignored Downpour, which might be my favorite one
I want a silent hill collection like bioshock got.
Alex Laing (14 days ago)
Silent Hill as in the original. Can't beat it.
Valery Rubinov (21 days ago)
wow, It was very professional...
Jen K (1 month ago)
i still live in hope that one day a decent Silent Hill game will be released, one that is at least on par with 1-4
Dead Haven (1 month ago)
107 Facts about Jet Set Radio. Please for the love of Prof. K.
I remember the UFO ending! omg. that was so long ago. damn.
Evangeliman (1 month ago)
Silent hill 4 was really good, i don't know what was wrong with thoes reviewers, its also pretty scary. its not perfect though, there were some real poor design choices but they dont really ruin the experience.
Evangeliman (1 month ago)
silent hill 1 still gives me the spooks more than most games today.
P S (1 month ago)
Kind of wish you'd have spent more time on games other than SH2... >_>
Josh Baxter (1 month ago)
I'm pretty sure those aren't human corpses in eddie's otherworld
Soraya (1 month ago)
Why should I know these facts?
Tariq Marshall (1 month ago)
LOL. They wanted to provide a dingy atmosphere representative of what Tsuboyama saw in California. I wonder which hellhole he visited here.
Adolf Healer (1 month ago)
Sato said he added imperfections to Maria to make her look more real in the same documentary we both watched. It's just weird that you would say that he made Maria perfect, because he specifically says he made her imperfect, adding blemishes to her skin and a belly flap.
President Obama (1 month ago)
1. actually any corpse you come by in sh2 is an edited version of james' character model. every single one not just the first. 2. angela's character model and voice were intentionally made to seem like an older adult woman to reflect how intensely her trauma has aged her. 3. pt mostly didn't work as a surprise sh teaser bc the loading icon was literally the halo of the sun (the red save point symbol) and anyone who's played a silent hill game all the way through caught it. i remember loading it up upon release at my buddy's house and we're both like "oh... is this is a silent hill game?" like right away at the title screen
Jamie White (1 month ago)
Hold up fact 17! That Michael Gough picture is of the actor Michael Gough (pronounced Goff) who played Alfred in the Burton/Schumacher Batman films. Not voice actor Michael Gough. Just saying...
Harry in the first game runs like he shet himself
LIQUID SNAKE (1 month ago)
Konami would have become like sony. Though few but talented devs like team silent hill and kojima production.
zer0 95 (1 month ago)
haha.... i was watching this video for 2 minutes, waiting for him to say fact number 2 then i looked at the left corner... he talks with very little breaks in between facts so its hard to keep track lol
Kenny Guy (1 month ago)
14:28 Those toggles moving on their own creeped me out! I know they're equalizers, and that they move together with others... just a neat thing to see while watching SH stuff.
GuestOfGregoryHouse (2 months ago)
Harry Townsshhhhhhend
dontcallmedude (2 months ago)
Rip silent Hill 😢
TonyaMarie Brown (2 months ago)
Talked too a bit too fast for me because I'm hard of hearing but very entertaining and well arranged. I even enjoyed hearing what I already knew. I just wished for more specific details. Nobody talks about the butcher in Origins or how he or Travis may have become a precursor Pyramid Head. My favorites are 3,and Origins or zero as it's called in Japan, and especially the unfinished Silent Hills, PT, which I am fortunate to have. I think Lisa from there is the scariest monster of them all. I was mugged and thrown down stairs and lost my baby so I can relate, maybe that's why she scares me so much. I did successfully have two sons a few years after. I now have RSD which is a chronic pain disease so I play these to fight the pain.
Duke Togo (2 months ago)
Silent Hill 2... Hands down... Best of the entire series. First and third game.. are second best.
Samuel Ward (2 months ago)
Is that the Rageaholic narrating?
Draxxor (3 months ago)
Intro track from the first SH. When I hear this guitar at beginning, a shiver ran through me. those soundtrack are creepy and awesome. The graetest Horror game I've ever played
Andres Benitez (3 months ago)
Its kinda sad that silent hill is gone and became the slot machine in mobile app sad
Rilumai (2 months ago)
Rocky Ramone You can easily emulate SH1 and there are PC versions of SH2 and SH3 that you can get working fairly well with some tweaks.
Andres Benitez (2 months ago)
yup that sad
Rocky Ramone (2 months ago)
Wish they atleast rereleased SH 1-3 for modern game platforms.HD collection was a bad port for the last consoles and theres no real good way to play them on PC from what i can tell
Erizo Conciso (3 months ago)
Pyramid head is just James' alter-ego tryin to guide us without the distraction of Maria, not a executioner of prisoners.
