Voyager wrote:Silent Hill HD Collection is fine now with the patches. Silent Hill 2 and 3 work great. Although it isn't as refined as is the PS2, Xbox and PC versions of the games. Most of the differences will pass unoticed especially to people new to the games, but some things will stand out, like the bad rendering of the water in Silent Hill 2 or less amount of fog through both games, and the existence of one random critic bug concerning the loading of textures in SH2. But the differences of this version appart from those I mentioned are negligible. Also some of the voices were changed in SH3, and a new dub was provided as optional for SH2.
Also Silent Hill HD Collection is in HD, so the world is generally more detailed and more beautiful.
All and all it is almost as good as the other versions of the games, and is perfectly playable and enjoyable if wish to play it.
Thanks for a refreshing voice of reason throughout the dramatics. I am a bit bothered that people are spending this amount of energy complaining about minor graphical/performance issues when (in my opinion) Silent Hill 2 is one of my favorite games of all time because of the story and its outside the box presentation and undertones. I couldn't care less if the background to the parking lot is different or the ground is missing grainy textures. That's not why I'm playing this amazing game.
That people are focusing on these aspects of a game like Silent Hill borders on making me angry. I actually sat through a fair portion of an hour long YouTube review where the Twin Perfect reviewers went on about things like textures and cut scene aspect ratios. And people go on to talk about 'metallic' running gasps. And after reading about these supposedly horrific changes in the game, I went on to view/listen to examples of the abominations.. and was left thinking "..that's it? That didn't seem bad at all!".
After warily reading articles and watching videos/photos of the HD remake (I really just care about getting SH2 again), I am ready to put down 25 dollars to buy the PS3 HD Collection. Because what I love in Silent Hill 2 has seen absolutely no change.
But fog has, I guess.