EL SEGUNDO, Calif. - January 19, 2009 - Following on the heels of its successful debut on Wii™, Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. today announced that it has shipped Silent Hill: Shattered Memories for the PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system and PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) system. The latest release in the renowned horror game franchise, Silent Hill: Shattered Memories is a reimagining of the original Silent Hill with all new twists.
Silent Hill: Shattered Memories begins much like the beloved original. The game opens to the scene following a car accident where the central character, Harry Mason, wakes to find his daughter Cheryl missing. Harry sets out into the snowy streets of the haunted town of Silent Hill to find her, and that's where his living nightmare begins as he not only discovers the truth about his daughter, but also about himself.
The PlayStation®2 and PSP® versions include an all-new user interface featuring a cell phone which acts as a story telling device, map and camera as well as an all-new psych profiling system that plays upon the player's innermost fears. The game constantly watches the player's every move and adapts to their actions, offering a customized intense horror experience each time. Featuring an all-new soundtrack by series composer Akira Yamaoka, a streaming engine that eliminates load times, and intuitive exploration controls that immerse players in Silent Hill like never before, Silent Hill: Shattered Memories offers the most terrifying survival horror game to date!
Silent Hill: Shattered Memories is rated "M" for Mature by the ESRB and is now available in retail stores for the PlayStation®2 and PSP® for the SRP of $29.99, and on Wii for the SRP of $49.99. For more information on Silent Hill: Shattered Memories and other Konami titles, please visit www.konami.com.
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