Silent Hill: Shattered Memories PSP

Metascore
73

Mixed or average reviews - based on 28 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 14 out of 28
  2. Negative: 0 out of 28
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  1. 73
    Silent Hill Shattered Memories will probably feel like a shallow version of the series to veteran players. But as a standalone title it represents a niche that is intelligent, thoughtful and meaningful.
  2. An atmospheric masterpiece with many endings and a big amount of goose bumps all over your neck! But be warned, the game lasts for eight hours at maximum – and you‘re going to hate the creepers really soon.
  3. 70
    These issues noted, Shattered Memories remains a competent PSP action thriller, particularly for those with no other choices.
  4. LEVEL (Czech Republic)
    70
    New chapter to the horror series returns to its roots and brings a slight change in visual style. Next time we ask for less ice and more rot and fear please. [Feb 2010]
  5. Silent Hill: Shattered Memories is a decent PSP-title, with some scary moments. The only problem with the game is the length of the adventure, which is very short.
  6. An excellent Silent Hill adaption for the format.
  7. If you’re interested in a solid, nerve-shredding jaunt through familiar territory with a few curve-balls thrown in to make the experience somewhat novel, however, Silent Hill: Shattered Memories delivers all the chills and uneasiness the series is renown for.
  8. This is not an instant classic like the first or second entries in the Silent Hill franchise, but it's clearly one of the best games in this genre for a portable console.
  9. PSM3 Magazine UK
    65
    Meaty horror turns vegan in a smart, visually-impressive but scare-free PSP rebirth. [Mar 2010, p.78]
  10. Playstation Official Magazine UK
    60
    A little more focus on creating bigger scares instead could have easily let it flourish. [Apr 2010, p.109]
  11. 58
    Shattered Memories gives you something to think about, even if you don't feel like you have direct control over how events transpire -- a result of the game's non-binary, open-ended decisions, both in how you play the game and in the "psychological profiles" you undergo.
  12. In a game like Silent Hill: Shattered Memories the immersion is crucial to giving the player the full experience and unfortunately, that experience doesn't come along with the game's other high points to the PSP.
  13. Play UK
    52
    Boring. [Issue#190, p.80]
  14. Silent Hill: Shattered Memories is frankly, one of the better PSP games I've played. It's certainly not the best on the system, but it's certainly pretty and the sound design is through the roof with proper headphones.

Awards & Rankings

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#9 Most Discussed PSP Game of 2010
23
#23 Most Shared PSP Game of 2010
User Score
7.6

Generally favorable reviews- based on 45 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 11 out of 11
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 11
  3. Negative: 0 out of 11
  1. May 8, 2012
    10
    Best Silent Hill game I played. I wonder how they managed to port it to psp, because it looks sooooooo good. These casting shadows areBest Silent Hill game I played. I wonder how they managed to port it to psp, because it looks sooooooo good. These casting shadows are magnificent. I like the fact that you don't have to use guns just running away from freaks. Full Review »
  2. Mar 17, 2016
    10
    Best Silent Hill game for me, fantastic story, fantastic atmosphere, its just brilliant! SOmetimes I wish it would somehow be transferred to a movie..
  3. Oct 28, 2015
    9
    I am not a fan of Silent Hill game series, but i like this one. Nice gameplay features and really intriguing plot.
    Also, this game will
    I am not a fan of Silent Hill game series, but i like this one. Nice gameplay features and really intriguing plot.
    Also, this game will evaluate you psychologically, and use this information against you. My advice - play it yourself (desirable in headphones) and enjoy!
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