Goddess Usako (3 months ago)
I will be salty about the cancellation of Silent Hills until I die.
Rocky Ramone (2 months ago)
same here. Silent Hill was like my favourite franchise ever
Goddess Usako (3 months ago)
Did anyone else get to go to the silent hill house at Halloween Horror Nights a few years ago? It was amazing, the best house I’ve ever seen at HHH and replicated the SH environment so perfectly
Oscar Vilches (3 months ago)
"..a rare feat for any franchise"?? here are some few examples without thinking too much (unlike movies where this statement is actually true): doom2-quake2-assassins creed2-resident evil2-witcher2-infamous2-uncharted2-killzone2-cod2-battlefield2-megaman2....omg there are too many. And don't make me talk about the third parts.
AntFuze (3 months ago)
I'm so sad Silent Hills was cancelled :(
666PsychoMantis (3 months ago)
It would have been cool if you included the many horror references found in the original Silent Hill: - The chainsaw shop "Cut-Rite Chain Saws" is taken From The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 - The florist "Mushnick's Florist" is taken from Little Shop of Horrors - The newspapers in the news boxes around town read "Bill Skins Fifth" which was taken from The Silence of the Lambs - Around walls/shutters throughout the town you may spot "REDRUM" which was taken from The Shining
shawn boyce (3 months ago)
0:30 if a group of asian/japan people make the games why is there no asian or japan main characters? they trying to say only white people going to hell/Silent Hill?
dom (3 months ago)
Ya silent hell 2 is better
tracer's lover (3 months ago)
Yeah it definitly did disorientate me
Shayne1973 (3 months ago)
Silent Hill 2-3 and homecoming. The rest not worth playing
Rilumai (2 months ago)
Homecoming is worth playing but not the original game? No... Just no...
Dial? wtf
Burned Raven Tales (4 months ago)
silent hill 3 is still my favorite, loved Heather as the main character and the facial graphics are still fantastic today
orangreeffect (4 months ago)
kinda wish that PT did go somewhere,that way RE7 didn't try and rip it off
Lucas Gabriel (5 months ago)
1:26 This isn't the creator of Silent Hill. This is actually Kenji Kawai, a composer. He composed the Ghost In the Shell (1995) soundtrack.
Anthony Ray (5 months ago)
Silent Hill 3 was my personal favorite
Sandra Weilbrenner (5 months ago)
silent hill 2 was the best game ever
aaron conecept (5 months ago)
I don’t know if some one else mentioned it but in silent hill 2 they mention Walter Sullivan in a news article killing 2 children which end up as one of the monsters in the room (the twins)
Madeleine Lynskey (5 months ago)
amazing video :)
Maccy Ninja (5 months ago)
I actually like Silent Hill: Homecoming, to me it is not as bad as people say.
fotakatos (21 days ago)
Yeah, I actually played it again last year, after finishing Downpour, and I was actually positively surprised by how similar Homecoming was to the old games in retrospect. I ragequit on some boss, however. Man, that game is hard.
Endlessdarkness0 (5 months ago)
107 Facts about Gravity Rush PLEEEEEEEEAAAAAASE!!!!
Ali Taimoor (5 months ago)
Silent Hill 4 was also influenced by novel The House of Leaves, a postmodern opus...
Ikaros Alpha (5 months ago)
I love how in the ufo ending you see James as this very decent looking model but at the same time, Harry is super blocky
maxsettingsgaming (5 months ago)
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Israel Karlo (5 months ago)
Michelle Onodera (5 months ago)
So they photographed the areas they wanted to use as models for the game. I'm sorry, but I'm imagining this: "Sir, could you please direct me to the filthiest bathroom in this town?"
Kenneth Medina (5 months ago)
Great facts but you should´ve mentioned Junji Ito in the Silent Hills segment :,(
Tendividedbysix (5 months ago)
It's all about Silent Hill 2, c'mon. The first game holds a special place too, and 3 was pretty good. I think 3 just needed a little something extra (or less of the cult bullshit). After that it was all pretty downhill for me, haven't liked a Silent Hill game since.
llaevigrof (5 months ago)
Check this out in relation to Silent Hills... Twin Peaks. Jack Heart? article all related to Silent Hill, Montauk Project... What a Rabbit Hole. https://www.veteranstoday.com/2017/12/16/esoteric-twin-peaks-ii-doppelganger-and-orgasmic-energy/
Nic RMN (5 months ago)
7780km^2 is the total area of Shizuoka *Prefecture. Not the city. But good job anyways. Cheers from Japan. ;)
GIDE328 (6 months ago)
Silent Hill 3 is my personal favorite, and is oddly familiar.
