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Play Novel: Silent Hill
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Silent Hill: Play Novel
Developer
Publisher
Konami
Release date
March 21, 2001 (Japan)
Platforms
Game Boy Advance

Play Novel: Silent Hill (プレイノベル サイレントヒル) is an adaptation of the original Silent Hill for the Game Boy Advance in the form of a visual novel released exclusively in Japan. However, it has been translated into English by fans.

Gameplay

Play Novel: Silent Hill is an interactive story. At certain moments, the game asks the player to choose between two or more possible options which can affect the rest of the story. Besides the narration, the game features some puzzles and multiple endings. After reaching the end, a player is awarded Digital Trading Cards - 32 in total for all scenarios.

The game offers two main scenarios: one for Harry Mason and one for Cybil Bennett, available after completing Harry's scenario. There were also four additional scenarios available for download in Japan, which followed a boy named Andy, Harry and Cheryl's neighbor. However, Konami has since ended the download service.

Trivia

  • Over the years, fans have mistakenly referred to this game as the Silent Hill: Play Novel. However, the Japanese subtitle on the logo reads Play Novel: Silent Hill.

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Silent Hill games v · e · d
Main series Silent Hill · 2 · 3 · 4 · Origins · Homecoming · Shattered Memories · Downpour
Ports / Adaptations Play Novel · Mobile · HD Collection · Slot machine
Spin-offs The Arcade · Orphan · 2 · 3 · The Escape · Book of Memories
Cancelled Silent Hills (P.T.)
Production Konami · Team Silent · Climax Studios · Double Helix · Vatra Games · WayForward Technologies · TAKASAGO
Extras Inspirations · Features