Game details

Game:
Silent Hill: Book of Memories
AKA
Silent Hill Vita [Working Title]
Genre:
Action
Sub Genre:
Survival Horror
Release Date (US):
October 23rd, 2012
Release Date (UK):
November 2nd, 2012
Players:
1
Online Players:
1-4
Developers:
The Collective / Konami
Publisher:
Konami
Rating:
M [Mature]
PSU Rank:
0 of 1166 Games
PSU Rank on PSVita:
0 of 0 Games
Additional Information:
Silent Hill: Book of Memories is a team-based Silent Hill title for PlayStation Vita, where players are required to work together in order to survive.

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Silent Hill: Book of Memories is an interesting take on a classic franchise let down by some noticeable flaws.

We like

  • Impressive bestiary of iconic Silent Hill monsters
  • Strangely addictive with some interesting gameplay mechanics
  • Excels in co-op mode

We dislike

  • Bland, repetitive combat
  • Lots of backtracking
  • The cheap traps dotted throughout each zone

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The Survival Horror genre has been rapidly declining since the mid-2000s. Changing tastes among consumers and pressure from corporate bigwigs alike has forced the likes of Capcom and Konami to slowly transition away from the methodical, cerebral-based antics of old and instead go down a more mainstream, action-oriented route more aligned with Hollywood blockbusters than a George A. Romero romp. This is best exemplified in Surv...

Silent Hill: Book of Memories News

  • First DLC for Silent Hill Book of Memories now available

    Konami today announced the first downloadable content for Silent Hill Book of Memories will include refined balancing and dozens of new gameplay features. The DLC for the PS Vita-exclusive game will only set you back $4.99 for new characters, weapons, costumes, enemies, and mission types. The...

  • Silent Hill: Book of Memories images

    Konami has unleashed a horrific batch of Silent Hill: Book of Memories screenshots for your viewing pleasure. Available now in North America and due out in Europe next month, Book of Memories introduces multiplayer for the first time in the venerable horror franchise. Working together, gamers ...

  • Silent Hill: Book of Memories infests PS Vita

    Silent Hill: Book of Memories, the PlayStation Vita-exclusive entry in the long-running psychological horror franchise, is now available for purchase in North America. Book of Memories marks a significant departure for Konami’s classic series, offering cooperative multiplayer and RPG elemen...

  • Pyramid Head rocks up in new Silent Hill: Book of Memories trailer

    Konami has unleashed a blood-drenched new trailer for upcoming PlayStation Vita horror romp, Silent Hill: Book of Memories. The trailer can be seen below and features an appearance by the iconic Silent Hill baddie Pyramid Head, complete with his trademark Great Knife. Book of Memories is the ...

  • Silent Hill: Book of Memories release date announced

    Konami has announced that Silent Hill: Book of Memories will launch exclusively for PlayStation Vita in Europe on November 2, 2012. The handheld horror title is being developed by WayForward, and introduces multiplayer to the series for the first time in its 13-year history. Story-wise this n...

  • Silent Hill: Book of Memories demo due this week

    PlayStation Vita-exclusive horror outing Silent Hill: Book of Memories will receive a free demo tomorrow, Konami has announced. The teaser is based on the single-player portion of the game, and includes the first two zones plus an end-of-level boss scrap. Two characters will be up for grabs. ...

  • PAX Prime 2012: Silent Hill: Book of Memories screens

    Silent Hill: Book of Memories, Konami’s PlayStation Vita-exclusive entry in the venerable horror franchise, marks a radical departure for the series with the introduction of a multiplayer component. Unlike previous games, where players explore and battle through the town solo, Book of Memor...

  • Gamescom 2012: Silent Hill: Book of Memories screens

    Konami has shined the flashlight on a fresh batch of Silent Hill: Book of Memories screenshots for you to gawp at. Have a butcher’s at a teaser shot below and then shuffle over to our Book of Memories gallery to view the full collection. Due out exclusively on PlayStation Vita later thi...

  • Silent Hill: Book of Memories images

    Konami has shined the flashlight on a grisly batch of new Silent Hill: Book of Memories screenshots for you to gawp at. Have a gander at a couple of spooky shots below, then shuffle over to our Book of Memories gallery to view the full collection. The horror title, which takes for the form of a m...

  • E3 2012: Konami reveals Silent Hill Book of Memories release window, new screens

    Konami today revealed new screens for Silent Hill Book of Memories for the PS Vita. You can check some out below or hit up our gallery for more. Konami also slapped a release window of October for the spooky new adventure on Vita. The game is exclusively designed for Vita and is a slight depa...

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