Yoxiv (6 months ago)
Minor correction should be made: Silent Hill 4 was always a Silent Hill game from the beginning, not a spinoff or spiritual successor. In fact, it began production roughly around the same time that Silent Hill 3 was being made. Because of this, the team was basically split between the two, which ultimately explains why SH3 came off as a shorter experience than the first 2 entries, and The Room lacking some of the polish that the other 3 had.
Meipon (6 months ago)
is it weird i love looking at photo's from the abandoned mine cities in Japan? They have to make a horror city in silent hill style the fog is perfect there
Lauren Cooper (6 months ago)
I love the silent hill 2 game
EatMoreWaffles (6 months ago)
Every time I tell someone I love Stranger Things for the fact it was partially inspired by Silent Hill, they flip out in agony and get pissed because they want Stranger things to be seen as pure and original. It's ridiculous, but who tf cares? I enjoy knowing Silent hill inspires so much, even silent hill was inspired by other content and it's cool, not a bad thing...??
EatMoreWaffles I agree 100%. people need to realise that ideas start somewhere
LeCoolFace (6 months ago)
Stranger Things sucks, and so do your videos.
LeCoolFace (6 months ago)
Caucassian doesn't mean white.
nick (6 months ago)
I like sh2-3-4 Origins and Shattered memories. 2 and SM are my favourite. 4 and origins my least favourite. I still enjoy all of them on the ps2. I'd buy a good remaster without a doubt.. but with what they did to 2 and 3 I don't think there is going to be a good remaster/remake.
Doctor Dex (6 months ago)
I really don't like the 107 format. It only forces you to put a bunch of filler in there. Sure there are some neat facts, but it gets buried under things that are common knowledge.
63 is incorrect. Sato said that he designed Maria to be flawed (bleached hair, roll of flab, etc.) because it made her seem more human in contrast to the perfect characters from games like Final Fantasy. She's supposed to be a sexualised version of Mary.
Jamie Owns (6 months ago)
The 3rd silent hill is my favourite sadly I didn't play through 2nd one before youtube. But essentially youtubers ruined silent hill 2 for me by spoiling the story.
Jose M. Figueroa Jr. (6 months ago)
Hope they make the half series, Lion king style. But DARKER. Silent Hill one and so half, for starters, where you play the game through the eyes of someone else in the game, not particularly the main protagonist. Also, more origins type games, where events take place after one game, but before the others. Please don't judge me on this subject. I'm only saying, out of respect.
Scrawny McMassive (6 months ago)
I recall hearing something about Mary's corpse being in the back of James' car at the beginning of SH2. I think it was confirmed by the devs on Twitter, but I honestly have no recollection of how that theory got started or where I heard it so there's like a solid 30% chance I'm talking absolute nonsense, but hey. That's a thing
Jose M. Figueroa Jr. (6 months ago)
In my not so humble opinion, silent hill is darker than Resident Evil in countless ways. Resident Evil is too cookie cutter, while Silent Hill switches things up in its own dark way. No nasty debates, please.
StubenhockerElite (6 months ago)
The original Team Silent are real heroes of the industry. They are proof that passion and talent can get you far.
PACMAN3851 (6 months ago)
If you really believe any silent hill game after 4 is canon or good in any way. You're delusional and in denial or stupid.
Maccy Ninja (5 months ago)
Okay so people who like games that you don't like are apparently dumb. #logic
Rafael Loschiavo (6 months ago)
SH4 has one of the best back stories for a so called spin-off, much better than SH3 and everything done after The Room.
Helen’s Chocobo Farm (6 months ago)
My favorite is three since it was my first and came with an awesome soundtrack. I’m not even sorry but I like 4 and Homecoming also, even if I don’t consider the last one cannon. They’re just fun to play. I love the atmosphere. 😍
Helen’s Chocobo Farm (6 months ago)
Kinda wanna plug in the ps2 and play the originals again. 😅
Ellie (6 months ago)
This video was pretty good, but legit some of these facts are wrong.
Wolf-Jester (6 months ago)
No she's not perfect. Did you watch the making of Silent Hill 2?
