"Murphy Pendleton has been incarcerated for several years, having had his sentence extended once already. Due to his history at Ryall State Prison, he is being transferred to nearby Wayside Maximum Security Penitentiary-but a freak accident cuts the journey short. Waking up in a forest next to the wrecked bus, Murphy has a clear shot at freedom. He makes his way into the sleepy town of Silent Hill where mysterious locals welcome him into a slowly developing personal hell.
Silent Hill Downpour is the latest Silent Hill game offering the familiar Survival Horror game play delivered in the most defined visual quality to date. The game also expands on the exploration theme of the franchise design-wise and through psychological torture, ambient story, horrific enemies and self-evaluative questions of despair.
Renowned story and music talent attached to the game including - Silent Hill comic writer, Tom Waltz Original music directed and composed by renowned composer, Dan Licht, of the Showtime series, Dexter Theme song performed by hard-rock multiplatinum group, Korn "
Well, I like the notion of playing a criminal, because it does get tired of always playing someone "innocent" who just happens to stumble into SH. OK, maybe not entirely innocent, but still, I have to say the SH storyline left a bit to be desired (except for SH1, which was awesome
Anyway, I love the notion of exploration, that sounds great. I'm a little more skeptical when it comes to the music, but I won't criticize it until I've at least heard it. OH, and this game will be 3D compatible...