Silent Hill: Downpour Released in North America

Unravel a dark storyline which appeals to fans of the early, classic Silent Hill series
Konami Digital Entertainment announced today that Silent Hill: Downpour, the most expansive and horrifying Silent Hill to-date, is available now in North America for PS3 and Xbox 360. Silent Hill: Downpour follows the story of Murphy Pendleton, a convicted felon, who has been incarcerated for several years. 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; unfortunately he makes his way into the sleepy town of Silent Hill where mysterious locals welcome him into a slowly developing personal hell. The latest in the genre defining Survival Horror franchise offers free-roaming and deep exploration that will take players into all-new 'Side Quests' unlocking areas within the game, special items and bonus content.