Caustic Cataclysm (6 months ago)
If you enjoy Silent Hill discussion, check out RagnarRox's channel. He goes full autism on explaining monster meaning/lore. (Valtiel, Samael, Alessa, etc...)
theguyinthere (6 months ago)
keynan martinez (6 months ago)
Silent Hill 3 is the best one in the series, its like the Resident Evil 4 of the franchise.
fotakatos (21 days ago)
Still can't decide if I prefer this one or SH2 but SH3 is certainly underappreciated. SH2 is far more relateable thanks to the different real world problems tormenting the characters, and I think that that's why people love it so much. But SH3 is fantastic in so many other ways - and it's possibly the best-looking game from that entire generation.
Lan Lan Reactions (7 months ago)
Click like if the first Silent Hill was your favorite
Arnold Guajardo (7 months ago)
107facts about fatal frame plz
Ryan Armitage (7 months ago)
Silent hills would’ve made a killing
XB1GC (5 months ago)
Ryan Armitage konami though pachinko machines is better becuase potatoes
The Young Gamer (7 months ago)
Are they ever gonna make a new silent hill.. (I'm a newcomer)
Maccy Ninja (5 months ago)
I doubt it.
Porcelain Rose (7 months ago)
Yesssss!!! I've been waiting so long for this!!
Toi O'Kelly (7 months ago)
Konami shall forever have my eternal hatred for destroying the wonderous masterpiece of Silent Hills!!!😭😠
JNA 14 (7 months ago)
Seeing Norman Reedus turn around and walk into the Silent Hill makes me cry
Finally. I am a man of my promise
Ricky Rea (7 months ago)
Great work!
henkestenke (7 months ago)
Don’t touch that dial now!
Zack Matthew (7 months ago)
Ahhh Silent Hill. My best horror game. The atmosphere is creepy... and the background sound. Stories are great. Love the secret and easter egg the game had. Played SH2 and 3, never finished SH4 tho due to corrupted data.... I also love SH Homecoming. The combat differ and dodging. Tho just hope the monster doesnt include nurse or Pyramid head... was hoping they made new design cause the monster are originally made for James of SH2... the town is just the neighbour town of SilentHill and it just mean that the curse can spread to near area. Well not really curse, more like evil entity. As known most Silent Hill area and the surrounding near them are the ancient burial of Native American Indian massacre and the death of prisioner and all the bad stuff happening, causing the evil to form and the idea of creating new gods or entity. The bosses of Homecoming is great and have their own intepretation of its form. Not much on small monster... And also, I always love Silent Hill for multiple ending, and the UFO ending. For the movie, first one is great. 2nd movie is a bit trash... its almost like game while the first one have more real and story tho differ from game....
Its a shame Silent Hills P.T never got to be released, that game would have kicked ass! But maybe there will be a new Silent Hill game in the next few years, you never know ^^
Gabberman9000 Films (7 months ago)
I consider Silent Hill 1-3 to be some of the best video games ever made in terms of storyline, characters, music and atmosphere with Silent Hill 3 being my favorite. Mmmm Heather <3
Gabberman9000 Films (5 months ago)
Ivan Alexey How is that cute face 16:57 gross to you?
Going Slap Happy (5 months ago)
Gabberman9000 Films mmm let's fap together to Heather
Maki Ruby Rose (7 months ago)
I'm still pissed that P.T. was never finished
MysteryGhostGamer (13 days ago)
I don't like first person games either. Though I badly wanted another Silent Hill game. I could barely stand the first person in Resident Evil 7. 3rd person is always better. Somehow I just always liked actually seeing the player character on screen.
Monster S (13 days ago)
I'm kinda happy because I wouldn't want silent hill to be a first person game
MysteryGhostGamer (3 months ago)
Blame the team that was behind it because one of the reasons it wasn't finished was creative differences. Most likely more on Del Torro's part. Also blame Hideo Kojima, he owns the franchise but if another game has higher sales than Silent Hill had, than he drops the game he announced to come out. I wanna stand outside the Konami offices with an angry mob carrying torches, pitchforks and signs/posters about Silent Hill. Metal Gear Solid comes before Silent Hill. Never liked MGS. And this is one of the reasons why.
Project Soul (5 months ago)
it breaks my heart
Jean-francois Duval (7 months ago)
i think now is the time for a true remake of the first one. I really loved it but the graphic didnt really aged well, SH2-3-4 are still looking incredibly good.
DieHardjagged (7 months ago)
Well since Konami seems to see that Spin off game on the Wii as a "remaster".. we will most likely NEVER see a proper remaster, until a fan steps up and does it himself.
BestInTheWorld (7 months ago)
Can you do a video of obscure the aftermath?
The Biggest Foot (7 months ago)
I thumb it down because he hardly spoke about SH3 but spoke more about that demo game PT
lmfao you spent all that time on the original games and just skipped the games between 4 and pt..

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